Olivier Brouwers was born in Brussels in 1968 and studied photography at École Supérieure d’Arts Plastiques et Visuels. Following his studies, he travelled the world to discover and document untouched parts of Asia and the Middle East. Back in Brussels, while working during the 90s at the Royale de Belgique…

Brussels, Music and Humanity

Friday, 19 June 2015 10:34
Brussels is at its best in early summer. It has nothing to do with the weather or spring.
The Chinese telecommunication giant Huawei organized recently a conference in Brussels on sustainable supply chains. The conference was coordinated jointly with CSR Europe, a European Business Network for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). CSR Europe aims at contributing to EU’s Europe 2020 strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth.
Arun Gandhi was born in 1934 in Durban, South Africa and is the fifth grandson of India's legendary leader, Mohandas K. “Mahatma” Gandhi. He was recently invited to speak at the 8th forum for the future of Agriculture in Brussels. The Brussels Times held an exclusive interview with him to…
SMEs in Europe: the EEN as a tool for growth
On January 7 1954, a number of simple sentences in Russian were translated to English by a computer for the very first time. Ever since the achievements by the programmers behind IBMs famous “Computer 701”, researchers, scientists and language experts have tried to perfect mechanisms behind machine translation. With improved…
The French made-to-measure tailor Les Nouveaux Ateliers has expanded and opened their first store in Brussels.

“A Provocation to Ponder”

Friday, 08 May 2015 17:25
The conflict in Ukraine has radically changed the lives of people across the country. The Ukrainian writer Andrey Kurkov speaks about new realities, literature in times of armed conflict and what Europe can do and learn about itself. Interview conducted, condensed and translated from Russian by Elena Boroda Andrey Kurkov…
Céade Míle Fáilte! A hundred thousand welcomes! Undoubtedly you’ll know this phrase by heart before you bid Ireland adieu.  Every host, guide, fellow drinker, vendor and driver welcomed me with this lovely and traditional Irish greeting.  Set on the stage of Vikings pastimes , Dublin presents a show of all…
The recent "cash for questions" furore in the UK has once again put the spotlight on cases of alleged fraud at the highest levels of the political elite.