DOT meets with German stakeholders, execs to further boost tourism

Zacarian Sarao - @inquirerdotnet 03/13/2023

MANILA, Philippines — To increase tourist visitors from the heart of Europe, Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Christina Frasco met with stakeholders in Germany to discuss marketing and connectivity. According to Frasco, they met with some 20…

Soccer-Messi’s Argentina go through on penalties after Dutch comeback

Agence France Presse 12/10/2022

LUSAIL, Qatar  –Argentina beat the Netherlands 4-3 in a penalty shootout to keep Lionel Messi’s World Cup dream alive on Friday after the Dutch had snatched a 2-2 draw from the jaws of defeat in an extraordinary quarter-final. Emiliano Martinez…

Smash, shout your way out of pandemic frustration

Reuters 01/09/2022

AMSTERDAM — One swinging a sledgehammer and the other a crowbar, twin brothers Steven and Brian Krijger grin as they take turns pulverizing a Peugeot 106 spray-painted with the words “F*** COVID.” They are participants in “CarSmash,”…

Dutch dog infected with coronavirus

Agence France Presse 05/16/2020

  Dutch authorities on Friday reported the country’s first coronavirus case in a dog and infections in three cats, but said chances of contamination through pets were minimal. The eight-year-old bulldog belonged to a COVID-19 patient and…

Dutch museum says van Gogh painting stolen in overnight raid

03/31/2020

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A Dutch museum that is currently closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus said Monday a painting by Vincent van Gogh on loan for an exhibition was stolen in a raid overnight.…

DUTCH CHILD MOLESTER FALLS

Ador Vincent Mayol, Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Zena V. Magto 10/25/2018

52-year old suspect nabbed in the company of 4 teenaged girls They never learn. Despite the government’s unrelenting campaign against human trafficking and cyberpornography and the harsh penalty being slapped on those found guilty of the crime, online…

Dutch, 4 others nabbed for illegal firearms, ammunition in Camotes operation

Benjie Talisic 12/14/2017

  A Dutch national and four other persons were arrested, and several firearms and ammunition were confiscated in nearly two hours of separate police operations on Wednesday in San Francisco town in Camotes Islands in northern Cebu.…

Portuguese and Dutch models

Gerard Pareja 12/10/2017

Niadto pang 1971 gimugna ang termino nga “war on drugs” ni Richard Nixon nga maoy pangulo sa USA niadtong panahuna. Bilyones na ang nagasto sa America niining maong gubat. Ug niadtong 2011 mi diklarar ang Global Comission…

Dutch group donates P600K to CCMC

USJ-R Intern Rosalie Abatayo 10/16/2017

ABOUT P600,000 or 10,000 euros were turned over by the delegation Vriendschapsband Haarlemmermeer-Cebu (VHC) to the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) yesterday to help augment its pediatric ward. The amount raised in an auction by VHC stemmed…

The garden of earthly delights

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 11/19/2016

The Museo del Prado in Madrid houses “The Garden of Earthly Delights,” a triptych done in oil on oak by the 16th century Dutch painter, Hieronymus Bosch. The work has drawn many diverse interpretations, especially the central…

The Netherlands jails’ accommodate asylum-seekers as prisoners decline

05/17/2016

Haarlem, the Netherlands — With crime declining in the Netherlands, the country is looking at new ways to fill its prisons. The government has let Belgium and Norway put prisoners in empty cells and now, amid the…

Dutch national killed inside pension house

Apple Ta-as, Chito O. Aragon 02/20/2016

A Dutch national was found dead inside his rented room in a pension house in barangay Kamputhaw, Cebu City. Police said they believed that Dieter Friedrich Meyer, 66, was murdered inside his room in Turtle’s Nest Book…

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