More International Investment in Denmark

October 25, 2016 8:17 am0 comments
More International Investment in Denmark

More International Investment in Denmark According to new figures from the National Bank, 2015 saw an increase in international investment in Denmark for the second year in a row. There has been a lull in foreign investment in Denmark in recent years, but foreign investments in Denmark increased by 29 […]

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Wary of turmoil in holiday hotspots, Germans flock to ‘safe’ Denmark

August 4, 2016 7:08 am0 comments
People pass in front of an entrance to the Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark, July 22, 2016. Picture taken July 22, 2016. REUTERS/Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersensix Put off by militant violence and political upheaval in traditional sun-and-sea holiday hotspots like Tunisia and Turkey, German tourists are flocking to nearby Denmark this summer counting on peace and quiet within secure borders. Denmark is part of Europe’s passport-free Schengen travel zone, but it reinstated temporary […]

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Uber drivers Fined in Denmark

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Uber drivers Fined in Denmark

Six Uber [UBER.UL] drivers in Denmark were found guilty on Friday by a Copenhagen court of violating Danish taxi laws and fined 2,000 to 6,000 Danish crowns ($300-900) each. The case is another blow to the U.S. based ride-hailing app that has sparked protests and legal action around the world […]

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Denmark Seeks EU Fix to ‘Div-Arb’ Deals

July 14, 2016 11:22 am0 comments
Denmark Seeks EU Fix to ‘Div-Arb’ Deals

Denmark Seeks EU Fix to ‘Div-Arb’ Deals By Cezary Podkul, ProPublica and Tor Johannesson A Danish politician is asking the European Commission to examine stock loan deals that drain the country and many of its neighbors of tens of millions of dollars in forgone tax revenues. The request, made by Jeppe Kofod, a Danish member […]

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World’s Longest Wind Turbine Blade Unveiled in Denmark

June 23, 2016 8:42 am0 comments
World’s Longest Wind Turbine Blade Unveiled in Denmark

The giant scale of the latest offshore wind farms could be about to get bigger still, after developers in Denmark announced they have built the world’s longest wind turbine blade. Offshore wind turbine manufacturer Adwen and turbine rotor blade supplier LM Wind Power announced this week that manufacture of the […]

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Putin Turns to Xi as Russian Economy stumbles on Sanctions, Oil Price Drop

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Putin Turns to Xi as Russian Economy stumbles on Sanctions, Oil Price Drop

By Nyshka Chandran Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is embarking on an Asia charm offensive to beef up his country’s international profile, as the economy reels from a deep recession amid Western sanctions and a slump in oil prices. Putin is due to arrive in China this Saturday for an official […]

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Brexit May Push Denmark and Finland into Recession and cut the Nordics’ Growth Severely

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Brexit May Push Denmark and Finland into Recession and cut the Nordics’ Growth Severely

Brexit May Push Denmark and Finland into Recession and cut the Nordics’ Growth Severely By Christopher Furlong In Danske Bank’s quarterly Nordic Outlook report, published Wednesday, the bank predicts the magnitude of Brexit’s effects on the Nordic countries, as observed by Reuters. The report predicts that the effects be immediate and severe, pushing […]

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China Wants to Power the World

April 7, 2016 10:00 am0 comments
China Wants to Power the World

By Adam Minter China’s State Grid Corporation, the world’s biggest power company, is on an impressive buying binge. As Bloomberg News reports, the company is “actively in bidding” for power assets in Australia, hoping to add them to a portfolio of Italian, Brazilian and Filipino companies. The goal isn’t simply to invest. […]

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End of sanctions offers new outlook, says Iran central bank chief

October 24, 2015 4:11 pm0 comments

Shawn Donnan, World Trade Editor Central bank chief Valiollah Seif says the eventual lifting of US and EU sanctions will create a “new condition” for Iran. With Iran’s economy beset by plunging oil prices, international sanctions, anaemic growth and a banking sector saddled with high levels of non-performing loans, the […]

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How to Start a Civil War in Ukraine (and How to Avoid One)

June 5, 2014 9:49 pm0 comments
How to Start a Civil War in Ukraine (and How to Avoid One)

Contrary to some interpretations of unfolding events, it isn’t possible for Ukraine to join the West while coexisting peacefully with Russia. By Robert W. Merry Buried near the bottom of the Wall Street Journal’s Tuesday editorial on the Ukrainian elections was this sentence: “Sunday’s vote showed that Ukrainians want to […]

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