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  1. News - World - NATURE

    Netherlands' first wolf since 1869 not a plant

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in the north of the country in July. Some had even suggested that eastern European agricultural workers employed in the Netherlands had brought the wolf from their home country in order to confound ... came from "eastern Europe, near the Russian border", Naturalis and Alterra said. It seemingly entered the Netherlands "by natural means" and lived in the country for some ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong moves up in the world of competitiveness to seventh

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 07:25pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... and the limited availability of scientists and engineers remained the two key issues to be addressed,” the report said. The other countries ahead of Hong Kong were Finland in third place, followed by Germany, the United Sates and Sweden. The Netherlands, Japan and the United Kingdom followed Hong Kong to round out the top 10. China ranked 29th in the report, same as last year. The report noted ...

  3. News - World - THE NETHERLANDS

    Willem Alexander: playboy Dutch prince who became a family man

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... over their relationship. Her father was not allowed to attend his daughter's wedding in the Netherlands, and her mother also stayed away out of solidarity. But since then, Maxima has crept ... reporters and photographers brief, choreographed glimpses of his family in return for being left in peace the rest of the time. "He and Princess Maxima are fully prepared for their future ...

  4. News - World - CANADA

    Quebec outlines its religious apparel ban for public sector workers

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... showed a majority of Quebec residents supported the proposed charter, though they agreed it could cause divisions, The Toronto Star reported. In the last decade, school pupils have been banned from wearing headscarves or other traditional religious dress in countries including Spain, France, Belgium, Switzerland and the Netherlands, according to a report last year from Amnesty ...

  5. Sport - Soccer - WORLD CUP

    Netherlands and Italy qualify for World Cup

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 09:57am

    ... Reuters in London Holland and Italy became the first teams to qualify for next year's World Cup in Brazil on Tuesday with victories over Andorra and the Czech Republic The Netherlands ... games, scoring none and conceding 24. Van Persie’s second, after a goalkeeping error, means the Netherlands will take part in their 10th World Cup next year. Qualification represents redemption ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SCANDAL

    Ikea suspends sales of meatballs in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporters

    ... to other animals, horses are more intimate with humans." According to reports, the affected product had been sent from the Swedish supplier to 12 other European countries, namely Slovakia, Hungary, France, Britain, Portugal, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Ireland. Besides Hong Kong, Ikea had expanded the product recalls to 21 European countries, Thailand ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    Report: US spied on EU diplomats; Biden speaks with Ecuador

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 08:21am by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

    ... on the report. Later Saturday, the Guardian newspaper quoted another former NSA employee as claiming at least seven European countries have regularly shared digital communications data with the agency. ... to classified documents taken by whistleblower Edward Snowden and reported by German news magazine Spiegel on Saturday. Meanwhile, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden asked Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    US global competitiveness rising once again

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 04:22pm by AP

    ... 'innovation poor' countries." Switzerland has topped the rankings of 148 economies in the Global Competitiveness Report for the fifth consecutive year. The Forum said Switzerland's ... countries continue to dominate the rankings published annually by the World Economic Forum. In its latest survey, released Wednesday, the Forum ranked the U.S. — the world's largest economy ...

  9. News - World - SECURITY

    Snowden asks 19 more countries for asylum

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam, Adrian Wan, Danny Lee and Agencies

    ... reports that Snowden had written to Correa thanking him for his support and describing his country as "an example to the world" in defending human rights. Russia dropped off the list ... information, which is illegal". Reuters, Agence France-Presse   Countries Edward Snowden has reportedly newly sought asylum in, and the status of the applications, where known Austria must first ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Ex-Dutch envoy accused of spying for Russia in Hong Kong goes on trial

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by SUZANNE VAN DER ERF

    ... and the EU with the countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia", German media reported. ... in the Netherlands. The case has links to the glamorous Russian sleeper agent Anna Chapman, who was deported from the United States in 2010 at the age of 28. The former Dutch foreign service employee, Raymond ...




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