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Watch Ellie Goulding’s New Music Video Shot Entirely in Budapest

On Wednesday, world-famous British singer Ellie Goulding released the music video for her song “Close to me,” featuring iconic and scenic locations in Budapest. The…

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PM Orbán meets US ambassador for religious freedom

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán met Sam Brownback, US Ambassador for International Religious Freedom, for talks in Budapest on Thursday on joint efforts to protect persecuted…

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California wildfire: Hungarian residents speak about the crisis

It is a shocking experience to see the flames and the horrific devastation caused by the wildfire in California, even for those who are living…

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Amid Growing International Uproar, Macedonia Demands Gruevski’s Extradition

Index reported that Macedonia now expects Orbán’s government to hand over Gruevski according to a statement Prime Minister Zoran Zaev gave on Macedonian 1TV. “We…

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Prosecution investigators question Fidesz MP suspected of graft

Hungary’s investigative prosecution service (KNYF) has questioned Fidesz MP György Simonka as a suspect in connection with its probe of organised crime that caused big…

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Gruevski in Budapest: Govt stresses security reasons

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto and Nikola Dimitrov, his Macedonian counterpart, have had telephone talks requested by the latter party, the Hungarian foreign ministry told…

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Hungary to be among the EU’s best five countries by 2030

At the 8th plenary meeting of the Hungarian Diaspora Council, held on Thursday in Budapest, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán outlined the aim for Hungary to…

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Hungarian photographer won Nature Photographer of the Year

Hungarian nature photographer Bence Máté’s photography won the category of birds at the ‘Nature Photographer of the Year’ competition. More than 10,000 photographs took part…

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A Chinese child solved 3 Rubik’s Cubes at once, he did not even use his hand for one of them! – VIDEO

Que Jianyu, the Chinese child who is only 13 years old, performed an unbelievable trick. He solved three Rubik’s Cubes at the same time –…

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Macedonia's fugitive former PM seeks asylum in Hungary

Granting Nikola Gruevski’s request could further strain relations with Brussels Hungarian authorities are considering an asylum request from Nikola Gruevski, the fugitive former prime minister…

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The stakes are extremely high – The fate of Hungary hangs in the balance

Hungary needs reforms in the area of competitiveness so that it would not be stuck in the middle-income trap, this is how we could sum…

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Shocking teacher shortage in Hungary: Maths is taught by arts teachers

Although the Klebelsberg Institution Maintenance Centre (KLIK) claims that only natural fluctuation exists in the Hungarian education system, according to a survey, the lack of…

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The stakes are extremely high – The fate of Hungary hangs n the balance

Hungary needs reforms in the area of competitiveness so that it would not be stuck in the middle-income trap, this is how we could sum…

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Assistance must be provided to help the Western Balkan countries stop migration

“The United Nations Organisation and the European Commission are supporting migration processes, whereas instead assistance should be provided to the Western Balkan countries to enable…

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Delegation of Prime Minister’s Office had talks in London about status of Britain’s exit

Balázs Orbán, Parliamentary and Strategic State Secretary at the Prime Minister’s Office and Ernő Schaller-Baross, Deputy State Secretary for International Affairs had talks with members…

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Hungary will be increasing the number of its military personnel in the KFOR

“Hungary will be increasing the number of its military personnel in the KFOR, the Kosovo international peacekeeping force operating under NATO command”, Minister of Foreign…

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Former PM Gruevski Sought Asylum at Hungarian Embassy Outside Macedonia

Former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski fled his country under controversial circumstances and arrived in Budapest seeking political asylum after failing to show up to begin a…

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Documentary film commemorates the legendary Hungarian cinematographer

A documentary film which commemorates Vilmos Zsigmond, the world-famous Hungarian cinematographer, received exemplary reviews and was a huge success at the International Film Festival of…

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Orban Meets US Ambassador for Religious Freedom

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán met Sam Brownback, US Ambassador for International Religious Freedom, for talks in Budapest on Thursday on joint efforts to protect persecuted…

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Hungary to be among top 5 EU countries by 2030, says Orbán

Hungary should be among the five best and most competitive countries of the European Union by 2030, a country in which “it is best to…

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Recirquel Contemporary Circus Company in Budapest: The Naked Clown – On this weekend

The Clown’s life is coming to an end. He is about to enter the unknown, but before the ‘final curtain call’ he needs to leave…

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Hungary's new competitiveness package delayed

There will be no competitiveness package by the end of this year yet, a state secretary at Hungary’s Finance Ministry said on Thursday. Balázs Rákossy…

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Hungarian government to turn to EU, UN over ‘migrant cards’

The government will ask the EU and the United Nations for clarification concerning “the rather unclear circumstances” surrounding debit cards issued to migrants, the head…

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US should respect, support all countries' choice of path: Chinese foreign ministry

China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said China always maintains that all countries should respect each others’ sovereignty and territorial integrity, non-aggression and non-interference in…

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'Chinese opening police station in South Africa' verified as a fake story

News that circulated on social media claiming that China is opening a police station in South Africa was debunked as false. Powered by WPeMatico

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Xi to address APEC summit with regional focus

Chinese President Xi Jinping is to pay state visits to Papua New Guinea, Brunei, and the Philippines from Nov. 15 to 21, and will attend…

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Opposition on Gruevski Case: “Criminal, Not an Asylum-Seeker”

Opposition parties agree that the government should arrest and extradite Nikola Gruevski. The convicted former Macedonian PM arrived in controversial circumstances to Hungary and requested…

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Xinjiang is an epitome of China's tremendous changes

In 1988, I flew to Urumqi airport aboard the Ilyushin IL-96 airliner at dusk. The terminal was like a steamer since there was no air…

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Government will submit enquiries to EU and UN regarding migrant bank cards

Due to a number of unclear circumstances, the government will submit official enquiries to the EU and the UN regarding the issue of migrant bank…

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Hadházy’s Signature Campaign for Hungary’s EPPO Membership is at 270,000

Independent MEP Ákos Hadházy launched a signature collecting campaign aimed at forcing the Hungarian government to join the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) in September…

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Currency exchange – Hungarian forint – 15 November 2018

15 November 2018 Currency Currency name Unit Value in HUF CHF Swiss Franc 1 283.93 EUR Euro 1 322.65 USD US Dollar 1 285.89 Here…

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Hungary's OTP gets green light to buy Bulgarian bank

Bulgaria’s central bank has given Hungary’s OTP Bank the green light to buy Societe Generale’s Bulgarian businesses, Reuters cited the central bank as saying in…

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’Nagy Lépés’ courier company – entirely unique in Europe – works with disabled people in Budapest

The courier company’s employees are autists, people with Asperger Syndrome and someone with a slight degree of intellectual disability, too. “It was not a conscious…

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Orbán: Hungary needs to be in the Top5 EU member states by 2030

By 2030 Hungary needs to belong to the five best countries of the European Union, where it is the best to live, reside and work,…

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The Seuso treasure exhibition in the Hungarian National Museum until January 31, 2019

The Seuso treasure, the most significant silver find from the period of the later Roman Empire is exhibited in the Hungarian National Museum. According to…

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Govt to Turn to EU, UN over ‘Migrant Cards’

The government will ask the EU and the United Nations for clarification concerning “the rather unclear circumstances” surrounding debit cards issued to migrants, the head…

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Orbán: Hungary to be among Top 5 EU Countries by 2030

Hungary should be among the five best and most competitive countries of the European Union by 2030, a country in which “it is best to…

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Takeover bid on Hungary's Magyar Telekom rumoured

The share price of Hungary’s Magyar Telekom has risen sharply on Wednesday and kept on soaring on Thursday morning, as local business daily Világgazdaság reported…

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Today the independence of Hungary and Poland continues to be exposed to fierce attacks

In a letter to Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán congratulated the Polish people on the one hundredth anniversary of the…

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Accelerating immigration is at odds with the interests of the European people

“According to the position of the Hungarian Government, accelerating immigration at either European Union or UN Compact level is damaging and at odds with the…

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The Government will also be forwarding the message sent by the forums on the future of Europe to the French President

“The Government will be forwarding the most important messages formulated at the forums held on the future of Europe to the European Commission and to…

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Jobbik Moves to Declare 2020 Trianon Memorial Year

Opposition party Jobbik has proposed that the Budapest Metropolitan Assembly should declare 2020 Trianon Memorial Year on the occasion of the centenary of the Trianon…

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Orbán cabinet informs Macedonia on Gruevski asylum request

Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó and Nikola Dimitrov, his Macedonian counterpart, have had telephone talks requested by the latter party, the Hungarian foreign ministry told…

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Orbán: Hungarian and Polish Independence ‘Subject to Heavy Attacks’

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán greeted Poland and its people on the centenary of the state of Poland regaining its independence, in a letter sent to…

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Foreign Minister Informs Macedonian Counterpart on Gruevski Asylum Request

Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó and Nikola Dimitrov, his Macedonian counterpart, have had telephone talks requested by the latter party, the Hungarian foreign ministry told…

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Hungary has become one of the world’s largest pharmaceuticals exporters

“Last year, Hungary entered the list of the world’s 20 largest pharmaceuticals industry exporters in 19th place, in which Teva plays a significant role”, Minister…

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Hungarian and Macedonian Foreign Ministers hold telephone meeting

At the initiative of Macedonia, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó and Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov held a telephone meeting on Thursday…

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Airlines spread their wings

Airlines are announcing new flights from Budapest one after the other for the winter schedule period, and two carriers have already disclosed new destinations to…

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Convicted former Macedonian PM Gruevski was in PM Orbán’s house yesterday?

Nikola Gruevski fled from his country on Tuesday and asked for political asylum in Hungary. Macedonian 1TV reported that he spent his first night in…

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The number of Hungarians suffering from diabetes is on a steep rise

Even though the disease concerns 10 pc of the population, most people do not even know that they are ill. Furthermore, many are not aware…

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Foreign minister inaugurates EUR 15.5m Teva unit

Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó inaugurated a 5-billion forint (EUR 15.5m) unit of Israeli-owned drug maker Teva in Debrecen, in eastern Hungary, on Wednesday. Teva ranked…

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Hungary to expand transport links with Croatia

The Hungarian government aims to expand the number of border crossing points and transport links between Hungary and Croatia, a foreign ministry official said on…

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Digitalisation to add EUR 9 bn to Hungary’s GDP by 2025

Digitalisation could add up to 9 billion euros to the output of the Hungarian economy by 2025, according to a fresh survey by McKinsey &…

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Sting and Shaggy to conquer Heroes’ Square in a free concert

Sting and Shaggy will play a free gig at Heroes’ Square on 24th November, announced Szerencsejáték Ltd. The concert is to celebrate the 30th birthday…

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Austria’s losses in the first world war | Letters

Anne Summers rebuts a claim that Austria only lost its ‘overseas territories’ at the end of the war It is simply untrue to state that…

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The history of Christmas fairs and Vörösmarty Square – Photos

Europe’s most beautiful Christmas fair in Budapest is held at Vörösmarty Square every year since 1998. This unique and spectacular fair attracts approximately 800 thousand…

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Hungary's growth is a minor miracle, but not unique in Europe

The Hungarian economy was in excellent shape in the third quarter of 2018, and the country finished in the top section of the European Union…

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Recent Facebook Case Reinforces Anxiety in the Right

In a recent scandal, Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey was ousted from Facebook allegedly due to his support of Donald Trump during the 2016 election, Wall Street…

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ELTE Faculty of Social Sciences on strike against the government's ban on gender studies

The teachers held discussions on gender inequality, the independence of universities, and the current violation of the freedom of education. Powered by WPeMatico

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Orban’s office: Gruevski’s asylum request solely a legal issue

Nikola Gruevski has submitted an asylum request to the competent Hungarian authority, the former prime minister of Macedonia has made a declaration of his intention…

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The best autumn farmers markets in Budapest

With autumn in full swing and the freezing winter season peaking over the leaf-covered horizon, now is the time to stock up on Mother Nature’s…

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Here are the best dog-friendly businesses of Hungary!

Kutyabarat.hu presented its awards to Hungary’s best dog-friendly businesses and accommodations. And the winners are… Powered by WPeMatico

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Russia reacts to U.S. threat of putting the crimp into gas pipeline project

Alexey Miller, the CEO of Russian energy giant Gazprom involved in Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project, vowed to finish the construction of the pipeline…

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Former Macedonian PM’s Controversial Application for Asylum Under Review

As we previously reported, former Prime Minister of Macedonia Nikola Gruevski has fled to Budapest to seek political asylum after failing to show up to begin…

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Statement by the Prime Minister's Office – Asylum request of Nikola Gruevski

Nikola Gruevski has submitted an asylum request to the competent Hungarian authority. The former prime minister of Macedonia has made a declaration of his intention…

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Hungarian extreme athlete to walk 980 km to the South Pole!

Gábor Rakonczay is no ordinary man, that is for sure. He likes extreme challenges, and he seems to conquer whatever he tackles. This time, he…

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Hungary is providing all possible assistance to persecuted Christians

“Hungary is providing all possible assistance within its means to persecuted Christian communities around the world”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó at…

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Péter Tordai Receives CFO of the Year 2018 Award

Portfolio and Credit Management Group held one of the largest business and finance conference of the year on 8 November. The Business and Finance Summit…

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How to avoid getting your baggage ransacked at Budapest Airport

Broken locks, empty wallets, ripped zippers, missing valuables – here’s what you can do to avoid it happening to you. Powered by WPeMatico

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Hungary Wants to Expand Transport Links with Croatia, Says Ministry

The Hungarian government aims to expand the number of border crossing points and transport links between Hungary and Croatia, a foreign ministry official said on…

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Hungary FinMin cautiously ups GDP estimate over Q3 surprise

The upside surprise caused by the third-quarter 2018 GDP data caused has nudged the Hungarian government’s growth estimate upwardly, comments made by Finance Minister Mihály…

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Foreign minister: Hungary in favour of boosting EU defence

Hungary is in favour of boosting the European Union’s defence capabilities and urges the continent to do more in this respect, the foreign minister said…

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Hungarian-US relations are excellent

Bertalan Havasi, the Prime Minister’s press chief, has said that in the Parliament Building in Budapest Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and United States Secretary of…

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Lords of the airwaves

For those not familiar, or for those who need reminding, “You Rang, M’Lord?”, or “Csengetett, Mylord?” as it is known in Hungarian, is a splendid,…

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Szijjártó: Hungary in Favour of Boosting EU Defence

Hungary is in favour of boosting the European Union’s defence capabilities and urges the continent to do more in this respect, the foreign minister said…

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Opposition Jobbik moves to declare 2020 Trianon memorial year

Opposition party Jobbik has proposed that the Budapest Metropolitan Assembly should declare 2020 Trianon Memorial Year on the occasion of the centenary of the Trianon…

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Tildy Palace has its secrets

Like many of the luxurious buildings in Budapest that are now residences or embassies of countries with diplomatic ties to Hungary, the Argentinian residence at…

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Time to pop the cork – Raiffeisen posts highest quarterly profit in years

Almost each of Raiffeisen Bank International’s key results in the third quarter beat the market’s expectations, the bank’s earnings report showed on Wednesday. The Austrian…

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Hungary supports the reinforcement of European security

“Hungary supports the reinforcement of European security and is calling for the continent to do more in the interests of its own security”, Minister of…

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Szijjártó: The domestic automotive industry could generate 31 billion euros-a-year in production value

“The domestic automotive industry could generate 10 thousand billion forints-a-year (EUR 31bn) in production value, significantly exceeding last year’s record of 8 thousand billion forints…

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Exhibiton about Hungary’s legendary Golden Team opens in Barcelona

A monumental exhibition at the Institute of Physical Education at the University of Barcelona opened to commemorate Hungarian football’s golden age, the legendary Hungarian Golden…

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HT Vlog #9: Museum of Fine Arts

In Hungary Today’s monthly video series “HT Vlog”, our readers can get a virtual introduction to the most interesting public, cultural and lifestyle events in…

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Orbán advocates strengthening China-CEE ties at central bank governors' meeting

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán attended a meeting of central bank governors of China and the 16 countries of central and eastern Europe. In his address…

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List of banned designer drugs to be extended in Hungary

The government is stepping up its fight against designer drugs and has added 11 new items to the list of 74 banned psychoactive substances, the…

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China's SOEs undertake over 3,000 Belt and Road projects

China’s central state-owned enterprises account for half of infrastructure projects started or scheduled to start. Powered by WPeMatico

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Restorer brings frescoes back to life

Li Xiaoyang says he’s been engrossed in fresco restoration since childhood, thanks to his family. Li’s grandfather Li Yunhe is a well-known fresco restorer in…

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All Hungarians should do sports

A former world-class swimmer, Tünde Szabó has been leading the State Secretariat for Sports within the Ministry of Social Affairs. The Budapest Times sat down…

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Hungary and Poland bound by true friendship

Hungary and Poland today continue to be bound by true friendship and both countries can count on each other’s unconditional support, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó…

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Mysterious €11 Million Cost Overrun on Huge Indoor Sports Complex in Orbán's Hometown

As part of an enigmatic enlargement, the costs of the 11.000 sqm center skyrocketed, with the bill footed by taxpayers. Powered by WPeMatico

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US & Hungary urge diversification of Central Europe’s energy supply together

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó urged the diversification of central Europe’s energy supply at a joint press conference they…

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US, Hungary Urge Diversification of Central Europe’s Energy Supply

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjártó urged the diversification of central Europe’s energy supply at a joint press conference they…

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Hungary upside surprise delivered by Hungary’s third-quarter GDP data

Hungary’s gross domestic product grew by 5.0% in the third quarter of 2018, according to data adjusted seasonally and for working days. The raw figures…

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Orbán: Hungary-US Ties ‘Excellent’

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán discussed Hungarian-US relations and central Europe’s energy supply with United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry in Parliament on Tuesday, his press…

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USA asks a big favour of Hungary, tug-of-war over Russia ensues

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry has called for the diversification of Central Europe’s energy supply at a joint Hungarian-American ministerial press conference in Budapest…

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Szijjártó: Hungary, Poland Bound by True Friendship

Hungary and Poland today continue to be bound by true friendship and both countries can count on each other’s unconditional support, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó…

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Backstreet Boys to play in Hungary next summer!

Backstreet Boys’ new album will be out in January, and they will go on a tour promoting it, with Budapest being among the destinations as…

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Hungary, Bulgaria bound by similar views on migration, says Orbán’s cabinet

Hungary and Bulgaria are bound by their similar views on the issue of migration, Zsolt Németh, the head of parliament’s foreign affairs committee, said after…

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The United States and Hungary are calling for the diversification of Central Europe’s energy supply

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó called for the diversification of Central Europe’s energy supply at…

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Infrastructure projects bridge to closer ties between Hungary and Lithuania

Infrastructure projects can serve as a bridge to closer ties between Hungary and Lithuania, President János Áder said in Vilnius after talks with his Lithuanian…

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Egis to expand its pharmaceuticals plant in Körmend with an investment of 8 billion forints

Egis Pharmaceuticals Cls. will be expanding its plant in Körmend with a packaging facility, and will be a making the plant capable of developing and…

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Supermodel alert in Budapest!

Gigi Hadid, the 23 years old model was on the catwalk of Victoria’s Secret a few days ago in New York, but she is now…

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Gruevski seeks asylum in Hungary

Former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski said on his Facebook site on Tuesday that he was staying in Budapest and had sought political asylum from…

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Hungarian Rhapsody: the secrets of The Queen’s magical visit – VIDEO

It was a kind of magic when people of the communist Hungary found out that the Queen is coming to Budapest. The world-famous band visited…

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Ambassadors briefed on public administration justice system act

At the meeting, Minister Trócsányi stressed that the goal of the draft legislation is to reinforce the rule of law and improve the professional quality…

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Egis expands is plant in Körmend Hungary

Hungarian drugs maker Egis is to spend nearly 8 billion forints (EUR 24.79 mn) on expanding its plant in Körmend (western Hungary) with a packaging…

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Budapest through the fog – Stunning photo gallery

One thing we adore about Budapest is how its atmosphere transforms as the seasons change. This autumn has been surprisingly mild, but it seems like…

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Explore International MBA or Masters Programmes Personally

Top international business schools and universities meet prospective English-speaking applicants in uniquely personalised educational One-to-One event and Open Fair in Budapest on 3rd and 4th…

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V4-US Ties: From Pragmatism to Commitment

The United States’ unipolar world order has seemingly become weaker in recent years. A participant from the Visegrad group discussed Central European and US relations regarding…

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Sting and Shaggy Give Free Concert in Budapest Next Week

Iconic artists Sting and Shaggy are giving a free concert next Saturday on 24 November at 6 pm at Budapest’s Heroes Square to celebrate the…

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USA has means to stop Nord Stream 2, says U.S. Ambassador to EU

The United States has instruments to slow down or even stop the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project that would connect Germany with Russia, U.S….

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Socialists Promote Primary for Finding Budapest Mayor’s ‘Challenger’

The Socialists view the primary as the best option for “the democratic opposition” to select “the challenger” of incumbent Budapest Mayor István Tarlós for the…

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The graduates of this Hungarian university earn the highest income

Corvinus Business School, the business faculty of the famous Corvinus University of Budapest was officially declared as the best business faculty in the country according…

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We'll find out soon if Hungary's economic growth soared further or not

Growth of the Hungarian economy likely started to decelerate in the third quarter of 2018, but it still remained robust, this is how we could…

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New Transportation Projects Proposed in Budapest: Metro 5, New Vehicles and a Railway Tunnel

The government accepted several proposed transportation developments including a tunnel between the Déli and Nyugati Railway Stations; the first step in the construction of Metro…

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Opposition LMP calls for day of debate in parliament on climate change

Green opposition LMP has initiated a day of debate in parliament on climate change, with the support of the opposition party groups and independent lawmakers,…

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Unions Press for 13-15 pc Minimum Wage Rise

Unions are pushing for a 13-15 percent minimum wage rise next year, while employers are recommending a 5 percent increase, Finance Minister Mihály Varga said…

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Former Macedonian PM Seeks Political Asylum in Hungary

Former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski said on his Facebook site on Tuesday that he was staying in Budapest and had sought political asylum from…

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Parliament approves tax package reducing bank levy and grandfather provision

Hungarian lawmakers on Tuesday approved a package of tax changes that reduce the bank levy and introduce a grandfather provision allowing the continued application of…

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LMP Calls for Day of Debate in Parliament on Climate Change

Green opposition LMP has initiated a day of debate in parliament on climate change, with the support of the opposition party groups and independent lawmakers,…

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Why did Hungarians stop choosing higher level education?

The Hungarian Central Statistics Office recently reported that it is no longer a tendency among Hungarian residents to choose the opportunity to take higher level…

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