Innovation from East improves Dutch insurer
Last month, 37 Dutch insurance agents landed in Beijing to visit Anbang Insurance Group and learn about modern methods and applications of technologies such as data analysis in their business. Associates of Dutch insurer Vivat, the 37 agents traveled ...
'My life here is totally agenda-based. If it's not in the diary it doesn't happen'
Nitesh2 Nitesh Saini first came to the Netherlands from India on business nine years ago. He works as a senior ICT manager in Amstelveen and in his spare time supports clazzez.com, a community-based website where talented individuals can showcase ...
Gouda cheesemaking: A Dutch family tradition
What could be more authentically Dutch than the wooden shoe? A wheel of Gouda ... Just hours later, he'll turn that milk into a Dutch product beloved around the world: Gouda cheese. ... Clara Maria Cheese Farm & Clog Factory, Amstelveen, The Netherlands.
This week on "Sunday Morning": "By Design" (May 21)
Cheese and clogs: Manufacturing Dutch iconsOn May 21 Jane Pauley anchors our annual special issue featuring a wealth of stories touching on all aspects of design. The broadcast comes to you from Amsterdam, where Pauley reports on the Netherlands' ...
Q&A: American author's second novel a Dutch, European love story
I am an American, and before I moved to The Netherlands, I had limited travel experience outside the U.S. I'm from California, but I lived in Bend, Oregon for a few years. Sarah is from Bend. Like Sarah, I too fell for a Dutch man and I tend to have a ...
It's only May, but Amstelveen is grappling with Zwarte Piet
The committee which organises the annual Sinterklaas procession in Amstelveen has resigned en masse because the members don't agree with making changes to the character of Zwarte Piet, the Parool said on Friday. The council executive has told town ...
Amsterdam, Netherlands for Living Like A Local in a Vacation Houseboat
In September (a beautiful time to visit Amsterdam) I rented an inexpensive houseboat studio for a week through Air B&B on the Boerenwetering Canal in the trendy De Pijp district of the city. My floating room was a 10 minute walk to the Rijksmuseum ...
Zimbabwe to tour Netherlands for three ODI
Harare [Zimbabwe] (ANI): Zimbabwe will travel to Netherlands to play three 50-over matches ahead of a Test and limited-overs series against Sri Lanka, the Zimbabwe cricket managing director Wilfred Mukondiwa has confirmed. Mukondiwa further said that ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
Tiny Belgium to get tinier as Netherlands grows after land swap
The Sydney Morning Herald
During the state visit of King Philippe of Belgium to the Netherlands on Monday, the two countries signed a treaty to swap land on their borders, potentially bringing to an end a decades-long situation that had led to pockets of lawlessness in areas of ...
The ghost of yards past: Lowland Yachts
The Lowland Yachts yard was owned by the Van Vulpen family of the Netherlands, and was well established by the mid-1970s in building kotter-style motor yachts in steel. Sizes varied between 10 metres to around 15 metres in length at this time. It wasn ...
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