The Intercommunal Transport Company of Brussels (STIB) should test an autonomous public transport vehicle in the capital in the summer 2019, Le Soir reports Thursday.

EU time switch is good for some, not for all.

Saturday, 01 September 2018 14:19
The EU Commission has proposed a measure to the Council of Ministers to abandon the switch from summer to winter time.
Exactly 5,383 owners of solar panels on their homes are missing out on Flemish government subsidies for feeding their surplus production back into the national grid, according to figures provided by energy minister Bart Tommelein.
The Aeolus satellite, the equipment of which was tested for 50 days by the Liege Space Center specialists (CSL, ULg dependent), should take off in the evening of 21 August (11:20 pm Belgian time) from Kourou, the European space platform set in French Guyana.
As the fifth wind turbine farm in the North Sea begins its production, wind turbines along the Belgian coast now produce electricity for a million homes, indicated Friday the Belgian Offshore Platform, a structure that combines the main partners investing in Belgian North Sea wind turbines.
As Italian rescuers and emergency services take care of the collapse of a viaduct near Genoa, with the loss of at least 30 lives, Belgian experts have been asking – could it happen here?
Smartphone sales went down in Belgium in 2017, in keeping with a global trend, but appear to have stabilized this year, Le Soir reported on Friday.

Emergency calls to become more automated

Sunday, 05 August 2018 11:07
Calls made to emergency numbers will be treated automatically “in the near future,” according to Astrid, the federal agency which handles the communications.
Flemish mobility minister has announced a €3-million investment aimed at making local bus services more accessible to passengers with disabilities.
Flanders has concluded an agreement with telecommunications operators Proximus and Telenet for the deployment of a high-speed digital network in the region, the Flemish Government announced on Monday.