Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Road Trip! in Rotterdam
Jan 9 '18 13:00

In 2017 the Dutch traveled more than in 2016, especially abroad, a new study from NBTC-NIPO shows. The research, on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said that more than 13 million Dutch, 82% of the total population, went on holiday at least once during 2017. That's around 250,000 more compared to 2016.

Last year 16.8 billion Euros were spent in total on holidays in and out of the Nehterlands, which is 1 billion Euros more than 2016. 

Jan 8 '18 10:38

The population of Curaçao was forced to begin stockpiling food since neighboring country Venezuela announced a trade boycott with the Dutch Caribbean island on Friday. The trade ban also covered Aruba and Bonaire, all three of which rely heavily on the South American country's fruits and vegetables.

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Feb 4 '15 18:11

A Dutch consultant working for the Dutch government was kidnapped for eight hours by unknown masked men yesterday in the Gaza Strip, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs told a Palestinian news agency.

Dec 20 '13 18:15

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday said that 40 Dutch have been evacuated from the South Sudanese capital Juba.

Typhoon Haiyan
Dec 16 '13 15:19

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday said two people are still missing in Philippines after the hurricane in November.

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