Hotel industry considers the tax proposal for local accommodation very serious

JN/Branches Yesterday at 07:54 The executive vice president of the Associação da Hotelaria de Portugal (AHP), Cristina Siza Vieira, considers that the tax penalty for local accommodation will not meet the objective set out in the “More Housing” program, stressing that the contribution formula is “very complicated” . In an interview with Lusa following the … Read more

Serra da Estrela almost full for Easter and Algarve breaking records

sister cross March 18, 2023 at 9:04 am Hotel occupancy to see the snow is already at 90%. In the South, it is at 70% and in the North of the country at 80%, with domestic demand. About three weeks before Easter, Serra da Estrela is almost full and the Algarve and the north of … Read more

War in Ukraine exposes flaws in arsenals

March 07, 2023 at 07:32 The need to provide aid to Kiev highlighted gaps within the armies. Military expert accuses Europe of living “in the shadow” of security provided by the US. With regard to sending arms to Ukraine, a large number of European states saw the weaknesses of each national arsenal exposed. Gaps erupted … Read more

The female soccer stars who are doctors off the pitch

Rui Almeida Santos February 25, 2023 at 11:44 am The Portuguese women’s team ensured the unprecedented qualification for the World Cup, which will be played in July and August, in Australia and New Zealand, in a team forged with talent and filled with players who completed their studies and have degrees. Next summer, much of … Read more

Immigrants in tents in Porto signaled but no answers in sight

February 23, 2023 at 07:52 Case referenced by the Porto City Council and forwarded to the SEF, which will only be able to verify documents. Board social services went to the field to assess the situation. The Porto City Council had already flagged the camp for dozens of immigrants who live under an overpass on … Read more

″He will return to Europe″

Rui Almeida Santos January 30, 2023 at 3:58 pm It has just arrived, there has already been talk of a possible renewal, but there are those who admit that Cristiano Ronaldo’s time in Saudi football could be short. Since he was announced as a reinforcement for Al Nassr, from Saudi Arabia, at the beginning of … Read more

Tram circulated for one kilometer on the Porto waterfront without a brakeman

JN January 30, 2023 at 10:23 am According to the STCP, an inquiry has already been opened “to find out what happened”. The operator adds that “it will provide all the information as soon as this process is completed”. “The tram was not in service. It had no passengers on board”, reinforces STCP, noting that, … Read more

Portugal sued for not fighting invasive species

29 January 2023 at 21:32 Brussels understands that efforts are “unsatisfactory and insufficient”. ICNF has already completed the plan and is waiting for approval. The European Commission will proceed with a court action against Portugal for lack of measures to prevent and manage the introduction and spread of invasive alien species. The Ministry of the … Read more

Noise from company refrigerated trucks in Matosinhos torments residents

João Nogueira January 29, 2023 at 6:22 pm The “deafening” noise from the refrigerated chambers of a company’s trucks in Perafita, Matosinhos, has been disturbing several residents for at least four years. Living on Rua Óscar da Silva, Maria Pereira has already reported the case several times to the PSP and the Câmara de Matosinhos. … Read more

Effective ultrasonic therapy against pancreatic cancer

JN/Branches January 25, 2023 at 2:31 pm A study led by researchers from the Spanish Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) proved the effectiveness of ultrasound therapy in inhibiting cancer cells in cases of pancreatic cancer. The research, whose conclusions were published in the scientific journal “Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology”, paves the way … Read more