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Portuguese seafood company nabs organic certification | Undercurrent News

Certification company SGS gave its first organic certification for seashells to Portuguese fishing and aquaculture company Testa & Cunhas recently.

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Portugal’s seasonal jobs paradox

Bar terraces are filling up with red-skinned holidaymakers ready for a drink after a day on a beach. Daylight is giving way to neon signs. Laughter mingles with summer hits. Cocktail bars in Portugal’s tourist hotspot, the Algarve, are just warming up for a busy night. But their managers are struggling to find staff – […]

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Investors sue Oceanico over golf course

Case follows months of arguments with Nama over company’s loans

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Just a moment…Paul McGinley’s Algarve Golfing pedigree pays off

Quinta do Lago is one of the Algarve’s most prestigious and renowned golf resorts, and has now received the ultimate seal of approval. The founder of its Golf Academy, Paul McGinley, has been named as the captain of the European Ryder Cup Team for 2014. His vice-captaincy during last-year’s tournament has not gone unnoticed, and […]

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Portugal Prime Minister: More Cuts Coming

Portugal’s prime minister warned the nation to brace for even harder times after a court ruling that will force steep spending cuts.

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Portuguese Banks Slash Repossessed Home Prices to Revive Market

Portuguese lenders are offering thousands of repossessed homes at reduced prices after investment in real estate fell to the lowest in a decade. Banco Comercial Portugues SA is offering discounts of as much as 12 percent.

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The First Luxury Lifestyle Exhibition to be Held in the Algarve, Portugal

Whilst most of Europe has been feeling the pinch, the luxury sector certainly hasn’t. Proving this point, the Carnival of Luxury is attracting both exhibitors and visitors internationally to come play in the picturesque Algarve, which is seeing it’s first luxury fair this year in April.

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Saudi tycoon planning more hotels in EuropeTravel & Tourism – Zawya

Saudi industrialist Sheikh Mohamed bin Issa Al Jaber plans to expand his luxury-hotel holdings in Portugal and elsewhere in Europe as the region’s debt crisis presents a buying opportunity for investors with cash.

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Portugal€™s $9 Million Villas Draw Investors to Crisis

At €œThe Keys, € a cluster of luxury villas on the Atlantic coast modelled on Miami`€™s palm- tree resorts, builders and gardeners are busy trying to finish before the summer tourist season.

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Starting A Business In Portugal

by Pedro Rodriguez Starting a new enterprise aiming at the Portuguese market is a difficult task at this point in time. The Portuguese economy is struggling; the  Government has raised taxes including the rate of VAT to 23%, hoping to close the gap in the budget, bringing it in line to comply with the European […]

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Plain Algarve Interiors Can be Transformed by Mural Art

by Ian Bevan There is a vast array of decorative products and services available to transform the home into a true reflection of personal style. Whether searching for the right furniture or a piece of art or fabric to complete the look, there is plenty out there to satisfy a kaleidoscope of tastes.

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