Category: Portuguese News
A lot’s happening these days in Portugal, from the Eurozone troubles to the exploding startup scene — plus the ever-present corruption scandals, Lisbon’s redevelopment as a green city, Airbnb and Uber issues, and so much more. Get your fix here, in English.
Golden Visas Are Going Green
January 15, 2019
Concern over Golden Visas has slowly grown among European Union member states, but, far from scaling down the program, Portugal has ramped it up with their new so-called Green Visa.
The Week em Breve – January 10
January 10, 2019
This week’s English language news in Lisbon, Portugal: Doctor’s Debt, Stabilizing House Prices, Racists on TV, More Jobs Than Applicants, Wave Goodbye to 500€, and much more!
Public Service Announcement: Changes to Recibos Verdes / Green Receipts
January 10, 2019
There have been some recent changes to Recibos Verdes (Green Receipts) that you’ll need to wrap your head around. This is for all the self-employed English-speakers battling their way through the Portuguese bureaucracy.
The Week em Breve – January 3
January 3, 2019
This week’s English language news in Lisbon, Portugal: Tourist Tax Doubles, Algarve Disneyland, Overcharging Taxis, Rental Tax Breaks, Green Airlines, and much more!
The Week em Breve – December 27
December 28, 2018
This week’s English language news in Lisbon, Portugal: Yellow Jackets Fail to Materialize, CP Bans Freedom of Speech, Portugal Looks to the Stars, Savings Drop and Spending Grows, and much more!
The Week em Breve – December 20
December 20, 2018
This week’s English language news in Lisbon, Portugal: Seasonal Strikes, Yellow Jacket Riots, Tourism Tax, Going Green, Smoking Green, Train Inspections Delayed, Tram Derailments, and much more!
Lisbon’s New Mega-Hostel
December 18, 2018
As Clink Hostels purchases an old CTT building, they plan on opening the biggest hostel in Portugal on Lisbon’s frontline of gentrification.