Posted on 23. Feb, 2017 in: News

Business shorts

Dankort purchases up / Dong, Maersk amalgamation? / APM Terminals drops expansion plans Dankort: Retail purchases with the Danish national debit card, Dankort, normally a strong indicator of private consumption, rose 2.7 percent…

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Posted on 22. Feb, 2017 in: News

U.S. website’s ‘fake news’ report on Denmark

Denmark’s parliament has passed legislation that outlaws housing districts where the immigrant population exceeds 50% – at least according to the conservative U.S. website Daily Wire. In response to widespread  US media attention…

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Posted on 22. Feb, 2017 in: News

Denmark approved nuclear waste dump in Greenland

Denmark gave the USA permission to dump radioactive waste into Greenland’s ice cap in the 1960s. In a newly-released letter from Risøs Research Centre to the Danish Nuclear Energy, dated 11.1.60, two leading…

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Posted on 22. Feb, 2017 in: News

Government would approve British tax haven

The government would not oppose moves by Great Britain to turn itself into a tax haven to attract business after Brexit becomes a reality, Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen said yesterday claiming it would…

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Posted on 22. Feb, 2017 in: News

Asylum figures hit record low

The number of refugees seeking asylum in Denmark fell dramatically last year, culminating in the lowest monthly figure for seven years in December. New Danish Immigration Service figures show only 252 asylum seekers…

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Posted on 22. Feb, 2017 in: News

Social Democrats want to beef up Danish military in Iraq

The Social Democrats believe Denmark should increase its military presence in Iraq to help eradicate the Islamic State (IS). After summoning Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen to a parliamentary consultation to provide full…

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Posted on 22. Feb, 2017 in: News

German family demands compensation for motorway murder

The family of a German mother who was killed by a cement block thrown from a motorway bridge in Denmark last summer is suing the Danish state for compensation. The woman was killed…

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Posted on 22. Feb, 2017 in: News

Korean woman resists deportation

The Public Prosecutor has deferred a decision over whether to repatriate 20-year-old Chung Yoo-ra who has been wanted by South Korean investigators since her mother was indicted on charges of having abused her ties…

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Posted on 22. Feb, 2017 in: News

Business shorts

Big profit for Jyske Bank / FLSmidth wins $100m contract in Brazil Jyske Bank, the third largest Danish bank in terms of market share, has posted an impressive DKK 3.16bn (€402m) profit for 2016, 20% up on…

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Posted on 21. Feb, 2017 in: News

DPP calls for ban on prayer rooms at universities

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) will put forward a motion in parliament today aimed at banning prayer rooms at all high schools, colleges and universities. The Social Democrats’ education spokesman, Mattias Tesfaye, who…

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