For years, the "dead" were to blame. Now, they say, it seems to be the emigrants' fault. The phenomenon of ghost voters, who number over a million this year, distorts abstention figures and can even "skew" the number of MPs per constituency.
A week and a day after the rejection of the 2022 budget, the President of the Portuguese Republic decided to dissolve the Assembly of the Republic and call elections for January 30, 2022.
António Costa during a visit to Vila Real as part of next month's mayoral elections. To invite young people to return to Portugal, stressing that they "are welcome" and will have "more support" if they return inland.
A sad news fell yesterday at the end of the day, we had announced to you on May 7, that the government was studying in the parliament an amendment allowing the managing partners and auto entrepreneur to benefit from a financial aid complementary to the one of the social security linked to the covid-19.
The Minister of Economy revealed earlier this week that the government will propose a change in the calculation of the IRC payment to adapt to the circumstances of the pandemic.
Just like the self-employed, the government should vote this Thursday a new aid related to the pandemic, allowing the managing partners to breathe a little.
Some trades are still facing great difficulties and the Portuguese government has just implemented a new social aid for the self-employed in Portugal, which should be voted this Thursday at the Council of Ministers.
As part of the support measures in place to help businesses cope with the economic situation and as part of the recovery of micro-enterprises. The government is providing non-refundable grants of up to 80 % for investments to create pandemic-friendly health conditions.
We spoke to you about it a few days ago in an article, the government has just communicated on the progress of the deconfinement which should if all goes well begin on May 4.
The exit from containment is being prepared and the Council of Ministers is preparing the deconfinement in Portugal after several weeks of containment.
We have been announcing it to you since December and it is in this end of January 2020 that things have become concrete. The socialist government has made a proposal for a law for the 2020 budget, which will definitively reform the non-habitual resident status of foreign retirees, of course if it is voted.
A few days ago, we told you that the Portuguese government was thinking about a reform of the status of non-habitual resident. This rumor has been confirmed yesterday.
Portugal's minimum wage will increase by almost 6 % in 2020, the socialist government announced on Wednesday. It will rise to 740 euros gross per month over 12 months from the current 700.
Antonio Costa, who has just been re-elected, unveiled his new government a few days ago. Unlike his first term, this time he should not be in possession of the majority, we explain.
Yesterday Sunday was held the legislative elections in Portugal to elect the new government for the next 4 years. Antonio Costa, the outgoing Prime Minister, was on the list for a second term.
Portugal was still in 31st place in the international Pisa ranking (2012). This organization evaluates every three years the achievements of 15 year old students in reading and science.
On August 12, a strike of fuel transporters in Portugal began. The government of António Costa decided to put the country in energy crisis and these until August 21.
Portugal continues its desire to make immigrants return to the country. The government has just announced its intention to offer 6,500 euros to emigrants who decide to come and work in Portugal.
Historically, Portugal has always been a country where its population left to immigrate to other countries. Since the 2007 crisis, this demographic decline has accelerated.
The number of new local housing license applications in the municipality of Porto fell by 40% in the first quarter of 2019. Tourism in the city remains in very good health
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