Non-diplomatic personnel at embassies and international institutions in Belgium will get better protection for their working conditions and pay.
On Saturday, the Home Affairs Minister Jan Jambon told De Standaard he hoped the threat level in Belgium could be reduced to 2 out of 4 over the next few months.

Longer and more frequent traffic jams

Sunday, 31 December 2017 00:37
Touring Mobilis said traffic jams outside of peak times and on secondary roads were longer and more frequent in 2017.
Two Belgians who were accused of trying to take porcelain insulators from the fence surrounding the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz were acquitted by a court in Krakow on Friday.
The Finance Minister Johan Van Overtveldt (New Flemish Alliance) has asked Eurocontrol to give him data on private jets going to tax havens, De Tijd and L’Echo reported on Saturday.
Few alcohol tests will be conducted on the night of the 31st of December to the 1st of January, the Syndicat libre de la function publique (SLFP, police union) said on Friday.
Belgium and the Netherlands will conduct an official territorial swap on the 1st of January, the Governor of the Province of Liège, Hervé Jamar, announced on Friday in a press release.
Part of the supplementary pension of Belgian workers, previously working in the Netherlands, will be taxed by the Dutch Tax Administration (the “DTA”).
Wouter Beke, the President of the CD&V (Flemish Christian Democrats), says that the Secretary of State for Asylum and Migration, Theo Francken (New Flemish Alliance), must decide whether he can continue in his current role.
The provisional social insurance payments made each quarter by self-employed persons will be more in line with their real income from the 1st of January 2018.