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PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) -- Short track speed skater Itzhak de Laat of the Netherlands was near the back of the pack in the men's 1500m final at the PyeongChang Olympics on Saturday, but he believes it is only a matter of time before he puts the pressure on his silver medal-winning teammate ...

The Dutch Olympic team had a record-breaking Olympics four years ago, when it won 24 medals in Sochi, including 23 in long-track speed skating. The Dutch team is aiming for 15 medals in Pyeongchang. Holland's Carlijn Achtereekte won in a time of 3 minutes, 59.21 seconds, just 0.08 of a second ahead ...
Relations between Belgium and the Netherlands are generally warm, with the neighbouring states sharing a navy and even, in part, a language. But decidedly unflattering comments about the Belgian coastline by the Natuurmonumenten, the Dutch version of the National Trust, have proven to be the cause ...
According to a report in de Volkrsrant, a highly regarded daily paper in the Netherlands, Dutch intelligence hackers had gained access to Cozy Bear's computers in 2014 and remained there for between one and two-and-a-half years. The hackers were reportedly even able to monitor Cozy Bear team ...
The flat landscape of the Netherlands makes it an unlikely place for excellence in winter sports. But the 2014 Olympics in Sochi saw the Dutch finish near the top of the overall rankings, purely thanks to their performances in speed skating. They won 23 of the 36 medals. More success is predicted for the ...
The Hellenic Food Authority (EFET) has ordered a market recall of a batch of potato chips from the Netherlands because they were found to contain foreign particles in the form of hard plant parts. The Trafo potato chips were manufactured by Dutch company FZ Organic Food. Meanwhile, on Sunday, France ...
Amsterdam -- A group of cyclists slams on the brakes as a man pushing a wheeled suitcase stops abruptly in the middle of a busy bike path in downtown Amsterdam to pick up a toiletries bag he dropped. "If we wait a bit longer, he'll probably start cleaning his teeth," one rider says to his neighbor, humor ...
Update 13:00 - The KMNI scaled up its weather warning to a code red, warning that some places in the country may get up to 15 centimeters of snow today. "Great danger of problems and injury due to slippery roads. Major risks for road users. Risk of large-scale disruption to public transport. Do not travel ...
The Dutch embassy in Malaysia asked European police service Interpol to look into the death of 19-year-old Ivana Smit in Kuala Lumpur last week. The Dutch model's naked body was found on the sixth floor balcony of her hotel on Thursday. The local police believe she fell from a room on the 20th fall in an ...
Snow wreaked havoc in the low-lying Netherlands on Monday, closing down Eindhoven airport completely, shutting schools and leading to transport chaos with hundreds of flights and trains cancelled or delayed. The rare winter show may have delighted children, who once again set off in search of any ...
Due to heavy snowfall expected across the Netherlands this afternoon, many schools decided to give their students the day off on Monday. These include the 23 secondary schools under the ZAAM foundation in Amsterdam and its surrounds, the 4e Gymnasium in Amsterdam, the Amadeus Lyceum in ...
The Dutch will be lead by Queen Wilhemena, who ruled The Netherlands between her ascension in 1890 and her abdication in 1948. Wilhemena ruled the country over both World wars, and is particularly remembered for her assistance in organising and encouraging Dutch civilians and resistance fighters ...

A respected Dutch newspaper, NRC Handelsblad, has dismissed its China correspondent, Oscar Garschagen, following an investigation into ...
We're going to talk about the Dutch case today, the PvdA, its position and its strategic objectives. First of all, what is the historic position of the ...
The tax proposal accompanying the 2018 Dutch budget, sent to the House of Representatives Sept. 19 by finance Secretary Eric Wiebes, ...
Europe's second-largest flat steel business is to be formed through the 50:50 merger of Mumbai-based Tata Steel´s Dutch and British ...
The Dutch Association of Directors has urged the Dutch government to consider a new approach to corporate governance that is based on trust ...
Dutch women are crying over sexism after a woman was fined for peeing in an Amsterdam alleyway and told she should have used a public ...
Tom Dumoulin admitted he had doubts about his ability to win the UCI Road World Championships elite men's individual time trial after already ...
The case of a Dutch woman fined €90 (£80; $105) for relieving herself in an alleyway in the centre of Amsterdam has turned into a debate ...
The Dutch economy is forecast to grow by a robust 3.3 percent this year and 2.5 percent in 2018, the Dutch king said Tuesday in a speech ...
Five Dutch cyber companies have "soft landed" in Maryland and are staying through the end of March as part of a cooperative program between The Netherlands and the Maryland Department of commerce.
Watching the pair of Dutch Kills Theater Company one-acts now at Ars Nova can feel a bit like a game of name-those-influences.
Its first aged-whiskey release this week, Pennsylvania Dutch Malt, bodes very, very well. Made from 100 percent local barley from Deer Creek Malthouse in Glen Mills, the Dutch is something of an American reply to single-malt Scotch -- and also ...
The Dutch are preparing to invade English seas with a fleet of 90 vessels after a previous expedition boarded the Royal navy's flagship and stole the Royal Coat of Arms from her.
Wormerveer (Netherlands) (AFP) - Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte took his bid for a third term to voters Saturday, mingling with shoppers in a small market town ahead of closely-watched March elections.
The word on the street (I've always wanted to say that) is that the Dutch iris is a short-lived perennial. Tell that to Romano, an incredibly showy bloomer we have in the garden that was planted in the late 1990s.
Good news for coffee lovers -- Dutch Bros is opening another stand in Phoenix.
The Netherlands is to hold a parliamentary inquiry into its future relationship with the Euro amid a growing chorus of scepticism about the single currency.
Dutch norms and values and immigration and asylum are the biggest concerns among Dutch voters at the moment, according to a study done by research agency Ipsos on behalf of Dutch broadcaster NOS. Ipsos surveyed a total of 1,103 Dutch voters that ...
The Netherlands goes to the polls to elect a new lower house of parliament in 20 days time. Here's an update of the main campaign news on Thursday.
MPs on Thursday voted in favour of requiring everyone who has to go through the compulsory integration process (inburgering) to sign a document declaring they will uphold Dutch values. The participatieverklaring - participation declaration - includes a ...
The Netherlands took the brunt of gale-force winds on Thursday afternoon as the storm -- which killed one woman in Britain -- caused flight delays and cancellations at Schiphol, one of Europe's largest hubs.
Brussels -- The Netherlands' lower house of parliament has voted for the ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, leaving a vote in the upper house -- the Dutch Senate -- as a final hurdle before the deal, which was signed in March 2014, ...
A collaboration between Google's research unit and a Dutch institute on Thursday cracked a widely used cryptographic technology that has been one of the key building blocks of internet security.
The research unit of Alphabet's Google division (GOOGL) and researchers from a Dutch institute have unlocked a widely used cryptographic technology, which has been one of the main building blocks of internet security, Reuters reports.
Twenty countries aim to raise $600m to fill gap left by Donald Trump's ban on funding for pro-abortion NGOs in developing world.
A narrow majority in the lower house of the Dutch Parliament voted in favor of the new law that would extend tolerance to growers as well as smokers.
Lilianne Ploumen, 54, minister of foreign trade and development cooperation in the Netherlands, established a nongovernmental organization, She Decides, to raise money for aid groups whose funding is threatened under the new order.
A Dutch Bros on Highway 99 in Central Point held a fundraiser for the family of their employee Mallory Haviland. Haviland lost her father in an ATV accident this past January.
Last year a total of 276 shops were robbed, compared to 310 in 2015, according to figures from Dutch retail association Detailhandel Nederland.
Some of the best show choirs in the state converged at Pella high school for the 9th annual Dutch Masters Invitational Saturday.
The prestigious museum of Louvre in Paris is preparing to hold a special exhibition of Dutch paintings from the Renaissance era with the help of an avid collector.
NS, the main Dutch passenger railway operator, is one of the investors behind Hardt , a company founded by students at Delft University of technology.
Dutch uncles are quite a weird band. A good thing, of course. It's the hallmark of a group of musicians who are constantly creative and have traversed a unique path through the UK indie scene for five albums and a bonkers ten years.
PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) -- Short track speed skater Itzhak de Laat of the Netherlands was near the back of the pack in the men's 1500m final at the PyeongChang Olympics on Saturday, but he believes it is only a matter of time before he puts the pressure on his silver medal-winning teammate ...

The Dutch Olympic team had a record-breaking Olympics four years ago, when it won 24 medals in Sochi, including 23 in long-track speed skating. The Dutch team is aiming for 15 medals in Pyeongchang. Holland's Carlijn Achtereekte won in a time of 3 minutes, 59.21 seconds, just 0.08 of a second ahead ...
Relations between Belgium and the Netherlands are generally warm, with the neighbouring states sharing a navy and even, in part, a language. But decidedly unflattering comments about the Belgian coastline by the Natuurmonumenten, the Dutch version of the National Trust, have proven to be the cause ...
According to a report in de Volkrsrant, a highly regarded daily paper in the Netherlands, Dutch intelligence hackers had gained access to Cozy Bear's computers in 2014 and remained there for between one and two-and-a-half years. The hackers were reportedly even able to monitor Cozy Bear team ...
The flat landscape of the Netherlands makes it an unlikely place for excellence in winter sports. But the 2014 Olympics in Sochi saw the Dutch finish near the top of the overall rankings, purely thanks to their performances in speed skating. They won 23 of the 36 medals. More success is predicted for the ...
The Hellenic Food Authority (EFET) has ordered a market recall of a batch of potato chips from the Netherlands because they were found to contain foreign particles in the form of hard plant parts. The Trafo potato chips were manufactured by Dutch company FZ Organic Food. Meanwhile, on Sunday, France ...
Amsterdam -- A group of cyclists slams on the brakes as a man pushing a wheeled suitcase stops abruptly in the middle of a busy bike path in downtown Amsterdam to pick up a toiletries bag he dropped. "If we wait a bit longer, he'll probably start cleaning his teeth," one rider says to his neighbor, humor ...
Update 13:00 - The KMNI scaled up its weather warning to a code red, warning that some places in the country may get up to 15 centimeters of snow today. "Great danger of problems and injury due to slippery roads. Major risks for road users. Risk of large-scale disruption to public transport. Do not travel ...
The Dutch embassy in Malaysia asked European police service Interpol to look into the death of 19-year-old Ivana Smit in Kuala Lumpur last week. The Dutch model's naked body was found on the sixth floor balcony of her hotel on Thursday. The local police believe she fell from a room on the 20th fall in an ...
Snow wreaked havoc in the low-lying Netherlands on Monday, closing down Eindhoven airport completely, shutting schools and leading to transport chaos with hundreds of flights and trains cancelled or delayed. The rare winter show may have delighted children, who once again set off in search of any ...
Due to heavy snowfall expected across the Netherlands this afternoon, many schools decided to give their students the day off on Monday. These include the 23 secondary schools under the ZAAM foundation in Amsterdam and its surrounds, the 4e Gymnasium in Amsterdam, the Amadeus Lyceum in ...
The Dutch will be lead by Queen Wilhemena, who ruled The Netherlands between her ascension in 1890 and her abdication in 1948. Wilhemena ruled the country over both World wars, and is particularly remembered for her assistance in organising and encouraging Dutch civilians and resistance fighters ...

A respected Dutch newspaper, NRC Handelsblad, has dismissed its China correspondent, Oscar Garschagen, following an investigation into ...
We're going to talk about the Dutch case today, the PvdA, its position and its strategic objectives. First of all, what is the historic position of the ...
The tax proposal accompanying the 2018 Dutch budget, sent to the House of Representatives Sept. 19 by finance Secretary Eric Wiebes, ...
Europe's second-largest flat steel business is to be formed through the 50:50 merger of Mumbai-based Tata Steel´s Dutch and British ...
The Dutch Association of Directors has urged the Dutch government to consider a new approach to corporate governance that is based on trust ...
Dutch women are crying over sexism after a woman was fined for peeing in an Amsterdam alleyway and told she should have used a public ...
Tom Dumoulin admitted he had doubts about his ability to win the UCI Road World Championships elite men's individual time trial after already ...
The case of a Dutch woman fined €90 (£80; $105) for relieving herself in an alleyway in the centre of Amsterdam has turned into a debate ...
The Dutch economy is forecast to grow by a robust 3.3 percent this year and 2.5 percent in 2018, the Dutch king said Tuesday in a speech ...
Five Dutch cyber companies have "soft landed" in Maryland and are staying through the end of March as part of a cooperative program between The Netherlands and the Maryland Department of commerce.
Watching the pair of Dutch Kills Theater Company one-acts now at Ars Nova can feel a bit like a game of name-those-influences.
Its first aged-whiskey release this week, Pennsylvania Dutch Malt, bodes very, very well. Made from 100 percent local barley from Deer Creek Malthouse in Glen Mills, the Dutch is something of an American reply to single-malt Scotch -- and also ...
The Dutch are preparing to invade English seas with a fleet of 90 vessels after a previous expedition boarded the Royal navy's flagship and stole the Royal Coat of Arms from her.
Wormerveer (Netherlands) (AFP) - Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte took his bid for a third term to voters Saturday, mingling with shoppers in a small market town ahead of closely-watched March elections.
The word on the street (I've always wanted to say that) is that the Dutch iris is a short-lived perennial. Tell that to Romano, an incredibly showy bloomer we have in the garden that was planted in the late 1990s.
Good news for coffee lovers -- Dutch Bros is opening another stand in Phoenix.
The Netherlands is to hold a parliamentary inquiry into its future relationship with the Euro amid a growing chorus of scepticism about the single currency.
Dutch norms and values and immigration and asylum are the biggest concerns among Dutch voters at the moment, according to a study done by research agency Ipsos on behalf of Dutch broadcaster NOS. Ipsos surveyed a total of 1,103 Dutch voters that ...
The Netherlands goes to the polls to elect a new lower house of parliament in 20 days time. Here's an update of the main campaign news on Thursday.
MPs on Thursday voted in favour of requiring everyone who has to go through the compulsory integration process (inburgering) to sign a document declaring they will uphold Dutch values. The participatieverklaring - participation declaration - includes a ...
The Netherlands took the brunt of gale-force winds on Thursday afternoon as the storm -- which killed one woman in Britain -- caused flight delays and cancellations at Schiphol, one of Europe's largest hubs.
Brussels -- The Netherlands' lower house of parliament has voted for the ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, leaving a vote in the upper house -- the Dutch Senate -- as a final hurdle before the deal, which was signed in March 2014, ...
A collaboration between Google's research unit and a Dutch institute on Thursday cracked a widely used cryptographic technology that has been one of the key building blocks of internet security.
The research unit of Alphabet's Google division (GOOGL) and researchers from a Dutch institute have unlocked a widely used cryptographic technology, which has been one of the main building blocks of internet security, Reuters reports.
Twenty countries aim to raise $600m to fill gap left by Donald Trump's ban on funding for pro-abortion NGOs in developing world.
A narrow majority in the lower house of the Dutch Parliament voted in favor of the new law that would extend tolerance to growers as well as smokers.
Lilianne Ploumen, 54, minister of foreign trade and development cooperation in the Netherlands, established a nongovernmental organization, She Decides, to raise money for aid groups whose funding is threatened under the new order.
A Dutch Bros on Highway 99 in Central Point held a fundraiser for the family of their employee Mallory Haviland. Haviland lost her father in an ATV accident this past January.
Last year a total of 276 shops were robbed, compared to 310 in 2015, according to figures from Dutch retail association Detailhandel Nederland.
Some of the best show choirs in the state converged at Pella high school for the 9th annual Dutch Masters Invitational Saturday.
The prestigious museum of Louvre in Paris is preparing to hold a special exhibition of Dutch paintings from the Renaissance era with the help of an avid collector.
NS, the main Dutch passenger railway operator, is one of the investors behind Hardt , a company founded by students at Delft University of technology.
Dutch uncles are quite a weird band. A good thing, of course. It's the hallmark of a group of musicians who are constantly creative and have traversed a unique path through the UK indie scene for five albums and a bonkers ten years.


 

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