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tuition fees
By Edition On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

Dutch government: “Curaçao students only pay half of tuition fee”

WILLEMSTAD, THE HAGUE - The Dutch government has decided that from the academic year 2018-2019 students from Curaçao will only have to pay half of the tuition fees. Instead of 2,060 euros they pay 1,060. Students More...

Dutch Parliament
By Edition On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Dutch government: “Attention to defense ABC islands”

In the Foreign and Security Strategy, explicit attention is paid to security in the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom. THE HAGUE - “The current crisis in Venezuela, the biggest neighbor of the Kingdom, can lead to More...

By Edition On Monday, February 5th, 2018

Dutch Government intervenes in St. Eustatius due to abuse of power and intimidation

THE HAGUE, ORANJESTAD - Today, Undersecretary Knops (Kingdom Relations) has submitted a bill to the House of Representatives to be able to intervene administratively on St. Eustatius. The bill stipulates that the More...

Toekomstig kabinet-Rutte III presenteert regeerakkoord
By Edition On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

New Dutch coalition wants closer cooperation with the Caribbean islands in the kingdom

THE HAGUE - The government agreement between the Dutch political parties VVD, CDA, D66 and Christian Union was presented to the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament yesterday after seven months of negotiations. Among More...

Dutch Parliament
By Edition On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Measures against Venezuela possible

THE HAGUE - The Dutch Government is not excluding taking far-reaching measures as part of the European Union (EU) against the Venezuela Government, but this will be done in close consultation with the Dutch Caribbean More...

By Edition On Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Dutch officials also prohibited to fly with InselAir

WILLEMSTAD – Dutch State officials may not fly for work with the Curaçao airline InselAir. The government made this decision because there are concerns about safety. To "also inform other passengers of the current More...

By Edition On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Dutch government to set up international abortion fund, to counteract Donald Trump’s aid ban

Dutch minister Lilanne Ploumen has proposed a fund in the Netherlands to help women's health charities, in a bid to undercut the recently reinstated Mexico City Policy under Trump THE HAGUE - The Netherlands is More...

By Edition On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

The Hague spends 291.8M on Kingdom Relations in 2017

THE HAGUE -The 2017 Kingdom Relations budget of the Dutch Ministry of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations shows an expenditure of 291.8 million euros, an increase compared to the 257.4 million euros of the 2016 budget. An More...

By Edition On Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Dutch King: “Netherlands is a strong country in an unstable world”

THE HAGUE - While the Netherlands is facing many challenges at this time, the financial crisis is behind us and the country is doing better, King Willem-Alexander said in his fourth Budget Day speech from the throne More...

By Edition On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

The Netherlands does not interfere with construction new hospital

WILLEMSTAD, THE HAGUE - The Dutch government does not believe that they should interfere with the construction of the new hospital in Curaçao. The funds for the construction were borrowed from the Netherlands. More...