People who fail to pay their telecommunication bills on time will soon be unable to obtain bank loans, under a draft law prepared by the Christian Democratic and Flemish (CD&V) party, Het Laatste Nieuws and De Morgen newspapers reported on Monday.
Chemical and pharmaceutical companies in Flanders currently have 1,522 open vacancies.
A hot, sunny Monday afternoon throughout Belgium, with highs ranging from 27 degrees in coastal areas to 34 degrees in Campine will be followed by a cooler evening and night, the Royal Meteorological Institute (IRM) stated on Monday in its midday forecast.
The Walloon Drought Committee will meet in Namur on Monday to discuss the situation following the current heatwave, a spokesman for Environment Minister Carlo Di Antonio said on Saturday. 
Two Belgians died in a car accident in Portugal on Friday.
With Sunday, 2018 has had more summery days than the legendary summer of 1976, when a drought in the spring was followed by a memorable summer heatwave. 
The federal home affairs ministry is failing in its promise to bring extra help to Zeebrugge for the treatment of trans-migrants, according to a Bruges city council member.
  The Belgian Foodbank Federation has noticed an “explosion” in the number of people that need their help recently.
Several Flanders businesses have recently donated water to communal gardening services and nearby farmers.

Ozone gas levels drop this weekend

Sunday, 05 August 2018 02:53
The Interregional Environment Cell (Celine) expected Ozone gas levels on Saturday to be lower than Friday’s.