A third of Belgian workers receive meal vouchers, according to the service provider RH Acerta’s study carried out on 40,000 workers.
Low-cost airline Ryanair, today plagued by a strike by pilots across five countries, now faces another challenge, with a legal action brought by consumer organisation Test-Achats for compensation for passengers affected by this and previous actions.
Belgium is already high on the list of registered organ donors in Europe, with 30.6 donors per million inhabitants, second only to Croatia with 31.8. A new campaign run by Kortrijk city council in West Flanders is set to give that figure a boost.
The widow of one of the ten Belgian paratroopers slaughtered in cold blood by Rwandan troops in 1994 has threatened to leave Belgium if the government agrees to a request for asylum here from one of the officers in charge of the murders.
Thursday, 09 August 2018 20:32

Electronic payment fees are of the past

As of today, businesses can no long longer charge fees for electronic payment, might it be with a bank card, by transfer or by direct payment.
An anonymous person has threatened to publish some 800 photos taken at an erotic party held in the summer bar La Brasa in Langemark-Poelkapelle, in West Flanders province.
Thibaut Courtois’s “childhood dream’’ comes true by his signing with Real Madrid, announces the Belgian goal keeper during his official presentation to the Madrid club where he is engaged for six years.
Belgium and Italy have agreed to strengthen their political ties, Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders said on Wednesday after a meeting in Brussels with his new Italian counterpart, Enzo Moavero Milanesi.
Thursday, 09 August 2018 17:30

Higher hospitalisation fees in the offing

According to the medical index published in July, insurance companies and mutual funds will be able to adapt their individual hospitalisation, outpatient, and dental-care fees to increases in health care costs, De Tijd and L’Echo reported on Thursday.
Tuesday night’s thunderstorms exposed the ineffectiveness of 1722, the number reserved for non-emergency interventions by the fire brigade, according to Leighton Hoovelts of the Christian union ACV, speaking to the Gazet van Antwerpen.
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