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Philips set to rake in 750 mn euros in IPO windfall

26 May 2016 | 0 comments

Dutch electronics giant Philips set a price of 20 euros per share Thursday, a day ahead of a highly anticipated IPO of its lighting arm, and said it was expecting to raise 750 million euros."The total...

Philips set to rake in 750 mn euros in IPO windfall

26 May 2016 | 0 comments

Dutch electronics giant Philips set a price of 20 euros per share Thursday, a day ahead of a highly anticipated IPO of its lighting arm, and said it was expecting to raise 750 million euros."The total...

Dutch court agrees to return terror suspect to France

26 May 2016 | 0 comments

Dutch judges agreed Thursday to send a wanted Frenchman back to his home country where he faces accusations of involvement in a foiled terror attack.Police raided an apartment in Rotterdam in late March...

Dutch court agrees to return terror suspect to France

26 May 2016 | 0 comments

Dutch judges agreed Thursday to send a wanted Frenchman back to his home country where he faces accusations of being involved in a foiled terror attack.Police raided an apartment in Rotterdam in late...

UN's top court to hear Kenya-Somalia border dispute

26 May 2016 | 0 comments

The UN's top court said Thursday it will hold hearings in September into a maritime border dispute between Somalia and Kenya which may decide the fate of potentially lucrative oil and gas reserves.Kenya...

Dutch court agrees to return terror suspect to France

26 May 2016 | 0 comments

Dutch judges agreed Thursday to send a wanted Frenchman back to France where he faces accusations of being involved in a foiled terror attack.Dutch police raided an apartment in Rotterdam in late March...

Europe needs the English rose, Dutch king tells EU parliament

26 May 2016 | 0 comments

Dutch king Willem-Alexander has told the European parliament that the EU would not be complete ‘without the English rose’.

Bus drivers to act as police ‘eyes and ears’, says AD

26 May 2016 | 0 comments

Bus drivers throughout the country are to work more closely with the police to report incidents and build up a picture of problematic bus stops and routes, the AD says on Wednesday.

Just 3% of Dutch girls plan to work full time when they become mothers

26 May 2016 | 0 comments

Just 3% of Dutch girls plan to carry on working full-time after they have children, according to a new report from the national statistics office CBS.

No one has lost their residency rights for failing to ‘inburger’: AD

26 May 2016 | 0 comments

No one has yet had their residency permit for the Netherlands withdrawn for failing to pass an integration test, the AD says on Thursday.

OECD praises Dutch school system but warns on teacher shortage

26 May 2016 | 0 comments

The Dutch school system is one of the best in the OECD, but reforms are needed to ensure it moves from ‘good to great’, the Paris-based organisation said on Wednesday.

Waiting lists for housing don’t reflect real needs: minister

25 May 2016 | 0 comments

Some 65% of the 600,000 people on the waiting list for a housing corporation home in the Netherlands are not actively looking to move, according to research for housing minister Stef Blok.

Royal Dutch Shell says to axe further 2,200 jobs

25 May 2016 | 0 comments

Energy giant Royal Dutch Shell on Wednesday said it was cutting at least another 2,200 jobs owing to low oil prices and following its takeover of smaller rival BG Group."Shell staff have today been informed...

Foreign firms invested in 219 projects in the Netherlands last year, a rise...

25 May 2016 | 0 comments

The number of foreign investments in the Netherlands soared 47% in 2015, according to research by accountants group EY.

Minister to act on integration course quality, may add inspections

25 May 2016 | 0 comments

Social affairs minister Lodewijk Asscher is to look into how the quality of integration courses for immigrants can be properly monitored.

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