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.
Finance Minister Johan Van Overtveld asked Special Tax Inspection (ISI) to open an investigation on ING Belgium, quoted in a recent Panama Papers’ leak, report Monday several newspapers.
Aldi and Lidl supermarket chain stores increase their market share in the fresh food sector.
The Belgian subsidiary of the Dutch bank ING has been implicated in tax evasion by journalists working on the massive leak of financial information known as the Panama Papers.
In an attempt to revive its ailing letter-post service, Bpost is to introduce a new two-tier mail system which will allow customers to pay more for next-day delivery, the company said.
  Baron Edouard-Jean Empain, a Belgian businessman best known for surviving a kidnapping in 1978, has died at the age of 80.
Complaints from consumers following bogus crypto-currency investment offers are on the increase, the Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) revealed on Thursday.
Multimedia operator Telenet has confirmed a bid to take over the Brussels cable company Brutélé, which currently operates under the name of VOO.