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Public Services Will Soon Have Daily In Person Attendance Hours

In the official journal of the Portuguese Republic, the Portuguese Council of Ministers recently published a resolution determining that all public services must guarantee...

Portugal Has Never Had This Many Abandoned Animals

More than 45,000 stray animals were removed from the streets in 2023 in Portugal.According to the official data revealed by the last report published...

Porto Has More Than 30,000 Vacant Buildings

A recent study revealed that the greater Porto Region has more than 30,000 vacant buildings.According to the data published by the real estate website...

The Portuguese Government’s Program to Accelerate the Economy

On July 4, the Portuguese Government announced a package of 60 measures to help the national economy overcome 20 challenges, known as the “Accelerate...

A New Non-Habitual Residents (NHR) Regime

The Portuguese Government announced a new Non-Habitual Residents (NHR) regime yesterday. The ordinance is yet to go into effect while the implementation and clarification...

Lisbon’s New Mosque Will Benefit the Community According to Neighborhood Association

The construction of a new mosque in Lisbon's Mouraria neighborhood, between the streets of Palma and Benformoso, has been a topic of discussion for...

Portugal Has Passed the Group Stage in UEFA EURO 2024

Even though the last game with Georgia didn't go the way we hoped, Portugal has made it past the group stage of Euro 2024.Last...

Lisbon Is the 100th Most Expensive City for Expats

It's official. According to the last rankings published by Mercer, Lisbon has climbed 17 steps in the rankings and is now the 100th most...

Portugal Set to Have the Longest Circular Pedestrian Route in the World

Get your hiking boots ready as Portugal is close to launching the first section of the longest circular pedestrian route in the world next...

The 2024 European Elections

Contrary to what happened with the last legislative elections, the Social Party (PS) won over the Democratic Alliance (AD) coalition. Although, similarly to what...

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 New Action Plan for Migration: Here’s Everything That You Need to Know

The Portuguese government announced a new Action Plan for Migration on June 3, 2024, and it quickly came into force the following day. The...

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...
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