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01/10/2014 Changes in Belgium from 1 October

Starting from today, a couple of practicalities are set to change in Belgium.

01/10/2014 Sexist behaviour to be pubishable by law in Belgium

The former Equal Opportunities Minister Joëlle Milquet convinced lawmakers to legislate in favour of anti-sexism legislation.

24/09/2014 Belgium: third richest country in the world

The average Belgian has the third highest net financial assets in the world, with only Switzerland and the US scoring higher in the recent report.

23/09/2014 Flemish government presents balanced budget

The 2015 Flemish budget will not go into the red.

23/09/2014 Ryanair to launch new routes from Belgian airports

The Irish low cost airline Ryanair will incorporate a total of five new routes into its 2015 summer timetable, including Dublin, Athens, Bucharest,...

25/09/2014 Highest Belgian building celebrates 50th anniversary

It is exactly 50 years ago today that work started on Belgian’s highest building: the South Tower.

30/09/2014 Belgian ecological footprint: fifth highest in the world

Belgians require an enormous ecological 'footprint' in order to sustain their lifestyle.

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Looking for work in Belgium

Looking for work in Belgium

This handy guide from Expertise in Labour Mobility includes how to write a CV, application procedure, interview dos and don'ts, Belgian management culture.

Practical, easy-to-use, free and... in English

Practical, easy-to-use, free and... in English

Belgium’s first alternative directory assistance services - available through the shortcode 14-14 - can now be accessed on the internet.

Finding a rental home in Belgium

Finding a rental home in Belgium

Moving to Belgium presents a host of challenges to expats, not least of all finding the right home.

Learning to cope with life abroad

Learning to cope with life abroad

The psychological effects of global mobility can be physically painful.