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China hails 'mutual respect' as it loops Portugal into belt initiative

Dec 05 2018

LISBON China will always stick to "mutual respect" in its efforts to deal with global challenges, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday in Lisbon, where he signed agreements to link Portugal to Beijing's belt and road initiative.

Presidente Xi quer aprofundar parceria com Portugal, reforçar projectos

Dec 04 2018

LISBOA, Dec 4 A China quer aprofundar a parceria estratégica com Portugal, reforçando os projectos actuais e as trocas comerciais, visando criar novos pontos de crescimento e benefícios mútuos, disse o presidente chinês Xi Jinping.

Portuguese pavement makers fear death of centuries-old tradition

Nov 29 2018

LISBON Portugal's traditional cobblestone pavements, a distinctive feature of the streets of Lisbon, are under threat as young people spurn the centuries-old craft because of low salaries.

Surf legend McNamara to clean up ocean that gave him fame

Nov 28 2018

LISBON Big wave surfer Garrett McNamara has launched a campaign to fight plastic pollution in the seas in an effort to "give back" to the ocean that gave him fame.

Bullfight tax row splits Portugal's ruling Socialists

Nov 16 2018

LISBON Portugal's bullfighting tradition has stirred a row inside the Socialist government after the new culture minister refused to cut value-added tax (VAT) on tickets to events in line with other cultural shows.

A broadband church? Vatican expert urges priests to get online

Nov 06 2018

LISBON Priests should get online if they want to connect with people who may no longer attend church but can still be reached via social media, the Vatican's digital expert said on Tuesday.

Altice Portugal wants to move into financial services - CEO

Oct 17 2018

LISBON The Portuguese unit of telecoms firm Altice is actively discussing expanding into financial services in 2019 and is in talks with two banks about how to do it, the company's chief executive Alexandre Fonseca said.

Altice Portugal wants to move into financial services-CEO

Oct 17 2018

LISBON, Oct 17 The Portuguese unit of telecoms firm Altice is actively discussing expanding into financial services in 2019 and is in talks with two banks about how to do it, the company's chief executive Alexandre Fonseca said.

Web Summit to stay in Lisbon for 10 years

Oct 03 2018

LISBON Europe's largest tech event, the Web Summit, will remain in Lisbon for another 10 years, its founder Paddy Cosgrave said on Wednesday in a boost to Portugal's aspirations of becoming a technology hub.

400-year-old shipwreck 'discovery of decade' for Portugal

Sep 25 2018

CASCAIS, Portugal Archaeologists searching Portugal's coast have found a 400-year-old shipwreck believed to have sunk near Lisbon after returning from India laden with spices, specialists said on Monday. | Video

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