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  1. A wealth of attractions

    Posted Nov 15th 2009, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... Ed Peters From the bustle that is Brussels to the medieval masterpiece of Bruges, each of Belgium's cities has a markedly different character and a wealth of attractions for visitors. ... also boasts the world's oldest casino, which opened its doors in 1763. Antwerp is Belgium's second largest city, and claims to be at the cutting edge of fashion. One of the principal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/698352/wealth-attractions
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/615676/captivating-coast-ideal-getaway
  3. Tintin's homeland

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Compiled by Diane Anderson This month the Kingdom of Belgium celebrates its 180th birthday. Belgium had a revolution in 1830. After the revolution, it was difficult to find someone to lead the country. After six months, Leopold of Saxon-Coburg-Gotha agreed to lead the nation. On July 21, 1831, he became the first King of Belgium. The present king of Belgium is King Albert II. The people ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/972017/tintins-homeland
  4. International city where cultures mix happily

    Posted Nov 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Business and politics go hand in hand in the capital city of Belgium, Brussels. The city is known as the second international city in the world because it has numerous headquarters ... such as BNP Paribas, which has been present in Belgium since 1871. The Brussels branch is part of its international network, which accounts for 202,500 employees in more than 84 countries. BNP Paribas ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/730487/international-city-where-cultures-mix-happily
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/622522/polyu-researchers-sweep-awards
  6. Highlights

    Posted May 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that they need National/regional groups Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Poland, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/592545/highlights
  7. Country Name Puzzle

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... AFGHANISTAN ALBANIA ALGERIA ANDORRA ANGOLA ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA ARGENTINA ARMENIA AUSTRALIA AUSTRIA AZERBAIJAN BAHAMAS BAHRAIN BANGLADESH BARBADOS BELARUS BELGIUM BELIZE BENIN BHUTAN BOLIVIA BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA BOTSWANA BRAZIL BRUNEI BULGARIA BURKINA FASO BURMA BURUNDI CAMBODIA CAMEROON CANADA CAPE VERDE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC CHAD CHILE CHINA COMOROS COSTA RICA CROATIA ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006324/country-name-puzzle
  8. From Tin Tin to Hepburn, Belgian exile builds online hall of fame

    Posted Feb 26th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... Martin Donovan It's usually a jibe heard in a beery non-Benelux gathering. Often it arises when England face Belgium in international soccer: the vexing question of naming famous ... that Belgium is more than mere beer and chocolates when it comes to exports, investment and expertise. Expats from gallant little Belgium, as Britain's first world war prime minister Lloyd George ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/706968/tin-tin-hepburn-belgian-exile-builds-online-hall-fame
  9. Liu and Tong called up for world title defence

    Posted Jul 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will be without two of the players- Joey Chan Hoi-ling and Chiu Ka-kei- who helped make them champions.. Chan and Chiu won their respective rubbers in the final in Belgium two years ago when Hong Kong ... Au Wing-chi and Leung Shin-nga, the two other members in Belgium two years ago. 'This is my last chance to appear in a world junior event and hopefully we can achieve a favourable ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/600949/liu-and-tong-called-world-title-defence
  10. Hong Kong rated as 'pretty equitable'

    Posted Dec 09th 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... the effect of a students' social and economic backgrounds and the difference in quality between schools. 'In some countries, like Belgium, they have lots of students doing very well at the top but quite a lot doing badly at the bottom,' he said. 'Hong Kong is not as extreme as Belgium but it's not as good as Finland. Finland is high performing but at the bottom ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/574749/hong-kong-rated-pretty-equitable

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