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Study: shopkeepers see substantial reduction in use of plastic bags

Since the introduction of the ban on giving out free plastic bags, shopkeepers have seen consumers alter their behaviour. Now...

News item | 24-04-2017 | 09:53

Amsterdam metropolitan area officially a candidate for hosting EMA

Today, in a letter to the European Council and the European Commission,  the Netherlands officially announced the candidacy of...

News item | 20-04-2017 | 16:00

Risk of bird flu diminished: national measures cancelled

Minister for Agriculture Martijn van Dam has withdrawn nearly all national measures taken to prevent the spread of bird flu,...

News item | 19-04-2017 | 17:12

Koenders responds to Turkish referendum result

Foreign minister Bert Koenders has voiced concerns about the provisional results of the Turkish referendum on amending the...

News item | 19-04-2017 | 09:00

Ploumen to visit US for World Bank and She Decides

Development minister Liliane Ploumen will visit New York and Washington DC from Thursday 20 April through Monday 24 April. The...

News item | 18-04-2017 | 16:08

Koenders discusses elections and asylum seekers during Albania visit

Albania and Montenegro are making progress towards EU membership, but both countries still have a long way to go before they...

News item | 17-04-2017 | 20:15

Koenders strengthens cooperation with Kenya and visits South Africa

On Thursday Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders met with his Kenyan counterpart Amina Mohamed in the Kenyan capital...

News item | 13-04-2017 | 21:47

Government statement on Yemane Gebreab's visit to the Netherlands

The Eritrean embassy in Brussels has informed the Dutch authorities by note verbale that Yemane Gebreab, an adviser to the...

News item | 13-04-2017 | 12:00

Blok: holders of bearer shares no longer anonymous

It will soon be possible to identify holders of bearer shares by means of their securities accounts, meaning they can no longer...

News item | 11-04-2017 | 11:23

Experts present recommendations on modernisation of law of evidence in civil suits

Before instituting a civil action, parties to a case must gather all information pertinent to their dispute, enabling them to...

News item | 10-04-2017 | 10:34

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