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  1. e-pal

    Posted Mar 25th 2007, 12:00am by Joyce Siu

    ... Compiled by Joyce Siu Name: Serafijn Gentils Age: 17 City/ Country: Flanders, Belgium School name: Sint-Jozefscollege Aalst Star sign: Aries I am easy-going and relaxed. But that doesn't mean I'm lazy, I can work hard if I want to. I live on the outskirts of a small village in Flanders, the northern part of Belgium. This village only has a few thousand inhabitants, ...

  2. Belgium Quiz

    Posted Nov 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... bar boasts the biggest selection of Belgian beers in the SAR? 7 In what year did Belgium win the Eurovision Song contest? 8 Which four countries does Belgium share borders with? 9 Which actor ...

  3. Spiritual home of the world's beer drinkers

    Posted Feb 28th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... Reports by Nick Walker BELGIUM IS AN illustrious beer nation. In terms of quality, its brews match the best of Britain, Germany and the Czech Republic. However, for sheer diversity, Belgium is a world champion. Here in Hong Kong, one doesn't have to travel very far for a foaming draft or glass of something refreshing and distinctly Belgian. The lager-style Stella Artois- ...

  4. Justin puts his skills to the test

    Posted Sep 10th 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... an opportunity to test their skills against Europe's best. Asia's elite players took part in five tournaments in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. Unfortunately, Justin suffered an elbow ... he did reach two doubles quarter-finals. Justin was feeling much better at the final tournament- the Lapperre Young Champions Cup in Belgium- but lost in the first round. The draw pitted him ...

  5. Captivating coast an ideal getaway

    Posted Nov 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Belgium's justifiably well known for its chip shops and its chocolate- and also for being a heady mix of French and Flemish. Taking in all four, and quite a bit else besides, is the Coast Tram, which runs the 70 or so kilometres between the borders of France and Holland. There's no easier way to appreciate the whole of Belgium's shoreline in its entirety. A day ...

  6. Call to the bench

    Posted Nov 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong's first Belgian beer hall, Frites (right), has opened in Central. The 4,000 sq ft space has banquet tables and bench seating for 85 and is open for breakfast from 8am until the bar closes at 3am. The drinks list is impressive, with five Bel ...

  7. Belgium

    Posted Dec 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Marie Neirynck Connecting with teens around the world Name Gertjan Van Speybroeck Age 17 City Leopoldsburg Star sign Libra The weather in Belgium is very unpredictable. In the summer we ... host family in Kowloon City as an AFS exchange student. One of the most important festivals in Belgium is the National Day on July 21. We celebrate the country's independence by having ...

  8. Belgium/Luxembourg quiz

    Posted Feb 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1What are the three main ethnic communities in Belgium? 2What language is spoken in the Walloon region of Belgium? 3Which country shares the longest border with Belgium? 4From which Belgian city was an 86-carat diamond stolen in Guy Ritchie's movie Snatch? 5Which is the only officially bilingual university-level institution of learning in Belgium? 6What did the Belgian ...

  9. A glittering prize

    Posted Jul 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China's growing expertise in diamonds is loosening Antwerp's 500-year-old grip on the industry, writes Liana Cafola When Belgium's Crown Prince Philippe and his wife, ... visit: diamonds. Mr Brauner's recent appointment by royal warrant as diamond adviser to the Belgian Foreign Ministry reflects the importance of the industry in Belgium. Globally, the diamond ...

  10. Town and country in the Ardennes

    Posted Feb 28th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... Reports by Nick Walker Luxembourg and Belgium, while highly urbanised, share a wilderness area rich in natural and man-made attractions LUXEMBOURG IS A remarkably young country by West ... European powers. Luxembourg's well-preserved historical city centre, whose fortress is a Unesco site, is often cited by visitors as a 'pleasant surprise'. To the west is Belgium ...




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