Monday 22 July 2019

Opinion pieces, columns and insights into Dutch news and current affairs from key commentators

















NS: Off the rails

NS: Off the rails

NS workers should do whatever they can to help NS customers in case of a delay or cancelled train. Instead they are invited to take out an insurance. NS have gone completely off the rails, writes Annemarie van Gaal. More >




‘The Netherlands has become my second homeland’

‘The Netherlands has become my second homeland’

Pejman Akbarzadeh, who runs the PersianDutch.com website and would spend his last 24 hours in Amsterdam on the Dam. How did you end up in the Netherlands? I was invited by a Persian-language radio station in Amsterdam to join them as a senior producer. Everything happened so suddenly and within a month I moved here. Before that I was planning to go to the United States. Now I am quite happy that I did not go there. When I visited... More >