Kiev, Amsterdam coordinate policies ahead of vote on EU-Ukraine Association

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Kiev, Amsterdam coordinate policies ahead of vote on EU-Ukraine Association 

KIEV, Jan. 22 — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko discussed the EU-Ukraine relations with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, coordinating their positions ahead of a referendum on the approval of the Association Agreement between Brussels and Kiev, the presidential press service said Thursday.

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Dutch team back in Netherlands after Hanover terror threat

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Dutch team back in Netherlands after Hanover terror threat 

THE HAGUE, Nov. 18 — The soccer squad of the Netherlands arrived at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport around midnight of Tuesday after the team had left Hanover, where the friendly international against Germany was cancelled due to a terror threat.

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Europe must limit influx of refugees: Dutch King

September 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Europe must limit influx of refugees: Dutch King 

THE HAGUE, Sept. 15 — Europe must limit the current influx of refugees, Dutch King Willem-Alexander said in his King's Speech on Tuesday.

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Iceland secures qualification to Euro 2016 by drawing Kazakhstan

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Iceland secures qualification to Euro 2016 by drawing Kazakhstan 

REYKJAVIK, Sept. 7 — iceland secured its qualification to the finals of Euro 2016 by holding Kazakhstan to a 0-0 draw in the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying tournament at Laugardalvollur Stadium here on Sunday night.

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EU approves aid for electrical vehicles charging stations in the Netherlands

July 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on EU approves aid for electrical vehicles charging stations in the Netherlands 

BRUSSELS, July 27 — The European Commission announced Monday that it has approved Dutch plans to provide almost 33 million euros (about USD 36.7 million) of public funding for the installation and operation of charging stations for electric vehicles, under the state aid rules of the European Union (EU).

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Dutch representatives plan to put up monument at site of MH17 crash

April 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Dutch representatives plan to put up monument at site of MH17 crash 

MOSCOW, April 17 — Representatives of the Netherlands have informed the authorities of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic on the plans to put up a monument at the site of last July’s tragic crash of flight MH17, the DPR Emergencies Minister, Alexei Kostrubitsky told a news briefing at the Donetsk News Agency on Thursday.

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New dawn for Dutch dairy market as EU lifts milk quota system

April 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on New dawn for Dutch dairy market as EU lifts milk quota system 

BURGERBRUG, The Netherlands, March 31 — Dutch dairy farmer Marco Klaver has built a new spacious barn with a carousel milking parlor that only takes a couple of hours to milk his 390 cows. Now all he needs is more cows. He hopes to have 430 of his black and white Frisian Holsteiners within a year.

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Russian inspectors to fly over Germany, Netherlands under open skies treaty

March 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Russian inspectors to fly over Germany, Netherlands under open skies treaty 

MOSCOW, March 16 — Russian inspectors will conduct an observation flight over Germany as well as the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg on March 16-21 under the Treaty on Open Skies, head of Russia's National Nuclear Risk Reduction Center Sergei Ryzhkov announced.

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Pepper exports drop 11.6% in January

February 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pepper exports drop 11.6% in January 

HA NOI, Feb. 3 — Pepper exports slumped 11.6 per cent to 9,000 tonnes in January, from a year ago, earning USD 49 million, according to a report by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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18% more Chinese visit Holland in 2014, fastest growth

January 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on 18% more Chinese visit Holland in 2014, fastest growth 

THE HAGUE, Jan. 21 — The number of tourists from China to the Netherlands in 2014 grew by 18 percent over the previous year to a total of 250,000, the greatest percentage growth from all countries, NBTC Holland Marketing stated on Tuesday.

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