Belgium launches national investment pact

Tuesday, 11 September 2018 16:09
The Strategic Committee launched the National Pact for Strategic Investments on Tuesday at a grand ceremony held in the renovated Africa Museum in Tervuren.
In Flanders, a student who lives in a bedsit and does not have a scholarship forks out 12,640 euros per year on tuition and living expenses, the Budget Advice and Research Centre of the Thomas More University of Applied Sciences in Mechelen stated on Monday.
A young woman from Uccle is suspected of inciting an attack at the Grand-Place during the return of the Red Devils from the Russia World Cup on 15 July 2018, La Dernière Heure reported. She was indicted in early August.
U.S. Ambassador to Belgium Ronald Gidwitz warned on Sunday that Washington might not extend its offer to sell Belgium Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter planes to replace its ageing F-16s indefinitely and without modifying it.
In an interview granted to Sudpresse newspapers last Saturday, federal Minister of Pensions, Daniel Bacquelaine, announces a half-time pension by 1 January 2020 at the latest.
This September 8, like every year, the International Literacy Day was celebrated across the globe.

Voyeurism offences increasing in Belgium

Monday, 10 September 2018 17:42
Every year, police records more acts of voyeurism. In 2016, 366 offenses were recorded, and even 857 in 2017, while in 2014 and 2015, the figures were respectively 108 and 112.
A candidate on the Antwerp CD&V list was arrested for drug trafficking, after 3 kg of heroin had been found in a car he was driving, Het Nieuwsblad, De Standaard, the Gazet van Antwerpen and Het Belang van Limburg report Monday.
The biggest strike in the history of Ryanair is billed to take place on Friday 28 September, trade union sources disclosed on Monday.
There will be a national administrative centre for transmigration in the centre 127 bis in Steenokkerzeel, where everyone who wants to transit to the United Kingdom through Belgium will be taken.