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By Edition On Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Dutch king calls for community – we need the ‘greater we’ not the ‘big I’

THE HAGUE - Dutch King Willem-Alexander has called on people to work towards a sense of community in his traditional Christmas address to the nation. People, the king said, should ‘not be looking for a bigger More...

By Edition On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

King in St. Maarten: This goes beyond all imagination

PHILIPSBURG - King Willem-Alexander and Minister Plasterk of Kingdom Relations are shocked by the magnitude of the damage in St. Maarten. “This goes beyond all imagination,” said the King when he visited the More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 11th, 2017

Dutch Defense resumes work in full force today after José

THE HAGUE/PHILIPSBURG - Now that the impact of Hurricane José seems to have been limited, Dutch Defense personnel can continue in full force with the work of recovery and clearing of debris, with the assistance More...

By Edition On Monday, September 11th, 2017

King visits Curaçao Met Office

WILLEMSTAD - Dutch King Willem-Alexander is in Curaçao. He is expected to arrive in St. Maarten in the coming days. He flew into Curaçao today, Sunday, with his intended destinations as the Hurricane Irma-ravaged More...

Willem Alexander
By Edition On Monday, December 19th, 2016

The King to attend the world premiere of Double Play

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD – King Willem-Alexander will attend the world premiere of Double Play at the International Film Festival Rotterdam on January 27, 2017. The film, based on the book with the same title and More...

Kingdom games
By Edition On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Kingdom games on April 25

WILLEMSTAD - The Kingdom games will be on Friday, April 25 this year. This is a day before King's day. It will be celebrated a day earlier, on Saturday, as the birthday of King Willem-Alexander falls on a Sunday. The More...

By Edition On Thursday, September 19th, 2013

LPS angry at King Willem-Alexander

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD – The National Platform Slavery History (LPS) is not concerned that the King Willem-Alexander still sat in the golden carriage on Tuesday during the opening of Parliament. Despite a call More...

Willem Alexander
By Edition On Friday, April 26th, 2013
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Profile: Willem-Alexander, future king of the Netherlands

Prince Willem-Alexander becomes king of the Netherlands on 30 April, when his 75-year-old mother abdicates. Born on 27 April 1967 as the first child of Queen Beatrix and the late Prince Claus, the Prince of Orange More...