Boom Chicago @ Taste: the world’s first comedy wine tasting

Posted on May 7, 2014 in Events, News, photos | 0 comments

For the first time, Amsterdam comedy institution Boom Chicago, and innovative wine connoisseurs Grapedistrict will join forces to create a...

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Maastricht University maintains 6th place in best young universities in the world ranking

Posted on May 7, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Maastricht University (UM) held its 6th place for the second consecutive year in the top ten world university ranking by the Times Higher...

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First Glow-in-the-Dark Roads Light Up Dutch Highway

Posted on Apr 15, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Early April 2014 the first Glowing Lines was constructed on the N329 provincial highway near Oss (Province of Noord-Brabant). The artwork...

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Netherlands Ranks First on EU Transport Scoreboard

Posted on Apr 12, 2014 in Features, News | 0 comments

The Netherlands has been ranked number one in a new scoreboard on transport in the EU. The European Commission has published for the first...

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The Netherlands Ranks Among World’s Top 3 in Global Trade

Posted on Apr 2, 2014 in Features, News | 1 comment

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has published the Global Enabling Trade Report 2014. At the top end of the rankings, the Index shows...

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Dutch employees too scared to call in sick?

Posted on Apr 1, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Fear of unemployment has led to a sizeable reduction in the number of sick days taken by Dutch employees this year. The sickness absence...

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Fewer thefts reported in the Netherlands

Posted on Mar 31, 2014 in News | 0 comments

The number of thefts reported last year in the Netherlands dropped, according to recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands. In...

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Younger Educated Moms On Rise in the Netherlands

Posted on Mar 31, 2014 in News | 0 comments

New mothers in the Netherlands are increasingly younger and better educated than they were three decades ago, according to recent figures...

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Obama’s first visit to the Netherlands has been truly gezellig

Posted on Mar 25, 2014 in News | 0 comments

President Obama spoke another Dutch word today. This happened during the closing press conference of the Nuclear Security Summit. Obama...

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A look at President Obama’s day in Holland

Posted on Mar 25, 2014 in News, Video | 0 comments

This is President Obama’s first visit to Amsterdam and to The Hague and to the Netherlands. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte welcomed...

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