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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/583085/belgiumluxembourg-quiz
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/583086/town-and-country-ardennes
  3. Country awaits its own royal wedding

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... for the mentally handicapped and honorary president of the Board of Economic Development. His fiancee studied in Belgium, Germany and Russia, and lives in Belgium. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1004637/country-awaits-its-own-royal-wedding
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/642608/treaty-hailed-giant-step-towards-profitable-future
  5. News - World - ROYAL WEDDING

    Crowned heads attend Luxembourg royal wedding

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 08:36pm by Agence France-Presse in Luxembourg

    ... is a member of one of Belgium’s oldest aristocratic families and the youngest of eight children. Her efforts to learn Luxembourgish paid off as she pronounced her vows in the language, raising cheers ... Luxembourg’s festive side.” The grand duke plays an essentially ceremonial role in the tiny country of some half a million people lodged between France, Belgium and Germany, a wet and windswept place ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1065867/crowned-heads-attend-luxembourg-royal-wedding
  6. From fortress to prosperity

    Posted Jun 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... troops. The revolution that convulsed Belgium in the 1830s also affected Luxembourg, which had to give up the largely French-speaking western half of the country. Luxembourg's independence ... Luxembourg- which boasts the highest GDP per capita in the world at US$113,000- has close trade and financial ties to Belgium and the Netherlands and, as a member of the EU, it enjoys the advantages ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/717812/fortress-prosperity
  7. Hidden gem can be easy to miss

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... The unified visa system and Luxembourg's location bordering France, Belgium and Germany make it 'a perfect starting or ending point for either larger trips throughout Europe or shorter trips ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1004563/hidden-gem-can-be-easy-miss
  8. HK's European double strengthens partnership

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Belgium-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong has seen a jump in membership and inquiries over the past two years. Established in 1992, the chamber offers comparative newcomers, such as Banque Degroof ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1004640/hks-european-double-strengthens-partnership
  9. Quirks of the world's only grand duchy

    Posted Jun 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Luxembourg is one of the smallest territories in the world, ranking 167th between Samoa (166th) and Reunion (168th), but larger than 169th-ranking Hong Kong. The country measures just 82km long (maximum distance from north to south) by 51.5km wide (maximum distance from east to west). Nowhere in Luxembourg is more than an hour's drive away from Belgium, France or Germany. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/505563/quirks-worlds-only-grand-duchy
  10. Grand Duchy is Europe's high-flier

    Posted Jun 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... Germany and Belgium, Luxembourg- like Hong Kong- is multicultural, multilingual and multiskilled. It also shares a significant financial clout that is sharply at odds with its size- some 2,500 ... Liechtenstein and Qatar. 'Luxembourg may be a small country, but everything is happening there,' said Jean-Paul Cuvelier, chairman of the Belgium-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/684494/grand-duchy-europes-high-flier

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