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  • Web Summit starts in Lisbon

    Web Summit starts in Lisbon

    Published on 5th November 2018

    The annual Web Summit has started this morning in Lisbon and will run through to Thursday. The world’s largest tech and start-up event has seen mobile operators rally to boost signals in the capital, while police have deployed substantial reinforcements. Hotel prices have also jumped, with reports of some venues charging as much as 900 euros a night.  This year’s edition is expecting…

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  • Web Summit 2018 to be 'the biggest and best'

    Web Summit 2018 to be 'the biggest and best'

    Published on 30th October 2018

    Just a few days before Europe's largest tech event, the Web Summit, kicks off in November, its organizers have said they hope this will be “the biggest and best” edition ever, with over 70,000 guests participating this year. “This year, we hope it will be the biggest and best Web Summit of all time,” Web Summit's organizers shared in a statement. “We are excited with…

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  • Universities of Portugal, Belgium sign agreements on student, teacher exchange

    Universities of Portugal, Belgium sign agreements on student, teacher exchange

    Published on 24th October 2018

    Portuguese and Belgian universities signed Tuesday in Lisbon agreements on student and teacher exchange agreements as part of the ongoing visit to Portugal of the Belgian King Philippe. At a ceremony in Lisbon, around 18 protocols were signed, bringing together 36 Portuguese and Belgian entities. The protocols involve areas ranging from agriculture to education, from real estate to beverages, and…

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  • Portugal to accept 10 of 58 migrants on Aquarius ship

    Portugal to accept 10 of 58 migrants on Aquarius ship

    Published on 17th October 2018

    Portugal announced Tuesday it would accept 10 of the 58 migrants aboard the rescue ship Aquarius following a deal with Spain and France, after France refused to let the humanitarian ship call at a Marseille port on Monday. "Portugal has agreed with Spain and France, in the context of the joint response to the flow of migrants seeking to reach Europe through the Mediterranean, to host 10 of the 58…

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  • Housing prices jumped 6% over the past year. Each square meter is assessed in 896 euros

    Housing prices jumped 6% over the past year. Each square meter is assessed in 896 euros

    Published on 10th October 2018

    The most expensive municipality is Lisbon, a city in which a square meter is worth 2,200 euros, according to Statistics Portugal (INE). Housing prices keep increasing. For the past twelve months, and until the end of the second quarter of 2017, the median value of family dwellings sold in Portugal stands at 896 euros per square meter, which represents an over 6.4% increase in comparison to the…

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  • Web Summit to Stay in Lisbon for 10 Years

    Web Summit to Stay in Lisbon for 10 Years

    Published on 4th October 2018

    LISBON — Europe's largest tech event, the Web Summit, will remain in Lisbon for another 10 years, its founder Paddy Cosgrave said on Wednesday in a boost to Portugal's aspirations of becoming a technology hub. Under the agreement, Portugal's government will pay Web Summit 11 million euros a year to expand the venue, anticipating that the number of participants will increase from 70,000 last…

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  • What are the running costs of a house in Portugal?

    What are the running costs of a house in Portugal?

    Published on 1st October 2018

    Once you’ve decided where you want to buy property in Portugal and how much you can expect to pay based on average house prices there, you’ll also want to know about  the price of upkeep and maintenance . It’s important to know what other expenses you’ll have to pay on your new Portuguese home after the initial purchase is made (apart from the obvious ones like water,…

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  • Amazon Web Services supports cloud growth in Portugal

    Amazon Web Services supports cloud growth in Portugal

    Published on 27th September 2018

    LISBON – September 25, 2018 – Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) announced it has opened its first office in Lisbon, Portugal to support its expanding customer base in the country. The office supports organisations of all sizes, from startups to public sector agencies, to some of the country’s oldest and most established enterprises, as they make the transition to the…

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  • Portugal on track for biggest property price rise in Europe

    Portugal on track for biggest property price rise in Europe

    Published on 25th September 2018

    Strong national and international demand for property coupled with a housing shortage have put Portugal on track for a forecast 9.5 percent rise in property for sale in Portugal prices this year, which means Portugal, along with Ireland, will be the European country with the sharpest increase in real estate prices, among the 10 countries analyzed by the US financial rating agency S&P.   This…

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