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National government seeks legal conditions for takeovers in the telecom sector

Telecom facilities such as telephone services, data centres and the internet are of vital importance to national security and ...

News item | 16-02-2017 | 07:00

Global Centre of Excellence on Climate Adaptation seeks residence in the Netherlands

The Netherlands, Japan and UN Environment will lead the establishment of a Global Centre of Excellence on Climate Adaptation in ...

News item | 06-02-2017 | 10:44

Shop Opening Hours Act evaluation: over 75% of businesses want Sunday trading

The majority of municipalities and businesses are now in favour of extensive Sunday trading. Only a very small proportion of ...

News item | 23-12-2016 | 16:38

Dutch consortium to construct second Borssele offshore wind farm

The second Borssele offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea is expected to be constructed and operated with a subsidy of  just  ...

News item | 12-12-2016 | 17:45

National Climate Change Conference 2016 leads to significant reduction in CO2

During the National Climate Change Conference 2016, representatives from the business community, authorities and NGOs set down ...

News item | 26-10-2016 | 18:00

Groningen Consent Decision: enhance safety an reduce damage

Today the Dutch government has adopted its definitive Consent Decision concerning gas extraction from the Groningen gas field. ...

News item | 23-09-2016 | 16:00

Cabinet embraces the Paris Climate Agreement

The Council of Ministers of the Kingdom of the Netherlands has approved the Paris Climate Agreement. This demonstrates the ...

News item | 19-09-2016 | 09:56

Cabinet: National raw materials agreement to foster circular economy by 2050

A national raw materials agreement will be concluded to ensure that the Dutch economy will be running completely on reusable raw ...

News item | 14-09-2016 | 09:11

Netherlands Offshore Wind Farm Borssele cheapest world wide

The cost of building and operating the Borssele offshore wind farm is expected to be Euro 2.7 billion cheaper than previously ...

News item | 05-07-2016 | 18:00

EU to accelerate sustainable plant protection

European ministers of agriculture have given their unanimous backing to an implementation plan to accelerate sustainable plant ...

News item | 28-06-2016 | 15:41