Coming up in 7 days: our New Year Reception, organized together with the Belgian Club! This special annual event is for the entire Belgian & Luxembourg community in Hong Kong, all are welcome. Register today to celebrate the New Year together with us, bring family & friends. Tasty beers, special wines, excellent food, a beautiful […]
Dear Members, dear Belgian & Luxembourg Community in Hong Kong, dear business partners, Thank you for an amazing 2019, for supporting our Chamber & our activities. It’s been a stirring year for business in Hong Kong, I deeply hope 2020 will see a turn-around. Your BLCC & our membership will do all we can to […]
In 2020, the world will celebrate Beethoven’s 250th birthday. In Hong Kong, his birthday will be celebrated in style during The HK Arts Festival starting on 13 February 2020, lasting a full month.Please check out the complete program of the HK Arts Festival in their brochure (click). On 12, 13, 14 March the Belgian orchestra […]
Luxembourg for Finance has released the latest edition of their magazine LEO. This new edition talks about The Brave New World of Payments and features an article with PayPal. Please have a read by clicking here.
Our BLCC Corporate member CLP announced on 10 December that it will relieve the tariff pressure for all Small-and-Medium Enterprise (SME) customers from the increased use of natural gas for low-carbon power generation in 2020 through a subsidy. The subsidy is part of a more-than-HK$200 million CLP Power’s relief plan that will benefit different sectors […]
The Brussels Times reports this surprising news! A Belgian sparkling wine was selected by the judges of the international wine competition in Brussels to win the 2019 International Revelation Sparkling wine award, over several French champagnes.The 2014 Cuvée Prestige from Chant d’Éole in Quévy was named this year’s “revelation” at the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, […]
Chocolatiers and fashion designers have collaborated to bring dresses made of chocolate to a Brussels catwalk. One creation, by designer Giovanni Biasiolo and chocolate maker Jean-Christophe Hubert, used 8kg of chocolate – not far off the 6kg the average Belgian eats in a year – while another, by Peruvian Ricardo Davila, featured a staff and […]
Most people love an underdog – and Ghent, Belgium’s quirkiest city, could well be described as one. Frequently overlooked in favour of its plush sister, tourist-favourite Bruges, which draws in visitors with its chocolate box good looks, Ghent, by contrast, has the feel of a real, working city, but is similarly blessed in terms of […]