The number of employees going on early retirement has decreased significantly in four years, Dr Morgen reported on Friday.
A third of Belgian workers receive meal vouchers, according to the service provider RH Acerta’s study carried out on 40,000 workers.
Belgium is already high on the list of registered organ donors in Europe, with 30.6 donors per million inhabitants, second only to Croatia with 31.8. A new campaign run by Kortrijk city council in West Flanders is set to give that figure a boost.
The widow of one of the ten Belgian paratroopers slaughtered in cold blood by Rwandan troops in 1994 has threatened to leave Belgium if the government agrees to a request for asylum here from one of the officers in charge of the murders.
An anonymous person has threatened to publish some 800 photos taken at an erotic party held in the summer bar La Brasa in Langemark-Poelkapelle, in West Flanders province.
Belgium and Italy have agreed to strengthen their political ties, Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders said on Wednesday after a meeting in Brussels with his new Italian counterpart, Enzo Moavero Milanesi.

Higher hospitalisation fees in the offing

Thursday, 09 August 2018 17:30
According to the medical index published in July, insurance companies and mutual funds will be able to adapt their individual hospitalisation, outpatient, and dental-care fees to increases in health care costs, De Tijd and L’Echo reported on Thursday.
Tuesday night’s thunderstorms exposed the ineffectiveness of 1722, the number reserved for non-emergency interventions by the fire brigade, according to Leighton Hoovelts of the Christian union ACV, speaking to the Gazet van Antwerpen.
First-generation immigrants say they feel less healthy, move around less and suffer more from anxiety, according to a survey by researchers from the University of Ghent, published on Thursday in De Morgen daily.
Belgians are among the suspects targeted by an investigation into attacks being prepared by the Islamic State (ISIS) terror group following those perpetrated in Brussels and Paris, Het Laatste Nieuws and La Dernière Heure dailies reported on Thursday.