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'The Precariat, a dangerous class?' with Economist Guy Standing

12/03/2020 - 6.30 PM

About a decade ago Guy Standing popularised a new concept: 'the precariat'. Having now lost any connotation of novelty, it expresses all too well the condition of chronic economic insecurity and the growing anger of the new global social underclass. 

Printer, TV, Iron and Planter for sale

I would like to sell the electronics I no longer use. This include a TV (I should have measured, I would guess it's about 36 inches), a printer/copier/scanner, an iron and a planter for a tree (indoor or outdoor). Message/call me for photos or information.

TV- 100 euro

Printer/scanner/copier - 35 euro

Iron - 20 euro

Planter - 35 euro

Works will soon begin to turn Bourse into open gallery and beer attraction

Works will finally begin this summer on the landmark Bourse building on Boulevard Anspach. The city has been discussing for years how to transform the building into a tourist attraction with a focus on Belgian beer. The plans are finally ready, and they show that the ground floor of the Bourse will...

Border guards plan go-slow protest at Brussels Airport on Friday

Passengers flying from Brussels Airport on Friday should arrive at the terminal early, because of a work-to-rule by border guards. Long queues at passport control are likely, as police protest about a lack of personnel and resources. The industrial action comes on a busy day for Brussels Airport...

Coronavirus antiviral was discovered in Leuven 15 years ago

A discovery made by researchers at KU Leuven in 2004 is now helping to combat the coronavirus in China. The antimalarial medication Chloroquine is currently part of a drug trial in China and is greatly relieving the symptoms of the coronavirus, helping patients get better more quickly. A team of...

What’s on this week: 21-27 February

The Anima film festival is a highlight on Europe’s animation calendar, with professionals travelling in to pitch projects to producers, take master classes and search for partners for their projects. Belgium is in fact a major player in the sector, with its stellar animation studios. But none of...

Cancelled: Free seminar on Buying Real Estate for Expats living in Belgium

The Bulletin and ING Belgium kindly invite you to:

Free seminar on Buying Real Estate for Expats living in Belgium.

Speakers:

  • Kristien Viaene, CEO, Noa Real Estate; “The latest trends in property purchases"
  • Alexis Lemmerling, Notary, Berquin; “How the notary will protect you and your property”
  • Dave Deruytter, head of expats and non-residents, ING Bank Belgium; “Buying private real estate in Belgium, the financing, insurance and…taxation issues”.

 

Vilvoorde to replace portrait of Leopold II with exhibition on diversity

Vilvoorde is removing all of the portraits of Belgian monarchs from its city hall aside from those of the current king and queen, Philippe and Mathilde. The city council made the decision in order to rid itself of portraits of Leopold II. The infamous Leopold II was the king who made the Congo his...

Prenatal Courses by BCT

Our courses help small groups of prospective parents learn about pregnancy, birth and parenting in a relaxed, informal setting. Our aim is it to provide sound, comprehensive information that allow expecting parents to make informed choices.

Led by experienced and qualified prenatal teachers, they are a wonderful way to gain information and confidence in preparation for birth and early parenthood.

Pregnancy in Belgium information evening

Pregnant? Planning to become pregnant? …and new to Belgium?

An invaluable event to learn about pregnancy and birth and get answers to many related questions. Belgium specific. Informal. Competent.

This ever-popular, informal evening class is designed for first-time and second-time parents and for those seeking general information about pregnancy in Belgium. The evening is led by our qualified and experienced prenatal teachers.

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