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Three requirements for Hungarians to stay in the UK

EU citizens will have to answer three simple questions if they want to stay in the country after Brexit. They will have to provide their…

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The EU budget is political and unfair – state secretary

“We are protecting the borders and building a fence”, it’s the EU’s duty to respect our decisions, Secretary of State for EU Relations Judit Varga…

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Italy right to block ‘Soros vessels’ from docking, says ruling Fidesz party

Italy is right to block “Soros vessels” from docking in its ports, Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party said on Saturday. The party reacted in a statement…

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Shocking statistics: 1 million Hungarians already left the country

According to OECD estimates, the number of Hungarian emigrants who left the country in the past decade in order to live somewhere else either permanently…

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Pinter: Hungary world’s 15th safest country

Hungary today would not be the 15th safest country in the world without the efforts of its civil guard patrol officers, the interior minister said…

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Hungary world’s 15th safest country, says interior minister

Hungary today would not be the 15th safest country in the world without the efforts of its civil guard patrol officers, the interior minister said…

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Seven stereotypes about Hungarians

Every nation has a set of stereotypes that are an integral part of how it is viewed by other countries. Magyarorszagom.hu has collected seven of…

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New US ambassador arrived in Budapest

US President Donald Trump’s Ambassador to Hungary, David B. Cornstein, arrived in Budapest on June 22, 2018, the US Embassy in Budapest said on its…

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Fidesz: Italy is right

Italy is right to block “Soros vessels” from docking in its ports, Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party said on Saturday. The party reacted in a statement…

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Hungarian surgeon in Britain hid his HIV, 400 patients had to be tested

According to the telegraph.co.uk, a Hungarian surgeon working in Britain had to be suspended as he hid his HIV diagnosis, committing forgery to do so as…

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Migration drastically changed European politics

The main topic of the next European summit and the European elections in 2019 will be migration, the Hungarian prime minister’s chief home security advisor,…

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Hungarian researchers found that zebras’ stripes do not help stay cool

According to borsonline.hu, several theories exist as to why zebras have stripes. Some believe that they help them with camouflage, others that they help them…

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HTCC’s participation in the Chongqing Tourism Expo organised in China

According to htcc.org.hu, a significant tourism expo took place in Chongqing, the heaven of central China, more specifically, in the Yuelai International Expo Centre between…

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EU Council recommends Hungary to correct deviation from fiscal deficit

On Friday the EU Council issued a recommendation on measures to correct a significant budgetary deviation in Hungary, the Council said in a press statement….

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The Dolly Sisters, the Hungarian twins who conquered the variety scene of the 1920s

Hollywood is full of Hungarian talents and colourful personalities who have engraved their names in stone as far as the show business is concerned. It…

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Hungarian ministers discuss Ukraine education law with Ukrainian ministers

Hungary has an interest in having good relations with Ukraine, but will do everything to prevent the curbing of the rights of Transcarpathia (Kárpátalja) Hungarians,…

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On this weekend: Red Bull Air Race 2018 in Budapest

Budapest is the spiritual home of the Red Bull Air Race. As one of the most popular stops, the Hungarian capital always pulls in a…

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Migration, EU budget in focus at V4-Austria speakers’ meeting

The issue of migration and the next European Union budget were in the focus of talks at a meeting of parliamentary speakers from the Visegrad…

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Govt rejects the Venice Commission’s advice

Certain provisions of the “Stop Soros” package of laws on illegal migration should be repealed as it seriously impairs legitimate NGO work, the Venice Commission…

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List: Hungary’s top 10 hotels

Some of these might surprise you. Here are Hungary’s top 10 hotels based on TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2018. If you are interested in the…

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President of European Council Donald Tusk had talks with Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in Budapest

In preparation for next week’s EU summit, Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, paid a visit to the office of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán,…

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Miskolc, the City of the Open Gates – Hungary in Pictures

Did you know people share millions of photos with #Hungary and #Hungarian hashtags on Instagram? In our refreshed weekly Instagram compilation, we are now exploring…

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Budapest City Center gets a brand new Szervita square

A luxury centre and a new park will be built in Szervita square, downtown Budapest, PestBuda.hu reports. The new and improved square will host offices,…

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Szijjarto, Kasler discuss Ukraine edu law with Ukrainian foreign minister

Hungary has an interest in having good relations with Ukraine, but will do everything to prevent the curbing of the rights of Transcarpathia Hungarians, Foreign…

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Experts: Hungary can’t simply become a bridgehead

The Pallas Athene Geopolitical and Innovation Research Institute (PAIGEO) organised a debate on Tuesday entitled “Bridgehead or buffer zone? Central Eastern Europe’s 21st century role…

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Billy Elliot musical axes dates in Hungary amid claims it could 'turn children gay’

Ticket sales fall after media outlets close to PM say show promotes ‘deviant way of life’ The Hungarian State Opera House has cancelled 15 performances…

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Demagogues and charlatans are stoking fear, says Joe Biden

Former US vice-president compares situation to 1930s as migration convulses politics The former US vice-president Joe Biden has accused “demagogues and charlatans” of stirring up…

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Hungary is making a mockery of ‘EU values’. It’s time to kick it out | Owen Jones

Criminalising help for refugees is a sign of Viktor Orbán’s growing authoritarianism. Europe cannot afford to ignore it It’s time for the European Union to…

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UN commissioner and Venice Commission: Stop Soros laws is xenophobic

The “Stop Soros” laws passed on Wednesday criminalising people and organisations that assist asylum seekers are “shameful” and “xenophobic”, Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, the United Nations…

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Venice Commission Calls for Repeal of Orbán Government’s “Stop Soros” Legislation

Today, legal experts of the Venice Commission, the Council of Europe’s advisory body on issues of constitutional law, called for the repeal of the Orbán…

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Hungary quietly prepares new funding for health care?

Private health service providers in Hungary could be particularly sensitive to the restructuring of fringe benefits and the subsequent abolishment of the benefits of health…

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Strengthening agricultural ties between Hungary and Africa

Hungary has a long history of agricultural heritage, expertise and innovation successes spanning many centuries, and is ready to share its experiences with African countries,…

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Govt Official: Hungary to Strengthen Farm Cooperation with African Countries

The Hungarian government aims to strengthen ties with African countries through R&D projects, investment and sharing know-how, Sándor Farkas, state secretary of the agriculture ministry, said…

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Air Superiority 2018 Exercise in Sweden

According to Hungarian Defense Forces offical site, the almost sixty personnel contingent, who has been staying in Sweden for a week, conducts air-to-air and air-to-earth…

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Summer pop-up park opens in heart of Budapest

For the second time this year, the Budapest Municipality has opened a pop-up park near Deák Ferenc Square, index.hu reports. Situated in one of the…

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We have always regarded the Hungarian national community in Transcarpathia as a resource

“We regard and have always regarded the Hungarian national community in Transcarpathia as a resource that assists us in the establishment of cooperation between Hungary…

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Renowned Hungarian Poet Sándor Kányádi, Artist of the Nation, Has Died at Age 90

Sándor Kányádi, Kossuth Prize-winning Transylvanian-Hungarian poet, translator, and member of the Hungarian Academy of Arts, passed away earlier this week, on 20 June, at the…

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Hungarians knock out world champions Croatia to reach World League last four

According to waterpolo.hu, our men’s water polo national team were superb in drawing 6-6 with world champions Croatia and then avenged that defeat in the…

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Unlikely Alliance: North Koreans and Hungarians Teamed Up to Fight Communism in 1956

Through stories and hard-to-get interviews, Csoma Mózes discusses the rarely researched and often unmentioned role of North Korean students during the 1956 revolution in his book: A book…

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Hungary has all the means needed to defend itself

On the Friday edition of the Kossuth Radio programme “180 Minutes”, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stated that, in relation to the issue of migration, all…

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Orbán: Authorities have everything needed to protect Hungary – Interview

Hungary’s government and parliament have all the tools they need to protect the country from migration, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Friday. In his…

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Orbán Highlights EU Border Protection in V4-plus-Austria Summit

PM Viktor Orbán has said the Visegrad Group and Austria agreed that the European Union must be in a position to protect its external borders…

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LOT to launch new direct flight to London from Budapest

Poland’s state-run airline LOT is to launch a new flight between Budapest and London in 2019, Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó…

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Hungarian-German company to conquer the German construction industry?

According to Magyarepitok.hu, KÉSZ Group is starting a series of new constructions with their new German partner. As a first step, they are going to…

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Prime Minister Viktor Orbán received delegation of town of Tolentino, Italy

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán received in his office Giuseppe Pezzanesi, Mayor of the town of Tolentino, Italy, and Andrea Carradori, prior of the Sacred Heart…

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Hungary forint soars against the euro

Hungary’s forint starts the last trading day of the week north of 326 versus the euro, but it has corrected rapidly and has been gaining…

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Prime Minister Viktor Orbán received executives of Apollo Tyres Hungary

At the meeting of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and executives of Apollo Tyres Hungary Onkar Kanwar and Neeraj Kanwar held on Friday morning in the…

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Alternative model for cooperation in the EU

“I don’t expect productive solutions, as long as Macron and Merkel are forcing their will upon the European Council”, FPÖ secretary general and EP delegation…

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From Budapest to the heart of London – LOT announces its new flight

LOT expands in Hungary. After successful launch of long-haul flights to New York City and Chicago as well as between Budapest and Kraków , now…

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No austerity in 2019, Hungarian PM Orbán pledges

Just because the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) has revised its inflation estimates upwardly, the 2019 budget bill does not need to be modified, i.e….

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Orban: We have all the tools to protect Hungary from migration

Hungary’s government and parliament have all the tools they need to protect the country from migration, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday. In his…

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Hungary Mol elects Zoltán Áldott Supervisory Board Chairman

Hungarian fuels group Mol has announced that its Supervisory Board has elected Zoltán Áldott to be the Chairman of the Supervisory Board, effective as of…

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Here Are Hungary’s Most Breathtaking Drone Photos

More than 1,000 drone-made photographs were submitted to the first Hungarian drone photo competition. On Saturday, the jury announced the 29 best works, including the overall…

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Hungary forint abruptly firms versus euro – What happened?

Hungary’s forint starts the last trading day of the week north of 326 versus the euro, but it has corrected rapidly and has been gaining…

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Former Jobbik deputy leader’s movement seek to form new party

A splinter group of the Jobbik party, formed under the name “Our Country”, will hold its inaugural meeting on June 23 with the aim of…

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Hungary forint recovers some, back to under 325 vs. euro

Hungary’s forint starts the last trading day of the week north of 326 versus the euro, which is close to its all-time low. The euro…

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The V4 has acted with true European solidarity in recent years

“During the past three years the countries of the Visegrád Group (V4) have acted against illegal migration while showing true European solidarity”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán…

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LOT to launch new air passenger route between Budapest and London

Polish airline LOT will be launching a new air passenger route between Budapest and London early next year, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter…

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Central Europe is the continent’s most successful region

In Budapest on Thursday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán officially handed over the presidency of the Visegrád cooperation (V4) to Slovakia, which will lead the group…

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Ice cream war between Hungarian and Albanian manufacturers

The Association of Hungarian Confectioners has set out to uncover the “fraud” of Albanian ice cream parlours in Hungary, which sell larger portions of ice…

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European Commission will examine new Hungarian legislation

The European Commission has said it will examine whether the new legislative package adopted by Hungary’s parliament on Wednesday falls in line with EU law,…

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Hungarian nationalist rock opera to retell 1920s grievances

Treaty that sliced up territory after first world war remains a source of anti-liberal sentiment The signing of a 1920 peace treaty does not immediately…

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V4-plus-Austria summit: Europe must be able to protect its own borders, says Orbán

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Thursday said the Visegrad Group and Austria agreed that the European Union must be in a position to protect…

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Europe must be able to defend its borders

In Budapest on Thursday, after a summit between the Chancellor of Austria and the heads of government of the Visegrád Four (V4 – Hungary, the…

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Amendment of Fundamental Law and Stop Soros serve to guarantee country’s sovereignty and security

According to the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office, the Seventh Amendment to the Fundamental Law and the Stop Soros legislative package adopted by Parliament…

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Tax cuts to continue, says Orbán cabinet

The government is to continue cutting taxes, Gergely Gulyás, head of the Prime Minister’s Office, told a regular press conference on Thursday. Speaking of the…

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Drug scandal in a Hungarian high school

40 high school students were found in possession of drugs in two high schools in Balatonfüred, borsonline.hu reports. There was a similar scandal in this…

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Hungarian Parliament Passes “Stop Soros” anti-NGO Laws, Amendments Modifying Judiciary and Banning Homelessness

On Wednesday, the Hungarian Parliament passed what was collectively referred to as the 7th constitutional amendment. This bundle of legislation included, among others, the controversial…

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Hungarian beauty pageants to keep swimsuit competition

There will be no more swimsuit competitions on Miss America, just like Miss World no longer allows them either. But what about Hungarian beauty pageants?…

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Erhard Busek: Orban is right about many things, but he won’t stay until 2030

The Central Eastern European region has gained more significance during the last 30 years, and now the question is how it can remain stable, or…

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Gulyas: Constitutional amendment, ‘Stop Soros’ guarantee Hungary’s sovereignty, security

The seventh amendment of the constitution and the “Stop Soros” package of laws approved by parliament serve to guarantee Hungary’s sovereignty and security, the head…

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Orban: Europe must be able to protect its own borders

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Thursday said the Visegrad Group and Austria agreed that the European Union must be in a position to protect…

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Hungary’s gross wages grow by 12.6 pc, but net wages stood at 725 euros!

The average gross monthly wage of full-time employees in Hungary stood at 340,600 forints (EUR 1,049) in April, up by an annual 12.6 percent, the…

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Yields leap at Hungary's bond auctions

Yields have increased sharply and demand was muted at the bond auctions held by Hungary’s Government Debt Management Agency (ÁKK) on Thursday. The jump was…

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Hungary Mol eyes further expansion in CEE

Hungarian fuel group Mol is looking to further expand its service-station network and expects is consumer business EBITDA to grow by 12% in 2018, the…

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Hidden Gems of Hungary – thousand year old villages

In these little villages, tradition lives on. Some of them are almost a thousand years old. The Great Plain has the kind of romanticism that…

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Hungary central bank unworried about price stability

The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) has raised its inflation prognoses to 2.8% from 2.5% for 2018 and to 3.1% from 2.95 for 2019, shows…

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Higher oil prices to raise CPI over target, but National Bank of Hungary sees no spillover

Inflation could rise slightly over the 3 percent mid-term target in the coming months on the back of sharp increases in global oil prices, but…

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Hungary forint beaten up, breaches 326 versus euro

The Hungarian central bank’s (MNB) indication on Tuesday regarding the possibility of a cautious monetary tightening propped up the forint temporarily, but the impact did…

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Earnings in real terms up by more than 10 percent in the period January-April 2018

In the period January-April 2018, earnings in real terms rose at an outstanding rate of 10.1 percent, and this shows an ongoing upward trend which…

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Fidesz-Linked Magazine Publishes List Attacking Supposedly “Liberal” Academy Researchers

Yesterday, Figyelő, a pro-Orbán weekly magazine owned by Fidesz-linked historian Mária Schmidt, published an article in which it listed the names of researchers at the…

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Romanian wholesaler of Hungary's Richter suspended

The Romanian National Agency for Medicines and Medical Devices (NAMMD) has suspended with effect from 21 June the licence to operate of Pharmafarm SA, the…

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We’re a young team at the start of our journey – Hungarian water polo matches in the Duna Aréna

According to waterpolo.hu, Tamás Märcz’s young charges were more than a match for Montenegro in the first three-quarters of their match yesterday but with the…

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Áder Voices Support for Albania’s EU Accession

President János Áder met on Wednesday Ilir Meta, his Albanian counterpart, for talks on Albania’s European integration, issues around migration, as well as opportunities in…

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HUF close to all-time low – Cenbank managing director talks to analysts

(Címlapképforrása: Shutterstock)The only focus of the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) is on inflation, central bank Managing Director Barnabás Virág said on Thursday, when asked…

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Currency exchange – Hungarian Forint – 21 June 2018

Here are the currency exchange rates of National Bank of Hungary – Hungarian forint: 21 June 2018 Currency Currency name Unit Value in HUF CHF…

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The European left doesn’t care about the facts relating to Hungary

Minister of State for EU Relations Judit Varga from the Prime Minister’s Office has again held bilateral talks in Brussels with relation to the so-called…

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A festival a month

The outdoor summer festival season will soon be in full swing. In June, the Telekom Volt festival awaits those keen on the slightly more alternative…

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Best of Budapest: 6 Outdoor Sport Activities for the Summer

With the arrival of good weather, it is always better to spend time outside than in the office or the house; likewise, when exercising or playing…

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Hungarians at the Spartan race in Thailand

Although most people go to Thailand for a vacation, there are some very determined Hungarians who visit the Gulf of Thailand to compete in one…

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Hungary FinMin comments forint weakening

Commenting on April’s earnings data, Hungary’s Finance Minister Mihály Varga also addressed the forint exchange rate on public television on Thursday, just when the HUF…

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Government welcomes, leftist opposition slams constitutional amendment, Stop Soros

The government welcomed and leftist opposition parties slammed on Wednesday the constitutional amendments and the Stop Soros package of laws, which parliament passed earlier in…

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Hungary forint beaten up, getting closer to all-time low vs. euro

The Hungarian central bank’s (MNB) indication on Tuesday regarding the possibility of a cautious monetary tightening propped up the forint temporarily, but the impact did…

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EP committee to vote on Hungary rule of law report on Monday

The European Parliament’s civil liberties committee has said it will vote on a draft report criticising the state of the rule of law in Hungary…

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Taxes set to be lowered again in 2019

The tax package bill scheduled to be submitted by the Ministry of Finance to the parliament on Tuesday has the highest number of simplified regulations…

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ESL Students’ Issues: 7 points Hungarian students should mind when essay writing

Students from Hungary who attend colleges in countries that primarily speak English may have difficulties in their writing, even if they already know some English….

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Hungary’s defence system has become stronger

“As a result of the seventh amendment to the Constitution and the adoption of the ‘Stop Soros’ legislative package, Hungary’s defence system against illegal immigration…

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Everybody calm down! Wage boom has not ended in Hungary

Wages in Hungary rose more in April in annual terms than the relatively weak increase recorded in March. Double-digit growth is back after some faltering….

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Orbán cabinet submits security bill on foreign investments

The government has submitted a bill to parliament on the control of foreign investments that present a danger to Hungary’s security interests. The bill would…

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You won't believe how cheap Hungary is!

In 2017, price levels for consumer goods and services differed widely in the European Union (EU). Denmark (142% of the EU average) had the highest…

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Volkswagen honours Lake Balaton with newest camper van model

According to nlcafe.hu, this year is the 30th anniversary of the release of Volkswagen California, one of the most successful camper vans in the world….

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Hungary cenbank “miracle” gone, forint en route to 325 vs euro again

The impact of the Hungarian central bank’s (MNB) cautious tightening on Tuesday did not last long. The forint depreciated to over 324 against the euro…

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Albania’s President Ilir Meta visits Hungary

President János Áder met on Wednesday Ilir Meta, his Albanian counterpart, for talks on Albania’s European integration, issues around migration, as well as opportunities in…

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Italian Marco Rossi installed as men’s national team coach in Hungary

Former Budapest Honvéd coach Marco Rossi has taken over the reins of Hungary’s national team after the previous incumbent George Leekens left the employment of…

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Tourist guide on how to use tickets, travelcards and passes in Budapest – VIDEO

Are you planning a trip to Budapest and this will be your first visit ever? Here are some useful tips on how to use public…

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Everybody gets naked in Szentendre

Index reported that an art installation caused an outcry a week ago in the city of Szentendre, Pest county. A man got naked to demonstrate…

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“Stop Soros” and amendment to the Fundamental Law assert the will of the Hungarian people

Based on the Hungarian Government’s proposal, today Parliament has adopted an action plan seeking to serve the defence of Hungary. Powered by WPeMatico

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5+1 places in Budapest to watch the FIFA World Cup

Even though the Hungarian national team did not make it to the 2018 FIFA World Cup, most of us are following the events, and you…

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Orban meets Albanian president Meta

Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Wednesday met Albanian President Ilir Meta in Parliament to discuss the two countries’ developing bilateral ties, border protection and the…

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Prime Minister Viktor Orbán had talks with Albanian head of state

On Wednesday afternoon in the Parliament Building Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Ilir Meta, President of the Republic of Albania, had talks about the development…

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Retro Bliss or a Bloody Mess? A Look Back at Lake Balaton in the 70s and 80s

Anyone who has ever spent at least a weekend at Lake Balaton knows that no trip to the “Hungarian sea” is complete without a taste…

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Hungarian parliament passes seventh constitutional amendment: banning homelessness

Lawmakers on Wednesday passed a government-initiated constitutional amendment on “the preservation of Hungary’s Christian culture”, the creation of an administrative high court and on banning…

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Hungarian parliament passes ‘Stop Soros’ bills

Parliament on Wednesday passed the “Stop Soros” package of laws that penalise activities in support of illegal migration. The bills contain amendments to the penal…

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Parliament passes Stop Soros, amends constitution

Parliament on Wednesday passed the “Stop Soros” package of laws that penalise activities in support of illegal migration. Lawmakers also passed the constitutional amendment on “the…

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Hungary could kill masterplan of Lidl, Spar

The Hungarian government plans to restrict the expansion of multinational companies in the retail sector by implementing a new rule. Due to the so-called “plaza…

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Hungary passes anti-immigrant 'Stop Soros' laws

Legislation approved by parliament restricts ability of NGOs to help in asylum claims Hungary’s parliament has passed a series of laws that criminalise any individual…

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Reasons to put Balaton Sound on your summer bucket list

It is not easy to describe the experience of Balaton Sound to someone who has never been there. The music, the lights, the people, it…

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Hungary economy successful in switching to digital age, says foreign minister in Stuttgart

Hungary has been successful in transforming its economy to adapt to the digital age, the foreign minister said after talks in Stuttgart on Wednesday. “A…

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Hungary cenbank action futile, forint hammered again

The appreciation of Hungary’s forint versus the euro fizzled out at around 322, so it seems the central bank was able to calm investors only…

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Poet Sándor Kányádi dies aged 89

Kossuth Prize-winning poet, author, and translator Sándor Kányádi died at age 89 in the early hours of Wednesday, in Budapest, his family told MTI. Born…

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