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Bart H. Meijer

Philips upbeat on digital care as patients warm to data sharing

Jun 13 2019

AMSTERDAM Dutch health technology company Philips expects sales at its digital care business to grow this year as patients see the benefits of sharing more medical data with doctors, Chief Executive Frans van Houten told Reuters.

Athora, NN Group buy Dutch insurer Vivat's operations

Jun 07 2019

AMSTERDAM Dutch insurer Vivat said on Friday it had agreed to a buyout deal with private life insurer Athora.

Pompeo says U.S. trying to level the playing field with China

Jun 03 2019

THE HAGUE U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that the United States is seeking to "level the playing field" with China after decades of unfair trade practices, but his Dutch counterpart said tariffs would hurt international trade.

Pompeo says U.S. trying to level the playing field with China

Jun 03 2019

THE HAGUE U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that the United States is seeking to "level the playing field" with China after decades of unfair trade practices, but his Dutch counterpart said tariffs would hurt international trade.

Groningen gas output should be cut more quickly, says minister

May 22 2019

AMSTERDAM Production at the Groningen gas field in the Netherlands should be reduced at a faster pace following a 3.4 magnitude earthquake in the northern Dutch region on Wednesday, Economic Affairs Minister Eric Wiebes said.

UPDATE 2-Dutch insurer NN's 50% surge in earnings fails to impress investors

May 16 2019

* Shares drop 2% (Recasts with share price move, analysts reaction)

Prince Harry given baby romper at first workday as father

May 09 2019

THE HAGUE Prince Harry was given a baby outfit for his son Archie by Princess Margriet of the Netherlands on Thursday as the new dad went back to work to mark a year until the 2020 edition of the Invictus Games he founded for wounded military personnel. | Video

Ajax bemoan letting final slip from their grasp

May 08 2019

AMSTERDAM Ajax Amsterdam coach Erik ten Hag described their semi-final exit from the Champions League as "very cruel" after the Dutch side were undone by Lucas Moura's 96th minute strike for Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday.

Dutch firm DSM raises profit outlook despite weak Asian markets

May 07 2019

AMSTERDAM Dutch speciality chemicals company DSM raised its profit outlook for 2019 on Tuesday, as strong sales of food supplements boosted first-quarter earnings despite weakness in some of its Asian markets.

UPDATE 2-Dutch firm DSM raises profit outlook despite weak Asian markets

May 07 2019

* Speciality chemical firm's shares rise 5 pct (Adds CFO quotes, more detail on results and outlook)

World News

'Sea of black' Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down

Hundreds of thousands of people clogged the streets in central Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's leader step down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill in a dramatic retreat following the most violent protests in decades.