The Brussels government and mobile telephone operators have reached a draft agreement on developing 5G connectivity in Brussels Region and making the capital the first 5G city in the country, the office of regional Prime Minister Rudi Vervoort announced on Friday.
The persistent dry weather these days is presenting problems for farmers, including dairy farmers, the sector reports.

Les 3 Suisses Belgium goes bankrupt

Thursday, 19 July 2018 17:17
Following a disastrous start to its summer sales, the Belgian branch of Les 3 Suisses mail order and e-commerce company has fallen into bankruptcy, L’Echo newspaper reported on Thursday.
Next week’s strike by cabin crew on Ryanair flights will mean the loss of some 30% of flights to and from Belgium on 25 and 26 July, the airline confirmed.
Belgium’s central bank is going to hack local banks in a bid to help them fend off cyber attacks.
Finance Minister Johan Van Overtveldt has asked his administration to speed up the reimbursement to start-up businesses of Valued Added Tax (VAT) payments resulting from the submission of periodic tax returns.
The trade balance showed a 0.5 billion deficit in May, according to Belgian National Bank (BNB) preliminary figures.
Nearly ten years after the Fortis downfall, wronged shareholders of the Belgian-Dutch Bank Insurer will recuperate part of their stakes.
During the first semester, the Port of Antwerp dealt with more than 118 million tons of merchandise, a record, and an increase by 6.5% with regard to the same period last year.
A fourth mobile phone operator in Belgium would cost the government €200 to €350 million a year, according to the technology industry federation Agoria.