Federal State Secretary Philippe De Backer (Open Vld) wants to use data from mileage checks and number-plate recognition cameras to fight social fraud, he told VTM Nieuws on Sunday.
Federal MP Richard Miller (MR) wants to ban the Islamic party, he told the Belga agency on Saturday.
The Flemish Liberal party, Open VLD, kicked off its campaign for the October municipal elections on Wednesday in Huldenberg, Flemish Brabant, with a new slogan, “Gewoon doen” (Just do it).
Defence Minister Steven Vandeput says he has “his head held high” in the F-16 affair.
The capital of Israel is, in fact, Jerusalem, Secretary of State Philippe De Backer said in an interview this week in the Joods Actueel magazine, where he also slams the Interfederal Centre for Equal Opportunities (UNIA).
Foreign Minister Didier Reynders and U.N. General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak of Slovakia had a working meeting on Tuesday morning on issues such as sustainable development goals and migration, but also on Belgium’s bid for a seat on the U.N. Security Council in 2019-2020.
The Standard and Poor’s (S&P), an American financial institution, has highlighted the “very efficient” financial management of the Brussels-Capital region.
Steven Vandeput will not be Defence Minister in the next cabinet, he said in an interview with Het Nieuwsblad on Saturday.
Serge Lipszyc, justice adviser to the government of Charles Michel (MR), will likely be appointed next week to head the I Committee or Permanent Oversight Committee on the Intelligence and Security Services.
Prime Minister Michel (MR) said, "We will not decide on F-16s, as long as we do not have all the information" during a debate in the House on Thursday, while coalition partner N-VA stressed the importance of renewing the F-16 fleet.