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    Social media prediction: Denmark won’t win Eurovision
    May05

    Social media prediction: Denmark won’t win Eurovision

    When Anja Nissen hits the stage with the song ‘Where I Am’ at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest next week in Kiev, Denmark will be holding its breath for a strong showing. But according to the German-based online savings platforms, CupoNation, Denmark can forget about winning the competition. In fact, Denmark can look forward to an 11th...

    Eastern Europe boosts first quarter for Carlsberg
    May04

    Eastern Europe boosts first quarter for Carlsberg

    Thanks to a strong showing in eastern Europe, the Danish brewery giant Carlsberg has unveiled a financial result for the first quarter that has outperformed expectations. According to Carlsberg, turnover increased organically by 10 percent thanks to a stronger ruble and a Russia that has been consuming less, but more expensive beer. “With 4...

    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....

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