Posted on 29. Nov, 2016 in: News

Government in privatisation push

The new government is ready to kick-start a privatisation push by selling off publicly-owned companies that compete with private businesses. The coalition’s political platform paves the way for an ideological battle with parties…

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Posted on 29. Nov, 2016 in: News

New business minister moves to deregulate banks

As well as privatising state-run companies the new government will also deregulate the banking sector. Business Minister Brian Mikkelsen told Bloomberg News he’s already ‘preparing measures’ that will help ‘deregulate’ the financial industry….

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Posted on 29. Nov, 2016 in: News

EU: Danish economy under threat from housing bubble

The EU has warned of the risk of a new housing bubble in Denmark’s biggest cities. In a formal letter, the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB), led by Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank,…

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Posted on 29. Nov, 2016 in: News

Dong, Maersk merger?

Shipping giant Maersk and state-owned Dong Energy are considering a possible merger of their oil businesses. According to the British Sunday Times, the two companies have started talks that could lead to a…

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Posted on 29. Nov, 2016 in: News

Lego opens environmentally-friendly factory in China

Toy giant Lego officially opened its first Asian factory, Friday, in China’s eastern Zhejiang province. The 40 acre-factory will employ more than 1,200 people and is expected to manufacture nearly 80% of the…

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Posted on 28. Nov, 2016 in: News

New government in place

Denmark wakes up to a new government this morning. After two weeks of intense negotiations, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen will present the 22 ministers of the new Liberal/Conservative/Liberal Alliance coalition to HM…

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Posted on 28. Nov, 2016 in: News

Cabinet turnaround – new Foreign Minister

Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen hasn’t officially named his new cabinet yet but according to Berlingske sources there will be 22 ministers, expanded from the current 17, including 13 from the Liberals, six…

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Posted on 28. Nov, 2016 in: News

DPP leader calls for ‘social balance’

The tax dispute that led to the downfall of the Liberal-only government won’t disappear overnight, Danish People’s Party (DPP) leader Kristian Thulesen Dahl warned yesterday after the prime minister announced his new coalition….

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Posted on 28. Nov, 2016 in: News

Top business leader: Give the DPP what they want

One of Denmark’s most prominent business leaders has urged the new government to give the Danish People’s Party (DPP) ‘whatever they want’ on immigration legislation in return for their support of much-needed growth…

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Posted on 28. Nov, 2016 in: News

Integration Minister will punish unruly asylum kids

Integration Minister Inger Støjberg is pushing for a crackdown on unaccompanied asylum-seeking children who cause trouble or turn to crime. Backed by a political majority the minister has ordered immigration officials to draw up…

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