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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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Brussels gears up for start of #TourDeFrance

Brussels gears up for start of #TourDeFrance

| June 3, 2019

Brussels is gearing up for its undoubted sporting highlight of the year – hosting the start of the Tour de France, the world’s most famous cycling race. This prestigious event coincides nicely with another memorable event for Belgian cycling fans: the 50th anniversary of the first Tour de France victory of Belgian cycling legend Eddy […]

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A ‘must visit’ eatery at heart of Brussels’ tourist trap

A ‘must visit’ eatery at heart of Brussels’ tourist trap

| May 22, 2019

The Place Sainte Catherine area is full of places to eat but one “must visit” restaurant among them is L’Huitriere, serving some of the best fish dishes to be found in Brussels – and all in a historic setting, writes Martin Banks. One clue as to the quality is offered directly outside with a particularly […]

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Upcoming presidential elections in #Kazakhstan discussed in #Brussels

Upcoming presidential elections in #Kazakhstan discussed in #Brussels

| May 17, 2019

The Brussels Press Club hosted a press briefing by the Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Belgium, Aigul Kuspan, on the upcoming presidential elections in Kazakhstan on 14 May. During the briefing, Kuspan informed foreign and Kazakh journalists, as well as representatives of the diplomatic corps and institutions of the European Union about the background of the […]

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#Koezio for indoor adventure

#Koezio for indoor adventure

| April 29, 2019

They say good news travels far and news about one of the newer and more exciting visitor attractions in Brussels has stretched a long way – as far as Canada and Thailand. The indoor adventure park Koezio, located at the thriving Docks Bruxel shopping and leisure complex, sees about 150,000 visitors pass through its doors […]

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Taiwanese experts highlight the importance of #Taiwan democracy 

Taiwanese experts highlight the importance of #Taiwan democracy 

| March 12, 2019

On 6 March, the Centre for Russia Europe Asia Studies (CREAS) and Global Taiwan Institute (GTI) put on a panel event ‘Sharp Power: China’s growing influence in Europe, U.S. and Asia’, the first Brussels event to look specifically at this issue. The expert panel consisted of Martin Hala (Sinopsis), Russel Hsiao (GTI) and I-Chung Lai […]

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