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Fisher on song in Portugal, hails inspirational Ryder Cup

Fisher on song in Portugal, hails inspirational Ryder Cup | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Briton Ross Fisher fired a six-under 65 in the first round of the Portugal Masters on Thursday and promptly set his sights on qualifying for another Ryder Cup team after missing out on this year's event.

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Le petit monde du libéralisme portugais

Le petit monde du libéralisme portugais | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Les idéologues de Nova, loin de nier l'antagonisme entre démocratie et austérité, l’assument sans complexe.

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Portugal gets draft budget after marathon meeting

Portugal gets draft budget after marathon meeting | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Efforts to restore Portugal’s financial health have kept the government up all night, with the Cabinet concluding a 20 hour meeting to draft a budget for next year.

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Portugal: Mehr sparen, weniger Steuern

Das schuldengeplagte Portugal wird im Budgetentwurf für 2013 die bislang geplanten Steuererhöhungen zum Teil mit weiteren Einsparungsmaßnahmen ersetzen.

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Blur vai se apresentar no Primavera Sound, na Espanha e em Portugal

Blur vai se apresentar no Primavera Sound, na Espanha e em Portugal | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Festival, realizado em maio, terá a icônica banda inglesa no line-up.

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Portugal’s empire strikes back…again

An acquisition of Tap by Avianca’s Brazil unit would certainly make sense. Firstly, it would give Avianca the international routes it’s long wanted and more firepower to better compete with Latam, the newly created transnational carrier created by the merger of Chile’s Lan and Brazil’s Tam.

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EU diplomat: Portugal to get next slice of aid

Portugal's international creditors have agreed to give the country the next slice of its rescue loans, worth (EURO)4.3 billion ($5.57 billion), according to a European Union diplomat.

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Rip Curl Pro Portugal To Kickoff Wednesday

Rip Curl Pro Portugal To Kickoff Wednesday | Adamastor | Scoop.it

The world’s best surfers are currently in transit from the South of France to the sand-bottom barrels of Peniche for the upcoming Rip Curl Pro Portugal to be held at Supertubos from October 10 – 21, 2012.

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Portugal suggests ECB asleep at the wheel

Portugal suggests ECB asleep at the wheel | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portuguese President Anibal Cavaco Silva criticized the European Central Bank for being slow to react to the euro zone debt crisis, in an interview today.

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Akademikerflucht vor der Krise: Bis Portugal mich braucht, bin ich tot

Akademikerflucht vor der Krise: Bis Portugal mich braucht, bin ich tot | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Sie haben einen Uniabschluss und trotzdem kaum Chancen auf dem Arbeitsmarkt: Mehr als ein Drittel der Hochschulabsolventen in Portugal ist arbeitslos. Hier erzählen vier Jungakademiker, warum sie gegangen sind und weshalb sie nicht mehr zurück wollen.

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Bond Swap Puts Portugal on Path to Recovery

Bond Swap Puts Portugal on Path to Recovery | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portgual's bond swap last week provides some breathing space for the country's finances in 2013, and has been hailed as a first, tentative step toward regaining access to international bond markets.

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La crisis vuelve del revés a Portugal

La crisis vuelve del revés a Portugal | Adamastor | Scoop.it

El Gobierno conservador se empeña en la austeridad, izquierda y sindicatos se dividen y la sociedad civil se moviliza, pero la gente sufre cada día más.

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Boston: Partnering with Lisbon

Boston: Partnering with Lisbon | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Boston is looking to Lisbon for inspiration on waterfront development and economic innovation. A delegation of Hub business, academic and civic leaders will travel to the Portuguese capital tomorrow to meet with their counterparts in a weeklong series of idea exchanges.

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Suzanne Cotter to Head Serralvos Museum

Suzanne Cotter to Head Serralvos Museum | Adamastor | Scoop.it

The Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal, has named Suzanne Cotter as their new director. Cotter's selection from a pool of 100 candidates marks the end of an international search.

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Portugal aprueba los Presupuestos de 2013 y modifica los de 2012

Portugal aprueba los Presupuestos de 2013 y modifica los de 2012 | Adamastor | Scoop.it

El Gobierno conservador de Portugal aprobó los Presupuestos del Estado de 2013 y una modificación del de 2012 con el objetivo de cumplir con las exigencias incluidas en el préstamo internacional de 78.000 millones concedido al país.

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Portuguese Consumer Prices Increased at Slower Pace Last Month

Consumer prices, using a harmonized European Union measure, climbed 2.9 percent from a year earlier, less than the 3.2 percent increase in August, the Lisbon-based National Statistics Institute said today in an e-mailed statement. Prices rose 0.4 percent from August.

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El Gobierno portugués planea despedir a la mitad de los interinos

El Gobierno portugués planea despedir a la mitad de los interinos | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Unas 50.000 personas contratadas por el Estado perderán sus empleos en 2013.

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EU’s Rehn Says Markets Calmer, Portugal to Sell Debt in 2013

European Union Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn comments on the economy in Europe, Portugal’s budget-austerity effort and Greece’s push to qualify for further aid disbursements from the euro area and International Monetary Fund.

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Euro zone approves 800 mln euros aid to Portugal

Euro zone finance ministers signed off on a further tranche of financial aid to Portugal on Monday and said the country was working hard to put in place the budget cuts and structural economic adjustments demanded of it.

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ECB's Constancio: Protests won't derail Spain, Portugal reforms

Economic reform programmes in Portugal and Spain should not be affected by street protests as the governments are strong enough to push their agenda through, European Central Bank Vice-President Vitor Constancio was quoted as saying on Monday.

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Ronaldo set to make Portugal's Russia date

Ronaldo set to make Portugal's Russia date | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portugal's star striker Cristiano Ronaldo is set to shrug off a weekend shoulder injury sustained playing for Real Madrid in time for Friday's World Cup qualifier with Russia, the Portuguese team doctor said Monday.

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Portugal to present tough budget on October 15

Portugal should expect 'messages' on growth and job creation along with hefty tax hikes in a 2013 draft budget the government will present next Monday, the country's prime minister said.

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Pessimista, Portugal vive o receio de que será a 'nova Grécia'

Pessimista, Portugal vive o receio de que será a 'nova Grécia' | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Enquanto o governo português procura estabelecer comparações positivas com a Irlanda, país que também precisou de socorro financeiro das autoridades europeias e que tem vivenciado recuperação econômica, a percepção geral é de que Portugal se assemelha mais a outra nação em crise.

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Lisbon's jobless turn muddy clams into cash

Lisbon's jobless turn muddy clams into cash | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Every day, hundreds of unemployed sift through the mud along the Tagus River in the Lisbon suburbs for clams they can sell to keep the effects of Portugal's economic crisis at bay.

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EuroCrisis: Portugal a Social Disaster

EuroCrisis: Portugal a Social Disaster | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Moody's comment: There is a broad body of opinion that protests and voter rejection of current political leaders could be the highest barrier to implementation of austerity programs, and therefore, access to bailout funds. The heads of France and Italy have already been pushed out of office.

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