The Dutch Centre for Folk Culture and Intangible Heritage wants to discuss the future of Zwarte Piet with Sinterklaas Organizations . In recent weeks, there was much discussion about Zwarte Piet, because this tradition is perceived as racist.
Vestas recently announced that it will supply 43 offshore turbines for a wind project on off the coast of the Netherlands. The wind facility will generate green electricity for 150,000 households.
Netherlands universities have made tremendous improvement in the 2013/2014 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
In this year’s rankings, a total of 12 Dutch research institutions reached the top 200 level and eight of them have made into the top 100, compared to seven universities reached the top 100 level in the 2012 ranking, according to Times Higher Education.
Netflix has signed an agreement with Disney to get exclusive subscription video-on-demand rights for Disney’s additional animated and live action films in the Netherlands.
Netherlands’ largest cable operator Ziggo has rejected a takeover bid from John Malone's Liberty Global.
The United States urged the Russian authorities to thoroughly investigate the recent attack on the Netherlands diplomat in Moscow.
Possibly another 23 graduating students have wrongly received their diploma last school year.
Sinterklaas will not be arriving in his familiar spot in Utrecht this year. The City expects the collapsed embankment at Weerd sluice will not be ready in time for the arrival on Sunday 17 November. Where the Saint will dock, is still unclear.
A house, managed by the Russian Embassy in The Hague, was burglarized Thursday night.
Transport company Arriva wants to ride the Fyra route. It is in the interest of the traveler and the taxpayer for Secretary Mansveld to seriously examine the plan, according to Arriva director Hettinga during a hearing in the House.
Russia does not yet consider the incident with the diplomat Dmitry Borodin in The Hague as resolved, reports the news agency Interfax.
The number of Dutch with an HPV infection has increased since the 90s. Especially in young girls between 15 and 24 years, the number of infections increased, reported the VUmc Thursday.
The 21 Amsterdam residents who objected against the annual Sinterklaas entry into the capital, received mass support Thursday at a formal hearing.
In the Venlo district Blerick police shot a 22-year-old Polish man who threatened them with a knife.
A 58-year-old man and his teenage daughter were shot and wounded in the Buitenveldert neighborhood of Amsterdam Zuid, according to Amsterdam police
People who use the Internet are getting more choosy on social networks and they also use less news sources. These are the results of a questionnaire of ING among 1515 Internet users.
The outcome of this questionnaire is not in line with what analysts say about the growing number of users for Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. The investigation of ING shows that an increasing of users of social networks are actually inactive. Only Facebook has been visited more last year.