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32 bankruptcies in week 34 | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Throughout the coronavirus crisis, CBS is providing weekly updates on the number of bankruptcies pronounced by Dutch courts. The...

6.3 thousand confirmed COVID-19 deaths in March and April 2020 | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). CBS has been publishing mortality statistics on a weekly basis since 3 April. The numbers are based on death...

Italian TV crew covering anti-lockdown demonstration attacked and chased in Naples

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In the evening of October 23, 2020, a group of protesters attacked and chased Paolo Fratter, a reporter for...

Focus on globalisation together with University of Groningen | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Centre of expertise CBS Director Sandra Wilms explains how her sector, Business Statistics Heerlen, established a centre of expertise for globalisation...

Investments almost 5 percent down in January | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Investment data have not been adjusted for calendar effects. January 2022 has one working day less than January 2021. According to...

Ukraine war: UN signs framework to assist survivors of sexual violence |

Pramila Patten, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative working to end rape in war, was speaking at a press conference in the capital, Kyiv. 

Week 7 mortality slightly below expected level | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Mortality has been below the expected level since the second week of 2022. Previously, mortality exceeded the expected level as of the...

Now I know the great feeling of having decent work

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Decent work Jordanian Omar Abu Noa’aj has struggled to find work for...

EU webshop sales over 63 percent up in the Netherlands | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Since 2014, spending by Dutch consumers in foreign EU webshops has been higher in each quarter compared to the same period...

Most Eritrean, Syrian status holders from 2015 living in the Netherlands | Statistics Netherlands...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Every year, CBS studies how the asylum seekers are faring who have arrived in the Netherlands since 2014. This study has...

Real change needed for greater equality

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). ILO Director-General Guy Ryder calls for global solidarity to support vaccine roll-out and economic and social recovery from COVID-19...

A game changer for safe and fair recruitment of domestic workers

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com).

Relatively many Chinese restaurant workers and students | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The number of Chinese nationals residing in the Netherlands surged from 7.5 thousand in 2000 to 36.5 thousand in 2019. It...

To police, ‘the camera is like a red cloth to a bull’: four journalists...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). On January 23, Russia erupted in nationwide demonstrations against the January 17 arrest of Alexei Navalny. The opposition leader...

IRENA and ILO work together for a just and inclusive transition to a sustainable...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). ABU DHABI, UAE / GENEVA, Switzerland – The Directors-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the International...

what lessons have we learned?

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). To mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2021,...

Almost 4 thousand deaths in week 51 | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Weekly mortality has been higher than expected since week 39. In the first thirteen weeks of the second epidemic wave...

Czech president’s office bans communications with 5 outlets for alleged ‘misinformation’

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). On May 21, 2021, the office of Czech President Miloš Zeman issued a statement saying it would no longer provide any...

Higher supermarket turnover than in week before Christmas | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Show datatableTurnover at supermarkets, weeklyHide datatableTurnover at supermarkets, weekly Turnover at supermarkets, weekly 2019 1 93.93 2019 2 93.89 2019 3 93.03 2019 4 96.53 2019 5 95.26 2019 6 94.7 2019 7 93.34 2019 8 93.87 2019 9 96.53 2019 10 97.41 2019 11 96.19 2019 12 97 2019 13 97.66 2019 14 98.18 2019 15 100.29 2019 16 109.85 2019 17 97.54 2019 18 99.48 2019 19 102.48 2019 20 99.37 2019 21 101.98 2019 22 105.55 2019 23 103.51 2019 24 104.1 2019 25 104.56 2019 26 108.62 2019 27 103.8 2019 28 99.44 2019 29 97.44 2019 30 102.07 2019 31 93.5 2019 32 94.9 2019 33 96.24 2019 34 102.04 2019 35 104.1 2019 36 100.29 2019 37 96.58 2019 38 98.65 2019 39 99.95 2019 40 99.63 2019 41 98.42 2019 42 96.93 2019 43 100.41 2019 44 104.12 2019 45 100.84 2019 46 101.26 2019 47 100.7 2019 48 101.41 2019 49 103.36 2019 50 104.75 2019 51 116.46 2019 52 107.87 2020 1 106.28 2020 2 99.41 2020 3 97.13 2020 4 100.18 2020 5 99.93 2020 6 100.01 2020 7 98.85 2020 8 99.17 2020 9 105.34 2020 10 103.25 2020 11 129.85 Download CSV   Sharpest turnover rise in shelf-stable products In terms...

Excess mortality again in week 22 | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). From mid-September (week 39) up to and including mid-February (week 6), weekly mortality was higher than expected. There was excess mortality...

Nearly 9 thousand more deaths in first 9 weeks of COVID-19 | Statistics Netherlands...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The number of deaths in week 19 (ending 10 May) is estimated at over 3,000. This estimate has been...

CPJ joins call for Romanian authorities to investigate harassment of journalist Emilia Șercan

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Committee to Protect Journalists joined nine international press freedom organizations in an open letter on April 14, 2022, calling on...

Over 19 thousand COVID-19 deaths in 2021 | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). From March 2020 - the start of the coronavirus pandemic - until December 2021 inclusive, there were altogether nearly 40 thousand...

Russia charges journalists with disseminating ‘fakes’ about the military; reporter Maria Ponomarenko detained

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Paris, April 27, 2022 — Russian authorities should immediately drop all charges against journalists Maria Ponomarenko and Ilya Krasilshchik, release Ponomarenko...