Brussels risks losing its chance of becoming first Belgian city with 5G – Agoria

Brussels risks losing its chance of becoming first Belgian city with 5G – Agoria

Brussels risks not being the first city in Belgium to be equipped with 5G technology, Agoria, a federation of technological and allied companies, warned on Monday. Agoria said the city’s “too strict” emission standards made it impossible to deploy 5G technology there and are compounded, moreover, by the municipal taxes on GSM antennae, which almost no longer exist elsewhere in the country. Liège or Antwerp could thus become the digital capital of Belgium, to the detriment of the capital of Europe, the federation warned. A few days ago, the seven…

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Didier Reynders visits Moscow: new stage of dialogue relaunched

Didier Reynders visits Moscow: new stage of dialogue relaunched

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Didier Reynders, flies to Moscow on Monday for a two-day visit. He will meet his Russian counterpart, Sergueï Lavrov, and will co-chair the two-yearly meeting of the Mixed Economic Belgian-Luxembourg-Russian Committee. This trip comes ten days after that of the Prime Minister, Charles Michel. As alluded to above, it marks a further stage in the relaunch of dialogue with Moscow. The visit is within a context which remains marked by mutual sanctions between the European Union and its neighbour from the East, following the annexation…

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Two Hergé drawings estimated at 50,000 and 75,000 euros at the auction to be held in Liege

Two Hergé drawings estimated at 50,000 and 75,000 euros at the auction to be held in Liege

Two drawings by Hergé, one in colour and the other in Chinese ink, which were made for a “Snow card” in 1942/43, will be auctioned off next 25 February in the Liege Palais des Congrès. These drawings are estimated respectively at 50,000 and 75,000 euros, indicated Monday “BD Enchères” in a press communique. Other lots, such as a portrait of Hergé’s first wife, an inked cell from the “The 7 crystal balls” album, and some exceptional albums, will constitute the first part of the Liege auction sale, in the morning….

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