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India on display

A composite event to promote India’s States, particularly their economic, culinary and tourism potential, was coupled with a food pairing and wine-tasting event at the…

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On the waterfront

The outside isn’t completely left behind when you go through the revolving door to the inside, and that’s the way it’s designed to be –…

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Counterculture, celebrity and capitalism

When Jann Wenner asked investigative reporter Joe Hagan in 2013 to write his biography, they came to a critical agreement – the book would be…

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Revolución de Mayo of 1810 celebrated

The Ambassador of the Argentine Republic, Maximiliano Gregorio-Cernadas, and Mrs. Cecilia Scalisi de Gregorio-Cernadas hosted a reception on the occasion of the National Day of…

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‘Global situation is unstable, dangerous’

The Norwegian constitution was adopted on this day 204 years ago, by a national assembly of 112 elected men. Its democratic principles have been with…

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Thunder and lightening

Nick Cave is a Bad Seed. That’s a simple statement but one often ignored. In the standard nomenclature of rock’n’roll, where acts are classified front…

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One last blast of musical magic

On August 29, 1966, The Beatles ended a US tour at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California, and then declared there would be more concerts….

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On a culinary journey to foreign countries

The choice of places that invite to a cozy brunch on Sunday is truly excellent in the Hungarian capital. While most bistros and cafés offer…

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Cargo City, parking garage and a new terminal

For years the passenger numbers of Liszt Ferenc International Airport have been growing steadily. Since 2015 the annual growth has always been in double digits,…

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Horseback sport hammers home its message

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On a need-to-know basis

There’s an old truism that journalists should know a lot about a little and a little about a lot. It applies to other people too,…

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Tasty Asian food: can do

The cuisine of Asia has long been well represented on the Hungarian street-food market, but now it seems that it is gradually gaining a foothold…

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A wellness wonderland

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10 things not everyone knows

Mummified kings and subterranean caves? Hungary possesses a number of lesser-known secrets. Its fairy-tale architecture, abundant thermal springs and enchanting, folklore-steeped history give it an…

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Sameer Hamdan and Zuhair Awad were presented with the recognition established on the 25th anniversary of the Best of Budapest & Hungary Awards

The 25th Best of Budapest & Hungary gala was hosted on April 14, 2018, at the Budapest Congress Centre, recognising the best of the Hungarian…

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Through Hungary to Europe, through Algeria to Africa

The Algerian and the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry organised a Budapest visit for Algerian businessmen. The aim of the meeting at the end…

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On the trail of the stolen book

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Creativity from the cellar

Anyone can exhibit in the Jancsó Art Gallery – that’s part of the concept. And so since 2014 art from all kinds of artists, times…

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A fashion brand between two continents

While outside everything is grey and grey, if you believe what the trend oracles at the Pantone Color Institute say, the winter season of 2017/2018…

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Hiroshima-Nagasaki horror revisited

At the Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum, they are posing the question of how many times could the world be destroyed by the…

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American, Italian poets awarded Janus Pannonius Prize

Bernstein’s poetry was praised for being “unexpected, radical, provocative, complex, dexterous, and contemporary” in a laudation at the ceremony. Conte’s poetry “exceeds the limit of…

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Katasztrófa fenyegeti Dél-Koreát – de nem az amire gondolnánk

Előrejelzések szerint 2045-re az 50 éven felüliek lesznek többségben az országban. Ha a dolgok ilyen ütemben folytatódnak tovább 2750-re kihal a népesség. A megoldáshoz azonban…

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Southeast Asia Awaits Hungarian Tourists

Hundreds of delegates from 62 countries started arriving on as early as 17 January. Among the estimated 2,000 foreign visitors, who have arrived in the…

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Warm wishes to Mr. Khalaf Al Habtoor

To the kind attention of Mr. Khalaf Al Habtoor President   Dear Mr. President, Dear Friend,   On the occasion of the award of “Best…

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Downtown restaurant turnover increased significantly

Turnover of the restaurants increased by 20-30% in the downtown of Budapest this year, the market growth of the catering facilities can be 10-15% in…

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Migrants cut through razor fence on Hungarian border

The migrants cut through the wire and threw clothes and sleeping bags through it so they could climb under or over the fence without being…

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Intensive training course in tropical medicine at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Nigeria

1. Training in Tropical Medicine for medical students & doctors: a. Concept: Current trends in the spread and the appearance of tropical diseases in areas…

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Morocco could be a break-out for Hungarian firms – interview with Dr. József Steier

Globoport: What were your aims before travelling and accepting to direct HTCC’s Moroccan centre? Dr. József Steier: I was asked by Sándor Balogh, the director…

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Tunisia Can Be An Encouragement For Africa

This year’s short-list included people like Angela Merkel German Chancellor, Denis Mukwege Congolese doctor and Pope Francis, but as it shocked many people, the Tunisian…

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Botswana to establish Eastern European relations

Although Duma Boko has wished to pay a visit to Hungary before, it was the politician’s first time in the country. Boko has gained his…

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Hungary to criminalise migrant helpers with ‘Stop Soros’ legislation

Jail terms will be imposed on people or groups deemed to be aiding illegal immigrants Viktor Orbán’s government has introduced a controversial set of laws…

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No entry: Hungary's crackdown on helping refugees

Parliament debates bill that could lead to activists and lawyers facing jail time The border between Hungary and Serbia is already one of the most…

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Liberal Hungarian university warns Viktor Orbán could force it abroad

Michael Ignatieff of Budapest-based Central European University says institution has been left in limbo after Viktor Orbán questioned its legal status Central European University is…

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The pros and cons of a second EU referendum | Letters

Democracy was subverted in the Brexit vote, says Molly Scott Cato, Robin Henry argues that George Soros’s involvement will be toxic, plus letters from John…

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Viktor Orbán: our duty is to protect Hungary's Christian culture

Ahead of re-election as prime minister, rightwinger talks of building a ‘Christian democracy’ Viktor Orbán has said the main task of his new government will…

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Hungary election: OSCE monitors deliver damning verdict

Observers found ‘intimidating and xenophobic rhetoric, media bias and opaque financing’ International observers have delivered a damning verdict on the parliamentary election in Hungary, complaining…

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Brexit is boosting Viktor Orbán’s ability to disrupt the EU | Milan Nič

Hungary’s prime minister is trying to cultivate ties with Eurosceptic and anti-immigration leaders across the continent Tens of thousands of Hungarians have been protesting against…

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Sting operations and war on migration help Orbán to victory

Was there a hidden strategy in play behind Hungarian PM’s election victory? One day in mid-January, Balázs Dénes, the Hungarian executive director of a Berlin-based…

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Hungary's liberals brace for a torrid four years after Orbán's landslide

Crushing victory means PM has power to remould Hungary and possibly even the entire EU Viktor Orbán embarks on another four years in power newly…

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The EU’s core values are under attack as never before. It must defend them | Timothy Garton Ash

As Hungarian-style authoritarianism spreads, Viktor Orbán’s Fidesz party should be expelled from its European parliament grouping Boris Johnson should change his name and move to…

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Viktor Orbán: re-election of Hungary’s anti-immigrant leader is major challenge for EU

Brussels now confronting a country at the heart of the continent that is making an exit from the bloc’s liberal values, but continuing to pick…

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Crackdown prompts Soros's Open Society to quit Budapest

Grantmaking body acts after civil society restrictions planned by re-elected PM Viktor Orbán George Soros’s Open Society Foundations has revealed plans to close its Budapest…

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Thousands rally against Viktor Orbán's election victory in Budapest

Disgruntled youth protest an ‘unfair’ electoral system and the left’s failure to unite in opposition Thousands of Hungarians protested in Budapest on Saturday against what…

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Anti-Muslim campaigners denied entry to UK at border

Martin Sellner and Abel Bodi stopped at Stansted en route to far-right event in London Two prominent anti-Muslim campaigners have been denied entry into the…

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Orbán’s Hungary is not the future of Europe: it represents a dying past | Cas Mudde

The declining birthrate and brain drain are likely to continue, as a fearful Hungary turns in on itself ever further On Sunday Hungarians went to…

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Boris Johnson slated for congratulating Viktor Orbán after election win

Foreign secretary’s message to Hungarian PM follows the Fidesz party’s campaign based primarily on an anti-migration platform Boris Johnson has been criticised for congratulating Hungary’s…

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Orbán: election victory gives us mandate to pass 'Stop Soros' laws

Hungarian leader says package of bills targeting civil society will be pushed through parliament Hungary’s prime minister, Viktor Orbán, has promised to push through a…

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Andrzej Krauze on Viktor Orbán’s re-election – cartoon

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Beware the chameleon strongmen of Europe | Natalie Nougayrède

The danger of leaders like Viktor Orbán and Aleksandar Vučić isn’t just ideology but the ruthlessness with which they exploit public opinion Two weeks before…

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Hungarian journalists admit role in forging anti-migrant 'atmosphere of fear'

Employees of state TV network describe how channels pumped out pro-government messaging ahead of Victor Orbán’s election victory this week A leading editor at Hungary’s…

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Gulyas: Hungary’s sovereignty, security top priorities

The fight against illegal migration needs to be completed with criminal measures, while the Hungarian constitution requires an amendment stipulating that foreign nationals cannot be…

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Szijjarto: Hungary, Germany share many points in migration crisis assessment

Hungary and Germany have a lot of points in common in how they assess the migration crisis, but Hungary rejects mandatory quotas and insists that…

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Michel Barnier in Budapest

Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday held talks with the European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, his press chief said. Orban and Barnier concluded…

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Orban called Salvini

Italy’s new minister of interior Matteo Salvini said that Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban rang him and “they will change the EU together”, Italian press…

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Szijjarto: Migration must be stopped, not managed

International efforts should focus on helping people living peacefully in their homelands rather than trying to legalise illegal migration, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto told a…

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Hungary, Germany share many points in migration crisis assessment, says FM Szijjártó

Hungary and Germany have a lot of points in common in how they assess the migration crisis, but Hungary rejects mandatory quotas and insists that…

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The reduction of CAP funding is unacceptable

“In Hungary’s opinion, the proposed budget for the funding of the Common Agricultural Policy is insufficient, particularly in view of the fact that the legislative…

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Hungary and Germany share many common points in their perception of the migration crisis

“Hungary and Germany share many common points in their perception of the migration crisis, but Hungary rejects mandatory distribution and insists on the fact that…

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Friendly faces at the Azerbaijani-Hungarian Youth Union’ integration event

The Azerbaijani-Hungarian Youth Union (AHYU) organized the 3-day event “Integration of Azerbaijani people living in Hungary into the community” for Azerbaijanis living in different parts…

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Motor fuels become cheaper in Hungary as of today

Hungarian oil and gas group Mol has lowered the wholesale list price of 95-octane gasoline and diesel by 2 forints per litre each on Wednesday….

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Hungary’s industry on the back burner

The volume of Hungary’s industrial production was 0.2% larger in April 2018 than in March, and rose 2.9% year on year, according to data adjusted…

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Daimler breaks ground for second plant in Hungary

German carmaker Daimler laid the cornerstone of a EUR 1 billion plant at its base in Kecskemét (92 km southeast of Budapest) yesterday. Production at…

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Organisation of illegal migration should be made a punishable offence

The essence of the Stop Soros legislative package is to make the organisation of illegal migration a punishable offence, similar to the act of inducing…

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Building a career at McDonald’s in Hungary – is it possible?

The most prominent fast food joints had a good year in Hungary, according to napi.hu. Amrest, the operator of KFC and Pizza Hut, reached the…

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Defending and protecting Hungary’s sovereignty and security is top priority

It is necessary to resort to criminal law in the fight against illegal immigration, and the Constitution must lay down that alien populations cannot be…

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2019 budget is budget of safe growth

The Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office described the 2019 budget to be presented to Parliament next week as a budget of safe growth at…

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Decathlon Hungary welcomes country manager

Diego Rango dʼAragona took over in May at the Hungarian branch of sports retail company Decathlon. He succeeds Gábor Pósfai in the position. Powered by…

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Mercedes breaks ground for second plant in Hungary

German carmaker Mercedes-Benz laid the cornerstone of a 1 billion euro plant at its base in Kecskemét, in central Hungary, on Tuesday. The new plant,…

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Head of PM’s Office: Hungary’s sovereignty, security top priorities

The fight against illegal migration needs to be completed with criminal measures, while the Hungarian constitution requires an amendment stipulating that foreign nationals cannot be…

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V4 translation competition, workshop and anthology

The first ever Central European contemporary literature anthology in Thailand was published on 1 June 2018 under the auspices of the 2017-2018 Hungarian Presidency of…

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Sophia – the social robot visits Hungary

Sophia is the first android in the world to get a citizenship. She just visited Hungary, and had a lively conversation at the Brain Bar…

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V4 piano recital

Hungarian pianist Anna Granik performed a piano recital on 3 June 2018 in Bangkok under the auspices of the 2017-2018 Hungarian Presidency of the Visegrád…

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Budapest’s Vörösmarty Square To Be Completely Renovated, but Christmas and the Spring Markets Won’t Be Impacted, Officials Claim

Beginning in September, Budapest’s Vörösmarty Square and its surroundings will undergone a major renovation, one that is likely to be completed by the end of…

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Recipe of the week: Sport slice

Sport slice (sport szelet) is a great Hungarian snack. It has been around for over 60 years, making both young and old happy for decades….

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‘Stop Soros’ proponent calls for punishment for promoting illegal migration

The government’s “Stop Soros” draft laws are designed to penalise those that “organise illegal migration” or encourage others to bypass relevant laws, Károly Kontrát, state…

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The Constitution needs to be amended because of migration and EU federalisation aspirations

According to Minister of Justice László Trócsányi, global migration processes, the federalisation aspirations gaining headway within the European Union and challenges that are threatening individual…

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Hungarian state makes billions on electricity and gas bills

2017 was a successful year for energy companies operating in Hungary, both in financial and operating terms. The mostly state-owned natural gas, electricity and district…

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Interview with Dr. Károly Jókay, Executive Director of Fulbright Hungary

Dr. Károly Jókay, a direct descendent of the famed Hungarian writer Mór Jókai’s older brother, was born in the US, but moved to Hungary in…

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We Generate 20-25 “Friends of Hungary” Every Year- Interview with Dr. Károly Jókay, Executive Director of Fulbright Hungary

Dr. Károly Jókay, a direct descendent of the famed Hungarian writer Mór Jókai’s older brother, was born in the US, but moved to Hungary in…

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Classical tunes fill this summer in Hungary

If you are a classical music aficionado, this summer provides you with a host of great opportunities to immerse yourself in it throughout Budapest and…

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Become a gastronomy connoisseur in one year

The Culinary Institute of Europe is launching a one-year professional culinary arts training program. Registration is now open for the September course. Powered by WPeMatico

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Cooperation with Germany must be continuously expanded

“Germany is Hungary’s strategic ally and friend, which whom cooperation must be continuously expanded and dialogue must be maintained”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade…

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In Response to Controversial “Stop Soros” Legislation, Dutch CDA Party Calls for Fidesz’s Expulsion from European Parliamentary Group EPP

On Saturday, the Dutch Party Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) called on the European Peoples’ Party (EPP) to expel Viktor Orbán’s Fidesz party from the Christian…

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Hungary Q1 GDP Growth Steady at 4.4%, KSH Confirms

Hungary’s first-quarter GDP grew by an annual 4.4 percent, rising at the same rate as in the previous quarter, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) confirmed…

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Security, border protection high priorities in Hungary’s next year’s budget

Hungarian security and enhancing border protections will be high on the list of spending priorities in next year’s national budget, the state secretary for defence…

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Szijjártó in Berlin: Cooperation with Germany Needs Constant Improvement

Germany and Hungary, as strategic allies and friends, must work continuously to improve cooperation and maintain dialogue, Péter Szijjártó, the foreign minister, said on Tuesday…

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Huge drug Bust in Hungary – 30,000 Doses of Drugs Seized By Police

Police have arrested 6 men accused of drug-related crimes. The operation took place in several locations throughout the country: the arrests were conducted by police…

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Foreign Minister: Cooperation with Germany needs constant improvement

Germany and Hungary, as strategic allies and friends, must work continuously to improve cooperation and maintain dialogue, Péter Szijjártó, the foreign minister, said on Tuesday…

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Plotinus launches share buyback ahead of delisting

Holding company Plotinus announced on Monday the launch of a share buyback program as part of the gradual delisting of its shares from the Budapest…

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ÁKK sells HUF 75 bln of three-month T-bills, over plan

The Government Debt Management Agency (ÁKK) sold HUF 75 billion of discount three-month T-bills at auction on Tuesday, raising its original offer by HUF 25…

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Great Hungarian Communities in the USA: Boston

A strong Hungarian presence in a foreign country means that there are meetups, gatherings, language schools or scouts programs for the kids, maybe a chorus…

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Retail sales increase 4.3% in April

Retail sales in Hungary rose 4.3% year-on-year in April, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said in a first reading of data on Tuesday. Growth slowed…

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Hungary debt manager raises auction over heavy demand

Hungary’s Government Debt Management Agency (ÁKK) allotted HUF 75 billion worth of 3-month discount Treasury Bills at its weekly auction on Tuesday instead of the…

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Stats office confirms Q1 GDP growth at 4.4%

The volume of gross domestic product was 4.4% higher in Hungary in the first quarter of 2018 than in the corresponding period of the previous…

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NGOs Hold Solidarity Demo Against ‘Stop Soros’ Bill

Civil groups held a solidarity demonstration to protest against the government’s “Stop Soros” bill in front of Parliament, with speakers saying that rights organisations are…

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Has social media brought major changes to brand-building?

What should a modern entrepreneur focus on to build a really strong brand? Should you go for revitalizing and old brand or rebrand completely? How…

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EU cuts to Hungary’s funding not cast in stone

Under the European Commission’s current plans, Hungary will receive a 24 percent cut in funding in the 2021-2027 financial framework, but in the negotiation rounds…

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Jobbik Advocates Autonomy for Ethnic Hungarians

Hungary’s radical nationalist Jobbik party is working to help ethnic Hungarians, “the largest indigenous minority in Europe”, to the same rights as Western Europe’s minorities…

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Opus Global to secure majority in KALL Ingredients

Holding company Konzum said Tuesday it has agreed to acquire a 45% stake in KALL Ingredients, and to transfer the stake as a contribution in…

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Hungary continues to say no to joining European Public Prosecutor’s Office

Hungary maintains it has no intention of taking part in the enhanced cooperation for the establishment of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office, and a possible…

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Hungary retail sales slow down but concerns are unwarranted

Retail sales in Hungary grew by 6.0% year on year in April 2018, according to data adjusted for calendar effects, a preliminary report by the…

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Foreign minister: UN’s migration plan benefits Africa only

The United Nations’ Global Compact on Migration plan can be regarded in its current form as an African migration package due to the fact that…

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Migration shouldn’t be managed, it should be stopped

“Migration shouldn’t be managed, it should be stopped; we should not be making a major effort to make illegal migration legal, but to ensure that…

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Csányi's Singapore-based fund buys OTP shares for over HUF 1.2 billion

Singapore-based Sertorius Global Opportunities Fund, in which OTP Chairman-CEO Sándor Csányi holds an indirect interest, acquired OTP shares for over 1.2 billion forints on 31…

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Socialists reject ‘Stop Soros’ bill, constitutional amendment

The Socialist Party’s parliamentary group refuses to back either the government’s constitutional amendment bill or the “Stop Soros” package of bills, the party’s deputy group…

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Banks see similar rises in corporate, retail lending in April

Non-financial companies were net borrowers of HUF 51 billion in April, lifting Hungarian banksʼ corporate lending stock to HUF 6.78 trillion, show monthly data released…

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Detailed growth figures show Hungarian economy thundering ahead

The Hungarian economy grew by 4.7% year on year in the first quarter of 2018, according to data adjusted seasonally and for calendar effects, showed…

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Master brewer and barista to talk finances

The owners of brewery Hara’Punk Brewing and coffee house A Kávé Háza will talk about their paths to success and responsible financial decisions at an…

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Hungary Mol to lower fuel prices on Wednesday

Hungarian oil and gas group Mol is going to lower the wholesale list price of 95-octane gasoline and diesel by 2 forints per litre each…

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Hungary's Orbán envisions new crisis in Europe

Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told a picnic organised in Kötcse, western Hungary, for the entourage of the ruling Fidesz party on the weekend that…

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Hungary PMI rises to 55.4 in May

Hungaryʼs seasonally adjusted Purchasing Managersʼ Index (PMI) rose to 55.4 points in May, up from 53.3 points in April, state news wire MTI reported.  An…

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Increasing government intervention in the Hungarian radio market?

24.hu reports that the pro-government Hold Reklám Ltd. changes the name Pop FM into Retro Rádió. Although they won the Media Council’s tender, they still…

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Wizz Air fleet at Budapest reaches 100 aircraft

Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air added the 100th aircraft to its fleet in Budapest on Monday. Wizz Air has committed orders for a further 268…

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Government to support student employment with EUR 9.4m this summer

The finance ministry will support municipalities and municipally-owned companies employing students aged 16-25 years this summer with 3 billion forints (EUR 9.4m), continuing a programme…

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Opposition DK to ask Brussels again to directly manage EU fund distribution to Hungary

The opposition Democratic Coalition (DK) will once again ask the European Commission to directly manage the distribution of EU funds to Hungary, without involving the…

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Prince Charles Is Still in Love with Transylvania

In his regular, annual visit, Charles Prince of Wales, the heir to the throne of the United Kingdom, paid a visit to his beloved estates…

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Hungary officials hold talks with EU Brexit negotiator

The European Union must respect Britain’s desire for autonomy, but the UK must also respect the unity of the bloc, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator…

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Wizz Air fleet reaches 100 aircraft

Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air added the 100th aircraft to its fleet in Budapest on Monday. Wizz Air has committed orders for a further 268…

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Hungary 8th most heavy-drinking nation in the world

According to a global survey conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO), Hungarians are the eighth in the world in alcohol consumption, portfolio.hu reports. In…

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How much do you know about Trianon, a Hungarian national tragedy? – QUIZ

In this part of the year, the Hungarians mourn the great loss that the Treaty of Trianon caused after WWI. This June 4 marks the 98th…

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