LISBON Portugal's fuel-tanker drivers voted on Sunday to call off an indefinite strike, with their union agreeing to negotiate with employers in government-brokered talks due on Tuesday.
LISBON Portuguese fuel-tanker drivers will maintain their strike indefinitely after a 10-hour meeting of union leaders and government officials ended without an agreement.
LISBON Portugal's fuel-tanker drivers will suspend a five-day-old strike that led to fuel rationing at the height of the tourist season and negotiate with employers in government-brokered talks, their union said on Friday.
LISBON Portugal's government ordered striking fuel-tanker workers back to work in some parts of the country on Monday after fuel supplies ran low at locations including Lisbon airport despite measures to counter the impact of the walkout.
LISBON, Aug 11 The Portuguese government imposed
fuel rationing at petrol stations on Monday as fuel-tanker
drivers started a strike and it promised to prevent the labour
action from paralysing the country at the height of the tourist
LISBON Portugal's fuel-tanker drivers voted on Saturday to strike from Monday for an indefinite period, raising fears about the impact on the country's tourism-dependent economy during the busy summer season.
LISBON Hundreds of activists marched through some of Lisbon's main streets on Saturday in protest at a conference of far-right groups organized by Portugal's Nova Ordem Social which attracted around 65 people from around Europe.
LISBON, Aug 1 Portugal's competition authority
AdC said on Thursday it had fined four insurance companies a
total of 54 million euros ($59.6 million) for "cartel
practices", following a long-running investigation.
LISBON Portugal's parliament has protested an Italian decision to charge a Portuguese student with aiding illegal immigration, a move condemned by officials, who argue he was saving lives of migrants stranded in the Mediterranean.
LISBON, June 25 East Timor and Australia are set
to ratify a maritime border treaty, which regulates how the two
countries will share revenue from the offshore Greater Sunrise
natural gas field, later this year, East Timor's foreign