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Forum: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 03-25-2012, 06:48 PM
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Posted By Marengo
According to nu.nl/ Privé there is an...

According to nu.nl/ Privé there is an advertisement for the sale of the house in Mozambique in an exclusive magazine (no idea which one). The selling price has gone up to 4 million euros (while it...
Forum: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 01-19-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,599
Posted By Marengo
I guess this 'giving away' will feed more...

I guess this 'giving away' will feed more abdication rumours ;). Still, good that the matter has finally been solved, esp. since the company that it was sold to is now supposed to be independant (as...
Forum: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 01-18-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,599
Posted By Marengo
Apparently they sold the villa for a 'symbolic...

Apparently they sold the villa for a 'symbolic gesture', as the press claims. They will only get some money back (they invested 2 million euros) when the company is able to sell the villa to a 3rd...
Forum: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 09-06-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 117
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Posted By Marengo
Last week the PM announced that the villa was...

Last week the PM announced that the villa was finally finished, but no buyer has been found yet.

Villa Mozambique prins en prinses voltooid - Koninklijk huis - Reformatorisch Dagblad...
Forum: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 04-22-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 117
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Posted By Marengo
A quick reaction from the RVD: the villa will be...

A quick reaction from the RVD: the villa will be puit up for sale this summer. It hasn't been done yet for pracitcal reasons. The prince and princess didn't stay in the house since the visit after...
Forum: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 04-19-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,599
Posted By Marengo
3 weeks after the gossip magazine claimed that...

3 weeks after the gossip magazine claimed that the villa was not sold yet (and the RVD reacted), the national newspapers are waking up... Saturday the NRC Handelsblad reported that the house has not...
Forum: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 04-01-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,599
Posted By Marengo
Gossip magazine 'Privé' reported this week that...

Gossip magazine 'Privé' reported this week that the family is using the villa in Mozambique on a regular basis. According to editor Evert Santegoeds the couple was there a few days before the trip to...
Forum: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 07-19-2010, 04:28 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,599
Posted By Marengo
Indeed, the villa does not belong to the prince....

Indeed, the villa does not belong to the prince. A week ago or some websites and newspapers claimed this was the villa of the prince. Just wishful thinking, they saw that a villa was for sale and...
Forum: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 11-19-2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,599
Posted By Marengo
The prince of Orange has had contact with...

The prince of Orange has had contact with president Armando Guebuza of Mozambique and asked him if the government had any problems with the Machangulo project. He also told the president that any...
Forum: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 11-09-2009, 08:32 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,599
Posted By Marengo
During the press conference in Mexico the queen...

During the press conference in Mexico the queen implied that she approves the villa in Mozambique, as she said that she wanted her son to have a quiet and private place for his holidays, like she has...
Forum: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 11-05-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 117
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Posted By Marengo
According to yesterday's RTL news, sources around...

According to yesterday's RTL news, sources around the court say that the Queen had doubts about the Mozambique project from the start. They also say that the prince wanted to go ahead, and he is...
Forum: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 11-02-2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,599
Posted By Marengo
Yesterday, the leader of the social liberals...

Yesterday, the leader of the social liberals (D66), Alexander Pechtold, was a guest in the political discussion programme Buitenhof. He made an appeal to the prince to stop his involvement in this...
Forum: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 10-20-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,599
Posted By Marengo
From our blog: Three Spokesmen for Building...

From our blog:

Three Spokesmen for Building Project of Prince of Orange (http://www.theroyalforums.com/12523-three-spokesmen-for-building-project-of-prince-of-orange/)

The image of the much...
Forum: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 10-13-2009, 06:18 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,599
Posted By Marengo
Apparently one of the neighbours of...

Apparently one of the neighbours of Willem-Alexander in Mozambique will be Friedrich Christian ‘Mick’ Flick. He is the grandson of a convicted Nazi industrialist. I suppose he is related to Maya...
Forum: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 10-08-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,599
Posted By Marengo
I am sorry lucien, but although I agree with your...

I am sorry lucien, but although I agree with your view on the present prime minister, I don't think the prince is blameless at all. On the contrairy, I find it somewhat odd that we all blame the...
Forum: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 10-08-2009, 06:09 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,599
Posted By Marengo
More from RTL News: High civil servants at...

More from RTL News:

High civil servants at the ministairy of the prime minister are annoyed with the prince,. They say he behaves like a spoilt brat that just wants to get his way all the time. A...
Forum: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 10-08-2009, 05:53 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,599
Posted By Marengo
And there is more criticism on the prince....

And there is more criticism on the prince. According to the NRC the prince doesn't know his 'ethical boundaries', which falls badly among the public.

Apparently the security costs of the villa...
Forum: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 10-07-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,599
Posted By Marengo
From Dutchnews.nl: Read more here...

From Dutchnews.nl:



Read more here (http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2009/10/mps_want_probe_into_princes_mo.php#).
Forum: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 09-19-2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,599
Posted By Marengo
And as was to be expected: more problems with the...

And as was to be expected: more problems with the villa. RTL reporter Arthur de Leeuw went to Mozambique and discovered that the local people are angry at project developer Panorama. They are angry...
Forum: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 08-23-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,599
Posted By Marengo
Not yet, as they only started building it last...

Not yet, as they only started building it last week (due to the problems with the architect). But this information on the project has been reported in the press:

- 220 luxury houses will be built...
Forum: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 08-23-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,599
Posted By Marengo
The prince pays for the house himself, but the...

The prince pays for the house himself, but the extra security has to be paid by the state. I suppose that security fences etc. around the villa will be paid by the state to, as happens in the...
Forum: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 08-23-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,599
Posted By Marengo
The article I wrote for the blog has the awnsers...

The article I wrote for the blog has the awnsers to your questions, so I will post it here too:



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Personally I wonder what the prince was thinking. Everybody (the press and parlament)...
Forum: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 08-23-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,599
Posted By Marengo
There are some troubles with the villa('s) in...

There are some troubles with the villa('s) in Mozambique, as was reported in the Volkskrant of this saturday (and in sunday's Telegraaf). I will try to write a blog entry about it as soon as possible.
Forum: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 12-23-2008, 05:54 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,599
Posted By Marengo
In an interview with the Telegraaf the Prime...

In an interview with the Telegraaf the Prime Minister says that he think that the holiday house in Mozambique will be possible after all. PM Balkenende also says that the security costs are very...
Forum: King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and family 10-12-2008, 03:22 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,599
Posted By Marengo
According to the newspaper 'Telegraaf' the...

According to the newspaper 'Telegraaf' the prince is stil waiting for the approval of the PM. According to the newspaper the security costs in Mozambique will be much higher than in f.e. Tuscany,...
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