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Hungary’s Covid Restrictions Among Most Lenient in Europe

Covid-19 cases are on the rise again in Hungary. Despite worsening figures, the country still…

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“It was good to be Catholic and Hungarian here” – Father Kornél Fábry, Secretary General of the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress

“I had the feeling that indeed, Jesus is among us,” Father Kornél Fábry, the chief…

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“It was good to be Catholic and Hungarian here” – Father Kornél Fábry, Secretary General of 52nd International Eucharistic Congress

“I had the feeling that indeed, Jesus is among us,” told Father Kornél Fábry, the…

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IT Minister Palkovics: New Technologies to Boost Hungarian Economy

Hungary aims to attract the development and manufacture of new technologies spearheading global industrial trends…

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Pegasus: All Five Momentum Referendum Questions Rejected by Election Committee

The National Election Committee (NVB) has rejected all five referendum questions in the Pegasus case…

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Although Already Promised, Teachers Still Have to Wait for Wage Hike

While even government politicians now admit that a wage hike for teachers is much needed,…

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Renaissance Hunting Drawings to Be Shown as Part of Hunting, Nature Expo

An exhibition featuring 53 Renaissance drawings of hunting scenes by 16th-century German graphic artist and…

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Finance Minister Details Tax Rebates for Parents Raising Children

Finance Minister Mihály Varga revealed details of tax rebates for parents raising children in a…

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Hungarian Foods Win at One of the World’s Biggest Gastronomic Competitions

Three Hungarian foods have been awarded the maximum three stars in this year’s Great Taste…

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Charity Auction Held to Help COVID Orphans

A charity auction was held on Thursday to help COVID orphans, with all the proceeds…

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Hungarian Winery Among the World’s Top 100 for the First Time

This year for the first time, a Hungarian company has made it into the top…

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PM Orbán: Balkans ‘Next Big Opportunity’ for EU

The Balkans are likely to present “the next big opportunity” for the European Union, and…

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World Press Photo Exhibition Opens

The World Press Photo exhibition opened on Thursday at the Hungarian National Museum. This year,…

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Rate of Population Decline Decreases in August

The rate of natural decline in the population decreased by 17 percent in August, with…

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PM Orbán: Any Further Covid Lockdowns would be Unfair to Vaccinated People

Any further lockdowns due to Covid would be unfair to the 6 million people who…

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Coronavirus: 6 Fatalities, 531 New Infections Reported in Hungary

Six patients died of a Covid-related illness in the past 24 hours, while 531 new…

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State Secretary: Green Railway Developments in Focus

Environmentally friendly and energy efficient railway projects will be the cornerstone of the government’s transport…

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Foreign Minister: Hungary Committed to Fighting Anti-Semitism

Hungary remains committed to the fight against anti-Semitism, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said after meeting…

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All Cigarette Packaging to Look the Same as of January

The domestic cigarette market is constantly undergoing a complete transformation, according to Telex. The anti-smoking…

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Defence Minister: Each Nation Must Guarantee Its Own Security

Each nation has a duty to guarantee its own security, the defence minister said at…

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House Speaker: Visegrad Group ‘Can Be Proud of Its Achievements’

The Visegrad Group cooperation has become a success story over the past 30 years, and…

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Foreign Minister Highlights Importance of Protecting Families with Children

Ensuring protection for families supporting children is “especially important these days” in view of recent…

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Hungarian Ultrarunner Wins World’s Longest Cross-Country Race, 1,001 Kilometers

László Barta, an Hungarian ultrarunner, has won the world’s longest cross-country race. The competition called…

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4th Demographic Summit: ‘Demographic Winter’ Threatening the Developed World as well as Hungary

The Hungarian government has been working to help families and turn a 40-year downward trend…

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Fidesz Comm Head: Over Half a Million Sign Anti-Gyurcsány Petition

More than half a million people so far have signed the ruling alliance’s “Stop Gyurcsány!…

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Former US Vice President Pence Praises Hungary Govt’s Vision on Family Policy

Former US Vice President Mike Pence, in his address to the 4th Demographic Summit in…

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Nikkei Ranks Hungary Pandemic Management as World’s 2nd Best

A major Japanese economic daily has ranked Hungary in terms of the country’s coronavirus pandemic…

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PM Orbán at Demographic Summit: West ‘Unwilling to Sustain Itself’

“While certain civilisations are able to reproduce, the West is simply unwilling to sustain itself,”…

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World Cup Bronze Medalist Marin and PL Veteran Bešić Sign with Ferencváros for Free

Ferencváros has managed to make two additional, large-scale signings after the transfer season’s closure. Both…

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Budapest Autumn Festival to Offer over 150 Events

The Budapest Autumn Festival will offer over 150 events at thirty venues between September 26…

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Greenpeace Remembers Hungarian Victims of Air Pollution

On the occasion of the European Car Free Day, Greenpeace Hungary painted thousands of crosses…

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Police to Investigate Hungarian Fans’ Behavior at Hungary-England Qualifier

Hungarian fans’ behavior at the England-Hungary World Cup qualifier in Budapest caused a big stir….

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PM Orbán to Meet French Journalist, Politician Éric Zemmour in Budapest

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán invited French right-wing polemicist, essayist, political journalist, and writer, Éric Zemmour,…

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Budapest Exhibition to Show Hunter, Traveller Count Széchenyi’s Expedition Photos

An exhibition showing 200 photos by Hungarian hunter, traveller, writer Count Zsigmond Széchenyi will open…

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Fidesz’s Németh: Hungary a Country ‘Ensuring Greater Equality’ with ChristDem Govt

Hungary has achieved greater equality under its Christian Democratic government since 2010, ensuring better care…

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Coronavirus: Unvaccinated Elderly Hospitalised Most, Chief Infectologist says

Elderly people who have not accepted the coronavirus vaccine make up the majority of those…

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US Conservatives to Hold Event in Budapest Next Spring

The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) will meet in Budapest next spring, Miklós Szánthó, director…

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Foreign Minister Emphasises Global Responsibility to Preserve Water Supply

The international community has a shared responsibility to act in the interest of preserving the…

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Utility Authority: Budapest Households Paying Lowest Energy Prices in EU in August

Households in Budapest paid the lowest energy prices among capitals of the European Union in…

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Hungarian Man with 21 Outstanding Warrants Arrested in London

A Hungarian national with 21 outstanding warrants has been arrested in London after having avoided…

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FM Szijjártó: Cooperation Among Democracies Must Be Based on Mutual Respect

Cooperation among the world’s democracies must be based on mutual respect rather than criticising and…

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Coronavirus: 2 Fatalities, 526 New Infections Reported in Hungary

Two patients died of a Covid-related illness in the past 24 hours, while 526 new…

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PM Orbán on Border Protection: “Brussels is betraying Hungary and the European people”

Hungary will soon face growing migration pressure on its southern border, as this is where…

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Family Minister: Heads of State and Government to Sign Joint Declaration at Demographic Summit

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will sign a joint declaration with the heads of state and…

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Christian Democrat Lawmaker Banned from Entering Ukraine

Hungary’s Christian Democrat (KDNP) lawmaker Lőrinc Nacsa on Wednesday said he has been banned from…

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CNN’s Richard Quest Confronts FM Szijjártó About Child Protection Law

Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó was interviewed by CNN’s Richard Quest about the controversial “Pedophilia Law,”…

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Fukuyama Asks Budapest Mayor Karácsony About Situation in Hungary

American Purpose, a magazine that aims “to defend and promote liberal democracy in the United…

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Planet Budapest Expo to Raise Awareness of Climate Change, President Áder Said

The Planet Budapest 2021 sustainability expo will be held between November 29 and October 5,…

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Investigative Photojournalist Also Monitored by Pegasus Spyware

Photojournalist Dániel Németh was monitored by Pegasus spy software, investigate site Direkt36 reports. Németh has…

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EC Registers Geographical Indication for Hungarian Spirit Madarasi Birspálinka

The European Commission announced on Tuesday that it had registered a geographical indication for the…

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Párbeszéd Proposes Expanding Free Public Transport for Children to Pest County

The opposition Párbeszéd party has submitted a proposal to parliament to making public transport free…

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Budapest Bike-sharing Scheme Boasts Record Ridership

Budapest’s upgraded MOL Bubi bike-sharing scheme, operated by the Budapest Public Transport Centre (BKK) with…

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Budapest Airport Wins EU Support for Sustainability Developments

Budapest’s Liszt Ferenc Airport will receive some EUR 1.5 million of monetary support from the…

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FM Szijjártó: Any Cooperation with Taliban Must Be Tied to Strict Conditions

The international community must make any form of cooperation with the Islamist Taliban which has…

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Hungary to Play Next WC Qualifier Behind Closed Doors after Racist Incidents in England Match

Hungary has been ordered by FIFA to play its next World Cup qualifier behind closed…

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Coronavirus: 2 Fatalities, 501 New Infections Reported in Hungary

Five patients died of a Covid-related illness in the past 24 hours, while 501 new…

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Hungary’s Central Bank Raises Base Rate to 1.65%

Hungarian rate-setters raised the central bank’s base rate by 15 basis points to 1.65 percent…

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Hungary to Sell AstraZeneca Doses to Thailand and Vietnam

Hungary is selling to Thailand and Vietnam 400,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine each, Foreign Minister…

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Hungary’s Innovation Moves Up One Place on Global Index

Hungary has moved up a single place since last year in the Global Innovation Index…

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Eight Injured in Explosion at Kisköre Hydropower Plant

An explosion occurred at the Kisköre hydropower plant early Monday afternoon, the Hungarian Electrical Works…

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Opposition Primaries Continue after Software Crash, Tens of Thousands Voting Daily

The first round of the opposition primary elections started this Saturday, the 18th of September….

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DK’s Dobrev Pledges Recalculation of Forex Loans

The opposition Democratic Coalition (DK), if it forms Hungary’s next government, will have retail loans…

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Karikó and BioNTech to Receive the Most Prestigious German Prize

Hungarian-born biochemist Katalin Karikó and the founder-directors of BioNTech, physicians Ozlem Tureci and Ugur Sahin…

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Orbán Assures North Macedonia’s VMRO-DPMNE of Fidesz’s Support ahead of Local Elections

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, the head of Hungary’s ruling Fidesz, held talks with the leaders…

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Fidesz MEP Gál: We Are at a Key Moment in the Era of the Gigantic Duel Between Good and Evil

“In Europe, certain forces want to undermine sovereignty, national self-esteem, and the family as the…

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Justice Ministry: Extending Special Legal Order Is “Absolute Necessity”

Extending the current special legal order put in place in response to the coronavirus pandemic…

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Justice Ministry: Extending Special Legal Order Is “an Absolute Necessity”

Extending the current special legal order put in place in response to the coronavirus pandemic…

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Fidesz MEP Trócsányi: “The EU is in Crisis, Problems are Growing, but I Believe in Europe”

Migration, identity crisis, an epidemic, Brexit – among other topics, László Trócsányi gave a presentation…

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President Áder: Hungary Making Progress in Sustainable Development

Despite the pandemic and the world’s slow pace in implementing its 2015 sustainability goals, Hungary…

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Coronavirus: 5 Deaths, 289 New Infections Reported in Hungary

Five patients died of a Covid-related illness in the past 24 hours, while 289 new…

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Press Roundup: Opposition Primary Suspended after IT Crash

Opposition-leaning authors suspect the government side behind the crash of the vote counting server on…

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“Corruption, Covid Deaths, Party Secretary Mentality,” – Opposition Reacts to Orbán’s Speech

After Viktor Orbán’s address at the opening of parliament’s autumn session on Monday, the opposition…

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Afghanistan Situation Threatening with New Migration Wave, Foreign Minister Says

The situation in Afghanistan is threatening to trigger a new wave of illegal mass migration,…

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MSZP Urges Investigation into Pegasus Case after Meeting with Sec Chief

Attila Mesterházy, the (Socialist) deputy head of parliament’s foreign affairs committee, on Monday discussed with…

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“The Extended Family, the Nation, Must Be Served” – Interview with Europa-Club President András Smuk

1956. The father of a family unexpectedly returns to his children and wife after 4…

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Government Renews Agreement with Baptist Church

The government renewed its comprehensive agreement with the Hungarian Baptist Church on Monday. The document…

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“The Amount of Educated People is the True Power of a Nation” – The VII Friends of Hungary Conference

Those committed with a desire and the ability to do something for Hungary met at…

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Parlt Committee Declares Meeting on Pegasus Spy Software Confidential

Parliament’s national security committee declared its meeting on the issue of Pegasus, an Israeli spy…

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Justice Minister: as Statistics Show, Hungarians Committed to Europe’s Future

Out of the 2,000 events in a series of upcoming conferences on the future of…

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Foreign Minister: Senator Romney Launched ‘harsh attack against democracy, press freedom’

The Hungarian foreign minister said in a post on Sunday that US senator Mitt Romney…

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Austria Chancellor Calls for ‘More Fairness’ for Hungary and Poland in EU

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for “more fairness” for Hungary and Poland in the…

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Karácsony to Orbán: CEU Building Not Disappeared but No Classes Held

The Central European University building in Budapest has not disappeared but education activities are not…

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Magyar Suzuki Restarts Production

Japanese carmaker Suzuki is restarting production at its plant in Esztergom, northern Hungary, on Monday,…

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President Áder: Created World and Family Protection Discussed with Pope Francis

Climate change, the created world, and the protection of Hungarian families were the main topics…

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Press Roundup: Voting in Opposition Primaries Underway

As voting begins in the opposition primaries to choose PM Orbán’s challenger, weeklies and the…

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Coronavirus: 13 Fatalities, 1,072 New Cases Registered Over the Weekend

Thirteen Covid patients died over the weekend, while 1,072 new coronavirus infections were registered in…

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PM Orbán: Those Campaigning with CEU’s Expulsion Were not Telling Truth

Those who have been campaigning on the premise that the Central European University (CEU) has…

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Opposition DK to Restrict President’s Pardoning Powers

The opposition Democratic Coalition (DK) will initiate restricting the president’s powers to grant pardon from…

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State Support Available to Hungarian Companies Facing Difficulties as a Result of Brexit

Applications for state support can be submitted between October 11 and 15 by Hungarian companies…

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Govt Official Addresses Economic Forum in Marosvásárhely

By supporting Hungarian companies beyond the border, the government encourages ethnic Hungarians to remain in…

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Govt Takes Over Project to Link Metro and Suburban Rail Lines in Budapest

The government is taking over the project to link the terminus of the capital’s number…

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Finance Minister: Gov’t to Use Credit to Finance Its Own Recovery Program

To keep Hungary on a growth path the government must launch its economic recovery and…

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President Áder Receives Friends of Hungary Delegates

President János Áder met delegates of the Friends of Hungary Foundation at the presidential palace…

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Deputy PM Addresses RMDSZ Congress in Central Romania

Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjén attended the 15th congress of the ethnic Hungarian RMDSZ party…

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DK: 1.5 m Coronavirus Tests ‘Locked Away from Public’

Some 1.5 million coronavirus tests are warehoused in Hungary, “locked away, unused, from the public,”…

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Minister Szijjártó: Trade Turnover Between Hungary and Germany Expected to Hit a Record

Trade turnover between Hungary and Germany is expected to hit a record and surpass 60…

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More Money Raised From 1% Donations Than a Year Ago

The amount of the 1% donations to non-governmental organizations (NGOs) was HUF 900 million (EUR…

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KSH: Teacher Shortage at Record Levels

The number of job vacancies in the education sector has reached a new record high,…

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PM Orbán: Gov’t Not Planning Stricter Coronavirus Measures

The government is not planning any stricter coronavirus pandemic measures, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told…

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Mayor Karácsony Gives Speech in English to Prove his Developing Skills

Budapest Mayor Gergely Karácsony could be seen noticeably reading aloud his opening speech in English…

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Orbán: Socialist-Liberal Gov’t Turned against People after 2006 Őszöd Speech

People in protests following the leaked “Oszod speech” in 2006 were “not only beaten and…

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EC Approves EU Regional Aid Map, Most of Hungary to Receive Funding

The European Commission has approved, under European Union state aid rules, Hungary’s map for granting…

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PM Orbán: Pope Francis Reaffirmed Me, Family Cannot Be “Relativized”

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that a recent exchange with Pope Francis in Budapest had…

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Hungarian Cheese Wins “World Cheese Championship”

The Balaton cheese from the Vászolyi Cheese Manufacturer was the only Hungarian brand to receive…

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Central Bank Warns about Underestimating Risk of Persistent Rise in Inflation

It would be a mistake to underestimate the risk of a persistent rise in inflation,…

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PMO Head Gulyás: Von der Leyen’s State of the EU Speech ‘Huge Disappointment’

The speech Ursula von der Leyen delivered on the state of the European Union in…

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Karácsony’s Referendum Questions Approved by Election Committe Appealed

By the Tuesday afternoon deadline, six applications for legal procedures had been submitted to the…

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Coronavirus: 5 Fatalities, 479 New Cases Registered in Hungary

Five Covid patients died in the past 24 hours, while 479 new coronavirus infections were…

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Fidesz MEPs Slam Initiative on Making Gender-Based Violence a Crime Under EU Law

Ruling Fidesz MEPs said on Thursday that the European Parliament initiative on making gender-based violence…

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Liszt Academy Season to Feature Liszt Anniv Festival, Quartets

A festival celebrating the 210th birth anniversary of Ferenc Liszt, a Bartók competition for quartets…

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Orbán Gov’t Under Fire as EP Debates Pegasus Scandal

In the European Parliament on Wednesday, MEPs debated on the Pegasus spyware scandal and asked…

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Due to Delay of EU’s Recovery Fund, Issuance of Hungary’s FX Bonds Hits Record High

The Government Debt Management Agency (ÁKK) has modified its 2021 issuance plan to make room…

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Justice Minister: EU Cannot Dictate How Hungarians Should Educate Their Children

The European Union cannot dictate how Hungarians should educate their children, according to EU treaties…

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FM Szijjártó: Cooperation with Turkic Council ‘Yielding Significant Profits’

Cooperation with the member states of the Turkic Council has resulted in mutual help during…

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June 4th Won’t Be Public Holiday after Ruling Party MP’s Abstention

Following the government politicians’ abstention, June 4th, the Day of National Cohesion, a.k.a. the anniversary…

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‘A Fairy Tale for Everyone’ Project Coordinator Among Time’s Top 100 Most Influentials

Dorottya Rédai, project coordinator of the fairytale book A Fairy Tale for Everyone (Meseország mindenkié),…

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Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Creator Karikó on TIME’s List of 100 Most Influental People

Katalin Karikó, who seems to be winning award after award, is now also on TIME…

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Analysis of Primaries: Balance Among Potential Winners but DK and Jobbik Can Hope for More

Besides a virtual balance in potential candidates, current situation predicts the likelihood of Jobbik and…

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mRNA Pioneer Karikó Also Honored in Japan

The Hungarian mRNA Pioneer is to receive yet another award, this time from a university…

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Hungary in World’s First Five-Member Biosphere Reserve

The world’s first five-member biosphere reserve has been established with Hungary’s participation, the ministry of…

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