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Serbian broadcaster N1TV and newspaper Danas receive death threats

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Berlin, April 25, 2022 – Serbian authorities should conduct swift and thorough investigations into death threats made to employees of the...

Fewer young adults say they are happy | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). In this survey, people aged 18 and over are asked to give themselves a score on two aspects of subjective well-being:...

House price increase 19.5 percent in March | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Download CSVShow datatablePrice development of existing owner-occupied dwellingsPrice development of existing owner-occupied dwellings2018April8.82018May8.92018June8.92018July92018August9.32018September9.32018October92018November9.52018December8.42019January8.72019February7.52019March7.72019April7.72019May7.22019June6.92019July72019August5.72019September6.12019October6.32019November5.82019December6.52020January6.32020February6.62020March72020April7.32020May7.72020June7.62020July7.42020August8.22020September8.62020October9.12020November8.92020December8.32021January9.32021February10.42021March11.32021April11.52021May12.92021June14.62021July16.32021August17.82021September18.52021October18.32021November20.12021December20.42022January21.12022February20.22022March19.5Source: CBS, Kadaster Surging house prices House prices reached a low...

France imports 47.4 bn euros in goods from the Netherlands | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). France has been the third largest market for Dutch-produced goods - after Germany and Belgium - as of 2019. Goods exports...

Consumer confidence drops to lowest level ever in April | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). At -48, the consumer confidence indicator in April is positioned well below its long-term average over the past two decades (-8)....

Kyrgyzstan authorities file new charges against journalist Bolot Temirov

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). New York, April 21, 2022 – Kyrgyzstan authorities should drop all the charges against journalist Bolot Temirov and allow him to...

Social Dialogue towards a Positive Safety and Health Culture

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Investments 5 percent up in February | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Investment data have not been adjusted for calendar effects. February 2022 had the same number of working days as February 2021....

More employed and fewer unemployed in March | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). In March, 3.7 million people between the ages of 15 and 75 did not have paid work for a variety of...

Ukraine: ‘Massive scale’ devastation, one-quarter of population in need |

“At least 15.7 million people in Ukraine are now in urgent need of humanitarian assistance and protection…over five million people fled Ukraine to seek...

World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2022: Social Dialogue towards a Positive...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2022 To mark World...

Household consumption almost 14 percent up in February | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Consumption figures have been adjusted for price changes and differences in the shopping-day pattern. The CBS Consumption Radar shows that circumstances...

Turkish journalist İbrahim Haskoloğlu arrested over coverage of alleged hacking

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Istanbul, April 20, 2022 – Turkish authorities should release journalist İbrahim Haskoloğlu immediately and drop any charges against him, the Committee...

Belarusian journalist Aksana Kolb arrested, no charges disclosed

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Paris, April 20, 2022 – Belarusian authorities should release journalist Aksana Kolb immediately and drop any charges against her, the Committee...

Rising inflation in the Caribbean Netherlands | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). On St Eustatius, prices were up by 4.9 percent year-on-year, versus 2.7 percent one quarter previously. The increase was mainly attributable...

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...

Differences between consumer price figures | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The main difference between the CPI and the HICP for the Netherlands is that, unlike the CPI, the HICP does not...

First Person: A month in a Mariupol basement  |

By the end of the second week, we heard continuous shelling approaching from the northern part of the city, targeting residential districts near us....

Dutch road hauliers carried record weight in 2021 | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Download CSVShow datatableWeight of goods carried by Dutch hauliersWeight of goods carried by Dutch hauliers20150.320162.320171.520182.120191.32020-0.720212.6 In 2021, Dutch lorries transported 572 million...

Asylum & integration 2022 – Cohort study asylum seekers and status holders | Statistics...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). This research was commissioned by the Dutch Ministries of...

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...

Siberian news outlets, management charged for disseminating ‘fakes’ about Russian army

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Paris, April 14, 2022 — Russian authorities should immediately drop all charges against the management of Listok newspaper and Novy Fokus...

Innovative research into drone flight paths using CBS data | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Hackathon The idea for the study came about in May 2021, during the HIGH-5 hackathon. This event brings together teams from different backgrounds...

How many residents of the Netherlands were born abroad? | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Would you like to know more about this topic? Go to the Asylum, migration and integration dossier.Of the 17.5 million people...