Business

Dec 12 '13 13:39

Dutch cable group Ziggo said it is in discussions with American cable company Liberty Global about a potential takeover.

Mortgage
Dec 12 '13 13:05

Dutch mortgage company Obvion, employment agency Randstad and the home owners association VEH have teamed up on a project to help people with flexible employment get a mortgage, Nos reports quoting Reuters.

Dec 12 '13 04:36

The Social State of the Netherlands in 2013, by the Social and Cultural Planning Office (SCP), outlines the disastrous consequences of the crisis.

Dec 12 '13 04:33

Shell expects to be able to produce oil in the Arctic, starting 2025, announced departing CEO, Peter Voser, in a farewell interview on the Shell website.

Dec 12 '13 04:32

In the last couple of years more Dutch have visited a Christmas market. Once again busloads of shoppers cross the border to visit a German 'Weihnachtsmarkt'. The fairs with festive stalls and glühwein stands in the Netherlands are also expected do good business.

Online Casino
Dec 11 '13 16:46

Dutch gambling monopoly Holland Casino has signed a contract with Playtech to supply online casino software ahead of the regulation of online gambling in the Netherlands, iGaming Business reports.

Amsterdam Airport
Dec 11 '13 15:13

The Military Aviation Authority of the Netherlands (MAA-NLD) has accredited AAR Aircraft Component Services – Amsterdam to perform component repairs in support of the Dutch Ministry of Defense, AAR said Tuesday.

fentanyl
Dec 11 '13 12:02

Almere-based Sandoz and Tilburg-based Janssen-Cilag face a total of about $16.3 million from the European Commission for delaying the market entry of a cheaper generic version of the pain-killer fentanyl in the Netherlands.

Dec 11 '13 10:18

National railway operator NS is adding more care to trains that get too crowded during rush hour. This is part of a series of measures the company is taking after complaints about crowded trains.

Dec 11 '13 07:56

The average daily output by Dutch manufacturing industry increased by 2.1% in October, compared with same period in 2012, CBC said Tuesday.

Dec 11 '13 04:32

The Dutch paycheck will increase with an average of 2.3 percent next year, lagging behind the European average.

Dec 11 '13 04:31

Thirteen Dutch exporters of dairy products may no longer export products to Russia, starting late next week. This was decided by the Russian Inspection Rosselchoznadzor after checking the companies.

Dec 10 '13 15:12

By next year about half a million people will receive a WW allowance, according to the expectations of the benefit authority, UWV.

Dec 10 '13 14:23

British law firm Osborne Clarke intends to open a new office in the Netherlands, Het Financieele Dagblad reports.

Dec 10 '13 14:10

Limited edition bottles of water from Amsterdam canals are being marketed by an advertising agency in honor of the 400th birthday of the city's famous canal ring. Iris Worldwide created and designed the Amsterdam Canal Aqua bottles, each containing water from one of four different canals, just in time to commemorate the occasion.

cloud computing
Dec 10 '13 09:52

T-Mobile Netherlands has selected NEC Corp. to deliver a cloud storage service.

Dec 10 '13 09:29

Dutch company PaySquare BV announced that it will merge with German’s montrada GmbH to form a new combined company called PaySquare SE.

Dec 10 '13 04:34

The PvdA and SP are not yet satisfied with new guidelines for safer internet banking, recently established by the Dutch Association of Banks (NVB) and the Consumer Union.

Economy
Dec 9 '13 18:35

De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) said the Dutch economy will improve slowly over the next two years.

Dec 9 '13 08:47

Dutch mail company PostNL plans to sell a 15% stake, or about €540 million, in TNT Express through a private placement, Reuters reports.

Dec 6 '13 15:02

The Fortis Bank board is guilty of mismanagement, as evidenced by a ruling of the Supreme Court. The former directors of Fortis can now be held liable for the failure of Fortis.

Dec 6 '13 14:25

European competition authorities raided Philips this week. The European Commission suspects that a number of electronics companies, including Philips, made mutual agreements to influence internet sales to drive up prices of their products

Dec 5 '13 16:46

KLM management has invited the cabin crew unions, Thursday, to discuss the cuts the airline is planning on making. If the unions join the negotiations again, the fiercely criticized measures, announced by KLM last week, will go on hold for now, announced the company in a letter, that's in the possession of ANP.

John de Mol
Dec 5 '13 13:56

Dutch media tycoon John de Mol is planning to take full control of Dutch television broadcaster SBS.

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