New disclosures about Brussels SRIB contract

Thursday, 22 February 2018 17:12
In the aftermath of the GIAL case, L'Echo reported today that the manager of Brinfin, a subsidiary of SRIB, was recruited without any public tender. Brinfin was established by the Brussels-Capital Region in 1993.
Management consultants, Deloitte, on Thursday revealed the Brussels results of its new Global City Mobility Index, a global indicator of urban mobility.
For someone visiting or driving in Brussels, the city appears to be a seamless urban area without boundaries. Although they differ in architecture and population and may look like separate towns or even villages, the visitor still feels that they belong to one city.

A capital of lights

Thursday, 22 February 2018 11:18
Bright Brussels, the festival of lights, will illuminate the capital’s center until Sunday evening.
On Wednesday, the Socialist Mayor of Brussels City Council, Philippe Close, gave his reaction in La Libre Belgique and La Dernière Heure to the recent stir around the Brussels based non-profit organisation GIAL.
Giving evidence before the Brussels Court of Appeal, on Tuesday, a female member of the Buddhist community, Ogyen Kunsang Choling (OKC), said, “If I had had children, I would have entrusted them to the Château-de-Soleils estate.”
The French-speaking presence in municipalities within the Brussels Periphery is such that 62.4% of electors voting in 2014 for Brussels City Council were in favour of a French-speaking list.

Well-being of Belgians down over the last decade

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 08:33
The overall well-being of Belgians fell between 2005 and 2016 according to a study by the Federal Planning Bureau.

Tax office to investigate GIAL

Monday, 19 February 2018 18:13
The tax authorities will open an investigation into the activities of the GIAL non-profit agency, which manages data processing and office automation services for the City of Brussels, and emoluments amounting to 1,000 euros per day given to Director Michel Leroy.
The strike that disrupts Brussels public transport on Monday  has an impact on car traffic in the capital.