Al Jazeera English
10 Protests against the government's austerity measures have been a regular occurrence in Lisbon [EPA] Portugal's government has announced its 2013 budget, which outlined the harshest measures yet under the country's $101bn rescue plan.
THE Portuguese government has pushed ahead with a draft 2013 budget that includes massive tax rises and spending cuts, just two days after mass street protests against further austerity. "The proposed budget is the only one possible ... we don't have...
Portugal announces tough 2013 budget to reduce debt 15 October 2012 Last updated at 17:36 ET The Portuguese government has revealed details of its draft budget for 2013, one of the harshest in the country's recent history. Finance Minister Vitor...
Portugal's centre-right government on Monday announced sweeping tax rises and spending cuts in its 2013 budget, which promises a third year of recession and hardship under the strict conditions of a 78-billion-euro ($100 billion) bailout. Finance...
Asian Wall Street Journal
The document was the product of torturous preparation that included backtracking on core policy decisions and cabinet meetings lasting up to 20 hours, as the government struggled to find a balance between austerity and social and political stability.