Posted on 22. Jun, 2018 in: News

Foreign Minister in Beijing: ‘No Tibet cover-up’

Minister for Foreign Affairs Anders Samuelsen was forced to tread a fine line on the sensitive Tibet issue during talks with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Beijing, Thursday. Marking the 10th anniversary…

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Posted on 22. Jun, 2018 in: News

Politicians’ move to lobbyism raises concerns

Experts have expressed concern about politicians’ quick transition to lobbyists, following Brian Mikkelsen’s surprising resignation as business minister, Wednesday, to become CEO of the Danish Chamber of Commerce. Between 2001-2015, 63 Danish politicians…

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Posted on 22. Jun, 2018 in: News

DPP blocks sale of TV2

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) has threatened the government’s new media bill by changing position on the sell-off  of partially publicly owned media company TV2. Despite having a long record of opposing dominant…

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Posted on 22. Jun, 2018 in: News

DPP calls for closure of UNHCR

The populist Danish People’s Party has doubled down in its support of US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC). DPP deputy leader Søren Espersen…

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Posted on 22. Jun, 2018 in: News

Government targets auto makers in climate battle

Energy and Climate Minister Hans Lilleholt has taken on European auto makers by calling on the EU to decrease carbon emissions in the transport sector by 40 percent. Denmark has on a number…

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Posted on 22. Jun, 2018 in: News

Hospitals on alert after gang-war shootings

Three gang-related shootings have taken place in Copenhagen this week and hospitals are preparing for more as police attempt to calm the situation. One gang member has been killed while three lie wounded…

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Posted on 22. Jun, 2018 in: News

IMF: Economy strong but growth concerns

The Danish economy is performing well but potential growth remains weak – the main conclusion of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its latest review, the so-called Article IV Consultation. From the IMF…

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Posted on 21. Jun, 2018 in: News

Minor cabinet reshuffle after business minister quits

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has been forced to reshuffle his cabinet for the second time this year following Business Minister Brian Mikkelsen’s surprising resignation, Wednesday, to become CEO of the Danish Chamber…

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Posted on 21. Jun, 2018 in: News

Anti-China demonstrators won’t be suppressed next time

The chair of parliament’s Foreign Policy Committee has warned that China’s President Xi Jinping will be met by demonstrations when he comes to Denmark in Spring 2019. Mr Xi Jinping’s visit coincides with…

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Posted on 21. Jun, 2018 in: News

Four EU setbacks for Denmark today

Denmark is facing defeat on four separate issues at the EU today when labour and employment ministers gather to revise the rules for social security to ensure a balance between work and family…

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7:59 – All the Danish News That Fits

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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