From angry occupations to good booing – Algemeen Nijmeegs Studentenblad

From angry occupations to good booing – Algemeen Nijmeegs Studentenblad

Months of occupations, massive demonstrations and fighting with the police: many Dutch activists look with some jealousy at the student protests of the sixties and seventies. Today, protests seem to go no further than peaceful demonstrations or occupations of just a few hours. Have students lost their fighting spirit and if so, why have they … Read more

Freshworks appoints Jason Loomis as Chief Information Security Officer

Freshworks appoints Jason Loomis as Chief Information Security Officer

Utrecht, November 30, 2022 – Freshworks, a SaaS software company that empowers employees to exceed customer expectations, has appointed Jason Loomis as Chief Information Security Officer. With this new appointment, the company strengthens its experienced technical management team, which is responsible for developing the easy-to-use Freshworks software. “Companies need fast, easy and secure software to … Read more

How is health insurance in the Netherlands regulated by the government?

How is health insurance in the Netherlands regulated by the government?

Everyone who lives or works in the Netherlands must take out basic healthcare insurance. The national government determines what is included in this so-called basic package. This is medically necessary care to which everyone is entitled. Health insurers themselves determine what is included in supplementary insurance policies, for example for physiotherapy, orthodontics or glasses care. … Read more

Fatal kick against goal post, Coby Ensink died and Frisian culture is beheaded? | daily overview Monday 28 November

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A fatal kick against a goalpost, parliamentary debate about (lack of) infrastructure in the North and environmental activist Coby Ensink has passed away. Here’s today’s news you (might) have missed. ‘North receives too little money for infrastructure’ Almost the entire House of Representatives believes that the Northern Netherlands is underdeveloped in the distribution of the … Read more

Majority council for feared ‘farmers’ windmills’ in the polder landscape of the Schermer

Majority council for feared 'farmers' windmills' in the polder landscape of the Schermer

A majority of the Alkmaar city council agrees with the proposal for a ‘farmers mill’ in the Schermer. According to GroenLinks, Leefbaar Alkmaar, ChristenUnie and D66, the municipality lacks policy rules to reject the submitted applications. “No one wants things to become a mess in the beautiful Schermer, but we cannot close our eyes to … Read more

Tackling indirect emissions, the only hope of meeting climate targets

Tackling indirect emissions, the only hope of meeting climate targets

The hope was that this year’s annual UN Climate Conference (COP27) would be accompanied by major global initiatives to tackle climate change. Unfortunately, those present were unable to agree on key milestones, such as agreements on the use of fossil fuels. And as world leaders and influential corporate executives from around the world gathered to … Read more

Departure of internet company Yandex from Russia creates jobs in the Netherlands

Departure of internet company Yandex from Russia creates jobs in the Netherlands

EPA NOS News•today, 14:47 The originally Russian Yandex wants to leave Russia. The Russian branch – including a search engine, meal service, taxi service and the name Yandex – will be sold. With four other divisions, the company wants to continue under a new name and outside Russia. The internet company will initially create fifty … Read more