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7 May 2021

“Vaccination is the key to freedom, and the campaign is now running at full speed.” Flemish Minister-President Jan Jambon expressed hope on Radio 1 on the eve of the reopening of the hospitality industry’s outdoor café terraces. “Flanders has very high figures for the population groups that are …

6 May 2021

Flemish MPs Inez De Coninck and Nadia Sminate demand better compliance with linguistic legislation in the municipalities with language facilities. “The six municipalities around Brussels have been refusing to respect language legislation for decades. It has been no different during this coronavirus …

5 May 2021

With an AA rating, credit rating agency Fitch confirms that Flanders is in top form. “Despite the difficult circumstances of the coronavirus crisis, I have continued to insist on a healthy financial policy,” says Flemish Minister for Finance and Budget, Matthias Diependaele. “This is important not …

4 May 2021

At the request of former Minister of Finance Johan van Overtveldt and Secretary of State for Asylum and Migration Theo Francken, the National Bank of Belgium conducted a groundbreaking study into the economic costs of migration. The study was completed in the autumn of 2020. Through Theo Francken, …

28 April 2021

Parliamentary group chairman Peter De Roover wants Minister of the Interior Verlinden to clarify a number of issues before starting the debate on the pandemic law. The latter did not request new advice from the Council of State, despite that being mandatory. Moreover, she submitted the text to the …

28 April 2021

On Tuesday, Brussels MP Mathias Vanden Borre was attacked in broad daylight by “kids”. Mathias Vanden Borre was beaten and stomped on, was able to escape but was unable to work for three days. “We must put an end to the feeling of impunity among these young people so that the feeling of safety can …