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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:46:06 GMT

Fewer mink on Dutch fur farms  -  DutchNews.nl
The highest number of breeding females are in Noord-Brabant, the CBS said. This province also contains the 'mink capital' of the Netherlands: The town of Gemert-Bakel has 221,000 breeding females. The Netherlands has some 160 fur farms producing five ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:45:50 GMT

Airtel settles litigations with Zain and Econet  -  Telecom Lead (registration) (blog)
Telecom network operator Bharti Airtel International has settled litigations with Zain Telecom and Econet Wireless. Bharti Airtel International (Netherlands) today said it will receive approx. $129 million from Zain for the settlement of Airtel's ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:31:44 GMT

More unqualified young people unemployed  -  NL Times
The percentage of young Dutch without a basic qualification that are unemployed is increasing, according to Statistics Netherlands. In 2008 more than 70 percent of young people without a basic qualification had a job. Now less than 60 percent are employed.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:29:18 GMT

The Dutch are eating less pork and beef  -  DutchNews.nl
Meat consumption in the Netherlands has declined for the fifth year in a row, dropping to an average of 75.4 kilos a year in 2015. That is almost a kilo down on 2014, according to research by the University of Wageningen, commissioned by animal welfare ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:06:28 GMT

Begroeting! Dutch royals on campus!  -  Honi Soit
The influx of high flying political visitors to the USyd campus continued today with His majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands. The royals are in Sydney as part of a State visit to Australia to celebrate the ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:51:00 GMT

JESC 2016: oikopanel is back and Ruslan reviews Bulgaria, The Netherlands and Cyprus  -  oikotimes.com
November 2, 2016 2:31 pm in ESTONIA // The latest from Estonia and Moldova plus two new song releases November 3, 2016 9:46 am in BULGARIA // JESC 2016: oikopanel is back and Ruslan reviews Bulgaria, The Netherlands and Cyprus ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:47:54 GMT
Recruitment agency founder again named Netherlands richest  -  NL Times
Frits Goldschmeding, founder of recruitment agency Randstad, is again on top of the Quote 500 list - the list of the richest Netherlands residents. This is despite seeing his wealth drop by a quarter this past year, AD reports. Goldschmeding tops the ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:58 GMT

Temporary employment king tops Quote 500 Dutch rich list  -  DutchNews.nl
The richest man in the Netherlands remains Frits Goldschmeding, founder of the Randstad temporary employment agency, according to the annual rich list published by Quote magazine. Goldschmeding, who founded the world's second biggest staffing ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:56:35 GMT

ING plan to cut 7000 jobs, spend on digital draws union ire  -  CNBC
ING Group's plans to shed 7,000 jobs and invest in its digital platforms to make annual savings of 900 million euros ($1 billion) by 2021, drew swift criticism from unions of the Netherlands' largest financial services company on Monday. The layoffs ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:54:08 GMT
Rail cargo service extends from Chengdu to Rotterdam  -  Global Times
A rail cargo line departing from Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, has been extended to Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The rail cargo service was extended from an existing line which connects Chengdu with the Dutch city of Tilburg, ...