Red Cross teams will conduct various demonstrations on Saturday on the occasion of World First Aid Day, the Red Cross announced on Friday.
Prime Minister Charles Michel condemned the racist insults levelled at RTBF presenter Cécile Djunga and denounced the ignoble behaviour of the extreme-right Schild & Vrienden organization in an address at the annual gala of the Coordinating Committee of Belgian Jewish Organisations (CCOJB), held on Thursday evening at the Noble Concert…
The Federal Planning Bureau (FPB) (ed. an independent public agency that draws up studies and projections on economic, social and environmental policy issues) expects the Belgian economy to grow by 1.5 percent this and next year. That is 0.1 percentage point less than was predicted in June.
About 20 French-speaking Belgian politicians of foreign origin from various parties organised a meeting with the press on Friday in Brussels to jumpstart a broad movement against racism.
Pregnant women should abstain entirely from alcohol during their pregnancy, according to a new campaign from the department of Maggie De Block, federal minister for public health.
Politicians and others have been reacting to the revelation of the existence in Belgium of a strongly nationalist, racist and xenophobic group calling itself Schild & Vrienden, as we reported yesterday.
Near half (49 %) of workers affirm they themselves can choose methods or techniques used to achieve their work objectives is what comes out of the biennial study led by human resources services group Acerta, published Thursday.

Unfilled vacancies reach record high in Belgium

Thursday, 06 September 2018 17:18
The number of unfilled posts in Belgian businesses went from 140,690 in the first quarter of 2018 to 145,760 in the second quarter, according to figures published on Thursday by the Belgian statistical office, Statbel.
Severance pay for the MePs amounts to 9,551 euros (gross) per month, for no more than 24 months, Le Soir reports Thursday, observing that, due to the decumulation of functions, there could be more allowances of this sort as of 2019.
The Islamic and Cultural Center of Belgium (CICB) contests before the State Council the decision of Interior Minister Jan Jambon (N-VA) to cancel the concession agreement for the Great Mosque of Brussels, Sudpresse newspapers report Thursday.