Dutch Daily News https://dutchdailynews.com Daily Dutch News in English Mon, 20 Jan 2020 18:40:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.2 More Dutch seniors active on social media https://dutchdailynews.com/more-dutch-seniors-active-on-social-media/ https://dutchdailynews.com/more-dutch-seniors-active-on-social-media/#respond Mon, 20 Jan 2020 18:33:17 +0000 https://dutchdailynews.com/?p=18199 Social media usage among the elderly in the Netherlands has soared in recent years.

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Virtual Influencers Taking over the Internet https://dutchdailynews.com/virtual-influencers-taking-over-the-internet/ https://dutchdailynews.com/virtual-influencers-taking-over-the-internet/#respond Sun, 08 Dec 2019 14:58:15 +0000 https://dutchdailynews.com/?p=18134 According to a new report, Virtual Influencers on Instagram have almost three times more engagement than real influencers. That means that followers are more engaged with virtual influencers content. Are you curious about next year trends? Join us Saturday, 14 December 2019 and get a front-row seat to the exclusive Online Masterclass “2020 Marketing Trends […]

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FreshBooks Announces Plans to Open First International Office in Amsterdam https://dutchdailynews.com/freshbooks-announces-plans-to-open-first-international-office-in-amsterdam/ https://dutchdailynews.com/freshbooks-announces-plans-to-open-first-international-office-in-amsterdam/#respond Tue, 29 Oct 2019 18:01:46 +0000 https://dutchdailynews.com/?p=18126 FreshBooks, the #2 small business accounting software in America, today announced it is opening its first international office in Amsterdam.

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Homeless People in The Netherlands Have More Than Doubled Since 2009 https://dutchdailynews.com/homeless-people-netherlands-more-than-doubled/ https://dutchdailynews.com/homeless-people-netherlands-more-than-doubled/#respond Sat, 24 Aug 2019 08:32:45 +0000 https://dutchdailynews.com/?p=18120 The number of homeless people 18 to 64-year-olds in the Netherlands increased from 17.8 thousand in 2009 (first estimation) to 39.3 thousand in 2018. Homelessness among 18 to 29-year-olds tripled over this period. The number of homeless with non-western migration backgrounds tripled as well. Statistics Netherlands (CBS) reports this on the basis of new figures. […]

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The Netherlands becomes World’s Biggest Importer of Chocolate https://dutchdailynews.com/the-netherlands-becomes-worlds-biggest-importer-of-chocolate/ https://dutchdailynews.com/the-netherlands-becomes-worlds-biggest-importer-of-chocolate/#respond Sun, 11 Aug 2019 09:06:22 +0000 https://dutchdailynews.com/?p=18118 The Netherlands is a major importer of some important agricultural commodities such as cocoa beans, palm oil, soybeans and coffee.

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The Netherlands Ranks Among Top 5 countries in The Global Innovation Index https://dutchdailynews.com/netherlands-ranks-among-top-5-countries-global-innovation-index/ https://dutchdailynews.com/netherlands-ranks-among-top-5-countries-global-innovation-index/#respond Fri, 02 Aug 2019 12:03:04 +0000 https://dutchdailynews.com/?p=18116 The Global Innovation Index 2019, has ranked the Netherlands amongst the global leaders in innovation.

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1.2 million Dutch cybercrime victims https://dutchdailynews.com/1-2-million-dutch-cybercrime-victims/ https://dutchdailynews.com/1-2-million-dutch-cybercrime-victims/#respond Mon, 29 Jul 2019 19:03:38 +0000 https://dutchdailynews.com/?p=18114 In 2018, 8.5 percent of Dutch internet users aged 12 and over indicated they had fallen victim to computer-oriented crime.

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EU webshops generate €390 million in the Netherlands https://dutchdailynews.com/eu-webshops-generate-e390-million-in-the-netherlands/ https://dutchdailynews.com/eu-webshops-generate-e390-million-in-the-netherlands/#respond Mon, 29 Jul 2019 18:58:56 +0000 https://dutchdailynews.com/?p=18113 Online purchases from EU webshops have increased by over 150 percent in the span of five years.

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Join the Storytelling Masterclass in Rotterdam! https://dutchdailynews.com/join-the-storytelling-masterclass-in-rotterdam/ Sun, 14 Jul 2019 14:31:27 +0000 https://dutchdailynews.com/?p=18109 Storytelling is one of the most powerful ways to engage and connect with your audience because stories move us and help us relate to people and brands better. Whether it’s building your brand story, marketing your products or making an impression at professional networking events, storytelling is a powerful tool that can help you differentiate […]

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100 years of jazz in Rotterdam https://dutchdailynews.com/100-years-of-jazz-in-rotterdam/ https://dutchdailynews.com/100-years-of-jazz-in-rotterdam/#respond Sun, 07 Jul 2019 13:32:11 +0000 https://dutchdailynews.com/?p=18107 Ahoy Rotterdam is hosting the biggest indoor jazz festival in the world: NN North Sea Jazz. Several big names have been announced, including Grammy winner Anita Baker, Young Gun Silver Fox, Rag’n’Bone Man, Toto, Janelle Monáe, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Burt Bacharach, Diana Krall, Jamie Cullum, Joe Jackson, Chance the Rapper, Jonathan Jeremiah and Marc Broussard. […]

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Dutch population hits record 17.2 million https://dutchdailynews.com/dutch-population-hits-17-2-million/ https://dutchdailynews.com/dutch-population-hits-17-2-million/#respond Thu, 04 Jan 2018 21:55:28 +0000 https://dutchdailynews.com/?p=18089 The total population of the Netherlands is 17,182,462, according to recent figures by the Dutch Central Bureau of Statistics. The population of the Netherlands once again saw relatively substantial growth in 2017. Just as in 2016, approximately 100 thousand new residents were added on balance, mainly as a result of foreign migration. This has brought […]

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The Netherlands ranked 3rd in Forbes Best Countries for Business 2018 https://dutchdailynews.com/netherlands-ranked-3rd-forbes-best-countries-business/ https://dutchdailynews.com/netherlands-ranked-3rd-forbes-best-countries-business/#respond Wed, 27 Dec 2017 12:00:07 +0000 https://dutchdailynews.com/?p=18086 The Netherlands is crowned as the world’s third best country for business in 2018. Forbes annual ranking placed the Netherlands above other European countries including Ireland, Germany and France. This year, the UK moved up to the top and New Zealand ranks second overall for the third straight year. Ireland takes the eighth place, United […]

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Foreign companies helped create over a million jobs in the Netherlands https://dutchdailynews.com/foreign-companies-create-million-jobs/ https://dutchdailynews.com/foreign-companies-create-million-jobs/#respond Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:12:36 +0000 https://dutchdailynews.com/?p=18083 There are around 15 thousand foreign-owned enterprises in the Netherlands. Together with their suppliers, these multinationals were good for approximately 1.4 million full-time jobs (FTEs) in 2014, i.e. almost 20 percent of all full-time jobs in the Netherlands. These and other figures on multinationals are reported by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) in the latest edition of […]

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British School in The Netherlands Creates 550 New Learning Places https://dutchdailynews.com/british-school-netherlands-creates-550-new-learning-places/ https://dutchdailynews.com/british-school-netherlands-creates-550-new-learning-places/#respond Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:49:39 +0000 https://dutchdailynews.com/?p=18080 The British School in The Netherlands (BSN) expands its primary school campus in Leidschenveen to include a secondary school, which will generate up to 550 additional learning places. The development of a secondary school at the existing Junior School Leidschenveen (JSL) campus is testament to the BSN’s ambition to create a learning continuum (from the […]

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Dutch quality of life has improved in the past 25 years, report shows https://dutchdailynews.com/dutch-quality-life-improved-past-25-years/ https://dutchdailynews.com/dutch-quality-life-improved-past-25-years/#respond Tue, 12 Dec 2017 07:36:20 +0000 https://dutchdailynews.com/?p=18077 The Dutch quality of life has improved in the past 25 years, according to a new research by Social Cultureel Planbureau (SCP). The study found that the Dutch population in 2017 is very different in a number of ways from the population in the 1990s. The size and profile of the population have changed. There […]

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