Posted on 30. Dec, 2012 in: News

More ‘acute jobs’ than expected will be available after New Year’s

After the first of the year, there will be 5,500 ‘acute package’ jobs available – a surprisingly higher figure than the 3,000 positions that the government estimated would be part of its initial…

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2012 in: News

DPP leader: municipalities should use money to build, create jobs

Chairman of the Danish People’s Party Kristian Thulesen Dahl is asserting that, “in a time of crisis, it makes sense” for municipalities to spend money on construction projects to renovate schools, kindergartens and…

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2012 in: News

Fear of an economic downturn is curbing consumerism

According to a new Epinion poll conducted for DR, every fifth Dane fears that their personal economic situation will deteriorate in the coming year. And this fear – in addition to more general…

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Posted on 28. Dec, 2012 in: News

Multinational corporations to use independent auditors

As part of the government’s battle to get multinational corporations to pay their fair share of taxes, Denmark’s tax agency Skat will now require companies to pay an independent auditor to evaluate whether…

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Posted on 28. Dec, 2012 in: News

Economists: Thorning-Schmidt as responsible as Løkke

Nine out of 10 economists have concluded that Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt (Social Democrats) is equally or more economically responsible than her predecessor Lars Løkke Rasmussen (Liberals); the panel was assembled by Ritzau….

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Posted on 28. Dec, 2012 in: News

MEP believes Søvndal’s Euro support is ‘pure populism’

The Danish People’s Party’s anti-EU MEP, Morten Messerschmidt, has said he believes Villy Søvndal’s (Socialist People’s Party) announcement in support of Denmark adopting the Euro is rooted in pure populism. “Not long ago,…

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Posted on 28. Dec, 2012 in: News

Danish stocks experienced fluctuations in 2012

The stock exchange Nasdaq OMX Copenhagen had a year characterised by fluctuations in many stocks on the trend-setting C20 index. In the first half of 2012, several companies left the market, including: clothing…

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Posted on 27. Dec, 2012 in: News

Cepos endorse PM’s economic reforms for 2013

The liberal think-tank Cepos have praised Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt’s statement that 2013 will be characterised by further reforms. According to Mads Lundby Hansen, chief economist and vice president of Cepos, reforms are…

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Posted on 27. Dec, 2012 in: News

Søvndal wants Egyptian president to gather, not divide

Foreign Minister Villy Søvndal is urging the new president of Egypt to enter a dialogue with the liberal, secular and Christian opposition, who are condemning the country’s recently adopted constitution as ‘too Islamic’,…

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Posted on 27. Dec, 2012 in: News

Minister will push for more aid to ‘fragile’ countries

After a recent meeting in South Sudan, Minister for Development Cooperation Christian Friis Bach is now determined that Denmark lend more economic support to ‘fragile’ countries, and he wants the government to provide…

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7:59 – Danish News Today, is the most reliable source of daily Danish news in English for diplomats, the ex-pat community, the business sector, or anyone in Denmark or abroad seeking an insight into what’s happening in Denmark right now.

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