On Tuesday night, around 400 students and teachers of UvA faculties for humanities and social studies took the Oudemanhuispoort building to protest against the university’s ongoing budget cuts as a prologue to the larger scheduled protests on June 8. Once again, the student outrage creates a critical climax as Dutch universities are being criticized for the […]
KLM, The Netherlands’ biggest airline group, is on the verge of losing its French sister company Air France, as the French airline goes through a major organizational crisis. Together, the French and Dutch national, with its headquarters based in Paris, form the world’s third-biggest cargo airline. However, as French employees have put down their work […]
Amsterdam’s most hated innovation is almost ready for use: A closer look at the Noord/Zuidlijn and its history.
Amsterdam’s municipality has been tormented with financial setbacks, public criticism, and countless failures in the construction of the infamous Noord/Zuid metro line for many years. Now, almost four decades after the introduction of the initial plan for a metro line connecting the Zuid financial district with the northern part of the city, citizens and tourists alike […]
Monday and Tuesday will probably go down in history as two of the rainiest days of the year in the country, a perfect day for the stubborn Dutchmen to opt out of stepping on their bicycle and take the bus, tram or train. However, the regional transport staff chose to go on strike during these […]
On Friday, April 13, the World Press Photo exhibition officially kicked off in the Nieuwe Kerk on the Dam in Amsterdam with, at the center of attention, the winner of this year’s World Press Photo of the year, 47-year old Venezuelan photographer Ronaldo Schemidt. His photo features José Victor Salazar Balza, who caught fire because of […]