Todays Headlines   19-10-2017
Politics
More names leaked of CDA members of new government

Coalition parties have doubts about training mission n Iraq

 
International
Bos warns lengthy formation may have harmed EMA bid

Georgia supplies BUK missile to MH17 investigators

 
Business & Economics
ABN Amro joins ‘instant payments’ scheme

 
More names leaked of CDA members of new government Financiele Dagblad, page 3
1-01-1970
CDA leader Sybrand Buma has reportedly asked Hugo de Jonge, Rotterdam’s alderman for education and care, to accept the post of deputy prime minister. De Jonge would be minister of health, welfare and sport with responsibility for care of the elderly, RTL has reported. Ank Bijleveld (CDA, defence), Andries Heidema (ChristenUnie, agriculture) and Carola Schouten (ChristenUnie, deputy prime minister) are also being mentioned as members of the new government.
Please login to read more
Coalition parties have doubts about training mission n Iraq Trouw, page 3
1-01-1970
Parliament has serious reservations about continuing the Dutch training mission in Iraq. For several days Iraqi government forces have been driving Kurdish fighters out of disputed areas. The new coalition partners, VVD, CDA, D66 and ChristenUnie, therefore want to know from the government what the implications for the mission are.
Please login to read more
Bos warns lengthy formation may have harmed EMA bid Financiele Dagblad, page 2
1-01-1970
The lengthy government formation talks in The Hague are a potential stumbling block in the bid to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in Amsterdam. The three ministers involved in the process – Edith Schippers, Bert Koenders and Jeroen Dijsselbloem – will all shortly be leaving office at a crucial moment in the selection process.
Please login to read more
Georgia supplies BUK missile to MH17 investigators NRC Handelsblad, page 3
1-01-1970
The team conducting the criminal investigation into the shooting down of Flight MH17 has arranged for a BUK missile to be brought to the Netherlands. The missile is being provided by Georgia, the OM has confirmed after a report on RTL News.
Please login to read more
ABN Amro joins ‘instant payments’ scheme De Volkskrant, page 10
1-01-1970
ABN Amro is going to be the first large Dutch bank to make instant payments to other euro countries from next month. Money that is transferred will then be in the recipient’s account within 10 seconds. Transfer now sometimes takes a number of working days.
Please login to read more
Search
 
Newsbites
Back to top