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  • Portuguese government’s deconfinement plan “without dates” 05/03/2021
    With the country desperately waiting for news of when businesses can start reopening, Expresso reports that the Portuguese government’s deconfinement plan actually has no dates. Every ‘phase’ will depend on results of the previous two-week period. In other words, whenever it is that schools start to reopen (on the basis that education is the first […]
  • Azores with ‘no cases, no deaths’ in Friday’s Covid bulletin 05/03/2021
    Today’s Covid bulletin is an absolute winner for the Azores: no new cases, no deaths in the last 24-hours. The archipelago has been Portugal’s poster-child throughout the pandemic, operating strict entry restrictions throughout the summer (when the mainland wasn’t). Today’s result reflects that rigor which the autonomous region of Madeira, for example, has also tried […]
  • Algarve water prices to increase to “cover costs of two projects” 05/03/2021
    The price of water in the Algarve is due to increase to cover the costs of two projects which aim to improve the region’s water efficiency. The news was confirmed by the environment minister on Tuesday during an online seminar to discuss water efficiency measures included in Portugal’s Plan for Recovery and Resilience. However, the […]
  • Gulbenkian’s road to riches 05/03/2021
    One of the guiding principles in Gulbenkian’s life was that no one power should have a dominant interest in oil production. When he founded Turkish Petroleum Company (later Iraq Petroleum Company, IPC) in 1912, he wanted a variety of national interests involved through Anglo-Persian, Royal Dutch Shell and Deutsche Bank, with Gulbenkian himself holding 5%. […]
  • EU “bazooka”: Portugal’s president to keep watchful eye over destiny of Brussels’ billions  05/03/2021
    Days from taking up his second five-year mandate, Portugal’s president Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has taken a new line of command. Says Expresso, he has created a team to watch what the paper calls “Costa’s bazooka” – referring to the billions in European Recovery and Resilience funding that critics have already said Portugal looks like […]