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UPDATE 1-Portugal's premier reshuffles cabinet, appoints new economy minister

LISBON, Oct 14 Portugal's prime minister announced a reshuffle of his cabinet on Sunday, following the resignation of the defence minister and completion of the draft of next year's budget, making changes at four ministries ahead of a general election in 2019.

Portugal prime minister reshuffles government

LISBON, Oct 14 Portugal's prime minister has carried out a reshuffle of his cabinet following the resignation of the defence minister and completion of next year's budget, making changes at four ministries ahead of a general election in 2019.

Bonds, Markets, Oct 14 2018

In Macau, Portuguese elites feel squeezed out by Chinese influence

MACAU Nearly 20 years have passed since Portugal handed Macau over to China, and although colonial culture still infuses parts of daily life, the influence of the territory's Portuguese elite is declining rapidly as the special administrative region becomes increasingly closer to mainland China.

China, World, Oct 05 2018

Unions accuse IKEA of undermining workers' rights in three markets

STOCKHOLM Unions accused furniture retailer IKEA on Thursday of undermining workers' rights in the United States, Ireland and Portugal, and asked the Dutch government to mediate.

Ireland, Sep 27 2018

Five EU countries to take in Aquarius migrants

BRUSSELS France, Spain, Germany, Portugal and Luxembourg have agreed to take some of the 141 migrants on the Aquarius humanitarian ship, the European Commission said on Tuesday.

World, Aug 14 2018

British Supreme Court rejects Goldman Sachs appeal vs Novo Banco

LISBON Britain's Supreme Court dismissed on Wednesday an appeal by Goldman Sachs for compensation from Portugal's Novo Banco over a $835 million loan to Novo Banco's bankrupt predecessor, Banco Espirito Santo (BES), which was carved up by the state in 2014.

Jul 04 2018

Brilliant Cavani brace fires Uruguay into last eight

SOCHI, Russia Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani scored a stunning brace to lead the South Americans to a 2-1 win over European champions Portugal in the World Cup round of 16 on Saturday and set up a quarter-final against France. | Video

Sports, Soccer, Jun 30 2018

Uruguay's dedication and commitment key to victory - Tabarez

SOCHI, Russia Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez lauded his side's dedication and commitment on Saturday after a hard-fought 2-1 win over Portugal took them into the quarter-finals of the World Cup.

Sports, Soccer, Jun 30 2018

Santos shares Portugal's sadness but hopes Ronaldo will remain

SOCHI, Russia Portugal coach Fernando Santos said he hoped Cristiano Ronaldo would continue with the national team, which he said shared the sadness of the Portuguese people after they crashed out of the World Cup with a 2-1 defeat by Uruguay.

Sports, Soccer, Jun 30 2018

Tuesday Morning Briefing

Good morning. The U.S.-China trade dispute heats up, Trump’s administration defends its hardline immigration stance and the Goliaths of international soccer stumble.

Myanmar, China, Australia, France, Jun 19 2018
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UK PM May sticks to Brexit deal as opponents seek formal challenge

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed on Monday to stick to her draft European Union divorce deal as dissenting lawmakers in her own party tried to trigger a leadership challenge. | Video