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DutchNews.nl
Dutch roses may well come from Africa, local production plummetsJust 120 companies are still growing roses commercially in the Netherlands, dow
Dutch roses may well come from Africa, local production plummets
DutchNews.nl / Posted 16 hours ago
Just 120 companies are still growing roses commercially in the Netherlands, down from 765 15 years ago, according to new figures from the national statistics office CBS. Some 283 hectares of land are currently dedicated to rose cultivation, less... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Inflation drops to 0.6% in JanuaryThe Dutch rate of inflation fell marginally to 0.6% in January, due to lower pr
Inflation drops to 0.6% in January
DutchNews.nl / Posted yesterday
The Dutch rate of inflation fell marginally to 0.6% in January, due to lower prices for home nursing, the national statistics office CBS said on Thursday. Last January, the government scrapped a special benefit for people with chronic health... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Dutch shops had best sales in seven years in 2015Dutch shops had their best year since 2008 in 2015, with overall retail sales r
Dutch shops had best sales in seven years in 2015
DutchNews.nl / Posted yesterday
Dutch shops had their best year since 2008 in 2015, with overall retail sales rising 1.4%, the national statistics office CBS said on Thursday. Supermarket sales rose 2% but furniture shops had the highest growth in turnover at 6.7%. Internet shops... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Agenda of the next president: Food securityStarting Feb. 9, 2016, the Inquirer is coming out with a 10-part series on pres
Agenda of the next president: Food security
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
Starting Feb. 9, 2016, the Inquirer is coming out with a 10-part series on pressing national concerns that should be high on the agenda of the five contenders in the May 9 presidential election. The series should help Filipinos choose wisely the... Read more
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Times of Malta
Truancy down 15.9% - sharper drop in GozoTruancy in scholastic year 2013/2014 was down by 15.9 per cent when compared to
Truancy down 15.9% - sharper drop in Gozo
Times of Malta / Posted 3 days ago
Truancy in scholastic year 2013/2014 was down by 15.9 per cent when compared to the previous year, the National Statistics office said today. It amounted to 597,239 days, equivalent to an average of 13.0 absent days per student. Total authorised... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Dutch doctors prescribe fewer antibiotics than others in EUDoctors in the Netherlands issue fewer prescriptions for antibiotics than their
Dutch doctors prescribe fewer antibiotics than others in EU
DutchNews.nl / Posted 3 days ago
Doctors in the Netherlands issue fewer prescriptions for antibiotics than their colleagues in other European countries, according to figures published on Tuesday by the national statistics office CBS. The figures, which date from 2013, show 11 out... Read more
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Sun Star
Baguio City house mural needs lawBAGUIO City Mayor Mauricio Domogan said an ordinance would be needed to replica
Baguio City house mural needs law
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
BAGUIO City Mayor Mauricio Domogan said an ordinance would be needed to replicate the Department of Tourism’s house mural project in Stone hill in La Trinidad, Benguet. The painting project of DOT for the houses on the other side of Balili River... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Dutch exports to Iran grew by 21% in 2015Dutch exports to Iran increased by 21 per cent last year, ahead of the lifting
Dutch exports to Iran grew by 21% in 2015
DutchNews.nl / Posted 4 days ago
Dutch exports to Iran increased by 21 per cent last year, ahead of the lifting of international sanctions in January this year. The value of goods exported from the Netherlands reached €450 million, putting Iran 64th in the ranking order of... Read more
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Times of Malta
New figures show Malta's competitiveness 'has stood its ground'Malta recorded positive results in the external sector in 2015 with a further n
New figures show Malta's competitiveness 'has stood its ground'
Times of Malta / Posted 6 days ago
Malta recorded positive results in the external sector in 2015 with a further narrowing of the trade deficit, as exports net of fuels re-exports increased by €51.2 million in spite of the challenges in some of Malta’s export markets, latest... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Italy to measure costs of tattoos, men's shorts for price indexROME: Italy will include the cost of tattoos and men's shorts in its monthly re
Italy to measure costs of tattoos, men's shorts for price index
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
ROME: Italy will include the cost of tattoos and men's shorts in its monthly report on consumer prices, while fees for overnight berths on trains will be dropped, the national statistics office said on Wednesday. The country's national statistics... Read more
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Times of Malta
One fatal occupational accident between October and December last yearOne fatal occupational accident was reported in last year’s fourth quarter when
One fatal occupational accident between October and December last year
Times of Malta / Posted 9 days ago
One fatal occupational accident was reported in last year’s fourth quarter when non-fatal occupational accidents reached 771, 11 less than in the same period the previous year, the National Statistics Office said. The majority of non-fatal... Read more
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Sun Star
Population in Davao City to hit 1.9MDAVAO City's recorded population of 1.6 million recorded in 2010 may have shot
Population in Davao City to hit 1.9M
Sun Star / Posted 14 days ago
DAVAO City's recorded population of 1.6 million recorded in 2010 may have shot up to 1.9 million by this time given the 2.36 percent annual average growth rate of the city in years 2000-2010. Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Senior Statistical... Read more
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Daily Herald
Spanish economy grows at fastest pace since financial crisisMADRID -- Official figures show the Spanish economy grew by a strong 0.8 percen
Spanish economy grows at fastest pace since financial crisis
Daily Herald / Posted 14 days ago
MADRID -- Official figures show the Spanish economy grew by a strong 0.8 percent in the fourth quarter compared with the previous three months. The National Statistics Office said Friday the economy grew 3.2 percent for all of 2015, its strongest... Read more
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Denver Post
Spanish economy grows at fastest pace since financial crisisMADRID (AP) — Official figures show the Spanish economy grew by a strong 0.8 pe
Spanish economy grows at fastest pace since financial crisis
Denver Post / Posted 14 days ago
MADRID (AP) — Official figures show the Spanish economy grew by a strong 0.8 percent in the fourth quarter compared with the previous three months. The National Statistics Office said Friday the economy grew 3.2 percent for all of 2015, its... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Spanish economy grows at fastest pace since financial crisisMADRID (AP) - Official figures show the Spanish economy grew by a strong 0.8 pe
Spanish economy grows at fastest pace since financial crisis
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 14 days ago
MADRID (AP) - Official figures show the Spanish economy grew by a strong 0.8 percent in the fourth quarter compared with the previous three months. The National Statistics Office said Friday the economy grew 3.2 percent for all of 2015, its... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Most freelancers have another source of income: CBSSome 1.3 million people in the Netherlands do some sort of freelance work, ofte
Most freelancers have another source of income: CBS
DutchNews.nl / Posted 16 days ago
Some 1.3 million people in the Netherlands do some sort of freelance work, often alongside a regular job, the national statistics office CBS said on Wednesday. In total, almost 800,000 people rely solely or mainly on income from freelancing while a... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Immigration boosts Dutch population to nearly 17 millionThe population of the Netherlands reached 16.9 million at the end of 2015, a ri
Immigration boosts Dutch population to nearly 17 million
DutchNews.nl / Posted 16 days ago
The population of the Netherlands reached 16.9 million at the end of 2015, a rise of nearly 80,000 on 2014, the national statistics office CBS said on Wednesday. The increase is almost entirely due to immigration, the CBS said. In total, 203,000... Read more
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Pilipino Star
EDITORIAL – Progress vs red tapePeople who have dealt with the government may be puzzled by news reports that 9
EDITORIAL – Progress vs red tape
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 days ago
People who have dealt with the government may be puzzled by news reports that 99 percent of several agencies delivering frontline services had passed the latest test on red tape conducted by the Civil Service Commission. Of the 1,114 offices in the... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Nearly 12% of Dutch households depend on social security benefitsThe number of Dutch households who seriously depend on social security benefits
Nearly 12% of Dutch households depend on social security benefits
DutchNews.nl / Posted 17 days ago
The number of Dutch households who seriously depend on social security benefits rose from 660,000 to 875,000 between 2008 and 2014, the national statistics office CBS said on Tuesday. Although the 2015 figures are not yet available, it is unlikely... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
80% of Dutch firms are now one-man companiesThere are now over 1.5 million companies in the Netherlands but 1.2 million of
80% of Dutch firms are now one-man companies
DutchNews.nl / Posted 17 days ago
There are now over 1.5 million companies in the Netherlands but 1.2 million of them have no more than one employee, according to the national statistics office CBS. Last year, 163,000 new firms registered at the country’s chambers of trade and just... Read more
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Investopedia
Philippines: A Friendly Country for English SpeakersThe Philippines has a long relationship with the English language that began at
Philippines: A Friendly Country for English Speakers
Investopedia / Posted 18 days ago
The Philippines has a long relationship with the English language that began at the turn of the 20th century with the American occupation of the country following the Spanish-American War and the subsequent Philippine-American War. More than 100... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
One million Dutch people felt depressed in one yearOne in 12 people in the Netherlands say they suffered from depression in the pa
One million Dutch people felt depressed in one year
DutchNews.nl / Posted 18 days ago
One in 12 people in the Netherlands say they suffered from depression in the past year, the national statistics office CBS said on Monday. Women are more likely to feel depressed than men and depression is most common in middle age. Women are also... Read more
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Malta Star
MaltaStar.comIn December, the number of people registering for work stood at 4,615 compared
MaltaStar.com
Malta Star / Posted 18 days ago
In December, the number of people registering for work stood at 4,615 compared to 6,287 in the corresponding month last year according to the latest figures from the National Statistics Office. The Employment and Training Corporation says that the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Cavite Comelec calls for simple election period ‘covenant’ TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite—The Cavite Commission on Elections (Comelec) has
Cavite Comelec calls for simple election period ‘covenant’
Manila Bulletin / Posted 19 days ago
TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite—The Cavite Commission on Elections (Comelec) has called for a simple holding of a peace covenant in the province for the May 2016 elections. The covenant, with... Read more
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Times of Malta
Fewer enterprises selling onlineFewer enterprises were selling online last year when compared to 2014, accordin
Fewer enterprises selling online
Times of Malta / Posted 21 days ago
Fewer enterprises were selling online last year when compared to 2014, according to a survey published by the National Statistics Office. The survey, among enterprises employing at least 10 people, registered a 1.4 per cent drop in enterprises... Read more
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Reuters
Apple to open app development centre in southern ItalyAn Apple logo is seen inside the Apple Store in Palo Alto, California November
Apple to open app development centre in southern Italy
Reuters / Posted 22 days ago
An Apple logo is seen inside the Apple Store in Palo Alto, California November 13, 2015. ROME U.S. technology giant Apple will open a centre for developing apps in the southern Italian city of Naples, a move politicians welcomed as an opportunity to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Apple to open app development centre in southern ItalyROME: U.S. technology giant Apple will open a centre for developing apps in the
Apple to open app development centre in southern Italy
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
ROME: U.S. technology giant Apple will open a centre for developing apps in the southern Italian city of Naples, a move politicians welcomed as an opportunity to stimulate an economically depressed region. The iPhone maker said the facility, the... Read more
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Rappler
Colmenares, Kapunan, Romualdez praised for stand on divorce, same-sex marriageSENATE BETS. The candidates running for senate seats share their views on marri
Colmenares, Kapunan, Romualdez praised for stand on divorce, same-sex marriage
Rappler / Posted 22 days ago
SENATE BETS. The candidates running for senate seats share their views on marriage issues with #TheLeaderIWant forum's audience. MANILA, Philippines – Are Filipinos on the road to divorce and marriage equality? During the #TheLeaderIWant forum on... Read more
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Times of Malta
Inflation upThe annual rate of inflation as measured by the Retail Price Index last month s
Inflation up
Times of Malta / Posted 22 days ago
The annual rate of inflation as measured by the Retail Price Index last month stood at 1.04 per cent. A year earlier it was 0.15 per cent. The National Statistics Office said the main upward impacts were mainly due to higher prices of vegetables,... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Dutch jobless total hits lowest level since 2012The number of jobless people in the Netherlands fell below 600,000 for the firs
Dutch jobless total hits lowest level since 2012
DutchNews.nl / Posted 22 days ago
The number of jobless people in the Netherlands fell below 600,000 for the first time since 2012 in December, the national statistics office CBS said on Thursday. The drop took the official unemployment rate to 6.6%, or 588,000 people. In December... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Inflation Rate Up to 4.8 Percent in 2015Algiers — Algeria's inflation rate reached 4.8% in 2015 (against 2.9% in 2014 a
Inflation Rate Up to 4.8 Percent in 2015
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Algiers — Algeria's inflation rate reached 4.8% in 2015 (against 2.9% in 2014 and 3.3% in 2013), the National Statistics Office (ONS) told APS Tuesday. To remind that the complementary Finance Act 2015 foresaw an inflation rate of 4% against a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
QC officials Paulate, Calalay sacked over ghost employeesThe Ombudsman has dismissed from service Quezon City officials Roderick Paulate
QC officials Paulate, Calalay sacked over ghost employees
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 days ago
The Ombudsman has dismissed from service Quezon City officials Roderick Paulate and Francisco Calalay Jr. over ghost employees in the payroll of the city council. Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales found Paulate and Calalay guilty of the... Read more
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Times of Malta
Increase in cruise passenger numbers in spite of fewer liner callsTotal cruise passenger traffic increased by 15 per cent in the fourth quarter l
Increase in cruise passenger numbers in spite of fewer liner calls
Times of Malta / Posted 23 days ago
Total cruise passenger traffic increased by 15 per cent in the fourth quarter last year, when compared with the same period the previous year, the National Statistics Office said. It said there were 88 cruise liner calls during the period, 12 less... Read more
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Malta Star
MaltaStar.comVodafone Malta announced today that it is eliminating roaming charges in Europe
MaltaStar.com
Malta Star / Posted 23 days ago
Vodafone Malta announced today that it is eliminating roaming charges in Europe with its new RED plans launching on 20th January. The new plans also include large data allowances on the company’s national superfast 4G network and the same low rates... Read more
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Malta Star
MaltaStar.comTotal cruise passenger traffic during the fourth quarter of 2015 amounted to 17
MaltaStar.com
Malta Star / Posted 23 days ago
Total cruise passenger traffic during the fourth quarter of 2015 amounted to 176,295, an increase of 15.0 per cent over the corresponding period in 2014 according to the latest figures from the National Statistics Office. Between January and... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Online retail sales soar, but multi-channel outlets do bestDutch online retailers booked a 17% increase in sales in the first 11 months of
Online retail sales soar, but multi-channel outlets do best
DutchNews.nl / Posted 23 days ago
Dutch online retailers booked a 17% increase in sales in the first 11 months of last year, compared with just 1% sales growth for physical shops, the national statistics office CBS said on Wednesday. However, retailers which combine an online... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Pay gap widens: highest earners increase lead on other workersThe biggest earners at the Netherlands’ 1,000 largest companies now earn almost
Pay gap widens: highest earners increase lead on other workers
DutchNews.nl / Posted 23 days ago
The biggest earners at the Netherlands’ 1,000 largest companies now earn almost six times as much as the median salary in their firm, the national statistics office CBS said on Wednesday. The five highest earners had a gross salary averaging... Read more
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Times of Malta
Increase in motor vehiclesThe stock of licensed motor vehicles at the end of last month stood at 346,918,
Increase in motor vehicles
Times of Malta / Posted 24 days ago
The stock of licensed motor vehicles at the end of last month stood at 346,918, 0.7 per cent higher than in the previous quarter, the National Statistics Office said. It said 79.4 per cent were passenger cars, 13.7 per cent commercial vehicles and... Read more
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Times of Malta
36% drop in amount of generated wasteThe amount of waste generated in 2014 was 35.9 per cent less than in the previo
36% drop in amount of generated waste
Times of Malta / Posted 25 days ago
The amount of waste generated in 2014 was 35.9 per cent less than in the previous year, the National Statistics Office said. It said in a statement that the total amount of solid waste generated in 2014 amounted to 1.4 million tonnes. The decrease... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Households' share of health costs rises dramatically in 10 yearsThe burden of healthcare spending has fallen increasingly on individual househo
Households' share of health costs rises dramatically in 10 years
DutchNews.nl / Posted 1 months ago
The burden of healthcare spending has fallen increasingly on individual households in the decade since the current health insurance system was introduced, an investigation has shown. Financial website Follow The Money compared data on health... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
100,000 call on Dutch restaurants to serve tap waterSome 100,000 people have signed a petition calling on Dutch restaurants to plac
100,000 call on Dutch restaurants to serve tap water
DutchNews.nl / Posted 1 months ago
Some 100,000 people have signed a petition calling on Dutch restaurants to place a carafe of tap water on the table without being asked. Research by TNS Nipo shows 75% of restaurant goers have been refused tap water, even though most people are... Read more
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Quartz
Even all its refugees can’t help prevent Germany’s longterm population decline - Quartz Too Few Babies First, though, the good news: Rising immigration is
Even all its refugees can’t help prevent Germany’s longterm population decline
Quartz / Posted 1 months ago
- Quartz Too Few Babies First, though, the good news: Rising immigration is canceling out... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Italian unemployment hits 3-year low Published: 7 January 2016 6:45 PM Prime Minister Matteo Renzi says Italy is
Italian unemployment hits 3-year low
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 1 months ago
Published: 7 January 2016 6:45 PM Prime Minister Matteo Renzi says Italy is 'back on track, back at work', in reaction to the data which he said demonstrated the success of his signature Jobs Act, a package of... Read more

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