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#Huawei – ‘Europe is the natural 5G leader’

#Huawei – ‘Europe is the natural 5G leader’

| November 20, 2019

Key messages from Huawei EU Brussels Head of Strategy and Policy Dr. Hui Cao’s keynote speech to be delivered today at the Brussels 5G Assembly. “Europe is the natural 5G leader: it has the most advanced operators and a world–leading industrial base. This, married with the best 5G innovators – with Huawei as a full […]

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#KarlMarx old haunt revives past glories

#KarlMarx old haunt revives past glories

| November 12, 2019

It’s an experience familiar to many football teams, writes Martin Banks. Your club, previously victorious and lauded, falls on hard times only to bounce back in style under new ownership. Well, something similar has happened to a venerable old restaurant on Brussels’ equally venerable Grand Place. The restaurant is Maison du Cygne and it too […]

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#Kazakhstan ‘should not be source of competition’ with East and West Europe

#Kazakhstan ‘should not be source of competition’ with East and West Europe

| October 11, 2019

Kazakhstan and central Asia should not be the source of a “competition” between East and West Europe, a conference in Brussels was told. The comments, by a senior EU official, come amid concerns that oil-rich countries such as Kazakhstan may be tempted to move towards the east, namely Russia, or Europe and the west in […]

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Huawei has made a “peace offering” to the United States in a bid to defuse the potentially highly damaging dispute between the two sides.

Huawei has made a “peace offering” to the United States in a bid to defuse the potentially highly damaging dispute between the two sides.

| September 28, 2019

  Huawei has made a “peace offering” to the United States in a bid to defuse the potentially highly damaging dispute between the two sides. The boss of the Chinese telecom giant, facing a ban in the US, has said that he was open to a dialogue with Washington and was willing to “license the entire […]

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Brussels sees launch of new #Monopoly

Brussels sees launch of new #Monopoly

| September 27, 2019

Here’s an offer you might find hard to resist – buying the European Parliament and NATO’s new state-of-the-art HQ in Brussels, writes Martin Banks. Both are up for grabs – at least on the new Monopoly board which has just been launched. A brand new Brussels version of the kids’ favourite  features some of the city’s […]

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#BrusselsDesignMarket, the largest design market in Europe

#BrusselsDesignMarket, the largest design market in Europe

| August 14, 2019

Ever since its creation in 2002, the Brussels Design Market has evolved into the the largest design market in Europe. This event, that takes place twice a year (March and September), has become one of the main events in the international vintage design calendar.
 Maintaining that particular atmosphere that characterizes flea markets, the Brussels Design […]

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#HybridCars ‘must have #PGM to combat #ClimateChange’

#HybridCars ‘must have #PGM to combat #ClimateChange’

| July 2, 2019

The EU has been warned it will be “impossible” to combat climate change unless hybrid cars equipped with platinum group metals (PGM) are used “extensively” in the coming years. Brussels is currently trying win backing for its stated goal of being “carbon neutral” by 2050. An EU summit earlier this month failed to win EU-wide support […]

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