Federal justice minister Koen Geens (photo) has approved a record budget for the State Security, according to a report from financial daily De Tijd.
Saturday sees the latest edition of Brussels Pride, a demonstration in celebration of LGBT culture and for LGBT rights, which coincides with a report from the government equal-rights organisation Unia which shows that there were 84 cases opened in the past year of homophobic discrimination.
A demonstration took place in Brussels on Friday to protest at the actions of two government ministers, the N-VA colleagues Jan Jambon (home affairs) and Theo Francken (secretary of state for asylum and migration), whose policies are blamed for the death of a two-year-old Kurdish refugee killed after a police chase in the Mons region.
Air Belgium confirmed on Friday that its first flight from Charleroi Airport to Hong Kong will be on the 3rd of June and that it will start with two weekly flights to the Chinese special administrative region.
The Malian duo, Amadou & Mariam, and the grandfather of Funk, George Clinton, will perform at the 29th edition of the Couleur Café contemporary urban music festival, which will be held for the second year running next to the Atomium, in Osseghem Park, Brussels, from the 29th of June to the 1st of July.
Visits to a clinical psychologist can be reimbursed from Autumn 2018, a restricted ministerial committee decided on Friday at the initiative of Social Affairs and Health Minister Maggie De Block.
Flemish newspapers cover attacks committed by Muslims differently from those perpetrated by non-Muslims, according to a study by the University of Antwerp that focuses on attacks carried out between 2001 and 2016.
Retail turnover is currently taking a nosedive.
The letter of intent ending the concession granted to Saudi Arabia for the management of the Grand Mosque, in the Parc du Cinquantenaire, was sent on March 29th.
One-fifth of Belgian energy consumption will be from renewable energy sources by around 2030.
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