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2019 Tax Plan: households will have more to spend

The government is making changes to the tax system. We are making it greener, raising consumption tax, and – importantly – making ...

News item | 18-09-2018 | 15:15

Ministry of Justice and Security tackles new forms of crime

Offences such as robberies, break-ins, muggings and assault declined significantly in recent years. Still, there is a lot of work ...

News item | 18-09-2018 | 15:06

The Netherlands, China and California uniting to promote clean transportation

China, California and the Netherlands are joining forces to increase the proportion of clean vehicles on the road. Today, they ...

News item | 13-09-2018 | 12:30

Prime Minister visits Romania

Prime Minister Mark Rutte has had talks in Romania with President Klaus Iohannis and Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă. Following ...

News item | 12-09-2018 | 19:30

Netherlands’ preparations for Brexit in the spotlight during EU visit

On 29 March 2019 – in 200 days’ time – the United Kingdom will leave the European Union. Brexit can have major consequences for ...

News item | 10-09-2018 | 17:30

Minister van Nieuwenhuizen announces new global climate commision to be led by Ban Ki-Moon, Bill Gates, and World Bank Kristalina Georgieva

A Global Commission on Adaptation, featuring the Netherlands as a key convener and to be overseen by the 8th Secretary-General of ...

News item | 10-09-2018 | 13:46

NCTV: real chance of attack in the Netherlands

Although the nature of the jihadist threat has changed, the threat to the Netherlands remains substantial. Consequently, the ...

News item | 10-09-2018 | 11:19

Prime minister meets with French president and prime ministers of Luxembourg and Belgium

Today Prime Minister Mark Rutte spoke with French president Emmanuel Macron, Luxembourg prime minister Xavier Bettel and Belgian ...

News item | 06-09-2018 | 15:30

Chair appointed for the Council for the Administration of Criminal Justice and Protection of Juveniles

F. (Frederieke) Leeflang, LLM has been selected to become the new chair of the Council for the Administration of Criminal Justice ...

News item | 03-09-2018 | 11:17

Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert to become UN envoy for Iraq

The United Nations has today announced that Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert is to become the new Special Representative of the United ...

News item | 01-09-2018 | 00:12