Category: Belgium

Around half of Belgium people don’t know where their electricity comes from: Study

Almost half of Belgians don’t know where their electricity comes from, according to a study from the energy platform Bolt Energie.

The spread of monkeypox was sexual transmission at raves in Europe: WHO

A top adviser to the World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed the unprecedented outbreak of monkeypox in developed nations as "a random event" that might be explained by sexual behaviour at two recent raves.

Belgium makes 21-day quarantine compulsory for monkeypox patients

Belgium has recently reported a spike in the number of monkeypox cases, which has forced the nation to become the first country to make a 21-day quarantine compulsory for patients.

Belgium records 4 cases of monkeypox, says Van Ranst

Belgium has recently recorded one more case of monkeypox, which took its total tally to four cases. The information has been shared by virologist Marc Van Ranst via Twitter.

Belgium launches ‘Obesity Platform Belgium’ for curbing increasing levels of obesity

Belgium is hit by increasing levels of obesity, so health experts launched the "Obesity Platform Belgium (OPB)" on Friday.

55.7 million litres of drinking milk were produced in Belgium: Statbel

The Belgian Statistics Agency, Statbel, has recently released a data, disclosing that in January, 55.7 million litres of drinking milk were produced in Belgium.

Tenneville: 18 sheep from single flock fell victim to wolf attack

An overall of 18 sheep from a single flock fell victim to a wolf attack in Tenneville, in the province of Luxembourg.

Belgium: West Flanders jury convicts 29-year-old Dutch man to life imprisonment

A jury in the West Flanders region has convicted a 29-year-old Dutch man to life imprisonment, & ten years in a psychiatric institution.

Victims of violence will get financial help from Belgian state more quickly, says minister

Victims of violence will get financial assistance from the Belgian State more quickly in the coming times, as Federal Justice Minister Vincent Van Quickenborne is taking definite measures to do away with the exceedingly long waiting times.

Belgium: Consultative Committe plans to deactivate COVID-19 barometer from Monday

The Consultative Committee has planned to deactivate Belgium's coronavirus barometer from Monday, 23 May, meaning the face mask obligation on public transport will disappear after the weekend.

Animal welfare organizations launches initiative for ban on fur farming in EU

Animal welfare organisations launched an initiative for a ban on fur farming and marketing of farmed fur products in the EU on Wednesday.

PM Croo proposes that Belgium should spend 2% of GDP on military

The Belgian Army would likely to get an uptick after Prime Minister Alexander De Croo proposed that Belgium spend 2% of Gross Domestic Product(GDP) on the military to meet standards set up by NATO requirements.

Around half of Belgium people don’t know where their electricity comes from: Study

Almost half of Belgians don’t know where their electricity comes from, according to a study from the energy platform Bolt Energie.

The spread of monkeypox was sexual transmission at raves in Europe: WHO

A top adviser to the World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed the unprecedented outbreak of monkeypox in developed nations as "a random event" that might be explained by sexual behaviour at two recent raves.

Switzerland remains most popular destination for German emigrants among EU: Reports

The Federal Statistical Office of Germany (Destatis) has mentioned that Switzerland remains the most popular destination for German emigrants among all other European countries.