Morning Briefing – Wednesday, June 12

The Copenhagen Post’s daily digest of what the Danish press is reporting

Human trafficking not a problem for some men

While most men agree that it is wrong to buy sex from a prostitute who is a victim of human trafficking, fully 15 percent said that they can’t see the problem. Another 16 percent remain undecided. The results are part of a study of prostitution scheduled to be published by the equality ministry later today. – Politiken

Doctors facing more bureaucracy

One of the main disagreements in the conflict between doctors and the state is the digital registration of patients, which doctors contend will result in more bureaucracy. But should doctors leave the health service they will be required to register even more patients, according to Poul Erik Hansen, deputy director of national health documentation at Statens Serum Institut. – Jyllands-Posten

Venstre wants energy policy overhaul

Opposition party Venstre (V) has called for a complete overhaul of energy policy in the wake of the solar panel scandal. V argued that the snafu illustrated a need to clean up green-energy funding processes and that the market should decide which energy sources and technologies should receive support. – Berlingske

Experts upgrade shale gas potential

Denmark could have much more shale gas available than previously thought. A report from US energy agency EIA showed that Danish shale gas resources are at about 900 million cubic metres. That’s 40 percent more than the 650 cubic metres estimated in 2011. – Ingeniøren

Authorities investigate investment associations

Financial authority Finanstilsynet has launched a massive investigation of Danish investment associations. According to deputy director Julie Galbo, the financial watchdogs will examine the associations and determine if they are meeting their responsibility to their members. Investment associations have been accused of favouring banks ahead of their members. – Børsen

Olsen gets vote of confidence

National team coach Morten Olsen is not in danger of losing his job after yesterday's devastationg loss to Armenia. Jim Stjerne Hansen, secretary general for national football association DBU said that one game wouldn’t decide Olsen’s future as coach. Denmark’s 0-4 loss at home to Armenia last night was the biggest defeat on home soil for the national side in 54 years. –