The municipality of The Hague is calling on the Dutch government to keep funding a program that helps prostitutes get out of sex work and build up a new living. Alderman Karsten Klein will send a letter with this call to the government this week, and hopes to also get support from his colleagues in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Utrecht, NOS reports.
Den Haag is launching a Tourist Tram that connects the city with the coast. With a one or more day ticket tourists can hop on and off the tram at any location on its route as many times as they want, the municipality announced.
Dutch Mayors expressed their discontent towards the government's asylum seeker plan in the lower house of Dutch parliament on Wednesday and made it clear that they see the commitments required from the municipalities unwise and unclear, NOS reports. The Mayors had nothing good to say about the cost the government will impose on municipalities for failing to adhere to the plan.
D66 councilors Robert van Asten and Birgul Ozmen want the series Homeland to be filmed in The Hague, Den Haag FM reports.