Posted on 13. Dec, 2018 in: News

Social Democrats plan to take on ‘fat cat’ bonuses

The Social Democrats’ move to ‘squeeze the rich’ with a raft of wide ranging tax proposals, if they, as expected, regain power at next year’s election, isn’t just aimed at reducing growing inequality…

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Huawei’s plea to parliament

Huawei has reached out to Danish lawmakers after the ruling Liberals urged the Justice Ministry to investigate a possible espionage threat from the Chinese telecom giant, which has a close partnership agreement with Denmark’s…

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Denmark to fight EU unemployment benefit bill

Danish lawmakers will continue to challenge EU citizens’ right to immediate unemployment benefits in this country. After the EU Parliament adopted a proposal yesterday that would give EU nationals the right to Danish…

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Taxman targets bitcoin speculators

Bitcoin investors are at the centre of a crackdown by the Danish Tax Department (SKAT). According to information shared by the Swedish Tax Agency, a total of 2,700 Danes purchased circa $5.80 million worth…

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Pension fund questions involvement with investor

Denmark’s largest pension fund, ATP,  has suspended all new investments with the Australian Macquarie Group pending an investigation of the company’s involvement in the share dividend scandal. In October ATP, alongside PKA and PFA,…

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Vestager clears Apple Pay of competition violations

Denmark’s European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has found that Apple’s mobile payment service, Apple Pay, doesn’t breach any EU regulations, but said she’s willing to review the decision if there are any official complaints….

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Business shorts

Airport numbers up in November / Chinese airline launches new Copenhagen route / DK-Poland energy MOM  Copenhagen Airport enjoyed a 5.2% increase in passengers in November, traditionally a slow month for the travel…

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Posted on 12. Dec, 2018 in: News

Løkke on Brexit: Deal can’t be changed

Britain shouldn’t expect any support from Denmark for a revised Brexit agreement even though a ‘no deal’ scenario would be devastating for the Danish fishing industry, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said yesterday…

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Ministers fear hard Brexit but renegotiating isn’t an option

As British prime minister Therese May travelled around Europe, Tuesday, in a last-ditch effort to whip up support for changes to the Brexit deal, Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen said EU countries might be…

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Støjberg’s iPad Mohammed stalls repatriation talks with Iran

Iranian officials have refused to meet with Immigration Minister Inger Støjberg to discuss the repatriation of failed asylum seekers due to her use of a drawing of the Prophet Mohammed as a screenshot…

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