Rotterdam

Sep 11 '13 02:06

The Rotterdam education alderman Hugo de Jonge is hopeful about a new start of Islāmic education in Rotterdam.

Aug 25 '13 14:50

Her try-out class was fully booked within one hour and for the workshop premiere last Wednesday she hardly needed advertising. Finance Mum Anne-Dorine Ligthart gives voluntarily grip to young parents in arranging and organizing their infants’ taxes.

Aug 23 '13 07:28

Tesla Motors opened its Tilburg Assembly Plant on August 22.

Aug 20 '13 09:48

Squash and tennis will unite in the Netherlands later this month. The Double AR Rotterdam Open Squash 2013 and the HDI Gerling Rotterdam Open Tennis 2013 will be held at the same time at Victoria in Rotterdam.

Aug 20 '13 06:17

F1 in Schools™ has been introduced in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Aug 20 '13 04:17

Rotterdam is known as a major international port in Europe. However, the presence of numerous vessels each day has brought in environmental concerns.

Aug 19 '13 05:15

The police been has been very busy again this weekend with accidents, stabbings and shootings. Here is an overview.

Crime

On Sunday, the police of The Hague arrested three men and a woman in connection with the discovery of a dead man early Sunday morning. The body was laying in the courtyard of an apartment complex in the Schilderswijk, the Hague.

Police suspect that the man was killed. The identity of the victim is not yet known.

Aug 17 '13 09:22

The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features the complete coverage on Prince’s Friso’s Death and the art heist in Rotterdam, Pirate Bay’s latest answer to its accessibility hitch, a fresh Fox Netherlands campaign, a group of devastated fans during a surprise concert in Amsterdam, and responses to the Dutch debt crisis.

Aug 16 '13 07:04

A movie adaptation of the 2012 Kunsthal incident in Rotterdam where famous paintings were stolen, is now in its early production stages, the Art Newspaper reports.

Aug 14 '13 09:42

On Monday, a Romanian art specialist said she assisted authorities to find the suspects of the  (thought to be burned) from a Dutch museum following her assessment of two paintings last year.

Aug 13 '13 16:57

The alleged burglar who orchestrated the recent heist at the Rotterdam Kunsthal says he will return five of seven stolen artworks if he is tried in a Netherlands court instead of one in Romania.

Aug 12 '13 12:15

InlandLinks network currently covers the whole port of Rotterdam following the registration of Rotterdam Container Terminal (RCT) on the Maasvlakte and Combi Terminal Twente Rotterdam (CTT) in Pernis, according to Dredging Today.

Aug 12 '13 09:41

PSV Eindhoven takes the lead in the Dutch league standings after a 5-0 win against NEC Nijmegen while Ajax was defeated (3-2) by AZ Alkmaar on Sunday.

Aug 12 '13 04:53

The Asian elephant that was born on Saturday in the Rotterdam zoo ‘Diergaarde Blijdorp’, is a female. It is the second Asian elephant born in the Netherlands this year. In July, a male was  born in Emmen Zoo.

Aug 12 '13 04:48

Romanians are ashamed of the Kunsthal Art Heist. “Our country is disgraced in the world by culture barbarians.” And: “This will have implications for the accession of Romania to the Schengen countries.” With this Romanian media headlines characterize the effects of the robbery of seven masterpieces from museum the Kunsthal in Rotterdam in October of last year.

On Tuesday the perpetrators of the 'art heist of the century' will show up for the first time in court in the Romanian capital Bucharest. One of the six suspects is still on the run.

Aug 9 '13 09:11

The Dutch Boxing Association will be hosting another EUBC event in Rotterdam, the European Championship Boxing for Youth 2013 from August 11 to August 18.

The tournament will begin on Monday, August 12.

The weight categories include the 49 kilogrammes, 52 kilogrammes, 56 kilogrammes, 60 kilogrammes, 64 kilogrammes, 69 kilogrammes, 75 kilogrammes, 81 kilogrammes, 91 kilogrammes, and the 91+ kilogrammes.

The semifinals will be held on August 16 and the finals and the awarding ceremony on August 17. The Opening Ceremony will take place on Monday.

Aug 9 '13 09:08

Large cities are hunting at fathers of unrecognized children. Among other cities, the cities of Rotterdam and Amsterdam put pressure on welfare mothers to mention the name of the father of their child, so that the municipality can collect a financial contribution from the biological father.

Zwolle and Maastricht are also experimenting with this approach. If the father helps paying for their children, less money is needed from the municipalities. "But the most important to us is that fathers take responsibility for their child," said a spokesman of the city of Rotterdam.

Aug 8 '13 18:45

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.

Aug 6 '13 08:52

On August 5, Vodafone Netherlands launched its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht, and The Hague.

Aug 3 '13 05:58

The round up of some of this week's most noteworthy events and news stories features a video of a mysterious orb hovering on a Dutch lake, an extortion story on home grown marijuana, a transfer of a U.S.-based test jet to the Netherlands Ministry of Defense, a launching of a new Free West Papua Campaign office, the death of a famous Dutch Jazz artist, and a local zoo’s growing concern over their baboons’ mysterious behavior.

Aug 2 '13 08:28

On Thursday, Thai authorities from the Office of the Narcotics Control Board were able to seize 12 tons of precursor material for Ecstasy pills in Bangkok, ready to be sold in the Netherlands.

Aug 1 '13 04:45

In the Rotterdam Zoo, Diergaarde Blijdorp, is a real baby boom going on. That said director Marc Damen Wednesday. While heavily pregnant elephant Trong Nhi can give birth any time,  the zoo is celebrating already the births of bull head sharks, fishing cats and Prince Alfred Deer.

In recent months Blijdorp experienced already the birth of many other species, like a rhinoceros, a zebra and three sea lions.

Jul 23 '13 03:32

Three of the seven famous paintings, which were stolen from the Kunsthal in Rotterdam, were burned, says the leader of the Romanian researchers, Gheorghe Niculescu, who investigated  the whereabouts of the art works. “We have found convincing evidence that three paintings were destroyed by fire,” Niculescu said on Monday about the police investigation.

Jul 22 '13 11:13

New electric buses from a Chinese manufacturer will roll onto Schiphol tarmac in about a year.

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