The Office of Finance Minister Johan Van Overtveldt on Friday described reporting by Het Laatste Nieuws on the State’s approach to tax payment problems as based on “one-sided, very limited and selective information", and stressed that some 300,000 repayment plans are worked out annually for taxpayers.
The foreign ministers of Belgium and Germany, Didier Reynders and Heiko Maas respectively, stressed on Friday the importance of finding a political situation to the Syrian conflict and avoiding an escalation.
Belgium has asked the Turkish Government to hand over a Belgian combatant captured in Syria and sentenced to 10 years in prison in Turkey, the Office of the Public Prosecutor said on Friday, confirming a report in Het Belang van Limburg newspaper.
The socialist union ACOD (CGSP) will also go on strike in the federal services next 30 April.
The EU Court of Justice considered Thursday that the way the Belgian internal revenue administration calculates the taxes which the citizens renting their property have to pay is not right.
The Colruyt chain of supermarkets is going to equip 220 store parking lots, and several others among the group’s central sites, with at least one ashtray column and one plastic and residual waste sorting spot.
An agreement that will facilitate access to Quebec universities for French-speaking Belgian students was signed on Thursday in Quebec City, the Prime Minister of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation, Rudy Demotte, said in a press release.
A total of 400 shoes, symbolizing civilians killed when Turkish army planes pounded the Kurdish enclave of Afrine in northwestern Syria, were placed on Wednesday afternoon in front of the main entrance of the Brussels-Central train station.
Police in the Netherlands on Thursday held a suspect in the Dutch border area of Goirle, after a car chase that briefly passed through Belgium, according to the NOS public channel and other local media.
Nearly 25,000 children and youngsters will participate on Saturday April 21st in BeSCOUT, a large gathering due to take place in Louvain-la-Neuve.