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17/10/2014 Panic over Ebola reaches fever-pitch despite calls for calm

Airport baggage handlers refusing to unload suitcases, a journalist quarantined by his wife, parents taking kids out of school: hysteria over Ebola...

16/10/2014 Ebola: Questions about a stealthy virus

The Ebola virus species that has killed more than 4,000 people in west Africa caught everyone by surprise when it erupted thousands of kilometres...

16/10/2014 General strike set for 15 December

Belgium’s three main trades unions have planned to stage a general strike on Monday 15 December against the new Belgian government's...

20/10/2014 Ebola screening starts at Zaventem

The screening of passengers arriving on flights from the countries that have been affected by the outbreak of ebola in West Africa has started at...

21/10/2014 Rail strike: eastern Belgium most badly hit

Rail services are experiencing serious disruption for a second day in a row today following a walk-out by staff.

20/10/2014 Enrolment fees to rise EUR 890 euro per year

The Flemish Education Minister Hilde Crevits (Christian democrat) has given precise details on how much extra students in higher education will...

17/10/2014 Fines for serious driving offences up EUR 120

Fines for serious driving offences will be raised substantially as from 1 January next year, according to press reports.

 
 
 
 
 
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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.