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Debrecen Once Again on FT’s Best Investment Destinations List

Debrecen has made it once again to the top three on the prestigious Financial Times’ fDi (Foreign Direct Investment) European Cities and Regions of the Future’s…

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Hungarian Film Awards and Film Week Kick off Next Week

Next week will mark the celebration of Hungarian film in Budapest, as the Hungarian Film Week and Film Awards will be held between 26th-29th of…

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Hungarian Researchers May Make Leukemia Treatment More Effective

The MTA-SE Momentum Molecular Onco-Hematology Research Group at Semmelweis University investigated molecular changes in the therapy of one of the most common types of adult…

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Novák: Next Generations Europe’s Future

The solution to Europe’s demographic challenges is more children, Katalin Novák, Hungary’s deputy state secretary for family and youth affairs, said ahead of an international…

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Military Presence at Orbán’s State-of-the-Nation Speech Draws Controversy

A number of high-ranking military officials were present at Orbán’s state-of-the-nation address. Since many view the speech as a party event, one of the organizers…

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Szijjártó Calls Strategy of Eastern Opening ‘Good Decision’

Addressing a Kyrgyz-Hungarian business forum in the Kyrgyz capital on Wednesday, Hungary’s minister of foreign affairs and trade lauded Hungary’s strategy of opening to the…

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More than 50,000 Petition to Save Liget Project

More than 50,000 people have signed an online petition on “saving” the Budapest Liget Project, the daily Magyar Nemzet said on Wednesday. People from almost…

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Ministry: Hungarians Returning from Cruise Ship Symptom-Free

The three Hungarian citizens who have flown home after staying on a Dutch cruise ship that recently docked in Cambodia and have been placed in…

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DK Re-Elects Gyurcsány as Party Leader

Ferenc Gyurcsány, the leader of the opposition Democratic Coalition (DK), has been re-elected as leader of the leftist party, in a vote, the party said…

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Ministry: EU Member States Ready for Legal Action over Planned Measures Affecting Road Haulage Companies

Nine European Union member states are prepared to turn to the European Court of Justice seeking the annulment of certain planned measures affecting road haulage…

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Justice Minister: Convicted Criminals Not to Be Released on Probation

The government will not consent to releasing any convicted criminal before their prison term is served, the justice minister said on Tuesday. Judit Varga reacted…

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Hungarian Forint Firms to Four-Week High after Record Low

After forint hit an all-time low last week, it managed to firm to a new four-week high on Monday, hovering around 334.5. As we previously reported,…

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Budapest and Other Hungarian Cities Hit by Poor Air Quality

Several Hungarian towns and cities are plagued by poor air quality due to a high concentration of airborne dust particles, the National Public Health Centre…

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Constitutional Court Rules in Favor of Re-examination of ‘Lye Doctor’ Case

Krisztián B., also known as the ‘lye doctor,’ was sentenced last year to 11 years in prison for burning his ex-girlfriend’s genitalia and abdomen with…

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Pro-gov’t Site ‘PestiSrácok’ to Protest against ‘Cyber-Stalinism’ after YouTube Erasure

Following Google’s deletion of two domestic, politically-themed YouTube channels for different reasons, one of them, pro-Fidesz political tabloid ‘Pesti Srácok,’ is set to organize a…

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More Hungarians Live in the UK Than Official Statistics Show

In January, the number of Hungarians applying for settled status in the United Kingdom due to Brexit reached a milestone. With more than 9,000 new…

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Pyramid Scheme: Charges Raised against Hungarian with UK-registered Company

The Budapest chief prosecutor’s office has raised charges against a Hungarian national based in the UK who ran an alleged pyramid scheme between 2012 and…

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Independent MP Once Again Disrupts Parliamentary Session

Independent MP Ákos Hadházy disrupted this year’s first parliamentary session by showing banners that criticized the government. The Speaker of the House has banned the…

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Trade Minister: Hungary Export in Top 35

Foreign and Trade Minister Péter Szijjártó, opening an Uzbek-Hungarian business forum in Tashkent on Tuesday, said Hungary belonged to an “elite club of 35 countries”,…

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Operation Budapest: Documentary on the 1983 Fine Arts Museum Heist

In November 1983, prestigious Renaissance paintings, including two Raphael artworks, were stolen by a group of Italian and Hungarian thieves from the Museum of Fine…

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Hungary Artificial Intelligence Strategy Ready

Hungary has prepared its Artificial Intelligence Strategy which addresses technical and human-sciences issues emerging from the evolution of AI, the innovation and technology minister said…

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‘Grandparent Scam’: Crime Gang Members Arrested

Hungarian police arrested members of a criminal organisation with ties to the UK in three locations on Monday, according to police.hu. The suspects are charged…

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Hungarian Press Roundup: PM Orbán’s State-of-Nation Address

Opinions diverge sharply on Prime Minister Orbán’s annual address, in which he described the past ten years as modern Hungary’s most successful decade, and announced…

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Hungarian Couple Returning from Dutch Cruise Ship Quarantined

Two Hungarian citizens who have flown home after staying on a Dutch cruise ship that recently docked in Cambodia will be placed in quarantine as…

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Orbán-Trump Phone Talks on Illegal Migration, Border Protection

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Monday had talks with US President Donald Trump by phone, the PM’s press chief told MTI. Orbán and Trump discussed…

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ABB Factory Closure in Ózd Might Bring Hard Times for Region

By the end of this year, ABB Group will close its factory in Ózd, resulting in approximately 1,000-1,200 people losing their jobs in one of…

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DK: Dunaújváros By-election Win Boosts Opposition Unity

The opposition Democratic Coalition (DK) has hailed Sunday’s by-election victory by joint opposition candidate Gergely Kállő in Dunaújváros, in central Hungary, saying it had helped…

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Justice Minister: Prisoners Suing State over Poor Prison Conditions ‘Unfair Practice’

The government will submit a proposal aimed at suspending compensation payments to prisoners who sue the state over poor prison conditions, the justice minister told…

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Párbeszéd to Protest ‘Fidesz Hate-mongering against Roma’

A lawmaker of the opposition Párbeszéd party said on Monday the party would act against “Fidesz and Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s hate-mongering campaign against Roma”….

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Committee Report on Hungarian Ambassador’s Child Pornography Case Sealed for 10 Years

The Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee has discussed the case of Gábor Kaleta, the former Hungarian ambassador to Peru who has been charged with child pornography, in…

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Hungarians Evacuated from Wuhan Released from Coronavirus Hospital Quarantine

Hungarians evacuated from Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, earlier this month were discharged from a Budapest hospital quarantine on Sunday, the head of…

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Coronavirus: Quarantine of Japanese Cruise Ship Extended, Hungarians also Aboard

Japan has decided to extend by two weeks the quarantine of the crew of a cruise ship stranded off the country’s coast because of a…

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Teachers’ Union: Neither New National Curriculum nor New Vocational Training System Child-friendly, Changes Unfavourable to Employees

The teachers’ trade union PDSZ held a protest against Hungary’s new national curriculum (NAT) and the transformation of vocational training in Budapest on Friday. The…

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Joint Opposition Candidate Claims Clear Victory in Dunaújváros By-election

The joint opposition candidate Gergely Kálló (Jobbik) beat independent but Fidesz-backed Tibor Molnár at the interim parliamentary election held in Fejér County’s district 4, centered in and…

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Hungarian Press Roundup: Jobbik Elects New Leader

On the pages of a liberal weekly, the new chairman of the formerly far-right party suggests that opposition parties should face the next elections with…

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Mi Hazánk Protests Against ‘Roma Crime’ and ‘No-go Zones’ in Hungary

The non-parliamentary Mi Hazánk party demanded “order in the country” at a protest attended by several hundred supporters in front of the local government office…

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Áder: Credibility of EU Depends on Speeding Up Enlargement

Speeding up enlargement is crucial for the credibility of the European Union, President János Áder said after talks with his Italian counterpart Sergio Matterella in…

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Orbán: Hungary’s Last Ten Years Most Successful Decade of Past Century

“The facts show that the last ten years were the most successful ten years in Hungary’s last 100 years,” Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in…

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Hungary Prepares for the End of Winter With Busójárás in Mohács

The Busó Carnival and its many festivities will start next week in Mohács, a town in Southern Hungary. The event will begin on February 20th, with the…

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Popular Tourist Destination Spa Town Hévíz Registers 1,200,000 Guest Nights Last Year

The Hungarian spa town of Hévíz, home to Europe’s largest thermal lake, registered more than 1,233,000 guest nights at commercial accommodations last year, up 10,000…

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Hungary Could Import Gas from Azerbaijan from 2023

Péter Szijjártó, the foreign affairs and trade minister, on Friday said Hungary could start importing natural gas from Azerbaijan from 2023 on. Addressing a press…

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Gov’t Not Worried by Inflation Jump, National Bank Expects Gradual Lowering

Hungary’s twelve-month consumer price index rose to 4.7% in January. This number is a record high inflation in many years. The National Bank of Hungary…

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Success or Failure? – Further Reduction in Financing for Public Works Scheme

The government will reduce its financial envelope on its Public Works Scheme. According to leftist daily Népszava, this could endanger the employment of many people…

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Orbán and Merkel: a Strong Relationship with Mutual Benefits

This past Monday, Viktor Orbán paid a visit to German chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin. The meeting was highly anticipated, with Hungarian media outlets speculating…

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British Ambassador Declares Love for Hungary in ‘Love Actually’-Style Instagram Post

Iain Lindsay, the British Ambassador to Hungary, with his vibrant social media presence and keen interest in Hungarian culture as well as outstanding Hungarian, and one of the more…

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President Áder Invites Pope Francis to Visit Hungary

President János Áder has invited Pope Francis to Hungary for the International Eucharistic Congress set to be held in Budapest later this year. Speaking to…

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Police: No Firearms Used at DK Office Attack

The “bullets” found at the Democratic Coalition’s (DK) office at Kaptárkő street (Budapest 11th district) proved to be ball bearings and weren’t shot out of a…

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Valentine’s Day: Legendary Literary Loves

February 14th – otherwise known as Valentine’s Day – is the day the whole world turns pink. Since the holiday has begun to grow in…

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Court Ruling: Opposition MPs Were Lawfully Present in MTVA Headquarters

Opposition politicians were lawfully present in the public media’s (MTVA) headquarters in late 2018, leftist Democratic Coalition (DK) announced in a statement following the Budapest-Capital…

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Hungary 2019 GDP Growth Exceeds Expectations

Hungary’s GDP rose by an annual 4.5 percent in the fourth quarter of 2019, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said in a first reading of…

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PMO Head on EPP Suspension: ‘There are limits to maintaining such an uncertain situation’

Commenting on the relations between Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party and its party family in the European Parliament, the European People’s Party (EPP), the head of…

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Police Launch Probe into DK’s Niedermüller’s ‘Hate Speech’

The national investigations office (NNI) has launched an investigation into recent remarks by Péter Niedermüller, opposition (Democratic Coalition – DK) mayor of Budapest’s 7th district,…

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Coronavirus: Hungarians on Dutch Ship in Cambodia Test Negative

Tests on some passengers on a ship at port in Cambodia have not indicated the presence of coronavirus, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said in a video…

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Ruling Parties Back Stricter Probation Rules, Ending ‘Prison Business’

The ruling alliance of Fidesz and the Christian Democrats are prepared to back proposals by the justice ministry for stricter probation regulations and a halt…

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Orbán to Pellegrini: ‘It’s forbidden to say so in Europe, but migration is an organised invasion’

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Thursday warned of increasing migration pressure on Hungary’s southern border and an expected rise in the number of organised groups…

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Gov’t Seeks Strong Backing by Way of New ‘National Consultation’

The government has clear positions on the issues that sparked heated public debates over the past few months but seeks strong backing from society to…

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Gov’t: Hungary Fully Prepared for Coronavirus Prevention, Still No Cases Reported

So far no cases of Hungarians infected by the coronavirus have been reported, the head of the Prime Minister’s Office told a regular press briefing…

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Gyergyóditró Locals Apologize to Srí Lankans, Still Criticize Bakery

Following the uproar caused by the arrival of Srí Lankan guest workers to the Transylvanian village of Gyergyóditró (Ditrău), which led to racist exclamations and…

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Hungarian Mountaineers Klein and Suhajda to Conquer Another 8,000m Peak without Bottled Oxygen and Sherpas

The two Hungarian climbers of the ‘Eseményhorizont’ expedition, Dávid Klein and Szilárd Suhajda, are set to conquer another eight-thousand meter high mountain in early April….

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Opposition Parties Shocked by Weakening Forint, Urge Measures

Opposition Jobbik will propose a parliamentary resolution to get the central bank set a currency exchange rate target in addition to the existing inflation target,…

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Teachers’ Union PSZ Turns to Constitutional Court over Vocational Training Law

Hungarian teacher union PSZ is turning to the Constitutional Court over the new law on vocational training, saying it hurts the interests of the sector’s…

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Forint Reaches Yet Another Historic Low

The Hungarian forint reached a new record low against the Euro on Wednesday, falling below 340. This means the Hungarian currency has lost more of…

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One of the Most Successful and Iconic Hungarian Sportsmen, Tamás Wichmann, Dies

Nine-time World Champion, three-time European Champion, iconic canoeist Tamás Wichmann, who also managed to stand on the Olympic podium three times, has died at the…

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Sziget Festival Announces First Names for 2020 Line-Up

A bit later than usual, Hungary’s most popular summer festival, Sziget Festival, which just recently received the international Greener Festival Award from the European Festivals Association, announced the…

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Reconstructed Royal Stables and Guardhouse Completed at Buda Castle

The former Royal Stables and Riding Hall, as well as the Guardhouse, have been reconstructed at Buda Castle, based on the original plans of Alajos…

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Fidesz Calls for Supporting European Initiative on Protecting National Regions

Ruling Fidesz is calling for support of a signature drive for a European initiative on protecting national regions. The initiative dubbed European Citizens’ Initiative for…

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Construction Sector Output Up 2.7 % in December, 21.7 % for Full Year

Output of Hungary’s construction sector rose by an annual 2.7 percent in December, data released by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) on Thursday show. Output…

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Inflation Suddenly Rises to 4.7 % in January

Hungary’s twelve-month consumer price index rose to 4.7 percent in January, climbing over the upper threshold of the tolerance band around the National Bank of…

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Press: Orbán Announces New ‘National Consultation’ Survey

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has announced plans for a new “national consultation” survey partly to gauge public opinion on court rulings for compensation payments to…

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Hungarian Press Roundup: Siege of Budapest 75th Anniversary

75 years after an attempted breakout by over twenty thousand German and Hungarian troops besieged in Buda Castle only two per cent of whom made…

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Siege of Budapest Ended 75 Years Ago

The Siege of Budapest ended exactly 75 years ago as the Soviet Red Army ousted the Nazi troops, while resulting in the almost complete demolition…

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Commissioner Várhelyi: EU Wants Ukrainian Laws Satisfactory for Minorities

According to the European Commission, Ukraine’s laws should be satisfactory for the ethnic minorities that are affected by them, the European commissioner for enlargement and…

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Police Seize HUF 70m Worth of Drugs from Property of Dutch National

Hungarian police have seized drugs with a street value estimated at more than 70 million forints (EUR 206,000) from a property in Fót of a…

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Jobbik: Coach Company Volánbusz ‘Playing Russian Roulette’ with Passengers due to Overburdened Drivers

National coach company Volánbusz is “playing Russian roulette with drivers and passengers” because their drivers are overburdened, an opposition Jobbik MP told a press conference…

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Hungarian Ambassador Charged with Child Pornography Passed National Security Screening in 2017?

Ambassadors must undergo a strict national security screening before being appointed, thus the former Hungarian ambassador to Peru facing child pornography charges could also have…

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Opposition Dilemma for 2022: One Common Party List or Two?

The opposition’s partial success during last year’s municipal election was serious fuel for trying to build close and wide-ranging cooperation for the 2022 parliamentary elections….

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Szijjártó on EPP: ‘We Wouldn’t Like to Belong to a Pro-migration Party Alliance that Defames European Values’

The Austrian People’s Party (OVP) was “very rational” in the debate over Fidesz within the European People’s Party (EPP), Péter Szijjártó, Hungary’s foreign minister, said…

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Weber Calls on European Council to Put Article 7 Proceedings on Agenda, Fidesz Agrees

Speaking at a press conference on the sidelines of the European Parliament’s plenary session in Strasbourg, Chairman of the EPP Group Manfred Weber said he…

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Gov’t Asks Top Court for Expedited Hearing in Gyöngyöspata School Segregation Case

The government is appealing against a court decision to award cash compensation to Roma who were segregated at school in Gyöngyöspata, in north-western Hungary. It…

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Politicians’ Asset Declarations Followed by Controversy and Accusations Yet Again

While asset declarations are not sufficient enough to show the real wealth behind a politician and the various governments doing their best to hinder transparency,…

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Oscar Winning ‘Parasite’ Music Recorded with Hungarian Contributors

On Sunday, South Korean film ‘Parasite’ made history at the 92nd Academy Awards as the first foreign language film to win the Oscar in the…

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Socialists Call for Allowing Men to Retire after 40 years

The opposition Socialist Party has called for men to have the option of retiring after forty years of employment. Lajos Korózs, who is head of…

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Hungarians Find Increasing Danger in Cyberspace, says Microsoft Survey

Hungarians’ perception of dangers in cyberspace increased last year after the improvements in previous years, according to a survey released on Wednesday. Microsoft’s Digital Civility…

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Fidesz MEP: Hungary’s Jews Safe, Anti-Semitism in Western Europe Growing

Whereas anti-Semitism in Europe’s western countries is growing, Jews in Hungary live in safety, Fidesz MEP Balázs Hidvéghi told a plenary session of the European…

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Media Authority Received 824 Reports of Internet Abuse in 2019

National media authority NMHH received 824 reports of online legal violations via its Internet Hotline service last year, 13 percent more than in 2018, the…

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Hungarian Press Roundup: PM Orbán Meets Chancellor Merkel

A liberal columnist believes Orbán is cleverly weighing his chances in the European People’s Party and is prepared for every eventuality, while his opponents there…

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No Coronavirus Cases Confirmed in Hungary So Far

In a statement, the interior ministry said no coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Hungary so far. Meanwhile, the ministry said the operative board set…

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ABB to Close Ózd Plant, Laying Off Close to 1,000

ABB on Tuesday announced plans to shut down its circuit breaker plant in Ózd (NE Hungary), laying off almost 1,000 people, because of falling demand….

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Szijjártó: UN Spending on Migration Instead of on Counter-terrorism ‘Untenable’

The United Nations wastes money on facilitating migration that poses a danger to the entire world, instead of on fighting terrorism, Péter Szijjártó, the foreign…

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Marriages Growing at Fastest Rate for Past 30 Years

The rate of growth in the number of marriages was the fastest in 2019 for the past thirty years, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said…

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Gov’t Rejects Ratification of Istanbul Convention due to Gender Ideology, Migration Policy

The justice ministry on Tuesday issued a statement calling on opposition parties to stop “the deliberate and perpetual misguidance” of the Hungarian public as regards…

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Jobbik Demands Information on Mátra Power Plant Purchase

MPs of opposition Jobbik have requested the public release of the details regarding national energy company MVM’s recent purchase of a majority stake in the…

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Hungarian Woman Hospitalised in Philippines Tests Negative for Coronavirus

The Hungarian woman who has recently been hospitalised in the Philippines with symptoms of coronavirus has tested negative and will be released from hospital, Foreign…

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Hungarian Ambassador to Peru Removed, Faces Trial Following Child Pornography Charges

Back in April last year, the Hungarian ambassador to Peru, Gábor Kaleta, had been removed from service, brought home, and would soon face trial, as more…

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Guardian: Budapest-Bucharest Sleeper Train Among Best in Europe

British news site Guardian collected 10 of the best sleeper trains in Europe in a recent article, and a Hungarian sleeper route was also included. The…

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‘I Dance Hungary’: New Folk Dance Tutorials From Szatmár to Learn!

I Dance Hungary is a website providing tutorials led by dance experts, along with original footage for those wanting to learn Hungarian folk dance. Its new tutorial…

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Hungary Submits Budapest Conservation Report to UNESCO

The government has submitted its conservation report on Budapest’s World Heritage Sites to UNESCO by the deadline, the daily Magyar Nemzet said on Tuesday, citing…

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Hungarian Press Roundup: Fears over Coronavirus

Two medical doctors suggest that what they regard as fearmongering over the coronavirus may have more severe implications than the actual spread of the virus….

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Holy See Ties with Hungary Resumed 30 Years Ago

Diplomatic relations between Hungary and the Holy See resumed in February 1990 after a period during the Cold War in which dialogue was maintained, Eduard…

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Storm Ciara Sweeps Across Hungary With Fallen Trees and Travel Disruptions

The cyclone Ciara, which battled Western Europe, reached Hungary yesterday evening with extreme wind, with wind gusts up to 90-100 km/h. Roofs, trees and chimneys were damaged…

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Berlin Collegium Hungaricum to Pay Tribute to Cinematographer Zsigmond

The Collegium Hungaricum cultural institute in Berlin will pay tribute to cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond, with programs coinciding with the international Berlinale film festival later this…

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Menczer: No Hungarians Appear to Have Contracted Coronavirus

So far no indications have emerged of coronavirus infections in Hungarians around the world, a foreign ministry official said on Monday. The three Hungarians working…

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Orbán ahead of Merkel Meeting: Disagreement on EU Budget, but Optimism about Reaching Compromise

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Monday he was certain European Union member states would reach an agreement on the bloc’s next budget that would…

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Szijjártó: Hungary Leader in Protecting Nuclear Assets

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) greatly appreciates Hungary’s efforts in recent years to guarantee the security of the country’s nuclear assets, Foreign Minister Péter…

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Socialists Slam Natl Curriculum as Promoting ‘Ideological Re-Education’

The Socialist Party on Monday called for the scrapping of the recently amended national curriculum (NAT), saying it did not serve the interests of Hungarian…

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Hungary-US Fulbright Grants Program Allocation to Increase by 2022

The allocation of the Hungary-US Fulbright grants program will increase from the current 250 million forints (EUR 760,000) to 400 million forints by 2022, state…

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Hungarian Charged With Terrorism in Bolivia Acquitted

As we reported back in January, there was a massive turnaround in the case of Előd Tóásó, the Hungarian man charged with terrorism. Shortly after…

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Govt Official: Hungary, US Cooperate to Aid Religious Minorities in Iraq

Hungary and the United States cooperate to provide aid for religious minorities in Iraq that had survived genocide, Tristan Azbej, the state secretary in charge…

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Ukraine’s Education Minister: Hungary’s Proposals Regarding Minorities’ Language Education ‘Not Practical’

Hanna Novosad, Minister of Education, does not consider any of the proposals made by Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó on Friday practical, she said in…

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Govt Official: Two Hungarians in Locked Down Parts of China

The foreign ministry knows of two Hungarian citizens in areas in China locked down because of the coronavirus, a state secretary said on Friday, adding…

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Storm Ciara Reaches Hungary With More Than 100km/h Winds

A storm called Ciara has reached Western Europe yesterday, with great damages in the Netherlands, Germany and parts of Austria. Today, the cyclone is reaching…

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Novák: Hungary, US in Close Cooperation over Family Support

The Hungarian and US governments are cooperating closely on policies in support of families, Katalin Novák, the state secretary of family and youth affairs, said…

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European Left Politicians in Budapest Warn against Rise of Far Right

A Party of the European Left delegation on Saturday called for Europe to unite against the mounting strength of the far right. After meeting representatives…

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Night Flight Ban: 12 Million HUF Penalty Paid by Airlines Since October

On August 1st, legislation banning scheduled flights to take off or land at Budapest’s International Liszt Ferenc Airport between midnight and 5 am came into…

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Justice Minister Backs European Initiative on Protecting National Regions

Justice Minister Judit Varga has said on Facebook that she has added her signature to a European citizens’ initiative on protecting national regions. The initiative…

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Hungarian Press Roundup: Weeklies on the New National Curriculum

The debate over the new national curriculum continues in the weeklies. Left-wing and liberal commentators pour scorn on the government and accuse it of brainwashing…

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Two Panicmongers Prosecuted for Spreading Fake News about Coronavirus ‘Deaths’

Police have raised charges against two people for disseminating fake news online that people had dropped dead in Budapest’s Keleti railway station due to coronavirus….

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Gyurcsány: ‘Far Better to Have a Coalition Gov’t Forced to Compromise than an Ignominious Single Party of the State’

Ferenc Gyurcsány, the leader of the Democratic Coalition, has called on Hungary’s opposition parties to join forces, saying: “Either we’ll win together or we won’t…

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Far-right Commemorates WW2 Event ‘Day of Honour’ in Budapest

Some 500 supporters of far-right organisations gathered in central Buda on Saturday to commemorate an attempt by German and Hungarian soldiers to break out of…

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Katalin Karády, Hungary’s Femme Fatale Died 30 Years Ago

oActress and singer Katalin Karády is known as the Hungarian femme fatale. First celebrated across the country as an icon, she was later known for…

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