Posted on 27. Mar, 2020 in: News

Economists question shutdown as industry projects drastic growth figures

The Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) has projected that Denmark will experience negative growth of 6.7% in 2020 which, if correct, would be the worst year for the economy since World War. Two…

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Posted on 27. Mar, 2020 in: News

Protective clothing arrives from China

16 pallets of much-needed protective surgical equipment have arrived in Denmark from China, packed with 500,000 face masks, 50,000 test kits, and 5,000 surgical gowns donated by the Jack Ma Foundation, run by…

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Posted on 27. Mar, 2020 in: News

Africa projects put on hold as government sets up DKK1bn corona fund

Minister for Development Cooperation Rasmus Prehn has asked his civil servants to review all projects in Africa to see if they can be suspended, or even cancelled, so the money can be transferred…

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Posted on 27. Mar, 2020 in: News

Virus updates

5.000 tests a day….Local authorities given free rein to ‘spend, spend, spend’….Canada looks to Denmark for inspiration…. The Danish Health Authority (DHA) is now hoping to test at least 5,000 people a day…

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Posted on 26. Mar, 2020 in: News

New emergency measures – ban on groups of more than two

The government will put forward ‘draconian’ measures today to stop the spread of the coronavirus. In a document seen by TV2 Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen lays out potential amendments to the epidemy law,…

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Posted on 26. Mar, 2020 in: News

Double punishment for corona criminals

The government is rushing through snap legislation that will double, and in some cases even quadruple, the penalties for ‘corona crime.’ At a press briefing, Wednesday, Justice Minister Nick Hækkerup said he was…

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Posted on 26. Mar, 2020 in: News

WHO warning – Denmark needs to copy China, South Korea

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that countries such as Denmark are facing months of lockdown if they fail to copy China, South Korea, and other Asian countries and adopt an aggressive…

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Posted on 26. Mar, 2020 in: News

Testing dispute signals underlying problems

The corona testing dispute is the sign of deeper lying problems, political commentators claimed yesterday after Health Minister Magnus Heunicke publicly voiced displeasure with the health authorities’ strategy so far. Although the minister…

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Posted on 26. Mar, 2020 in: News

Corona cases continue to climb

1,724 coronavirus cases had been registered in Denmark as of late yesterday, 133 up on Tuesday as the numbers continue to rise at a rapid rate. 350 have been hospitalised, including 49 new…

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Posted on 26. Mar, 2020 in: News

Man charged with assisting Iranian assassination plot

A 40-year-old Norwegian-Iranian has been charged with assisting an Iranian intelligence agency to plan an assassination in this country. The man was arrested in October 2018 over a suspected plot to kill an…

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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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