Portuguese newspaper headlines this Monday include reports on the debts Azorean hospitals are struggling with, company tax revenues reaching a 20-year low and a new law that will allow former job seekers to cumulate top up income support with low-paid jobs.
«Portugal does not have top hospitals for strokes», wrote weekly newspaper Expresso on Saturday as an assessment from the Portuguese Health Regulation Authority revealed no Portuguese hospital got top grades for cardiology or neurology.
«Company tax paid in 2010 was the lowest in the last 20 years», says Público as data shows company tax paid in 2010 was equivalent to 6% of total reported earnings whereas it amounted to 27% twenty years ago.
Correio da Manhã
«Death danger on Algarve beaches», writes Correio da Manhã as tourists persist in seeking shade under unstable cliffs on Algarvian beaches despite signs warning them of danger.
Diário de Notícias
«The Azores have healthcare debts worth between €600m and €1bn» , reveals Diário de Notícias as hospitals in the archipelago struggle to manage debts that have already prompted suppliers to refuse selling medicines and other medical supplies on credit, forcing surgeries to be postponed.
Jornal de Notícias
«Seizure of fake banknotes doubles», says Jornal de Notícias as Portugal records a 100% rise in the first four months of the year compared to the same period in 2011. The US dollar is the counterfeit currency most often detected in Portugal, the newspaper adds.
«Fátima Sanctuary carried out illegal construction works» , writes i after the Sanctuary built a hostel for younger people despite the municipality of Ourém – where Fátima is located – rejecting the project.
«Unemployed will be able to cumulate benefits and salary starting from today» , says financial newspaper Diário Económico about government measures that allow job seekers formerly registered with job centres to claim top up income support while earning a full-time salary if their salary is below what they were receiving when unemployed.
Jornal de Negócios
«70,000 will be able to cumulate benefits with salary», writes newspaper Jornal de Negócios also about the law allowing former job seekers to cumulate top up income support with a full-time salary lower than their original unemployment benefits.
«Melgarejo has everything to be a great back player» , says A Bola, quoting former national manager of Paraguay Francisco Arce about new Benfica player Lorenzo Melgarejo.
«Labyad arrives in high spirits», writes Record about Sporting’s new player Zakaria Labyad as he prepares to start training with the club.
«I’ve reached my best shape», says O Jogo, quoting Moroccan Zakaria Labyad who was recently hired by Sporting.