John Jones longstanding client Paula Rego exhibits three new series of pastel and watercolour works at the renowned Marlborough Fine Arts, from 1st – 25th October. Her works are influenced by her birth place, Portugal, and her on going fascination with folklore.
A new name is likely to be added to the list of Indian-origin people who hold or have held top political positions in various countries: Antonio Costa, of Goa origin, who on Sunday won the primary elections as the prime ministerial candidate of the opposition Socialist Party in Portugal.
Banco Espírito Santo secretly lent money to its controlling shareholder for two years, documents have revealed – raising fresh questions over the Bank of Portugal’s supervision of a lender that went on to suffer one of Europe’s largest financial collapses.
To understand why entrepreneurship, or setting up a business, is now so popular in Portugal, you only need a quick reminder of how bad unemployment remains in the country, even though it came out of recession in 2013.
The Chinese are the foreigners from outside the European Union who spend most in Lisbon’s retail stores, beating Brazilians and above all Angolans, who for many years were the main buyers, a study by real estate consultant Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL ) has found.
A former secretary of state in Portugal with no research policy background, Carlos Moedas came across as competent and well-prepared — but the plans he presented for his possible 5-year term remain vague, observers say.
Going through a sharp rise in tourism, the historic centre of Lisbon is being subject to several, much needed, requalification operations. The opportunity for a real, integrative and responsible regeneration is on the table. But is it being overlooked?
Portugal coach Paulo Bento has left Cristiano Ronaldo out of the squad for their upcoming Euro 2016 qualifier on Sept. 7 vs. Albania, saying the national captain is not fit enough to compete, even though he has started the season featuring regularly for Real Madrid.