Posted on 28. Feb, 2011 in: News

No money for union demands

The trade union movement might be rubbing its hands together in glee at the prospect of a left-wing government after the next election but it definitely won’t get all its wants fulfilled. That’s…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2011 in: News

Poor marks for integration

Denmark’s is performing relatively well in terms of getting immigrants into jobs and education, but lags far behind in other areas of integration such as family reunification, citizenship and protection against discrimination. The…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2011 in: News

Mærsk pays ‘slave wages’ in Australia

Australia’s biggest trade union has accused Danish drilling giant Mærsk Oil of employing workers for ‘slave-like’ wages. According to the Australian Workers Union, Filipino workers on the Mærsk Discoverer drilling rig in Western…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2011 in: News

Mærsk launches investigation

In response to the accusations by the Australian Workers Union, A.P. Møller-Mærsk has launched an investigation into the conditions for Filipino workers on its drilling rig in Western Australia. Martin Fløjgaard, location manager…

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Danish troops accept police links to Taleban

Danish troops in Afghanistan know that some of the local police officials they deal with have links to the Taleban, according to Battalion Chief Lennie Fredskov who has just arrived home after six…

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Translator fees could lead to deaths say experts

Doctors have expressed concern for immigrants’ and refugees’ health when they are forced to pay for an interpreter when they visit the doctor after June 1st. According to a new law, any immigrant…

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Lene welcomes UN Libya sanctions

Minister of Affairs Lene Espersen has welcomed the UN imposed sanctions on Libyan dictator Colonel Gaddafi and called for attacks on the civil population to decease immediately. She said that by acting promptly…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2011 in: News

Voters don’t believe opposition

A majority of voters believes the left-wing opposition will raise property taxes if it gains power. A new Megafon poll shows that the Social Democrats and Socialist People’s Party haven’t convinced voters that…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2011 in: News

Villy’s Cairo trip

Socialist People’s Party (SPP) leader Villy Søvndal leaves for Cairo today, alongside MEP Emile Turunen, to hold talks with local political representatives, commentators and foreign donors in an effort to gain insight into…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2011 in: News

Cheap times for smokers

Smoking has become cheaper in Denmark despite Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen’s vow three years ago to make cigarettes more expensive. New tax ministry calculations show that the average packet of cigarettes is…

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