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Foreign Workers in Portugal Have Increased 24% per Year

The number of foreign workers in Portugal has increased by 24% per year during the last decade.According to an analysis performed by the Bank...

Black Truffles Have Been Found In Portugal

After almost four years of searching, the Nepalese Chef, Tanka Sapkota, finally found what he was looking for: summer black truffles.His quest started three...

Portugal’s Golden Visa Program Adds a New Solidarity Investment Option

Portugal’s new government just released its Action Plan for Migration on June 3, 2024, which lays out 41 measures including urgent action on improving...

Pestana Freixo Palace Hosts 15 Chefs and 70 Wines at Alivetaste24

The Pestana Hotel Palácio do Freixo (Freixo Palace) will host the Alivetaste initiative once again this year offering amazing wines, products, and 15 Portuguese...

Lisbon Seems to Be One of the Most Stressful Cities to Drive in

According to a test done by a car rental company, Lisbon is one of the most stressful EU capitals to drive in.Results released last...

Portugal Is One of the EU Countries with the Most Workers on Temporary Employment Contracts

According to the data provided by Eurostat, Portugal, Cyprus, and the Netherlands are the three EU countries where the highest number of immigrants that...

A Swiftie Fan Hot Spot Has Opened at Colombo Shopping Mall Right Next to the Eras Tour – Lisbon

Taylor Swift's Eras Tour takes over Benfica Stadium (Estádio Luz) for two nights (May 24 and 25) starting tomorrow, but the sports stadium where...

A New Airport for Lisbon in Alcochete

Shortly after being elected, Prime Minister Luís Montenegro stated publicly that the decision about the new airport would be a priority for his Government,...

Lisbon Will Be 3 Hours Away from Madrid by Train

The Portuguese Council of Ministers approved a resolution that will move forward with the construction of a high-speed train that will connect the two...

The Barracuda Submarine Is Now Open to the Public

On May 9, the ‘Barracuda’ submarine had its inauguration ceremony in Cacilhas, a 10-minute ferry ride from central Lisbon, after a two-year effort to...

Investment in real estate grew 8% in Portugal

During the first quarter of 2024, investment in real estate grew by 8% in Portugal, when compared to the previous year.According to the data...

Climate activists blocked the entrance of the Bank of Portugal

This week, a group of climate activists decided to try and block the entrance of the Bank of Portugal (the country’s central bank), in...

The Portuguese Communist Party (PCP) Has Proposed a 35-Hour Workweek

The Portuguese Communist Party (PCP) has proposed a 35-hour workweek.Among the 4 law proposals that were presented by the political party on May 1st,...

Wine Tourism Is Increasing in Alentejo

Wine tourism is increasing in the Portuguese region of Alentejo.According to the data that was recently revealed by the Alentejo Region Wine Commission, wine...

Immersive Museum Dedicated to the Life of Amália Rodrigues Opening in Lisbon on May 1st

Ah Amália! When you hear this phrase, what do you think of? If you’re Portuguese, you will most likely first picture the fado legend...

Lisbon-based Galp makes a major oil discovery in Namibia

The Portuguese company Galp announced on Sunday that it had discovered more than 10 thousand million oil barrels in Mopane, Namibia.According to experts, considering...

Portuguese real estate supply increases by 11%

The Portuguese real estate supply increased by 11% in the beginning of 2024.According to the National Statistics Institute (INE), the amount of real estate...

A sharp increase of the tobacco tax in Portugal can lead to the growth of illegal consumption

A study suggests that a sharp increase of the tobacco tax in Portugal can lead to the growth of illegal consumption.A recent European study...

The Portuguese tax burden dropped 0.2% in 2023

The Portuguese tax burden dropped 0.2 percentage points in 2023, when compared to the previous year.Despite the projections made by the former Government, in...

March was Earth’s 10th warmest consecutive month on record

March was Earth's 10th warmest consecutive month on record.Since June 2023, Earth has been breaking heat records every month. Last month (March 2024) was...

Portuguese nurses will go on strike

The Portuguese nurses publicly announced that they will be on strike for five days, in the end of April/beginning of May.Several union structures have...

The new Portuguese Prime Minister challenges the Socialist Party

Luís Montenegro challenged the Socialist Party (former majority Government) to say whether it would be the ‘democratic opposition’, or a ‘blockage to democracy’.The new...

New Portuguese Prime Minister took office this week

The new Portuguese Prime Minister took office this Tuesday, April 2. After presenting the proposal for the organics and the composition of his Government,...

PSD and PS will split the Presidency of the Assembly of the Republic

The two main political powers in Portugal, the Social Democratic Party (PSD) and the Socialist Party (PS), agreed to split the presidency of the...

Now, you can pay for your Lisbon transport pass on your phone

No more waiting in line at ticket machines, Lisbon residents! Carris, the public road transport company for passengers, has come to the rescue with...

Luis Montenegro is appointed Prime Minister of Portugal

Luís Montenegro, the head of the Democratic Alliance (AD), has been appointed Prime Minister of Portugal.Last week, on Wednesday night, the office of the...

Where have all the bus shelters gone in Lisbon?

Have you noticed something different about Lisbon's streets lately? If you've found yourself wondering, "Where have all the bus shelters gone?" you're not alone....

New contactless Portuguese citizen card coming in June

The new contactless citizen card will start being issued on June 10, 2024. The new European card will be safer than the previous one,...

Porto Santo is the best beach destination in Europe

Porto Santo Island, in Madeira, was considered the best beach destination in Europe by the World Travel Awards this year. The Portuguese island was...

There are less new companies and more insolvencies in Portugal

Last month, in Portugal, the number of insolvencies increased and the number of new companies being incorporated decreased. When compared to the same period...
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