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#Pedro Passos Coelho

# pedro-passos-coelho - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Portugal's PM declares: 'I'm not resigning. I'm not abandoning the country'

Pedro Passos Coelho was responding to the resignation of his foreign minister tonight, a day after his finance minister quit.

# pedro-passos-coelho - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Portugal: 30,000 jobs cuts, working hours increased and pension age rises

The cuts should save an estimated €4.8 billion by 2015.

# pedro-passos-coelho - Friday 13 April, 2012

Two down, 23 to go: Portugal second country to ratify Fiscal Compact

Portugal’s parliament ratifies the treaty with a huge majority, following Greece in signing up to the new treaty.

# pedro-passos-coelho - Monday 30 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Here's what European leaders might be wearing at their 'informal' summit Casual Affair This post contains images

Here's what European leaders might be wearing at their 'informal' summit

Today’s European Council summit is described as an ‘informal meeting’. So might leaders shed their suits for some casual threads?

# pedro-passos-coelho - Monday 25 July, 2011

Column: Portugal and Ireland have much in common… and we both need a leg-up

On a visit to Portugal, former trader Nick Leeson finds a country that will find it more difficult to recover than Ireland – and shows that Moody’s got our credit rating dive wrong.

# pedro-passos-coelho - Monday 6 June, 2011

Victory for Social Democrats in Portuguese election as Socialist government falls

As happened in Ireland, the unpopular government who sought an international bailout has been ousted.

# pedro-passos-coelho - Sunday 5 June, 2011

Portugal heads to the polls to elect new government as bailout looms large

The ruling party is unlikely to suffer a Fianna Fáil type electoral meltdown but the bailout means that it will almost certainly not be re-elected.