The Borealis chemical group is investing nearly one billion euros in Antwerp, L’Echo and De Tijd reported on Saturday. 

ULB launches 20 million fund for its spin-offs

Saturday, 06 October 2018 16:41
The fourth edition of Theodorus fund in support of spin-offs from Free University of Brussels will be granted nearly 20 million, L’Écho reports on Saturday.
Consumer organisation Test-Achats has once again clashed with low-cost airline Ryanair, over new customer conditions imposed by the airline which would disallow customers to bring a complaint under Belgian law.In the small print of the customer agreement, Ryanair makes it clear that legal complaints – for example in the case…
Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena has found a buyer for its Belgian branch, the bank announced on Friday.

Massive chemical leak in Tessenderlo

Thursday, 04 October 2018 12:14
A major chemical leak following an explosion at the factory of Vynova in Tessenderlo is no longer a threat to the public, the local authority said – despite the factory being evacuated and the disaster plan being triggered.
Authorities, universities and businesses in Flanders on Monday signed a collaboration agreement in the Port of Antwerp to develop energy-independent vehicles in the region.
Shurgard, European leader in self-storage, announced Monday the conditions of its entry into the Brussels Stock Exchange.
Airline company Ryanair said Monday that it lowered its annual profit target, due to the impact of the series of strikes launched this summer by its pilots and cabin crews in several European countries.
The Belgian ministry of defence is to bring a legal complaint against internet giant Google over its practice of refusing to blur certain sites of the ministry on its satellite photos on Google Maps and Google Earth.
Seven banks active in Belgium have invested 17.6 billion U.S. dollars (about 15 billion euros) in the world’s 20 largest nuclear arms producers, according to a report by the Belgian Coalition against Nuclear Weapons, the Fairfin NGO and the Bank Scan website (bankwijzer.be).