What is Netherlands known for?

service quality

at the University of Toronto by Professor Edward Iacobucci and other colleagues concluded that privatization of Canada Post would result in "efficiency gains and improvements in service quality". 2000: Formation on ''Popstars'' The members of No Angels were selected on the RTL2 (RTL II) channel (television channel)'s first series of ''Popstars (Popstars (Germany))'', a reality (reality show) talent show which set about

album design

band Epica (Epica (band)), and was released in April 2005. "Trois Vierges" features a guest appearance by Kamelot vocalist (singer) Roy Khan. The album's lyrics are heavily influenced by Mayan Civilization (Maya civilization). The CD was released with copy control on it. This CD started a new "saga", called A New Age Dawns. This saga is continued on the album ''Design Your Universe''. '''Zeelandic''' (''Zeêuws'' in Zeelandic, ''Zeeuws'' in Dutch

unusual light

; from an experienced military ground witness in Alabama; from a military pilot who reported an unusual light in the vicinity of Montgomery at roughly the time of the encounter; and from a sighting of a very similar object near The Hague, Netherlands on July 20. Moreover, the Chiles-Whitted object also faintly echoed the mysterious Scandinavian "ghost rockets" of 1946, reports of which had intrigued American military officials. He was born in Železnice (known at that time as Eisenstadtl) near Jičín. As a student at the Academy of Fine Arts, Prague, he received a stipend that allowed him to travel to Italy, Belgium, England and France. He had his first solo exhibition in Prague in 1905, and a Paris exhibition in 1906. His extensive travels would eventually also bring him to New York City, London, the Netherlands, Spain, Morocco, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), India, and Japan, images of all of which appear in his work. '''RTL 7''' is the 3rd channel from the RTL Group in the Netherlands. It was formerly known as Veronica (Veronica (TV channel)) and Yorin. Exposure Ray Hill, with whom Malski was long acquainted, had become a "mole" within the far right and had agreed to co-operate with Dutch (Netherlands)-Israeli film-maker Ludi Boeken on a documentary for Channel 4, part of which was to include an expose on the activities of the NSAP. To this end Hill arranged to meet Malski and Kersey in a London pub in October 1983, ostensibly to discuss a meeting Hill had earlier held with Yann Tran Long, a French (France)-Vietnamese arms dealer who maintained a wide circle of contacts within the far right across Europe. This meeting was filmed with a hidden camera Hill & Bell, p. 276 and during it Malski claimed that the NSAP had around 1000 members and that members were regularly undertaking military-style training in a local gun club. Hill & Bell, p. 277 '''SBS 6''' is a commercial TV channel (television channel) in the Netherlands owned by Sanoma(67%) and Talpa Holding (33%). Other channels of the group in the Netherlands are NET 5 and Veronica (Veronica (TV channel)). SBS stands for Scandinavian Broadcasting System. When the SBS Broadcasting Group started expanding outside of Scandinavia in 1995, one of the first countries where they set up a channel was the Netherlands with SBS 6. SBS 6 was the third Dutch commercial TV station after RTL 4 and RTL 5. Operators Due to tank sales, Rheinmetall's L 44 tank gun has been manufactured for other nations. For example, the Leopard 2 armed with the 44 caliber long gun, has been sold to the Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, Austria, Denmark, and other countries. Jerchel (1998), pp. 36–42 Egypt had manufactured 700–800 M1A1 Abrams by 2005, Green (2005), p. 25 and in 2008 requested permission to build another 125 tanks; their M256 main guns (the US version of the L 44) were manufactured by Watervliet Arsenal. Defense Industry Daily, ''Egypt: $889M Request for 125 M1A1 Tanks'', accessed Commons:Category:Netherlands Dmoz:Regional Europe Netherlands Wikipedia:Netherlands

controversial views

of the Dutch (Netherlands) bishops. It was commissioned and authorized by the Catholic hierarchy of the Netherlands, "to make the message of Jesus Christ sound as new as it is" The Catechism, which sold record number of copies throughout the world, contains controversial views, which were reviewed by a group of Cardinals. They pointed to several errors but decided to "nonetheless leave by far the greatest part of the New Catechism untouched. So too, they support the praiseworthy intention

liberal victory

the fortress of Bonjol, ending the Padri War. * September – Battle of Aranzueque: Liberal victory for the forces loyal to Queen Isabel II (Isabella II of Spain) of Spain, end of the Carlist campaign known as the ''Expedición Real'' – The First Carlist War. * Carlos Quinto (Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor) conquers Tunis (Conquest of Tunis). * Anabaptists rebel in some cities in the Netherlands, including a famous incident of seven men and five woman walking nude in the streets of Amsterdam. * The first book in Estonian (Estonian language) – ''Wanradt's and Koell's Catechism,'' is written. * September 19 – Thirty Year's War: Heidelberg, the capital of the Electoral Palatinate, is taken by the Imperial army of Tilly (Count of Tilly) after a three-month siege. * October 2 – Eighty Years' War: After a siege of 86 days (Siege of Bergen-op-Zoom (1622)), Bergen-op-Zoom is relieved by a Dutch (Netherlands) army led by Maurice of Nassau and Ernst von Mansfeld. * October 18 – Huguenot rebellions: The first Huguenot rebellion ends with the signing of the Treaty of Montpellier. * "Rosicrucianism furor" in Paris. Commons:Category:Netherlands Dmoz:Regional Europe Netherlands Wikipedia:Netherlands

running events

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early home

are the same size as the 80×25 CP M screen, this was one of the things that was soon after fixed with the redesign to a commercial product The '''Aster CT-80''', an early home (home computer) personal computer developed by the small Dutch (Netherlands) company MCP (later renamed to '''Aster Computers'''), was sold in its first incarnation as a kit for hobbyists. Later it was sold ready to use. It consisted of several Eurocard (Eurocard (printed circuit board)) Printed circuit board PCB's

series big

''Big Brother (Big Brother (TV series)), Deal or No Deal, and The Voice (The Voice (TV series)).'' Sport thumb Dutch star football players Arjen Robben (File:NED-DEN Euro 2012 (10).jpg) and Robin van Persie in a match in 2011 Approximately 4.5 million of the 16.8 million people in the Netherlands are registered to one of the 35,000 sports clubs in the country. About two-thirds of the population between 15 and 75 participates in sports

himself for a time to the Prince of Orange. Later rejoining Henry of Navarre in Guienne, he displayed bravery in the field and particular ability as a military engineer. In 1583 he was Henry's special agent in Paris, and during a respite in the Wars of Religion (French Wars of Religion) he married an heiress who died five years later. '''''Big Brother Brasil''''' ('''''BBB''''') is a Brazilian version of the Big Brother (Big Brother (TV series)) reality television show based

;br 125px (File:Koningin Beatrix in Vries.jpg) Kingdom of the Netherlands: Aruba, Curaçao, Netherlands, Sint Maarten 30 April 1980 - Description ''Loft Story'' is a slightly re-tooled version of the Dutch-created (Netherlands) ''Big Brother (Big Brother (TV series))'', toned down slightly for the French market by production company Endemol. The initial French ''Loft Story'' inspired the creation of a similar Loft Story (Canada) show of the same

violent attitude

in the major Dutch cities, after big football matches, or in demonstrations if there is a violent attitude in general). If you express opposition to LGBT rights, Dutch people are not likely to get angry, though they might make clear to you that they do not agree with your thoughts. Don't get mistaken by Dutch using 'gay' ('homo') as a swearword, as this doesn't mean, in many cases, that they oppose homosexuality. They just don't want to be too serious about it. Recent polls indicate that more than 90

current weekly

and Barcelona (Spain), Pavia (Italy) and Washington, DC (United States). As of March 2008, there are 15 institutes in the United States, 2 in China (People's Republic of China), 1 in the Netherlands, 1 in Norway and 1 in the United Kingdom. http: reporter current weekly 6051 12.html According to the Foundation eventually there might be as many 20 centres. The Institute for Physics and Mathematics of the Universe


The '''Netherlands''' (

The Netherlands' name literally means "Low Country (Low Countries)", inspired by its low and flat geography, with only about 50% of its land exceeding one metre above sea level (Above mean sea level). Most of the areas below sea level are man-made. Since the late 16th century, large areas (polders) have been reclaimed (land reclamation) from the sea and from lakes, amounting to nearly 17% of the country's current land mass.

With a population density of 406 people per km² – 497 if water is excluded – the Netherlands is a very densely populated country (List of sovereign states and dependent territories by population density) for its size. Only Bangladesh, South Korea and Taiwan have both a larger population and a higher population density. Nevertheless, the Netherlands is the world's second largest exporter of food and agriculture products, after the United States. Netherlands: Agricultural exports top 80 billion Euros Holland is world-leading exporter of agri-food products

The Netherlands was one of the first countries in the world to have an elected parliament, and since 1848 it has been governed as a parliamentary (parliamentary system) democracy and a constitutional monarchy, organised as a unitary state. The Netherlands has a long history of social tolerance and is generally regarded as a liberal (liberalism) country, having legalised abortion, prostitution and euthanasia, while maintaining a progressive drugs policy (drug policy of the Netherlands). In 2001 it became the world's first country to legalize same-sex marriage (same-sex marriage in the Netherlands).

The Netherlands is a founding member of the EU (European Union), Eurozone, G-10 (Group of Ten (economic)), NATO, OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), WTO (World Trade Organization) and a part of the trilateral Benelux economic union. The country is host to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and five international courts: the Permanent Court of Arbitration, the International Court of Justice, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, the International Criminal Court and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. The first four are situated in The Hague, as is the EU's criminal intelligence agency Europol and judicial co-operation agency Eurojust. This has led to the city being dubbed "the world's legal capital". , specifically, ''"In the 1990s, during his term as United Nations Secretary-General, Boutros Boutros-Ghali started calling The Hague the world's legal capital."'' The Netherlands is also a part of the Schengen Area.

The Netherlands has a market-based mixed economy, ranking 17th of 177 countries according to the Index of Economic Freedom.

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