Sep 26 '13 05:11

Travel organization Oad has been declared bankrupt on Wednesday. The company says that the bad economical climate and the reduced turnover in the travel branch have caused the bankruptcy.

Oad had to file for bankruptcy since they couldn’t pay their bills and salaries anymore.

Family owned company

Sep 26 '13 04:43

Weekly magazine Elsevier has announced on Wednesday that the result from their poll, among students and professors, is that the Technical University of Eindhoven is the winner.

Every year the magazine publishes the rankings of universities and other schools. They base there results on a poll which questions 230,000 students and 2000 professors.

The students say that the TU/e has the most satisfied students and 40% of the professors say that the TU/e has the best educational programs.

Sep 26 '13 04:24

The ministry of Defense is intended to sell 15 F16 jet fighters and 52 Maverick rockets to Jordan. Both parties have agreed upon this, wrote minister Jeanine Hennis to the House.

The signing of the contract will probably done next month. Included in the sales will also be training of the maintenance and use of the jet fighters. The actual delivery will take place around the end of 2015.

The sale was judged on several criteria of the EU and passed the test. An important criterion is if it will have any consequences for the human rights in the receiving country.

Sep 26 '13 04:10

Wednesday was the first of two days Budget Discussion in the House.

Sep 26 '13 03:22

Vulnerable or shameless? 'Nude' is this year's main theme of the Dutch Film Festival (NFF) that starts Wednesday night in Utrecht. From the liberating sex wave in the seventies to the beauty and fragility of artistic nude.

Sep 26 '13 02:31

The Kenyan Minister of Internal Affairs, Ole Lenku, contradicts that it's certain one of the terrorists, responsible for the attack in the Nairobi shopping mall, is Dutch.

Sep 26 '13 02:30

An army truck, loaded with military cots, chairs, stoves and tents, was stolen from an army base in North Brabant. The truck was found Monday, looted, in Maarsbergen in a secluded spot along the Griftdijk.

Sep 26 '13 02:28

The Dutch embassy in Sudan advised its compatriots to stay in as much as possible. The advice follows violent protests in the country against the abolition of subsidy on fuel.

Sep 26 '13 02:26

MS patients fear an important medication for their condition will soon no longer be reimbursed.

Sep 26 '13 02:25

Half of the newborn baby girls are expected to turn one hundred or older. This is evident from calculations of the Dutch Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute NIDI. Of the newborn boys one out of three may turn one hundred.

Sep 26 '13 02:22

State Secretary of Security and Justice, Teeven, wants prisoners to manufacture goods for ministries. Those generally contract companies, which often involves expensive procurement.

Sep 26 '13 02:20

A culture of fear has developed among police, because officers who speak up against mismanagement are disciplined.

Sep 26 '13 02:19

Teachers and school principals have little confidence in the National Education Agreement that was concluded last week between the government and the Education Foundation. This is evident from research by DUO Education Research Office under a thousand teachers and principals in primary and secondary education.

Sep 25 '13 11:43

On Wednesday and Thursday the House will discuss the Dutch National Budget which was presented on Tuesday last week by the government. The opposition had a week to study and come up with alternatives.

Sep 25 '13 03:22

Smaller hospitals can have a lower mortality rate if doctors monitor each other better, and the medical staff follows national guidelines, and keeps better track of patient records. The Danner committee draws this conclusion after examining the deaths of nearly 800 patients in the Ruwaard van Putten Hospital in Spijkenisse.

Sep 25 '13 02:41

Apple has reportedly been working on smart glasses, similar to Google's Glass since 2006. The project was put on hold to work on the iPhone.

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