No more Saturday pick-up for parcels

Wednesday, 04 July 2018 11:02
Bpost is to stop picking up parcels from post offices on Saturdays, the national postal authority has announced.
Coca-Cola, the world soft drinks giant, is reported to be developing a new drink at its lab in Anderlecht in Brussels.
The fifth Bali and Beyond Travel Fair (BBTF) took place last week between 26-30 June at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center in the Badung regency.
The Council of State has suspended four export licences issued by the Walloon regional government for sales of weapons by FN Herstal to Saudi Arabia.
This year’s summer sales begin on Saturday since the 1st of July falls on a Sunday and, with their shelves laden with overstock, store owners are expected to offer enticing reductions from day one.
A unique financial incentive of 1,750 euro per year for companies hiring a youth aged 15 to 25, under work-linked training contract, will be put in place on 1rst July 2018 in the Brussels region.
Antwerp’s Dutch Bank Office ABN AMRO, the clients of which are notably diamond dealers and jewelers, also appears in the recent Panama Papers.

Bpost to wipe out 4,000 red postboxes

Thursday, 28 June 2018 10:24
National postal company Bpost is to get rid of 25%-30% of its red postboxes, CEO Koen Van Gerven has told the national parliament's infrastructure committee.
The rail strike announced for tomorrow and Friday is the first occasion for the introduction of the minimum service proposed by the rail authority SNCB/NMBS, which originally led to the dispute in the first place.
After years when housing prices were stagnant and unaffected by the financial crisis the real estate market in Brussels is on the rise.