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Ukraine could become lucrative export market for Denmark
Apr05

Ukraine could become lucrative export market for Denmark

In connection with the official visit to Denmark by Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko, the Danish confederation for industry, Dansk Industri (DI), contends the eastern European nation holds a lot of promise for Danish exports. Aside from meeting with Queen Margrethe II today, Poroshenko also discussed a number of topics with DI head...

Danish government laments St Petersburg bombing
Apr04

Danish government laments St Petersburg bombing

Danish PM Lars Løkke Rasmussen has offered his condolences to the people of Russia following the explosion that killed at least 11 people and injured about 50 others in the St Petersburg Metro yesterday afternoon. Rasmussen, who is currently on a state visit to Mexico, took some time out yesterday to speak to reporters in front of the national...

Denmark offer olive branch to Russia over Arctic despite “unacceptable behaviour” in Ukraine
Mar31

Denmark offer olive branch to Russia over Arctic despite “unacceptable behaviour” in Ukraine

At the meeting of the Arctic Forum, the Russian foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov, had a working dinner with representatives from Denmark, Norway and Iceland. The main topic on the agenda was the development of the Arctic, but several other matters of common international significance were discussed. Sustainable development A number of...

Taxify eyeing Denmark following Uber’s demise
Mar31

Taxify eyeing Denmark following Uber’s demise

It didn’t take long for the news of Uber pulling the plug in Denmark before other companies began swooping in to fill the vacuum. One of the companies keen to take advantage of the forthcoming gap in the market when Uber signs off for good on April 18 is Taxify, one of the fastest growing transport apps in Europe. The company told the CPH...

Russian gas pipeline splits Parliament
Mar27

Russian gas pipeline splits Parliament

To allow, or not to allow. That is the question the Danish government will be entertaining in the coming week when the Russian gas pipeline Nord Stream 2 formally asks for permission to lead the pipeline through Danish waters in the Baltic Sea. But in Denmark’s political arena, the question has divided a number of parties. Dansk Folkeparti...

Workplace: Facing a fascinating challenge at a global company
Mar12

Workplace: Facing a fascinating challenge at a global company

CPH POST caught up with Iker Echave, the Spanish ‘customer service excellence’ at Maersk Line, to hear more about his professional life. When did your career begin at Maersk?It all started in 2005. I undertook a Maersk internal program, the Maersk International Shipping Education (MISE). While it was for fresh university graduates, we also...

Aussie-Dane wins Denmark’s Eurovision contest
Feb27

Aussie-Dane wins Denmark’s Eurovision contest

“Denmark, Denmark, Denmark, oi, oi, oi!” That’s the chant you might hear from the Danish fans during the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev in May. That’s because a 21-year-old Aussie-Dane, Anja Nissen, will be representing Denmark this year after winning the Danish Eurovision contest on Saturday with her song ‘Where I Am’...

Danish foreign minister calls for continued sanctions in Ukraine
Feb07

Danish foreign minister calls for continued sanctions in Ukraine

Anders Samuelsen, the foreign minister, has called upon the European Union and the United States to maintain sanctions against Russia following a personal visit to the front in eastern Ukraine, where fighting and casualties have increased of late. “There is a broad agreement in Denmark that we should stick to sanctions,” Samuelsen said....

Record number of asylum-seekers heading home
Feb02

Record number of asylum-seekers heading home

A record number of asylum-seekers have left Denmark voluntarily and returned to their countries of origin, according to the UN’s Danish office for migration, the IOM. The figures revealed that 532 asylum-seekers returned home last year – more than double the number who did so in 2015. “More often, we hear explanations about a family member...

Dual-citizen Danes not impacted by travel ban after all
Jan31

Dual-citizen Danes not impacted by travel ban after all

No Danes with dual citizenships from one of the seven nations on the new and highly-contentious US travel ban list will be impacted after all. According to the foreign minister, Anders Samuelsen, Danes who also have passports from Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Sudan, Somalia, Iran and Libya will not be denied entry to the US as a result of the temporary...

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