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Over 6.7 million people watch as King Willem-Alexander addresses the nation

Over 6,7 million people watched King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands gave a rare televised address regarding the coronavirus. The last time King Willem-Alexander gave a televised address of this nature was shortly after Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in 2014. King Willem-Alexander took the time to thank the health services and also did not forget all the others who…
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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima send message of support

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima have sent a message of support as the Netherlands takes more stringent measure to reduce the risks of the coronavirus. Just yesterday, Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced the closure of all schools, daycare centres, cafes, restaurants, coffee shops, sex clubs and sports clubs until 6 April at least. The message was posted the official Twitter and reads…
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Dutch State Visit to Indonesia: Day Two

The King and Queen of the Netherlands have continued their State Visit to Indonesia in the city of Yogyakarta. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima met students, talked about business and economic ties and heard about work towards religious tolerance in a busy…
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Dutch State Visit to Indonesia: Day One

The King and Queen of the Netherlands have officially begun their State Visit to Indonesia. The royal couple were given a ceremonial welcome to the country as it was confirmed that their trip would be shortened by a day out of respect for those who died and were affected by a recent boat disaster in Indonesia. Embed from Getty Images King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima began their three…
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Dutch State Visit to Indonesia toned down after fatal boat accident

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands had only just arrived for their State Visit to Indonesia when it became clear that a fatal boat accident had taken place. The boat accident took place on 9 March on the river in the Sebangau National Park in the island of Kalimantan. The two boats involved in the accident belonged to Indonesian organisations, which were a part of the…
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