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Leading Dutch healthcare organization adopts IBM MobileFirst for iOS apps to enable teams of employees to better collaborate

Posted on Aug 9, 2016 in Technology | 0 comments

VU University Medical Center Amsterdam in the Netherlands today announced it is teaming with IBM to deploy analytics-driven IBM MobileFirst for iOS apps, designed to better coordinate and communicate data across healthcare teams. The Message for Healthcare app will...

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Randstad To Acquire Monster Worldwide

Posted on Aug 9, 2016 in Business | 0 comments

Randstad Holding nv, a leading human resources services provider, and Monster Worldwide, Inc., a global leader in connecting jobs and people, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which Randstad will acquire Monster. Under the terms of...

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Dutch Companies Invited to Apply for Economic Mission to Miami

Posted on Mar 4, 2016 in Business | 0 comments

Dutch companies that specialize in innovative solutions in life sciences, healthcare, and sustainable urban solutions are invited to join an economic mission to Miami April 17-20 that will explore...

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Foreign Investment in the Netherlands Creates 9,300 Jobs in 2015

Posted on Jan 22, 2016 in Business | 0 comments

The Netherlands reported a strong year for foreign investment in 2015, driven by North American projects. The Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA) and its regional partners in the Invest...

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Nearly one-quarter of Dutch prepared to donate their organs

Posted on Jan 6, 2016 in News | 0 comments

According to Statistics Netherlands (CBS), nearly one-quarter in the Dutch population aged 12 years and older have given explicit permission for their organs or tissues to be transplanted after...

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Life expectancy gap between Dutch women and women elsewhere in Europe widening

Posted on Jan 2, 2016 in News | 2 comments

The life expectancy gap between Dutch women and women in other European countries is widening. Newborn Dutch girls have a life expectancy of 83.3 years (figures refer to 2014)....

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Home prices in the Netherlands jump 4 percent from year ago

Posted on Dec 21, 2015 in News | 4 comments

Prices of owner-occupied houses in the Netherlands (excluding new constructions) were on average 3.8 percent higher in November 2015 than in November 2014. This is the most substantial year-on-year...

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New Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol opens at Schiphol

Posted on Dec 19, 2015 in Business | 0 comments

The new Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol hotel opens its doors to its first guests today. With 433 rooms, 23 conference rooms, a ballroom and a total area of 40,150...

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Dutch employment marginally down

Posted on Dec 19, 2015 in News | 0 comments

The number of people in paid employment has fallen by 13 thousand over the past three months. Fewer women hold paid jobs, and more women are unemployed. Altogether, 6.8...

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