This week Amsterdam Mayor Eberhard van der Laan is leading a delegation of Dutch companies, knowledge- and cultural institutions in a visit to India, the municipality of Amsterdam announced in a press release today. The delegation will visit New Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai, and includes representatives from the Amsterdam ArenA, the Johan Cruyff Foundation, Cobra Museum and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (KCO).
Pakistan stunned the the critics by knocking Netherlands out of the Hero Hockey Champions Trophy in the quarter final on Thursday. Netherlands lost 2-4.
On Tuesday the Dutch hockey players suffered a surprising loss against India (number 9 in the world rankings) in the Champions Trophy in Bhubaneswar.
The British company New Call has bought 70 percent of the originally Dutch app Nimbuzz.
Hannesbrands, C&A, Sainsbury's, Primark and Mothercare have been linked to spinning mills that still have appalling working conditions.
According to a study into illegal organ trafficking by Eramsus MC in Rotterdam, organ trafficking also happens in the Netherlands.
Poor countries are losing billions in taxes annually because international corporations abuse tax rules, according to aid organization Oxfam Novib in a report.
An Indian drama about a Sikh family trying to hide their identity and create a new life for themselves during the 1947 Partition of India is slated to kick off the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), the festival announced.
Amsterdam has become the nerve center for 'hawala' bankers, money launderers who use some form of underground banking. Despite major criminal cases against those involved, tens of millions are diverted annually through the ancient banking system, but probably much more.
The Netherlands and India will work together more closely from now on. They will establish a joint committee that will look at how existing barriers can be overcome and how economic ties can be further strengthened. This was reported by Minister Lilianne Ploumen (Foreign Trade) on Tuesday after consultation with the Indian Minister of Commerce Anand Sharma.
Ambassador of the Netherlands to Pakistan H Gajus Scheltema has encouraged Pakistan to promote trade partnerships with India to improve trade and market. He also responded to the issue of cutting support to Pakistan.
According to Enviu, the Three Wheels United has made it to the top 100 innovative solutions by Sustainia.