Tag: Netherlands

#Huawei – Openness, collaboration and development: Building a secure #DigitalSociety

#Huawei – Openness, collaboration and development: Building a secure #DigitalSociety

| June 11, 2019

The GSMA Mobile 360 Series was held recently in The Hague under the theme ‘Security for 5G’, bringing together representatives from global carriers, equipment vendors, governments, and industry regulators. This event intends to drive consensus – across Europe and the globe at large – on 5G cyber security assurance, testing, and certification schemes. Sean Yang, […]

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Where should the #Dutch go with their new policy towards #China?

Where should the #Dutch go with their new policy towards #China?

Recently, the world has become more heated. The Sino-US trade war is at a peak, and the parties in the South China Sea began military exercises. For the EU, these days are not calm, similar to China and the United States with their own internal and external troubles – writes Ying Zhang, Erasmus Rotterdam School […]

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#Germany gets #Netherlands on board for #GlobalTax revamp

#Germany gets #Netherlands on board for #GlobalTax revamp

| April 4, 2019

Germany and the Netherlands have agreed to back global efforts to revamp international tax rules for the digital era, as part of efforts by the Dutch government to clean up its reputation as a major enabler of corporate tax avoidance, writes Michael Nienaber. The emergence of internet giants such as Google, Facebook and Amazon has […]

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#Hindus ask for permanent exit of #DutchBlackPete

#Hindus ask for permanent exit of #DutchBlackPete

| February 12, 2019

In view of the Virginia (US) governor blackface controversy, Hindus are asking for the permanent departure of Dutch Black Pete (Zwarte Piet). It is time for the negative, offensive, racist and discriminatory caricature of Black Pete to vanish from the traditional festivities of Netherlands, Hindu statesman Rajan Zed stressed in a statement in Nevada (USA) […]

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#DontBeAMule – More than 1,500 #MoneyMules identified in worldwide #MoneyLaundering sting

#DontBeAMule – More than 1,500 #MoneyMules identified in worldwide #MoneyLaundering sting

| December 6, 2018

  Working together with Europol, Eurojust and the European Banking Federation (EBF), police forces from over 20 States arrested 168 people (so far) as part of a coordinated money laundering crackdown, the European Money Mule Action (EMMA). This international swoop, the fourth of its kind, was intended to tackle the issue of ‘money mules’, who […]

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#Latvia becomes 19th EU country to join #eHealth co-operation for personalized health care

#Latvia becomes 19th EU country to join #eHealth co-operation for personalized health care

| November 16, 2018

Latvia has signed the European Declaration on linking genomic databases across borders that aims to improve understanding and prevention of disease and allow for more personalized treatments, in particular for rare diseases, cancer and brain-related diseases. The Declaration is an agreement of co-operation between the countries that want to provide secure and authorized cross-border access to national and […]

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#StateAid – Commission endorses prolongation of Dutch support scheme for #MaritimeTransport

#StateAid – Commission endorses prolongation of Dutch support scheme for #MaritimeTransport

| November 9, 2018

The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules the prolongation of a scheme supporting the maritime transport sector in the Netherlands. Under the scheme, companies employing seafarers on board wind-propelled commercial cruising vessels can benefit from a reduction in income taxes and social security contributions. The Netherlands has also agreed to extend the […]

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