Belgium’s public debt should fall below the symbolic threshold of 100% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2019, the European Commission predicted in its Autumn forecast on Thursday.
The European Commission on Thursday opened an infringement action against Belgium for failing to comply with EU legislation on air quality.
Friday, 09 November 2018 14:24

Ukraine: The next investment destination

Ukraine’s investment opportunities in agriculture, energy, information technology, infrastructure and manufacturing have grown lately too large for international investors to ignore. When combined with a highly skilled workforce, cost-efficiency, strategic geographic location and a rapidly improving business climate, Ukraine has much to offer.
Parking using an invalid disabled parking permit – the familiar wheelchair graphic on a blue background – has become more easily detectable, with a new app to be issued to traffic wardens and police.
Belgium is an essential link in the world’s illegal trade in protected animals and plants, according to a new report from the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) to be presented to the federal parliament today.
Thursday, 08 November 2018 07:39

Public services in Brussels on strike today

Anyone planning a visit to public services in the 19 municipalities of Brussels today will face locked doors, as civil servants at communes, CPAS social aid agencies and public hospitals stay closed as employees take part in a demonstration in the city.
The Ecolo-Green group in Belgium’s Chamber published on Wednesday on its website a proposal made in February by the Nuclear Provisions Commission to strengthen State control in the management of provisions meant for the dismantling of nuclear plants and waste management.
Nasa’s ICON satellite is due to be launched on Thursday to study the interaction between the solar wind, the Earth’s magnetic field and the atmosphere.
Oussama Atar, the Belgo-Moroccan aged 33, believed to be a presumed mastermind of the Paris and Brussels attacks, was killed by an airstrike by the international anti-jihadist coalition in Syria.
On November 11th, 1918, Armistice finally spells the end of the war for soldiers but also for the Belgian civilian population, which has lived through four years under German oppression.
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