Politics

Government wants to avoid total country lockdown in December. Reinforcement of teleworking and restrictions on circulation on the table

Executive is considering new measures to combat the Covid-19 pandemic, in the face of the increasing number of infected cases. Under study is the implementation of risk maps, mandatory teleworking whenever necessary, distance learning and restrictions on circulation at certain times and in risk areas such as restaurants and shopping centers.

“It is essential to reinforce public transport and regulate teleworking”, defends a deputy from the PAN

Regarding a possible declaration of a new state of emergency, the deputy of the PAN stresses that it is "necessary to take political decisions with great wisdom, consistency and balance, so that people understand the measures that are being taken".

Circulation restrictions compel PS to postpone meeting to decide guidelines for presidential candidates

The meeting was rescheduled for November 7, and support for one of the pre-applications already announced may be formalized. Internal divisions between support for the re-election of Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa or the former MEP of PS Ana Gomes persist.

OE2021: what to expect from voting in the general budget?

After months of negotiations on the left, Parliament is voting this Wednesday on the State Budget for 2021. Leonardo Ralha, deputy director of Jornal Económico reads the political positions taken by the parties.

Top of the agenda: what will mark the news this Wednesday

The State Budget proposal for 2021 (OE2021) is voted on this Wednesday in general, before starting the specialty phase.

AEP wants guarantees that the PNI 2030 is really to fulfill

Plans that never got off the ground and programs that were suspended before reaching their end are common in Portugal. Therefore, Luís Miguel Ribeiro wants a 'regime agreement' so that the 2030 National Investment Program does not follow the same path.
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