Belgian NGO calls for donations in bitcoin

Thursday, 21 February 2019 13:53
A Belgian NGO has called for potential donors to think of Bitcoin when they want to donate to future projects.
A no-deal Brexit, by which the United Kingdom leaves the European Union at the end of March without an agreed arrangement for trading relations, could put at risk 2,500 jobs in the Belgian fishing industry, according to Flemish minister-president Geert Bourgeois.

Only two in five passengers screened

Thursday, 21 February 2019 12:37
Despite a 'Passenger Information Unit' (PIU) being implemented to screen all airline passengers, reports have shown that only two in five in Belgium are being screened, according to De Tijd. 
The Belgian internet marketplace site has warned users of a case of internet fraud targeting sellers who use the site.
Japanese automaker Honda confirmed on Tuesday that it intends to close its Swindon plant in 2021, threatening around 3,500 jobs and striking a blow to the UK amid difficult Brexit negotiations.
AB InBev will convert part of the residual alcohol from its non-alcoholic beers into biofuel, the brewery announced on Sunday.
Finance minister Alexander De Croo has asked the National Bank (NBB) to take measures to rein in the number of imprudent mortgages agreed by retail banks.
Some 20 students will begin in April a 10-month artificial-intelligence programme launched on Friday by Microsoft and BeCode, a training centre that specialises in digital technology.
The European Court of Justice in Luxembourg has struck down a ruling by its own Commission that would have forced the Belgian government to recoup some 700 million euros in tax breaks granted to multinational companies.

Orange announces delay in 5G rollout

Wednesday, 13 February 2019 19:19
The 5G network will not be launched before late 2020 or even 2021 in Belgium, Orange reported on Wednesday on presenting its annual financial results.