On Thursday, Employers Association VNO-NCW’s Head Bernard Wientjes informed Dutch newspaper that employers are against the government's plans to take away €6 billion in next year’s budget.
Every summer, fire-juggler Will Oltman has amused spectators in Holland’s city center in the last six years at the Street Performer Series.
ATP singles world number 60 Igor Sijsling is the first Dutchman to reach the second round at Wimbledon, after beating Alex Kuznetsov of USA.
Amsterdam- an Anti-Zionist rabbi blamed Israel for his attack in the city, JTA reports. Antebi is an Orthodox Jew who has been living in the Netherlands.
A new dock on Bunschotenweg, the Netherlands is ready for construction. The contract is between the United Waalhaven Terminals (UWT) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority, based on dredgingtoday’s report.
FOX Sports is coming to the Netherlands through FOX International Channels (FIC), which has changed Eredivisie Live to FOX Sports Eredivisie.
Roca-BHR, a recruiting firm based in the Netherlands, attracted over 800 Spanish applicants in 2012 for their job openings in geriatric care which requires a completion of an intensive course in Dutch, according to Reuters.
The province of Friesland has reserved 50 million euro for the renovation of the Thialf in Heerenveen. The provincial council of Friesland has made this decision on Wednesday afternoon.
The renovation of the Thialf is now a fact, regardless of the choice that the ice skating association, KNSB, will make in the battle for the new sports venue for ice skating in the Netherlands. If Thialf is not going to be designated as the top location than it 'complicates the operation, but it can still be done’, said a spokesman for the province.
The government is looking, according to Prime Minister Mark Rutte, ‘constantly for the opportunity to get extra oxygen into the economy’. Rutte said this Wednesday during the parliamentary debate on the 6 billion euro in cuts, that the government is still searching for.
Pieter Broertjes, mayor of Hilversum and former chief editor of the Volkskrant, will be the new chairman of consumer organisation Consumentenbond. Broertjes was nominated by the Supervisory Board, announced Consumentenbond on Wednesday.
He succeeds former minister and Senator Thom de Graaf. After two terms of four years, De Graaf said that he is no longer eligible for re-election.
The 47-year-old gunman who shot at three passers-by, from his home at the Pierre Kemp Street in Melick (Limburg) on Wednesday afternoon, was arrested by a SWAT team. The weapon he used was most probably an air gun. The man was transported handcuffed and blindfolded in a police car. During the raid by the SWAT team, shots were heard. The police, however, did not confirm a shooting during the arrest.
A member of the SWAT team was slightly injured and was treated on the spot by paramedics.
Netherlands’ economy dropped more than the initial estimate in the first quarter, according to Bloomberg Business Week.
Manchester United’s Van Persie acknowledges that his winning goal in Manchester City last season was accompanied by luck.
A €1 million ‘big data’ research project, acquired by IBM Inc. IBM +0.74%, will organize different data sources on water to aid officials in planning a response to flooding, check water quality, and develop navigation in the Netherlands.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car asked SharingMatters BV to build up an Enterprise-branded rental business in the Netherlands.
700,000 viewers tuned in to watch a documentary entitled “Moth” about a 26-year-old Dutch woman with a degenerative disease who chose to undergo euthanasia to end her suffering.