Japan’s aging population has reached a new world record with one in three people aged over 65. New government figures show that the country now has the highest ratio in the world at 35.6 million senior citizens, which is about 28 percent of the population. It’s followed by Italy at 23 percent and Portugal and...
Sometimes, the Algarve gets a bad rap. After six decades as a prime package-tour destination, it's perhaps no surprise that sun-drenched southern coast of Portugal can trigger a sniffy reaction from travel snobs.
Seven scientists in the United States and Britain who have come up with a revolutionary gene therapy cure for a rare genetic form of childhood blindness won a 1 million euro ($1.15 million)prize on Tuesday, Portugal's Champalimaud Foundation said.
Portugal plans to turn a notorious prison where anti-fascist activists were once beaten and tortured into a museum to help ensure that the memories and experiences of its ageing survivors do not die...
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