According to Zorgkiezer.nl, the rates at hospitals for the same treatment varies significantly. For example, the VU Medical Center in Amsterdam charges nearly double what the Slotervaart Hospital does.
Large retail chains are trying to lure customers with huge discounts at a time where they need to earn their money. "It is total panic," conclude retail experts.
From April next year, the Spanish budget airline Vueling will fly between Rotterdam The Hague Airport and its own home base Barcelona four times a week.
As promised earlier this week, ING today made the final repayment of 1,025 billion euro of State Support.
The Dutch tax rules are attractive to large multinationals. The same is true for countries such as the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Luxembourg.
Operators of casinos and slot machine entrepreneurs fear that the Cabinet's plan to legalize online gambling will lead to major cutbacks in their own sector.
Minister Edith Schippers' subsidy regulation to encourage medical specialists to work as an employee, has failed. Only in 3 of 67 hospitals did self employed specialists partnerships decide to disband in favor of permanent employment.
The Dutch investments in the nuclear industry have fallen with about 40 percent this year. Banks, pensions and insurers invested 1.4 billion dollar less in the production of nuclear weapons.
Amsterdam, like Utrecht, Heerlen and Eindhoven, plans to experiment with regulated cannabis cultivation. No less than five parties in the Amsterdam city council want a selected grower to produce weed.
State Secretary of Education Sander Dekker has to find out if the 150 million euro given to schools, has led to more employment opportunities.
The first budget of the city management of D66, VVD and SP was adopted by the Amsterdam city council last night.
The Netherlands may get a delay in paying the substantial additional tax to the European Union in Brussels. The Commission may be willing to show benevolence to the Netherlands and Great Britain, among others.
When a client asked Isis Hair salon owner Jet Daniels if she knows what happens when you search online for her business, Daniels was less-than-surprised to hear the client's discovery. "It is not the first time I heard my clients wind up seeing videos of beheadings," she said Thursday, a day after she changed the salon's name to Jet Setters.
Wakker Dier is starting a campaign today to remove battery farmed chicken from stores, targeting supermarkets and now Keurslager.
ABN Amro has found a way to automatically withdraw the money from its customers Chipknips after January 1st and deposit it into their accounts. This involves about 14 million euro.
The court in central Netherlands ruled on Wednesday that sports car builders Spyker must evacuate their factory in Zeewolde within 7 days and must pay over 152 thousand euro in rental arrears.
With only 8 weeks before the plug is pulled on the Chipknip, 12 million debit cards still have money on the chip. This amounts to an estimated 85 million euro.
ING announced today that they will repay the remaining 1.025 billion euro in State support on Friday.
A study done by the Social and Cultural Planning Bureau (SCP) shows that one in six self employed people are living below the poverty line.
The crowd swelled on the Damrak in front of Amsterdam’s old stock exchange when the three low-riding choppers pulled up. Nobody complained about the noise from the bikes, because there was none.
According to Statistics Netherlands, the interest rate in the Netherlands is at its lowest since the beginning of the time series of De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) mid 1986.
According to Brussels, the Dutch economy will grow with 0.9 percent this year. That is less growth than the European Commission expected earlier this year.
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima were received with applause by the parliament of South Korea.