Record pollen this year, but 2019 could be worse

Record pollen this year, but 2019 could be worse

Never before has the quantity of pollen in the air been so high in Belgium as in the just-ended pollen season, according to the Belgian network that monitors pollen and fungal spores, AirAllergy.be, managed by the Sciensano Institute.

Brussels Green Party opposes prohibition on wearing veil

Brussels Green Party opposes prohibition on wearing veil

Bart Dhondt, claimed on Tuesday, “Ecolo-Groen is opposed to the prohibition of wearing the veil by staff behind counters in public administrations, but we are alone in this point.”

Brussels standards must be adapted to enable 5G deployment

Brussels standards must be adapted to enable 5G deployment

The Belgian Institute of Postal and Telecommunications Sevices (“IBPT”) believes in a study, published on Monday, that radiation standards in force in Brussels should be adapted to enable 5G deployment in the capital.

Of Belgium’s 5.8 million cars, 9,244 are electric

Of Belgium’s 5.8 million cars, 9,244 are electric

Belgium had 5,853,782 cars as at 1 August 2018, 1.2% more than at the same date in 2017, Statbel disclosed on Monday.

Philippe and Mathilde on three-day State visit to Portugal

Philippe and Mathilde on three-day State visit to Portugal

Belgium’s King Philippe and Queen Mathilde arrived in Portugal on Monday for a three-day State visit.

Wallonia does not exclude suspending weapons deliveries to Saudi Arabia

Wallonia does not exclude suspending weapons deliveries to Saudi Arabia

Wallonia does not exclude suspending licences for exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia if the country’s government is found to be involved in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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