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On Wednesday, 25 April the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands perfumed Trace Expert City with the scent of flowers, as it held a series of events to celebrate the floriculture industries of Sri Lanka and the Netherlands. The programme consisted of a floral arrangement competition, exhibition and ...
King Willem-Alexander held the titles Prince of the Netherlands, Prince of Orange Nassau and Jonkheer of Amsberg before ascending to the throne. In 1981, Willem-Alexander's family moved to a larger palace called Huis ten Bosch in The Hague. His mother Queen Beatrix ascended to the throne after ...

Cycling in the Netherlands can be fun, but in 2017, for the first time ever, more cyclists were involved in fatal accidents than motorists. According to Statistics Netherlands (CBS), 613 people were killed in traffic accidents in 2017, 206 of these were cyclists, whilst 201 were motorists in passenger cars.
The Dutch government on April 24 released a series of confidential memos revealing that their plan to end the 15 percent withholding tax on dividend distributions starting in 2019 was engineered to protect countries like Unilever Netherlands and oil giant Shell Nederland B.V., which said the levy hurt ...
The Dutch government's surprise decision to abolish the country's dividend withholding tax was fueled by concerns that Anglo-Dutch corporations like Shell and Unilever would leave the Netherlands in favor of the UK. Fears that the Netherlands would lose major corporations over a difference in the ...
On Wednesday, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag announced at an international conference in Brussels that the Netherlands will continue to provide support aimed at relieving the suffering of Syrians in Syria and its neighbouring countries and helping to ...

Rooftop seal pools and a sloping plinth that meets the tide will feature in Dorte Mandrup's visitor centre for the UNESCO-protected Wadden Sea in the Netherlands. The Danish architecture studio founded by Dorte Mandrup, one of the judges in the inaugural Dezeen Awards, has already won ...
The duration of the 30% tax exemption offered to highly skilled migrants to the Netherlands is suddenly reduced to five years from the original eight years, effective as early as 1 January 2019. As the news of the new 30% ruling sets the Dutch expat community afire, many foreign residents have questions.
With King's Day coming up in the Netherlands, The Royal Dutch Touring Club (ANWB) warns of traffic jams during the evening rush hour on Thursday, April 26. On April 30 and May 1, there may also be a public transport strike throughout the whole of the Netherlands.
A polarized blue away pays homage to the team's classic 1988 change colors, while a deep royal blue geometric pattern celebrates “Total Football” — the pioneering style of play that earned them reverential status in the '70s. The Netherlands' 2018 home kit is available April 26, and the away from May 17.
WASHINGTON, April 24 (Xinhua) -- The United States on Tuesday announced to sell to the Netherlands the F-16 Training Unit and M1156 Precision Guided Kits (PGK). According to a statement of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, the State Department approved the sales to the Netherlands of ...
Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto, left, is greeted by Dutch Prime Minster Mark Rutte at the Catshuis residence in The Hague, Netherlands, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong). View Gallery Log in to comment. Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto, left, is greeted by Dutch Prime ...
The Netherlands' entry to the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 is Waylon, a country/American singer who has previously represented the Dutch at the competition with his band The Common Linnets in 2014, coming second to Austria's Conchita Wurst. Not a bad effort, then. Advertisement. Eurovision Song ...
The tax break that highly skilled migrants in the Netherlands receive is meant as a reimbursement for the costs incurred when relocating to the Netherlands, such as travel costs, costs for visas and housing costs, to name a few. The 30% ruling is coordinated by the Dutch tax office (Belastingdienst). This tax ...
Almost all regions in the Netherlands saw economic growth last year. The Groningen region was the only one to see its economy shrink. The regions around Eindhoven and Almere saw the strongest growth, Statistics Netherlands reported on Tuesday. In both the Eindhoven and Almere regions, the ...
For the first time ever, a member of the Dutch government attended the commemoration fo the Armenian genocide of 1915 and 1916 in Yerevan. State Secretary Menno Snel of Finance was at the ceremony in the Armenian capital, at the insistence of the Tweede Kamer, the lower house of Dutch parliament.
ARNHEM, NETHERLANDS: The Netherlands Open Air Museum is a one-of-a-kind gem that gives the Dutch and visitors from abroad a unique view of the long history of the country and its people. The “Canon of the Netherlands” is the latest and most ambitious attraction. Built entirely indoors and partially ...

Tulip farms are striped with colour in Netherlands in spring ... Every spring, tulip farms in the Netherlands paint the landscape with bold colours. Fields of ... Keukenhof, a 32-hectare park in Lisse, is probably the most popular tulip garden in the Netherlands, where 7 million tulip bulbs are planted each year.
A Tesla Model X fleet has replaced an outgoing line of 167 Model S taxis at the Amsterdam Schiphol airport in the Netherlands. After 155,000-186,000 miles of service from the Model S fleet, BIOS-groep, the airport taxi operator, decided that it was time to retire the luxury sedan and replace it with its larger ...
A skywatcher in the Netherlands was lucky enough to be in the right place at the right time to see the U.S. Air Force's supersecret X-37B space plane on April 11, or that's the likeliest identity of the bright moving spot in the sky anyway. The launch itself wasn't a secret: The robotic craft, made by Boeing, took ...
The unemployment rate in the Netherlands has been falling, and the month of March was no exception to this trend, with unemployment figures dropping to 3,9 percent. According to figures from Statistics Netherlands (CBS), the current rate is half what it was in early 2014, when the percentage of those ...
They were twins whose plane was shot down over the Netherlands during the Second World War. Now the graves of St. Vital brothers Doug and Ernie Tod will be cared for by a nearby elementary school, a "thank you" for their sacrifice.
Used cars from abroad are more popular than ever in the Netherlands, and that is bad news for the government's climate ambitions, according to car dealers' association RAI. In the first three months of this year, the Dutch imported a record number of over 56 thousand used cars from abroad, ANP reports.
Few developments in gaming have caused as much controversy of late as the integration of loot boxes. In video game parlance, a loot box is an item you can purchase in-game, either by spending real money directly or by purchasing a specific type of currency, which can then be spent on loot boxes.
Apparently being an EU member does not prevent breaching EU values as the latest statements of Austria and the Netherlands have proven. I am sure several other countries will also jump on the value-breaching wagon soon. I truly wonder if they actually have a full understanding of the democratic ...
Extensive security measures have been taken during the past weeks to make everything ready and safe for King's Day on the 27th of April. The Dutch Royal Family will celebrate King Willem-Alexander's birthday in Groningen this year. The city of Groningen has been preparing for months to make ...
The Dutch are reining in their traditionally loose laws regarding public marijuana consumption. This week, the Hague became the first Dutch city to outlaw smoking cannabis in the city center. After complaints from residents, it is no longer legal to smoke pot in 13 designated places, including the city's major ...
Reports of a Scientology-style sect infiltrating schools have aroused concern in the Netherlands. A television investigation claimed to have found at least six private schools governed by "Avatar wizards" and guided by the principles of the Avatar ideology. So what is Avatar (besides a blockbuster movie)? ...
March 30, 2018 Rome—First it was a supermarket aisle free of plastics, now the Netherlands has notched up another novel solution in its fight against waste and pollution – products made with food that otherwise would be chucked in the bin. Soups and chutneys made from wonky vegetables, beer from ...
A nearly 1 thousand page long manual explaining in detail how pedophiles can lure, groom, and abuse children has been spread in the Netherlands for years. Minister Ferdinand Grapperhaus of Justice and Security is looking into whether this book can be banned. Research by RTL Nieuws revealed that ...
For the first time since the outbreak of the financial crisis in 2008, more people in the Netherlands are positive about the development of the country than are negative, according to a report by social and cultural planning office SCP. The Dutch are less worried about the economy and have more confidence ...
Cycling in the Netherlands is one of the most convenient, pleasant and cost-effective ways to get around. We share the way with swarms of other cyclists. When navigating the bicycle lanes, whether in remote rural areas or in more densely populated networks of streets, there's an important set of rules and a ...
The Netherlands is a particularly popular destination amongst neighbouring countries, primarily for short holidays, and the majority of foreign visitors to the Netherlands on Easter weekend will be from Germany and Belgium. In total, foreign visitors to the Netherlands will spend around 250 million euros, ...
HOLLAND (WHTC-AM/FM) -- This week, Congressman Bill Huizenga led a bipartisan delegation from the House of Representatives to the Netherlands, part of a mission to cultivate U.S. relations with the Kingdom of the Netherlands, according to a statement from Huizenga's office. Huizenga co-chairs the ...
Chinese space station Tiangong-1 is about to crash, sometime between Friday and Monday, experts expect. Where the space station will re-enter earth's atmosphere, and whether any debris will actually reach the earth, is still unclear. But it is very unlikely that the Netherlands will be hit, Stijn Lemmens of ...
And Santos, whose Portugal play Netherlands on Monday, says it is odd seeing the formerly revered Dutch in such a situation. "It's normal to see the Netherlands always on the top of the standings, in the final stages of the big competitions, and it's strange to see the Netherlands out," he told reporters on ...
The weather has been nothing short of surprising the last few months, with snow, ice and sunshine in the Netherlands following each other in short periods of time. And, you may have already felt this but, this year, March was actually colder than January.
SACRAMENTO >> Yolo County state Sen. Bill Dodd is heading up a bipartisan delegation of legislators, environmental and labor leaders, business executives and public policy experts to the Netherlands to examine how the Dutch are developing cutting edge water infrastructure and preparing for a ...
On 20 March 2018, the National International Health Regulations focal point for the Netherlands notified WHO about a human infected with a new reassortant A(H1N2) of seasonal influenza viruses that was detected in the routine sentinel influenza surveillance for influenza-like illness and other acute ...
The ballad of the Netherlands and England lopes along to a strange rhythm. All of the early matches were friendlies. The only game before the war was settled by Fred Worrall of Portsmouth in 1935. After it, Chelsea's Tommy Lawton went goal crazy at Leeds Road in 1946, scoring four times in an 8-2 rout at ...
Netherlands won the toss and had no hesitation in deciding to bat first. But soon they were in trouble at 48 for 4 with Sompal Kami doing the damage as he picked up three of the four wickets to fall. Netherlands recovered through de Leede and van der Merwe's partnership before another handy 25 from ...
Upon first glance, Oudegracht looks like any other brick-lined street weaving through Utrecht, Netherlands. Flanked on one side by a canal and storefronts on the other, the thoroughfare bustles with pedestrians and cyclists in the early morning hours as they go about their business—but what sits underfoot ...
While digging in Hoef en Haag, a town in central Netherlands, waterworks employees recently unearthed a remarkable archaeological relic: a centuries-old pot filled with hundreds of gold and silver coins. There were no rainbows or leprechauns in sight, but as Janene Pieters reports for the NL Times, ...
Despite the fact that the first peewit egg was found on Wednesday, spring is not quite here yet. The Netherlands is in for an icy cold weekend, with even some snow expected, according to Weeronline. Friday will be cold and cloudy. Rain showers will turn into snow, starting in the northeast of the country late ...
In December 2017, the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) conducted its first all-female foot patrol with ten female peacekeepers from six troop-contributing countries – Ghana, Ireland, Italy, Republic of Korea, Malaysia and the Netherlands. In the photo above, Lt. Colonel Ella Van Den Heuvel of the ...
The biggest leap in the top five has been made by Finland, which was in fifth place in 2017 and came in on top with first place this year. In second place this year is Norway, followed by Denmark, Iceland and Switzerland in third, fourth and five place respectively. The Netherlands takes sixth place this year, ...
The Netherlands is again in 6th place on the United Nations' list of happiest countries in the world. Finland came in first place on the World Happiness Report. Every year the UN investigates the happiness level of residents of over 150 countries. The researchers look at, among other things, wealth ...
Unilever is consolidating its headquarters in the Netherlands, abandoning a U.K. base it has maintained for nearly a century. The move is a blow to U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May as she strives to maintain investment after the country leaves the European Union. It ends months of lobbying by the Dutch ...
According to Nuffic, the Dutch organization for internationalization in education, nearly 90 thousand of the international students are working on a complete degree in the Netherlands. The rest are here for a short time, for example on an exchange program. Art courses at universities of applied sciences, ...
England's Futsal U19s enjoyed a double win on their first-ever international trip last weekend. The Young Lions headed took on the Netherlands in Ziest as they took their first steps in preparation for the U19s Futsal Euros that will take place in January 2019. Netherlands v England Futsal.


 

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