Saving accounts reap a new record

Monday, 09 July 2018 12:36
Belgians’ regulated saving accounts display a new record, with 266,457 billion euros saved end of May: an absolute record, according to figures published Friday by the National Bank of Belgium (BNB).
Belgium’s National Lottery wants to “open a chain of stores” to sell its products, and has already begun the search for locations in Antwerp, Ghent, Namur and Liège, the Gazet van Antwerpen and Het Nieuwsblad reported on Friday, based on information in the national bulletin of tenders.

Bpost rows back on Saturday packages

Thursday, 05 July 2018 11:36
The national postal authority Bpost has rescinded a decision to stop picking up packages from post offices on Saturday, following widespread protest.

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.