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Portuguese Presidency of the European Union hires Fundação Mário Soares for 25 thousand euros

The contract provides for a physical exhibition on the former President of the Republic, digital formats and a book on Portugal's journey in the European Economic Community and the European Union.

Investments in the ports of the Azores will amount to 400 million euros

The Government of the Republic has decided to assume 85% of all costs related to recovering the damage from Hurricane Lorenzo.

Portugal among the football leagues that gives less minutes to under-21 players

In Portugal, despite sales with large amounts, young people continue to have few opportunities to play and continue their development. Even so, this factor has not been an impediment for clubs to be rewarded for their formation process, as is the most recent example of Fábio Silva who left FC Porto, where he played only 790 minutes divided by 24 games, for 40 million euros towards the English from Wolverhampton FC.

There are 25 million European companies using Facebook tools: "Majority use it for free", says social network

This week Mark Zuckerberg threatened to leave his social networks in the European Union. The company guarantees, however, that it is committed to the economic recovery of the Member States. "The personalized advertising model is that it allows us to give these tools free of charge and brings equal conditions," says Nick Clegg, vice president of global affairs for the company.
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“Markets in Action”: “We have 'visitors' from all over the world in this year's edition in Smart Cities”, highlights AIP director-general

The “Portugal Smart Cities Summit 2020” runs until this Thursday at FIL and has JE as a 'media partner'. At 'Espaço Empresas' of the program “Mercados em Ação”, from the JE TV platform, Maria João Rocha de Matos, general director of AIP - Feiras Congresses e Eventos, explained what this event consists of.

How are the conferences resisting the crisis? Don't miss the interview with Maria João Rocha de Matos, general director of AIP - Feiras Congressos e Eventos

Maria João Rocha de Matos, general director of AIP - Feiras Congresses e Eventos, was at the 'Espaço Empresas' of the program “Mercados em Ação”, from the JE TV platform. In this interview he talked about how Lisbon continues to remain attractive to anyone who wants to exhibit, what the future of the conferences is and what is new in the 2020 edition of the “Portugal Smart Cities Summit”, which has JE as a 'media partner'.

Have questions about the lay-off? JE answers your questions

Are you in lay-off and want to see some of your doubts clarified? Send your question to economize@jornaleconomico.pt and ask your question. See it answered in this article.

Exceptional and temporary rights to essential services expire on 30 September

For all invoices that are in arrears since March 13, the consumer will be able to request a payment plan in monthly installments, without interest, which can start only in the month of November.

What will smart cities look like? Watch live the second day of the 'Portugal Smart Cities Summit 2020'

The 'Portugal Smart Cities Summit 2020 will run until September 24, at the Lisbon Congress Center, and will discuss how smart cities will be. The event features Jornal Económico as a 'media partner' and it is on the JE website and it is on the JE TV platform that you can find out everything about this summit.

Fidelidade CEO: "There is a change in infrastructure and technology, but also in mentalities that it is important to capitalize on"

The head of the Fidelidade group stressed that "this pandemic crisis also gives us a unique opportunity to be able to design change and change some of the paradigms with which we have lived so far". Statements made this Tuesday at the conference “Health and well-being in smart cities”, organized by the AIP Foundation and of which Jornal Económico is a media partner.

Shared Services of the Ministry of Health want to bet more on telemonitoring

Luís Goes Pinheiro explained that efforts are being focused to “give a decisive boost to the creation of data collection tools in the scope of telemonitoring”. The President of Shared Services of the Ministry of Health attended the opening session of the conference “Health and well-being in smart cities”, organized by the AIP Foundation and of which Jornal Económico is a media partner.

Alexandra Leitão: “Technology facilitates relocation of public services to the countryside”

The Minister of Modernization of the State and Public Administration emphasizes that the technology will help to solve problems of low population density in the interior, improve mobility and solve problems of housing shortages. Statements made at the closing session of the conference “Autarchies, companies and citizens”, held within the scope of “Portugal Smart Cities 2020”, organized by the AIP Foundation and of which Jornal Económico is a media partner

SPGM will adjust to adapt to a greener economy

PGM that evaluate projects of companies seeking financing because “a company that incorporates the circulation in its production in its activity is a company that contributes to the reduction of environmental risks and its own risk”, reinforced Beatriz Freitas in the Sustainability and Competitiveness panel | Financing of new projects, which took place within the scope of “the“ Portugal Smart Cities Summit 2020 ”, organized by the AIP Foundation and of which Jornal Económico is a media partner

Matos Fernandes: “Ministry of the Environment is very well prepared” for the Recovery and Resilience Plan

The Minister for the Environment and Climate Action said that his ministry is ready to receive European funds that will be channeled into the Recovery and Resilience Plan and has placed the territory at the center of future policies. Statements were made this morning at the opening session of the “Portugal Smart Cities Summit 2020”, organized by the AIP Foundation and of which Jornal Económico is a media partner.

The 4.0 revolution in the agrifood sector: opportunities for growth

All over the world, the success stories that demonstrate the impact of new technologies and information systems on the productivity and profitability of agricultural businesses, both in field operations and in the back-office, are multiplying.

"Not increasing the minimum wage in 2021 is a mistake", says TIMING's CEO

Ricardo Mariano, founder and CEO of Timing People - Temporary Work Company, confirmed the path that the human resources company has taken to date in Portugal and opened up the game regarding its strategy for the future.

Watch JE editors Talks: Financial Advisory Leaders here

Now see a live conversation with leaders in the financial advisory industry about the prospects for economic recovery and the challenges facing Portuguese companies.

The challenges of new leadership

The pandemic context in which we live has forced companies to adapt their work models overnight. What challenges are facing today's leaders at a time when they are forced to lead remotely?

Watch JE editors Talks: Financial Advisory Leaders tomorrow

In view of the uncertainty caused by the new coronavirus pandemic, find out what the financial advisory leaders think about the economic recovery and the challenges that economic agents will have to respond to.

MODTISSIMO brings together Portuguese textiles under the sign of trust and optimism

With a date set for the next 23 and 24 of September, MODTISSIMO promises to bring together in Alfândega do Porto the cream of the Portuguese textile and clothing industry, attracting professional buyers from various foreign markets. After months of contingency, the event has more than 100 exhibitors, seeking to speed up the recovery.
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Unions reject proposal for 0,2% increase in bank wages

"Increase of 0,2%? No thank you". It is in this way that the Union of Central Bankers (SBC) and Mais Sindicato (ex-SBSI) signal that they rejected the proposal for salary increases presented by credit institutions in the last negotiating session.

SNQTB says possible reduction of Montepio workers is of “magnitude never seen in Europe”

The union president, Paulo Marcos, said that the union received, last week, a call for a meeting with the executive committee of Banco Montepio, which will take place tomorrow, anticipating that one of the items on the agenda may be the structuring of the bank.

European Commission approves purchase of Rovensa by groups from Switzerland and the United Kingdom

The acquisitions were handled by Partners Group AG in Switzerland and Bridgepoint Group Limited in the United Kingdom.

5G “is more than playing with technologies”, highlights former Secretary of State

Maria Manuel Leitão Marques classifies 5G as a “new technology indispensable for many services and industries of the future”, stressing that “those who do not have their infrastructure prepared“ will be left behind ”.

Santander Portugal administrator to lead the Group's Digital Agenda in Europe

Isabel Guerreiro has been responsible for the digital transformation and innovation of the bank in our country. It is now also up to "ensure convergence and avoid duplication of investments" on the continent.

Puma and Neymar sign 25 million contract and surpass values ​​of Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

Fund exceeds Nike's contracts with Cristiano Ronaldo (16 million euros) and Adidas with Lionel Messi (19 million euros).

Portugal registers 463 more cases and five deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours

Health officials have registered 238 more hikes in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of people free from the virus to 45.974.

Carlos Moedas: "Probability of the UK leaving without an agreement is very high"

Despite the new decision by Boris Johnson that seems to cause a setback in a European agreement, Carlos Moedas argues that the “Brussels machine knows what to do in the day after”, as well as what will be affected. "Everything is prepared but despite being prepared, the shake is strong because none of this makes sense", the former European commissioner reacted.

Transparency and Integrity wants BdP to disclose audit findings to EuroBIC

Cited in a statement, the executive director of Transparency and Integrity expresses “a lot of concern” with the fact that “preventing money laundering and terrorist financing in the financial sector is not a priority for Portugal”.

Beneficiaries with unemployment benefits increase 39% in August

The number of beneficiaries of unemployment benefits was in August 193.313, reflecting a monthly increase of 0,6% and an increase of 43,2% compared to the 134.955 registered a year earlier.

Deco defends changes in access to social tariffs after the suspension of cuts ends

The consumer protection association Deco issued today an alert to remember that the regime that prevents the suspension of essential services ends at the end of this month and to defend changes in access to social tariffs.

Exceptional and temporary rights to essential services expire on 30 September

For all invoices that are in arrears since March 13, the consumer will be able to request a payment plan in monthly installments, without interest, which can start only in the month of November.

Prohibition to cut power supply ends on the 30th, says ERSE

ERSE warns consumers who are in one of these situations, and have overdue invoices, that “they should contact the electricity and natural gas supplier in order to request a payment plan in installments.

Tecnológica Didimo receives investment of 1 million euros

The Porto startup, which is dedicated to creating “digital humans”, received in December a financing of more than 6 million euros. The new round was behind Armilar Venture Partners, Bright Pixel and PME Investimentos.

Clevermee challenges children to learn math online: “We are below average in teaching the subject. Something is not right ”

The startup will soon receive a new investment of 100 thousand euros, the CEO told Jornal Económico. “A child who thinks that math is bad will be an adult who makes academic and professional decisions based on that idea”, says Mário Coelho.

CTT partners with startup Offcoustic to install telephone booths in offices

The postal operator is responsible for the sale, transport and assembly of “phone booths” in companies that are resuming their face-to-face activity.

Line created for students looking for accommodation

The doubts of students looking for accommodation as well as hotel entities wishing to provide beds for university students can be clarified in a line created by the Directorate-General for Higher Education.

Morocco: National tourism loses 1,65 billion euros in the first seven months of the year

In the first seven months of the year, Moroccan tourism had a drop in revenue of around 1650 million euros, which corresponds to a drop of 44,1%.

In times of pandemic, pergolas gain importance and space in the market

The pandemic is bringing new ways to occupy home and public spaces. Open spaces are gaining importance and the pergola market responds to the challenge.

Single European Sky

The European Commission today proposes an update of the regulatory framework for the Single European Sky, the aim of which is to modernize the management of European airspace and establish more sustainable and efficient flight paths, with the potential to reduce air transport emissions by up to 10%.

Abanca improves conditions of the ordered account, housing loans and investments

Abanca wants to win new ones and retain current customers, for this reason it has been improving the offers of orderly account, mortgage loans and investment application.

Estarreja opens window to smart city

Estarreja is starting the digital transformation to make it a "Smart City", with the launch of the "Sentir Estarreja" application.

Tobacco is responsible for one in five deaths from cardiovascular disease

About 1.9 million people die each year from cardiovascular disease caused by tobacco, according to a WHO report. Experts call for people to stop smoking. Tobacco content is responsible for one in five deaths from cardiovascular disease appears first in Saúde Online.

Respiratory patients will have their own areas in emergency rooms and health centers

Covid or non-Covid patients with respiratory symptoms will be referred to their own areas. Experts consider that the plan should have been presented three months ago. The content Respiratory patients will have their own areas in emergencies and health centers appear first in Saúde Online.

Autumn-Winter Health Plan foresees task-force to respond to non-Covid patients

Task-force aims to maximize response to non-Covid patients in PHC, ensuring care, surveillance, screening. The Autumn-Winter Health Plan content provides a task force to respond to non-Covid patients appears first in Saúde Online.

Government will create rear hospitals to prevent social hospitalizations

Data released in May indicated that more than 1.500 beds in public hospitals were occupied by people who had already been discharged. The Government content will create rear hospitals to prevent social hospitalizations appears first in Saúde Online.

Red Cross hopes to have “very soon” rapid tests available

The president of the Portuguese Red Cross, Francisco George, is working with the Ministry of Health so that the tests are available very soon and points to news later this week. Red Cross content hopes to have “very soon” rapid tests available appear first in Saúde Online.

Autumn-Winter Plan foresees testing strategy to quickly screen patients

The plan foresees proximity responses, such as carrying out laboratory tests for point-of-care that allow quick decisions to be made on patient separation. The Autumn-Winter Plan content foresees a testing strategy to quickly screen patients appears first in Saúde Online.
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What will smart cities look like? Watch live the second day of the 'Portugal Smart Cities Summit 2020'

The 'Portugal Smart Cities Summit 2020 will run until September 24, at the Lisbon Congress Center, and will discuss how smart cities will be. The event features Jornal Económico as a 'media partner' and it is on the JE website and it is on the JE TV platform that you can find out everything about this summit.

India registers over a thousand deaths and 83 thousand cases in the last 24 hours

India registered 1.085 deaths and 83 infected with the new coronavirus in the past 24 hours, showing some decline after reaching a record number a week ago, according to official data from authorities.

Madeira: PS MEP wants funds released for tourism

MEP Sara Cerdas defended “immediate and urgent responses” to entrepreneurs and workers in the sector, betting on simplifying the use of financial instruments, and thinking about creating a specific mechanism for the tourism sector, with its own appropriations that is capable of responding to this and future crises.
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