Big foreign multinationals withdrew 62 billion euros from their financing centres in Belgium in the past two years, L’Echo and De Tijd reported on Thursday.
Around 85% of all mail received by small and medium-sized companies is either unsolicited commercial email or outright spam, according to a study carried out by AXS Guard, a Mechelen-based internet security organisation, at a cost to the government of around €500 million.
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?
Belfius made 335 million euros profit in the first semester of 2018 (after tax), the bank announced on Friday.  
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.
Punctuality at the SNCB deteriorated in the first five months of the year, prompting the national railway company to review its targets downward, L’Avenir reported on Friday, based on an internal document.
Low-cost airline Ryanair, today plagued by a strike by pilots across five countries, now faces another challenge, with a legal action brought by consumer organisation Test-Achats for compensation for passengers affected by this and previous actions.

Electronic payment fees are of the past

Thursday, 09 August 2018 20:32
As of today, businesses can no long longer charge fees for electronic payment, might it be with a bank card, by transfer or by direct payment.
Flemish socialist party sp.a has called for the closure of Antwerp airport at Deurne after the airport’s main operator, VLM Airlines, announced on Monday it was cutting all scheduled flights other than those to two destinations: Zurich and London.
Wallonia’s government on Monday officially launched a call for expressions of interest to improve access for people with special needs in tourist sites and accommodation in the region.