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  1. e-pal

    Posted Dec 28th 2008, 12:00am by Karly Cox

    ... Compiled by Karly Cox Connecting with teens around the world Name Tim De Ruyck Age 18 City Munte, Belgium Munte is a small village close to Ghent. Ghent is a big city with around approximately 237,000 people. It's the place where I spent most of my time. There are a lot of old buildings in the city- even a castle from the Dark Ages- so driving is forbidden on a lot ...

  2. e-pal: belgium

    Posted Feb 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Marie Neirynck, Young Post intern Connecting with teens around the world Name Gertjan Van Speybroeck Age 17 City Leopoldsburg Star sign Libra The weather in Belgium is very ... student. One of the most important festivals in Belgium is the National Day on July 21. We celebrate the country's independence by having lively and colourful parades in Brussels. In school, ...

  3. 'Corrected' Pirls puts HK students top

    Posted Oct 18th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Beijing Hong Kong's primary students would have come top in an international literacy study if age had been taken into account, a leading academic said this week. Jan Van Damme, professor of education at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium, said scores from the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study needed to be corrected for the variation between ...

  4. Not just beer and chocolates

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... between Belgium and Hong Kong at a time when any bright note on the business front will be welcomed. Belgian exports to Hong Kong grew by 5.2 per cent in 2007 from Euro1.94 billion (HK$19.29billion) the previous year to pass the 'psychological barrier' of Euro2billion for the first time, Belgium's consul general to Hong Kong Michel Malherbe said. Antwerp's renowned ...

  5. Babel is a definite for HK

    Posted Jul 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Dutch face Belgium in Genk next Wednesday before flying to Hong Kong, where they will play Cameroon and the Ivory Coast. ...

  6. Treaty hailed as giant step towards profitable future

    Posted Jun 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... companies with offices in Hong Kong and Luxembourg to avoid being taxed twice on the profits they make. It follows another DTA signed earlier between Hong Kong and Belgium. Both treaties have been hailed by the Belgium-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong as 'the most important change' to have come about for business relations between the landlocked Grand Duchy ...

  7. Legally taking life

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg are the only European Union states that allow euthanasia. A set of strict protocols have been set up to prevent abuse of the practice. In the Netherlands, euthanasia is carried out by the administration of an injection to render the patient comatose, followed by a second injection to stop the heart. To avoid prosecution, the doctor can only ...

  8. PolyU researchers sweep awards

    Posted Jan 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Polytechnic University researchers swept nine major awards in the Brussels Eureka 2007 Fair held in Belgium. The honours included four gold, one silver and one bronze medal, and three special prizes. In addition, two other outstanding researchers and professors- Tao Xiaoming, head of the Institute of Textile and Clothing, and Joanne Chung of the School of Nursing- clinched ...

  9. HK strategist puts head on InBev deal

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... States brewer Anheuser-Busch by Belgium's InBev will affect the minority positions the world's biggest brewer will hold in major mainland beer brands including Tsing Tao, Harbin and Zhu ... of Leuven. InBev emerged in 2004 after the merger of Belgium's Interbrew with Brazil's AmBev. 'The deal is set to close this month or next and will affect China directly as you have ...

  10. Good taste

    Posted Apr 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Singapore's annual World Gourmet Summit starts tomorrow and runs until April 26. This year's line-up of visiting chefs includes Bart de Pooter, from the Michelin two-star Pastorale Restaurant in Belgium, who will be at Jaan in the Swissotel The Stamford; Ramon Freixa, from the two-star El Raco d'en Freixa in Barcelona, Spain, who's cooking at Dolce Vita ...




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