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Bart H. Meijer

Groningen gas output should be cut more quickly, says minister

22 May 2019

AMSTERDAM Production at the Groningen gas field in the Netherlands should be reduced at a faster pace following a 3.4 magnitude earthquake in the northern Dutch region on Wednesday, Economic Affairs Minister Eric Wiebes said.

UPDATE 2-Dutch insurer NN's 50% surge in earnings fails to impress investors

16 May 2019

* Shares drop 2% (Recasts with share price move, analysts reaction)

Prince Harry given baby romper at first workday as father

09 May 2019

THE HAGUE Prince Harry was given a baby outfit for his son Archie by Princess Margriet of the Netherlands on Thursday as the new dad went back to work to mark a year until the 2020 edition of the Invictus Games he founded for wounded military personnel. | Video

Ajax bemoan letting final slip from their grasp

09 May 2019

AMSTERDAM Ajax Amsterdam coach Erik ten Hag described their semi-final exit from the Champions League as "very cruel" after the Dutch side were undone by Lucas Moura's 96th minute strike for Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday.

Dutch firm DSM raises profit outlook despite weak Asian markets

07 May 2019

AMSTERDAM Dutch speciality chemicals company DSM raised its profit outlook for 2019 on Tuesday, as strong sales of food supplements boosted first-quarter earnings despite weakness in some of its Asian markets.

Widows of hanged Nigeria activists can continue case vs Shell - Dutch court

01 May 2019

THE HAGUE A Dutch court said on Wednesday it has jurisdiction to hear a damages suit brought against Royal Dutch Shell by four widows of activists executed by the Nigerian government in 1995.

Philips expects sales growth to accelerate after weak first quarter

29 Apr 2019

AMSTERDAM Dutch health technology company Philips said on Monday it expects sales to accelerate in coming months on improved demand in Europe and the United States after a weak first quarter.

Going Dutch on clean energy? Polluters push for state to split the bill

26 Apr 2019

AMSTERDAM In a meeting at the economic affairs ministry in The Hague late last year, Tata Steel's Dutch chief Theo Henrar pledged he would spend hundreds of millions of euros to cut factory emissions - on condition the government invested a similar amount.

Dutch telecom KPN won't use Huawei for 'core' 5G network

26 Apr 2019

AMSTERDAM Dutch telecom firm Royal KPN NV said on Friday it would select a Western supplier to build its core 5G mobile network, making it one of the first European operators to make clear it would not pick China's Huawei for such work.

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