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Portuguese parliament flips state budget and opens doors for early elections

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The state budget for 2022 was rejected by a majority of the deputies of the Portuguese Assembly of the republic, leaving now the president of the republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, a scenario of government for the twelfth or early elections in January.

The so-called “gimmick,” the left-wing parliamentary coalition that allowed the Socialist Party to rule the country since 2015, is over today, and the government’s 2022 budget management is made possible by the left-wing bloc and the Communist Party.

Voting took place at the end of the day in the Assembly of the Republic, and Prime Minister Antonio Costa expressed regret at the lack of support from the left and warned that the right might have an opportunity to return to power.

I did everything, everything in my power to make OE viable without accepting what the country could support with a clear conscience. The government has done its job. Now everything depends on the Assembly of the Republic.“, – said the prime minister before leading.

Shortly thereafter, Antonio Costa assured the Portuguese that the government had withdrawn the vote. “clear conscience and head held high“By ensuring that he will reassure the executive until a way out of the lead-in deadlock is found.

Now it is up to the Portuguese President of the Republic, who will meet tonight with the President of the Assembly of the Republic, Eduardo Ferro Rodrigues, and the Prime Minister in Belem, to find a solution.

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa can dissolve parliament after listening first of all to all the leaders of parliamentary groups, having the opportunity to schedule elections as early as January. If this does not happen, the government can maintain its functions with monthly budgets called twelfths, and can present a new global proposal after a while.

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Former Portuguese minister criticizes the power of digital supercompanies

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Consolidation of the power of large digital conglomerates with a global reach is negatively affecting the global economy, as the power is concentrated in the hands of a few, and this situation requires a tough response from governments.

ConjurAccording to the former Minister of Economy of Portugal, the world has not adapted to the “new economy”.

This is the estimate of the former Minister of Economy of Portugal. Pedro Siza Vieira, who left his post in March this year after five years in the ministry. Participated in the X Lisbon Legal Forum organized by the Brazilian Institute of Education, Development and Research (IDP).

According to Vieira, the world has not yet adapted well to the “new economy”, and this must happen without delay.

“There are several phenomena that explain why the world is redefining the basic principles of the functioning of the global economy, and the most obvious is the emergence of new technologies. The emergence at the global level of companies that control the digital economy causes very big problems for companies that need to contact suppliers and customers through these platforms, which determines the functioning of the market, ”explained the former minister. “It requires legislative intervention to regulate this issue.”

In an interview with TV ConYur, the former Minister of Economy of Portugal also commented on the impact of Covid-19 and the war in Ukraine on the global economy. There is no small risk that the planet is going through a great recession, which could trigger a wave of company shutdowns in all countries, he said.

The 10th Lisbon Legal Forum was supported by FGV Knowledge, the Brazilian Institute of Insolvency (Ibajud), the Institute for the Reform of State-Company Relations (IREE) and Décio Freire Advogados.

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Niteroi signs a cooperation agreement with the Portuguese village of Forgins – Niteroi City Hall

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Niteroi signs a cooperation agreement with the Portuguese village of Forgins – Niteroi City Hall

The city of Niteroi signed this Thursday (30th) the terms of cooperation with Vila de Forjães, located in the city of Esposende, in the district of Braga, in Portugal. The Portuguese village mapped a significant number of foreigners who had emigrated to Niteroi and turned to the municipality to strengthen relations between the localities. The signing, held at a virtual meeting, is part of the program dedicated to the 33rd anniversary of the erection in the village of Forhains.

According to the cooperation agreement, Niteroi and Forjães will carry out exchanges and cooperation in various ways in the fields of science and technology, economics and trade, sports, agriculture, health, education, culture and tourism, thus promoting prosperity and development. .

Niteroi Mayor Axel Grael recalled that last month, Niteroi and Braga ratified a sister city agreement, signed in fact in February this year, to create commercial partnerships and exchange information to stimulate and develop new business. The partnership also prompted Foryaes to approach the city of Niteroi with an offer to sign.

“We have taken this initiative very positively, and we will cooperate, no matter what the cost. In Niteroi we have one of the largest communities of foreigners and a very active and representative Portuguese club. I believe that Brazil and Portugal need to cooperate more and more to share experiences. This approach has a great synergistic effect and will certainly bring positive results,” he stressed.

The project management office of the Niteroi City Hall (EGP), together with the chairman of the parish meeting, will be responsible for coordinating the cooperation. Project Management Office Secretary Katherine Azevedo stressed that the activities will be developed between the municipality and the village.

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“We are promoting Niteroi’s internationalization strategy to stimulate development in various areas of the city through activities that benefit both parties and bring people together. There is a natural synergy between peoples, mainly due to the language that facilitates this exchange. During the conversations with the Forjães team, several activities were conceived, which will be detailed in the work plan,” he said.

Forhaes Parish Assembly President Carlos Manuel Gómez de Sa said that the Forhaes Parish Council is partnering with communities where people from Forhaes live. More than 10,000 Brazilians currently live in Braga, he said, and it is one of the fastest growing cities in recent years.

“Right now we are developing the Forjanenses around the World project which, of their own accord, aims to track Forjanenses expats, the community that we have in Niteroi is very important. We had many foreigners who emigrated there, highlighting the figure of Antonio Rodriguez Alves de Faria, the founder of the Companhia de Comércio e Navegação in 1909,” he specified.

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Celorico de Basto passed the annual internship of the Portuguese core of karate ⋆ RADIO ALTO AVE

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Celorico de Basto passed the annual internship of the Portuguese core of karate ⋆ RADIO ALTO AVE

On the weekend of 25 and 26 June, the Celorico de Basto gym was the center of the NPK internship, which, as usual, chose this municipality of Minho for its spring internship.

The internship was conducted by Master José Carvalho from Ceara, coach and national karate selector with an outstanding track record of 9 medals, the last of which was recently won in the Czech Republic at the European Karate Championships, where Joao Vieira won. gold.

It is a great honor for Celorico de Basto to have an annual internship under such an outstanding person from Celorico, as the mayor of Celorico de Basto, José Peixoto Lima, remarked: “Jose Carvalho is another outstanding person from Celorico who establishes himself at the national and international level”, and who was present in Celorico de Basto with an NPK internship, with more than 150 athletes and their families, a “karate party”.

This annual NPK karate internship has taken place in recent years in the municipality of Celorico de Basto and according to André Vieira, karate coach, this diligent visit to this municipality is due to “excellent receptivity, for being the land of master José Carvalho and for being so good hereI am.” André Vieira expressed great pride in Sensei José Carvalho:It’s important to talk about this man, he has a wonderful track record at the highest level, 9 medals, not forgetting the countless times we were in second place. He is the oldest member of the NPK, we are very proud of him and Joao Vieira, who brought gold in the last competition they participated in.“.

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Athletes who compete in high performance will start next Wednesday in Croatia to compete in the World Youth Karate League, the competition will only end in December.

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