Willem-Alexander

Guus Hiddink gets royal call-up for state visit to Korea

Guus Hiddink gets royal call-up for state visit to Korea

 Guus Hiddink is to switch his role of Netherlands national team coach with that of a diplomat after being invited to accompany the Dutch king Willem-Alexander on a state visit to South Korea next month. 

Sep 12, 2014, 12:32 PM IST

Netherlands turns orange for first ever `Kings Day`

Thousands of Dutch decked in orange lined the streets on Saturday as the Netherlands celebrated its first-ever "Kings Day" in honour of Willem-Alexander, inaugurated one year ago.

Apr 26, 2014, 16:15 PM IST

Pussy Riot hopes Dutch royals see beyond Sochi opening ceremony

Two freed members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot said Friday they hoped a high-level Dutch delegation to the Sochi Olympics would see beyond the glittering opening ceremony and speak out on human rights.

Feb 01, 2014, 12:43 PM IST

Amsterdam turns orange ahead of royal ceremony

The streets of Amsterdam began to turn orange in honor of the Netherlands` ruling House of Oranje-Nassau, as officials prepare for a once-in-a-generation rotation of royal titles and the rest of the country gets ready to party.

Apr 29, 2013, 19:11 PM IST