Old Government, New Plans

In November, we wrote about the “turbulent saga” that the Netherlands was facing as its four main political parties were failing to form a coalition government, leaving the Netherlands without a government for almost a year. However, recent negotiations, which began on 5th December, seem to have yielded concrete results. The VVD, CDA, D66, and... Continue Reading →

The Riots in Rotterdam and the Hague

Faced with tackling the current rise in COVID-19 infections in the Netherlands, the government had to implement (and is currently planning on implementing) new restrictions. These restrictions, though, are not particularly popular amongst individuals who believe these restrictions cross a line in terms of personal liberties. One example which the rioters have protested against is... Continue Reading →

Covid Numbers on the Rise and their Consequences

In the past few weeks, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Netherlands has increased drastically. According to the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment - Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu or RIVM - between 2nd November and 9th November, 76,790 positive test results were reported.  The RIVM claimed that “45% more... Continue Reading →

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