Based on the new numbers by Statistics Netherlands, inflation increased to 3.1 percent last month.
Australian professional football club Melbourne Heart has announced the signing of 14-time Dutch international Orlando Engelaar as their leading player for A-League 2013-2014.
The FNV wants quick consultation with Lodewijk Asscher, Minister of Social Affairs and Employment, on the impending mass redundancies at home care organization Sensire. FNV-chairman Ton Heerts said this on Thursday at the Square in front of the House, where FNV and Abvakabo offered the House and Government a report with alternatives to the government cuts.
Marriott Hotels will launch its revolutionary meeting spaces at an Amsterdam property to offer stimulating and imaginative working atmospheres to its guests.
Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans has ordered the embassy staff based in Sana'a, Yemen to leave the country.
Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim and owner of América Móvil offered to take over Dutch phone company Royal KPN NV for 2.40 euro a share.
América Móvil which owns almost 30 percent of KPN, made the public offer in a statement today.
Last month América Móvil ended an agreement with KPN, after KPN agreed to sell its German business E-Plus to Spain’s Telefonica, that capped the stake of the Mexican company in the Dutch phone carrier at about 30 percent. Slim now has more freedom to use KPN to expand in Europe.
More than two billion people worldwide celebrate Eid al-Fitr today, the Sugar Feast marking the conclusion of Ramadan. Six percent of the Dutch population is believed to be Muslim, totaling about 950,000 people, with most living in the Randstad.
National Heart Foundation of Australia’s recent study found that a broken heart can take a life while severe work stress may cause a fewer risks.
On August 14, well-known Dutch kickboxing coach Eibert Beugelink will come back to Crazy 88 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to lead a Muay Thai workshop. He will also discuss the Netherlands’ kickboxing system.
On August 5, American rapper Snoop Dogg played at Amsterdam's Paradiso venue.
On August 7, a US-bound Delta Airlines Airbus carrying 300 persons, diverted to Amsterdam due to issues with its flaps.