Tag Archives: Wallonia

2015 Ecology

Climate Business In Belgium Klimaatzaak (Climate Business) was formed at the end of the year 2014 and includes artists, scientists and conservationists. With film director Nic Balthazar, Ignace Schops of the Regionaal Landschap Kempen and musician Stijn Meuris they have … Continue reading

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2014 Economics

Eurozone In this chapter looking on the year that Latvia officially adopted the euro as its currency becoming the 18th member of the Eurozone we could see in the West that more people did not manage any more to come … Continue reading

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2014 Politics all over the world

Thailand The 2013–14 Thai political crisis did not seem to come to an end and the ‘peaceful’ protests were silenced at certain moments, with brutal police force. Anti-government protests took place between November 2013 and May 2014, organised by the … Continue reading

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Walloon politicians have proven they will never be willing to be open to Flanders

On the 25th of May 2014 Belgium held federal elections together with European elections, having had the Belgians vote for three elections on the same day. At the debates we could see the ‘hated’  New Flemish Alliance (N-VA) had enough … Continue reading

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A smile of Steel and Moving forward in the European Union

Thursday Di Rupo had just tweeted that Belgium was back on track when steelmaking giant ArcelorMittal announced unexpected, that it would shut down six cold-processing facilities in the Liege region of eastern Belgium, eliminating 1,300 jobs, infuriating the prime minister … Continue reading

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La Bel VlaWa Vaudeville

Na zwarte zondag kwam oranje maandag. Germania Inferior en Superior waren lang vervlogen tijden (300 GT) en Durocortorum Remorum kan nu met haar kathedraal in Reims nog schitteren. Het was donker en het doek ging op. Een sprietje  licht scheen … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #8 Work

Poverty evolution in Flanders 8.     Work Work-related factors were the principal explanations given as to why people were poor or excluded from society, the three main reasons being long-term unemployment (35 % of respondents giving it as one of up … Continue reading

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Energie met vergiftigd geschenk

Iedereen zou nu eens moeten wakker geschud zijn betreft de gevaren van nucleaire energie, maar nog blijven velen doen alsof hun neus bloedt en hebben geen last van de ver van hun bed show. Het ramptoerisme blijkt zelfs nog een … Continue reading

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