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DutchNews.nl
Price of milk and butter soars but dairy is only 14% of average food billThe price of dairy products in the Netherlands has soared 10% over the past yea
DutchNews.nl / Posted 3 hours ago
The price of dairy products in the Netherlands has soared 10% over the past year – the highest increase in 10 years – the national statistics office CBS said at the weekend. Full-cream milk and butter, for example, cost 35% more than a year ago,... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Dutch exports to Britain fall in 2017 first half, rise to rest of EUfell 2% in the first six months of this year compared with the year earlier per
DutchNews.nl / Posted 3 hours ago
fell 2% in the first six months of this year compared with the year earlier period, according to new trade figures from national statistics office CBS. By contrast, Dutch exports to the rest of the European Union were up 11% on the first half... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Fewer murders in the Netherlands but gangland killings risewere murdered in the Netherlands last year, a drop of 10 on 2015 and less than
DutchNews.nl / Posted yesterday
were murdered in the Netherlands last year, a drop of 10 on 2015 and less than half the number unlawfully killed in 200, national statistics office CBS said on Friday. Of the dead last year, 76 were men. The CBS figures also show that 25% of the... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Statistics Canada revises census data to show decline in English speakers in Quebecas a mother tongue is on the decline in the province instead of on the rise. T
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
as a mother tongue is on the decline in the province instead of on the rise. The change is the result of an error that the national statistics office says resulted in some 55,000 people recorded in last year’s census as English speakers who really... Read more
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CTV News
StatCan revises census data to show fewer English speakers in Quebecsays the number of English speakers in Quebec recorded in last year's census is
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
says the number of English speakers in Quebec recorded in last year's census is lower than it originally reported. The national statistics office says some 57,000 people recorded in last year's census as English speakers really had French as... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
As jobless total drops again, Dutch firms struggle to find staffThe official Dutch unemployment rate fell again in July to 4.8% of the working
DutchNews.nl / Posted 2 days ago
The official Dutch unemployment rate fell again in July to 4.8% of the working population, national statistics office CBS said on Thursday. Some 436,000 people are now without a job, down from 700,000 at the height of the crisis in 2014. The number... Read more
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Reuters
Cuban trade with Venezuela plunges over two yearswith Venezuela fell to $2.2 billion in 2016, compared with $4.2 billion the yea
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
with Venezuela fell to $2.2 billion in 2016, compared with $4.2 billion the year before and $7.3 billion in 2014, the Cuban National Statistics Office reported on its website this week (www.one.cu/aec2016/08%20Sector%20Externo.pdf). A strategic... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Robust retail sales growth put at 4.3% in June by CBSRetail sales in the Netherlands increased by a healthy 4.3% in June, the nation
DutchNews.nl / Posted 5 days ago
Retail sales in the Netherlands increased by a healthy 4.3% in June, the national statistics office CBS said on Monday. The CBS said the increase over June 2016 was seen in both the food and non-food sectors. E-commerce sales registered 19.5% growth... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Dutch households pick up 65% of the environmental tax billDutch households are paying an increasingly large share of the total environmen
DutchNews.nl / Posted 5 days ago
Dutch households are paying an increasingly large share of the total environmental tax bill, the national statistics office CBS said on Monday. Since 2000, the total environmental tax bill for industry has risen by €2.6bn, but the bill for... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Company bike rules are complicated and unworkable: Bovagthe fact that employers give their staff a bike, not making it more difficult b
DutchNews.nl / Posted 5 days ago
the fact that employers give their staff a bike, not making it more difficult by introducing impossible tax barriers,’ Bovag said. Last week, the national statistics office CBS said the average commute to work in the Netherlands is 22 kilo... Read more
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Gulf News
Bring birth certificate if your passport says this, Filipinos toldTo rectify the issue, these passport holders are now required to bring a copy o
Gulf News / Posted 5 days ago
To rectify the issue, these passport holders are now required to bring a copy of their birth certificates issued by the National Statistics Office (now the Philippine Statistics Authority).Vice-Consul Elizabeth Picar Ramos said the new advanced... Read more
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Gulf News
Bring birth certificate for passport renewal, Filipinos toldindicate only the “province of their birth” are now required to bring a copy of
Gulf News / Posted 6 days ago
indicate only the “province of their birth” are now required to bring a copy of their birth certificates issued by the National Statistics Office (now the Philippine Statistics Authority).Vice-Consul Elizabeth Picar Ramos said the new advanced... Read more
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CTV News
Statistics Canada blames computer error for mistake in census language datais correcting recently released census data about the number of English speaker
CTV News / Posted 7 days ago
is correcting recently released census data about the number of English speakers in some smaller Quebec communities. The national statistics office is blaming an error in a computer program for the fact that 61,000 people were misclassified in... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Tomatoes dominate Dutch greenhouse horticultureOver 20% of the Netherlands’ greenhouses are devoted to growing vine tomatoes,
DutchNews.nl / Posted 8 days ago
Over 20% of the Netherlands’ greenhouses are devoted to growing vine tomatoes, the national statistics office CBS said on Friday. Some16% are used to grow red bell peppers and 13% cucumbers, the CBS says. Much of the remainder is devoted to fruit... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
One million women in the Netherlands now work full time: Trouwone million barrier for the first time, Trouw said on Thursday. The paper base
DutchNews.nl / Posted 9 days ago
one million barrier for the first time, Trouw said on Thursday. The paper bases its claim on statistics supplied by the national statistics office CBS. ‘Ten years ago, the CBS first reported that 900,000 women had a full time job, but that was... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
A long commute? Nearly 40% of Dutch live, work in same townThe Dutch live close to their work, new figures by the national statistics offi
DutchNews.nl / Posted 9 days ago
The Dutch live close to their work, new figures by the national statistics office CBS published on Thursday reveal. The agency said nearly four out of every 10 employees worked in the same community as they lived, with an average commute of 22.6... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ECA Launches the 2016 Malawi Country Profilein member-states. The Malawi Country Profile was launched in Lilongwe, Malawi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
in member-states. The Malawi Country Profile was launched in Lilongwe, Malawi by SRO-SA in partnership with the National Statistics Office of Malawi on 1st August 2017. The launch attracted high level participation including the... Read more
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DW
German industrial output drops unexpectedly |by 1.1 percent in the month under review, compared with May this year when prod
DW / Posted 12 days ago
by 1.1 percent in the month under review, compared with May this year when production rose markedly by 1.2 percent, the National Statistics Office, Destatis, reported Monday. Capital goods makers saw their output drop by 1.9 percent in June,... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Ethnic minority unemployment falls but still far outstrips native Dutchpeople with a ‘non-western’ background fell by over three percentage points fro
DutchNews.nl / Posted 12 days ago
people with a ‘non-western’ background fell by over three percentage points from its peak in 2014 to 13.2% last year, the national statistics office CBS said on Monday. However, the jobless rate remains higher among second generation immigrants,... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Palawan rejects Bangsamoro draftto “exclude Palawan and Puerto Princesa City from the proposed Bangsamoro entit
Manila Standard Today / Posted 12 days ago
to “exclude Palawan and Puerto Princesa City from the proposed Bangsamoro entity.” As of the 2010 census conducted by the National Statistics Office, Palawan, including Puerto Princesa City, had a total population of 994,340 with a Muslim... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
The Dutch strawberry crop is getting bigger, despite fewer farmersavailable for growing strawberries decreased by 5% in the same period, accordin
DutchNews.nl / Posted 15 days ago
available for growing strawberries decreased by 5% in the same period, according to provisional figures published by the national statistics office CBSon Friday. Growers are switching from the open ground to growing in greenhouses and inflatable... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Dutch singles mostly holiday with others and go upmarketone third of Dutch singles tend not to go on holiday, most of the rest go away
DutchNews.nl / Posted 16 days ago
one third of Dutch singles tend not to go on holiday, most of the rest go away with friends or organised groups, the national statistics office CBS said on Thursday. August is the peak month for holidays among the Dutch and this includes... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Dutch transport more goods by rail to Italy, less to nearby Germanymoved more goods by rail last year, with total cross-border transports increasi
DutchNews.nl / Posted 17 days ago
moved more goods by rail last year, with total cross-border transports increasing by 2.3% to 37 million tonnes, the national statistics office CBS said on Wednesday. The CBS said that, based on new figures, transport to and from Italy,... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Road safety body urges minister to up fines for using smartphone while drivingdriving. Fines for drunk driving currently begin at €300 while using a smartpho
DutchNews.nl / Posted 17 days ago
driving. Fines for drunk driving currently begin at €300 while using a smartphone will lead to a fine of €230. Research by national statistics office CBS earlier this year showed that one in 10 motorists sends smartphone messages while driving... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
The economy is speeding up: more fast-growing firms in NLcompanies in the Netherlands rose to 7,300 last year, with the hospitality and
DutchNews.nl / Posted 18 days ago
companies in the Netherlands rose to 7,300 last year, with the hospitality and building sectors leading the way, the national statistics office CBS said on Tuesday. The CBS defines a fast-growing company as one which employs at least 10... Read more
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CTV News
Census data on language show tip of statistical iceberg about Canada's diversityreport as their mother tongue or being spoken at home will provide a peek at Ca
CTV News / Posted 18 days ago
report as their mother tongue or being spoken at home will provide a peek at Canada's ethnocultural diversity, which the national statistics office will fully reveal this fall with data from the recently returned long-form census. In February,... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Refugees, EU nationals and Indians boost Dutch population growthMigration continued to be the most important factor in Dutch population growth
DutchNews.nl / Posted 19 days ago
Migration continued to be the most important factor in Dutch population growth in the first half of 2017, the national statistics office CBS said on Monday. Roughly 100,000 people became resident in the Netherlands in the six months ending 30 June,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Sun shines on Spanish economy as recovery thrivesgrew 0.9 per cent in the three months through June after expanding 0.8 per cent
The Irish Times / Posted 22 days ago
grew 0.9 per cent in the three months through June after expanding 0.8 per cent in the previous quarter, the National Statistics Office said on Friday in a preliminary report. That is the best reading since 2015 and matches the... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -Luzon, and the first in the Visayas. The first mission to Mindanao was commissi
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 23 days ago
Luzon, and the first in the Visayas. The first mission to Mindanao was commissioned in 1946. In the 2000 census of the Philippine National Statistics Office, 2.3 percent of the population in the Philippines was affiliated with the Iglesia ni Cri... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Pay rises averaged 1.8% last year, highest increase in six yearspay deals in the Netherlands last year included an average salary rise of 1.8%,
DutchNews.nl / Posted 25 days ago
pay deals in the Netherlands last year included an average salary rise of 1.8%, the highest increase in six years, national statistics office CBS confirmed on Tuesday. This was considerably more than the annual rate of inflation, which... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Roosendaal and Limburg have most drugs-related problems: CBSliving in the south of the Netherlands experience most problems with drugs and
DutchNews.nl / Posted 26 days ago
living in the south of the Netherlands experience most problems with drugs and dealers, according to new research by national statistics office CBS. The CBS says over one in eight people living in the Noord-Brabant town of Roosendaal... Read more

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