The United Kingdom seems to have become the most recent country in which an extremist party has made a dent in elections that are usually won by more “traditional” parties. This has prompted BBC News reporter to run a survey of those countries that have experienced similar tilts towards such extremism. His list runs as follows:United Kingdom Italy Greece France Netherlands Belgium Hungary Finland Denmark Sweden Austria If this is a trend, then it reminds me of an experience during my student days.
Most U.S. drivers reported talking on their cell phone and about one in three read or sent text or email messages when driving, according to a new study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study, published in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, examined two specific types of self-reported distracted driving [...]
Organization of American States And the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Sign Security Cooperation Agreement
The Organization of American States (OAS) and the government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands have signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at strengthening cooperation in areas of common interest related to multidimensional security.
The Netherlands Ambassador to Nigeria, Bert Ronhaar, announced that his government has injected a total of €20 million in Nigeria’s five-year cocoa industry development program.
The close collaboration between the Netherlands and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) was reaffirmed this week during meetings between WFP’s Executive Director Ertharin Cousin and Dutch partners across all areas: government, civil society and the private sector.
South Africa Holding Its Breath As Members of the Square Kilometre Array Organisation Meet in the Netherlands
South Africa is holding its breath as members of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Organisation meet in the Netherlands. Following their meeting, the members are expected to announce the preferred site for hosting the world’s largest radio telescope.
The Convention between the Kingdom of Netherlands and the Republic of India for the avoidance of double taxation and for the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income and on capital was signed on July 30th, 1988 (DTAC).
Netherlands Willing to Collaborate with Kwara State Government in Northern Nigeria to Boost Agricultural Potential
The Vice Minister of Economic Affairs of the Netherlands, Mr. Simon Smits, has said that his country is willing to collaborate with the Kwara State Government in northern Nigeria to boost the state’s agricultural potential.
Dutch Postman Cycles 8,000 Miles From the Netherlands to Malawi to Raise Funds for the United Nations World Food Programme
A Dutch postman is due to arrive in Malawi on Wednesday April 18 after cycling 13, 000 kilometers (8,000 miles) from the Netherlands to raise funds for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to provide more than 30,000 meals for Malawian schoolchildren.