Posted on 30. Jul, 2013 in: News

Sohn promotes improved competitiveness in the public sector

Former Minister for Trade and Industry Ole Sohn (Socialist People’s Party) supports the Liberals’ goal of no growth in the public sector if the Danish economy is going to prosper. “Competitiveness should be…

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Posted on 30. Jul, 2013 in: News

DONG may benefit from Gazprom defeat

An arbitration settlement between German utility provider RWE and Russian company Gazprom that fell in favour of the Germans could prove just the ticket for state-owned DONG Energy in its re-negotiations for better…

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Posted on 30. Jul, 2013 in: News

Unexpected approval of Mohammad cartoons

Outspoken former imam Ahmed Akkari now believes “that it was okay to print the Mohammed cartoons”. After travelling to the Middle East to protest the controversial cartoons printed by Jyllands-Posten in 2005, Mr…

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Posted on 30. Jul, 2013 in: News

American retailer Costco amplifies GN Resound’s growth

Danish hearing-aid manufacturer GN Resound can credit a large part of its recent growth to an upgrade from American wholesale retailer Costco. The membership-based ‘warehouse club’, headquartered in Issaquah, Washington, has traditionally sold…

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Posted on 30. Jul, 2013 in: News

Formal supervision proposed for faith-based communities

Several parliamentary parties are in favour of a proposal that would allow more continuous monitoring of religious communities. As of now, approved members of a religious community have free reign – there are…

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Posted on 30. Jul, 2013 in: News

Centre for military veterans should be independent

The Conservatives are calling for the new Veterans Centre in Zealand to be established as an independent agency, and more regional parties are open to the idea of creating a separate and autonomous…

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Posted on 30. Jul, 2013 in: News

Tiger shops plan expansion in Japan

Managing director of the Tiger Group Christian Mariager predicts that Japan will be one of the company’s top-five markets within a few years. There is already a store in the town of Osaka,…

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Posted on 29. Jul, 2013 in: News

Foreign Minister condemns Egyptian violence

In the wake of the violent and bloody clashes between Egyptian military and supporters of former president Mohamed Morsi, Foreign Minister Villy Søvndal made Denmark’s position absolutely clear: “I’m deeply concerned about the…

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Posted on 29. Jul, 2013 in: News

Should the state forgive DSB’s debts?

Ahead of the autumn’s budget negotiations, the Red/Green Alliance is calling for a re-organisation of the debts incurred by national rail carrier DSB so that the company can avoid paying DKK600m in interest…

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Posted on 29. Jul, 2013 in: News

MP: Longer school days will make Denmark more competitive

Conservative MP Brian Mikkelsen thinks that Danes are too lazy to be able to compete in the world arena in the long-term – a situation that must be rectified immediately by increasing the…

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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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