The metropolitan community will not create a better cooperation between Brussels and its hinterland. That conclusion was made by political scientist Caroline Van Wynsberghe. She compared the situation in Brussels to Washington DC.
Emir Kir can now officially call himself the Mayor of St Joost.He was sworn in this morning by Brussels Minister-President Charles Picqué. It brings and end to the soap around the position of Mayor in Sint-Joost-ten-Node.
National broadcasting corporation VRT has hardly covered the Brussels elections in its television show on October 14th, much to the dismay of several Flemish members of parliament. Flemish minister Lieten will conduct an investigation.
Will it be Barack Obama or Mitt Romney? In the course of the night we will find out who will become the next president of the United States. An exciting time, especially for the Americans in Brussels who gather at the Renaissance Hotel in Elsene.
The text of the political declaration of the VGC says nothing about the much-needed investments planned for tvbrussel next year. During the debate, N-VA MP Paul De Ridder sounded the alarm. But Media Minister Grouwels is stalling.
The council of the VGC debated the policy declaration for next year. It includes what the majority cants to carry out for next year in terms of culture, youth and education. Next year, 10 million will be invested in 5 new schools. However, the opposition is not impressed by this declaration.