Posted on 31. Jul, 2015 in: News

Business leaders urge government to drop anti-refugee campaign

Leading Danish companies have urged the government to drop the planned anti-refugee campaign in foreign newspapers, which they claim will portray Denmark as a closed-off country, damage the business sector’s ability to recruit…

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Posted on 31. Jul, 2015 in: News

Facebook group challenges government with ‘Welcome to Denmark’ campaign

A Facebook group set up to challenge Denmark’s harsh anti-refugee rhetoric has raised DKK 100,000 in less than a week. Around 1,000 people have so far responded to the ‘Welcome to Denmark –…

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Posted on 31. Jul, 2015 in: News

Unemployment stable, industrial confidence down

The rate of unemployment remained stable for a third straight month at a 6-year low in June, while the industrial confidence indicator fell for the second consecutive month in July, figures from Statistics…

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Posted on 31. Jul, 2015 in: News

Listeria outbreak – one dead, four infected

One person has died and four have been infected after eating fish traced back to the supplier, Hjerting Salmon Ltd, a company linked to last year’s listeria outbreak. Since then the Food &…

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Posted on 31. Jul, 2015 in: News

Russian tourists bypass Denmark

The stand-off between the EU and Russia has had a negative effect on tourism in this country. A new report by the hotel and restaurant trade organization, Horesta, reveals a 20% decrease in…

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Posted on 31. Jul, 2015 in: News

Crown Prince opens Arla office in Asia

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik officially opened dairy giant Arla’s office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday. It will be the main office for all of the company’s activities in Asia, where Arla…

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Posted on 31. Jul, 2015 in: News

Business shorts

Chinese drop Danish fashion/Lundbeck joins Alzheimers project/US chemical giant opens HQ in Denmark/DONG divests turbine testing site China fashion: The Chinese appear to have lost interest in Danish haute couture. New figures show…

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Posted on 30. Jul, 2015 in: News

Government in PKK dilemma

The government will resist moves to remove the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) from the EU’s list of terror organisations. Minister for Foreign Affairs Kristian Jensen said yesterday it’s a dilemma PKK is on…

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Posted on 30. Jul, 2015 in: News

Government considers ‘alternative contribution’ to Iraq mission

The government is ready to consider scaling down Denmark’s role in the international coalition against the Islamic State (IS). In response to reports that F-16 planes in Iraq are worn out and their…

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Posted on 30. Jul, 2015 in: News

Conservatives denounce animal rights activists

The Conservatives’ Rasmus Jarlov has told animal rights activists protesting the annual ‘grind’ whale slaughter in the Faroes Islands to stop the hypocrisy. The Danish Parliament’s mail system is creaking under the pressure…

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