Results for tag: belgium

World Online

Employees of Belgian ISP World Online have gone on strike and taken over the company’s website in protest at the job cuts being planned by Italian company Tiscali which recently bought them out. The long Belgian tradition of strikes has gone virtual, you can even watch the strike on a live video stream.

Linked on the 23rd of February, 2001 Details

Compare Belgian phone operators

French telecommunications comparison site Comparatel has just launched the Belgian version of their service. You can use it to compare telephony operator costs or internet service providers. Let's hope the opening of the local loop to competition in 2001 pushes prices, other than for international calls, right down.

Linked on the 8th of December, 2000 Details

Ice sculptures in Brugge

This exhibition of ice sculptures in Brugge looks impressive. Time for a daytrip?

Linked on the 6th of December, 2000 Details

HIV is older than we thought

Some local scientists, using new computer dating methods (no, not that kind!), claim to have tracked links back more than 300 years between HIV, and a similar virus found in chimpanzees.

Linked on the 6th of December, 2000 Details