Half of Flemish and Brussels employees make 3,100 euro or more

Half of Flemish and Brussels employees make 3,100 euro or more

One employee in ten earns 5,350 euro gross per month. In Flanders and Brussels, the average gross salary is 3,510 euro. The median salary is at 3,100 euro gross. This is 600 euro more than ten years ago, according to the annual salary barometer conducted by vacature.com and KU Leuven. The average wage is skewed up due a small group earning high incomes. The median wage is therefore a better reference point to compare ones salary to: The median wage (3,100 euro) signifies the point where half of the respondents…

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Belgian company develops the largest transportable screen in the world

Belgian company develops the largest transportable screen in the world

The Belgian company HD Ledshine presented the screen on Thursday in Denderleeuw (East Flanders). With a surface measuring 144 metres, it is the largest mobile screen in the world. The screen can be transported with a truck and can quickly be installed and ready for use in the new location, screening high resolution images. The record large screen will be placed in Antwerp during the summer to show the World Cup football games from Russia. At 144 square metres, the screen beats the previous record of 100 square metre by…

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Number of child pornography websites has increased by 40%

Number of child pornography websites has increased by 40%

The number of websites interested in child pornography has increased by nearly 40% within a year, according to a report from Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), a British research institute. “During the past year, we have spotted and deleted more than 80,000 web pages and messages including child pornographic pictures or videos. This is the highest figure since our creation,” explains Susie Hargreaves, IWF CEO. “But the number of alerts is also higher than ever.” The report observes an increase of child pornographic pictures on websites hosted in Europe. This trend…

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