In “We are Jane”, Belgium now has an exclusively female investment fund intended for women entrepreneurs.
The NATO Summit to be held on 11-12 July next is “one of the biggest operations in years,” for the Brussels police, the spokeswoman of the Brussels-Capital-Ixelles police zone, Ilse Van De Keere, said on Friday.
On Thursday parliament approved a bill drawing up a framework enabling the intervention of special foreign units in Belgium.
The Iranian President, Hassan Rohani, believes that the entirety of measures offered by the Europeans, to compensate for the effects of the US government’s withdrawal from Iran’s international nuclear programme, have not to date proven satisfactory.
Traditional forms of crime continued to fall last year in Belgium, unlike cybercrime, and in particular types of online fraud.
The dual between Brazil and Belgium, in their World Cup 2018 quarter final match, kicks off at 8 p.m. in Kazan.
Zuhal Demir, federal secretary of state for equal opportunities, has announced a major plan to tackle discrimination, following the attack earlier this week on a 19-year-old girl in Anderlues by two men who objected to her wearing of the hijab.
Cabin crew flying out of Belgium for the low-cost airline Ryanair have announced their intention to strike for two days later in the month, on 25 and 26 July, a union representative confirmed.
Communal social aid agencies (CPAS/OCMW) can no longer oblige the unemployed to take part in community service work in return for unemployment benefits, the Constitutional Court has ruled.

Flanders goes tougher on animal abuse

Thursday, 05 July 2018 20:10
The Flemish parliament on Wednesday unanimously approved a decree imposing tougher rules on animal welfare and stiffer penalties for people who violate them.