No fewer than seven out of ten Belgians are in favour of technologies such as robots and artificial intelligence (AI), emerges from a Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) survey among 1,000 Belgians on smart technologies in daily life.
A price promotion being offered in the Belgian Albert Heijn supermarkets has sparked a wave of criticism and complaint, as competitors and authorities see it as the outbreak of a price war that risks being as serious as the one that took place in the supermarket's Dutch homeland.
The number of construction works in Belgium increased by about 2% to 2.5% last year, and the forecast for 2019 is a further increase of 1.5% to 2.0%, the Construction Confederation announced on Wednesday at a press conference.
Federal mobility minister François Bellot has spoken out against a proposal by the chief executive of the Brussels public transport authority STIB/MIVB to have Brussels trams operate on the rail network within the region.

Snow severely disrupts Charleroi airport

Saturday, 02 February 2019 15:36
The activities of Charleroi airport were severely disrupted on Saturday morning because of snow.

Drone training zone opens in Wallonia

Saturday, 02 February 2019 15:32
In the presence of Minister for Mobility François Bellot, the EspaceDrone group inaugurated Friday the first drone test and training area in Liernu, Wallonia (Namur Province).
Close to a third of British businesses are ready to move their operations abroad due to the risks linked to Brexit, according to a survey published on Friday by a U.K. think tank.
Last year, the tax authorities demanded a record 90 million euros in taxes back from multinationals that channeled profits out of Belgium.

Home loans up in 2018, Febelfin says

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 16:26
Mortgage loans increased both in number and in total value in 2018, the Belgian financial sector federation, FEBELFIN, reported on Wednesday, citing data from the Professional Credit Union (UPC).
Brussels-based data processing company Collibra has raised $100 million in investment from the American company CapitalG, the investment arm of Alphabet, the parent company of Google.