The Flemish government has agreed to treat the summer drought, which lasted from 2 June to 6 August, as a natural disaster, opening the door for compensation claims from farmers in the region.
Cockerill Maintenance and Engineering (CMI) on Friday inaugurated the largest industrial green-energy stocking plant in Europe at the site of its headquarters in Seraign.
A long-running dispute that set low-cost airline Ryanair against its own employees, the Belgian government and the EU Commission has been settled.
Economic Affairs Minister Kris Peeters has called on businesses to comply fully with price-display legislation after inspections by the Economic Inspection Service showed that, too often, clients cannot immediately see the prices of articles or services in bakeries, butcheries, cafés and beauty salons.
The Belgian federal prosecutor’s office has confirmed that it considers British intelligence as the main actor in the hacking of telecommunications company Belgacom, now known as Proximus.

Star TV chef's restaurants go broke

Wednesday, 24 October 2018 10:24
The restaurant chain Würst, opened by TV star chef Jeroen Meus in 2015, has declared bankruptcy. The chain, which originated in Leuven, also has branches in Ghent and Antwerp.
The food service industry and the dining public were split into two factions this week, after news that a restaurant in the seaside resort of Nieuwpoort had turned away a mother and child.

Ardo is Business of the Year in Flanders

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 20:54
The global producer of vegetables, spices and frozen fruits, Ardo, was designated Flemish Business of the Year on Tuesday by the EY consultancy, De Tijd daily and the BNP Paribas Fortis bank.
German carmaker BMW has created a vehicle battery recycling venture with Belgian materials and recycling firm Umicore and the Swedish company, Northvolt.

Belgium now relying on just one reactor

Saturday, 13 October 2018 16:31
Currently, Belgium has only one operational nuclear reactor: Doel 3.