October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on IMF cuts growth prediction for Portuguese economy to 1% for 2016
LISBON, Oct. 5 — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut Portugal's economic growth forecast for this year, anticipating 1 percent growth, according to its latest World Economic Outlook published Tuesday.
November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Portugal sees first ever negative yields in short-term bond auctions
LISBON, Nov. 19 — portugal on Wednesday issued 1.5 billion euros (USD1.6 billion) in short-term bonds, more than the total amount of its plan, according to the Portuguese Treasury and Debt Management Agency (IGCP).
September 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on 21 hotels open in Portugal amid economic revival
LISBON, Sept. 15 — portugal will see nine more hotels open by the end of this year, bringing the total number in 2015 to 21, as the country witnesses an economic revival, it was reported Monday.
August 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Bulgaria reports 16.5% growth in outbound, 9% drop in inbound trips in July
SOFIA, Aug. 28 — In July 2015, the number of trips Bulgarians took abroad grew by 16.5 percent year-on-year, while arrivals from abroad were 9.0 percent fewer, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said Thursday.
April 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Portugal hit by anti-privatization strikes
LISBON, April 17 — Pilots at TAP Air Portugal and employees at railway company Comboios de Portugal (CP) on Thursday pushed the government to resolve issues regarding the privatization of state-owned companies.
April 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on Natural rubber exports decline 25% to 55,805 tonnes in Feb 2015
KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 — Malaysia's natural rubber (NR) exports in February 2015 dropped by 25 per cent to 55,805 tonnes from the corresponding month last year, the Statistics Department said.
February 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on Remittances from Portuguese emigrants in Angola halved in December
LISBON, Feb. 24 — Remittances from Portuguese emigrants in Angola totalled 16.7 million euros in December last year, the Bank of portugal revealed on Monday.
February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Portugal agrees to treat 13,000 hepatitis C patients
LISBON, Feb. 7 — The Portuguese government has agreed to treat up to 13,000 people infected with hepatitis C in the next three years, Portuguese Minister of Health Paulo Macedo said on Friday.
February 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on Portugal to invest 40 mln euros in cancer treatment
LISBON, Feb. 5 — The Portuguese government will invest 40 million euros this year to support treatment for cancer patients, the Ministry of Health said in a statement on Wednesday, the World Cancer Day.
January 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on 20 generic drugs taken off Portuguese market amid clinical trial concerns
LISBON, Jan. 29 — Twenty generic drugs have been withdrawn from the Portuguese market following concerns raised by the European Medication Agency (EMA) about clinical trials carried out by Indian drug maker GVK Biosciences, Portugal's National Medication and Healthcare Products Authority (Infarmed) said in a statement issued Wednesday.