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Statistics Show Sports Main Priority for Gov’t since 2011

While government spending on sports has been increasing at a rapid pace, between 2011 and 2018 resources towards healthcare and education have grown only in…

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New Budapest Mayor Blocking Liget Project Forces Orbán to Change Plans

After the joint left-liberal opposition parties secured their majority in Budapest, the investments the previous city administration made with the government became a key question….

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Gov’t Concedes to HUF 500 Billion Penalty for Mismanaging EU Funds

Hungary has imposed and accepted a penalty of more than 500 billion HUF ($1.65 billion) in funding corrections, much more than in the previously expected…

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Record 730 Kilos of Heroin Seized in Hungary-Slovenia Operation

A record shipment of 730 kilos of pure heroin was recently jointly seized by the Slovenian and Hungarian authorities, law enforcers of both countries said…

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Syrian Hassan F Accused of Mass Murders Denies Charges

Hassan F, a Syrian national accused of mass executions, terrorist acts and crimes against humanity, pleaded not guilty at a trial that began in Budapest…

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National Afforestation Scheme Launched

The Ministry of Agriculture has launched a national afforestation programme with a view to raising wooded areas in Hungary to 26-27 percent in 15-20 years,…

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Govt to Raise Funding for Social Institutions

The government will raise normative funding for social institutions by 36 percent next year, a government official said on Wednesday. Funding will be raised for…

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Famous Scandinavian Crime Author Jo Nesbø Set to Visit Budapest International Book Festival

Next year, the 27th Budapest International Book Festival will be held between the 23rd and 26th of April at  Millenáris Park, honoring Spain’s literary achievements,…

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Teachers Call on Gov’t to Hike Wages

Hungarian teacher union PSZ has called on the government to come to a decision on increasing wages for employees working in the public education sector…

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Fidesz: Time for Ukrainian-Hungarian Dialogue

It is now time to start Ukrainian-Hungarian dialogue at the highest level, the (Fidesz) chairman of parliament’s foreign affairs committee said after the body met…

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Gov’t: Local Councils Must Use Business Tax to Finance Public Transport

Local business taxes must be used to pay for local public transport, a government official said on Tuesday, adding that the law will be changed…

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Hungarian Press Roundup: Momentum MEP on Hungarians in Slovakia

A pro-government columnist lambasts politicians of the liberal Momentum party for supporting liberal parties in Slovakia and Romania. A left-wing commentator finds such dialogue more…

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Automotive Sector Output Rises by 22 percent

Year-on-year output of Hungary’s automotive sector, an engine of industrial growth, jumped by 22 percent in September, picking up sharply from the previous month, a…

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Conflicting Statements on Alleged Hiring Freeze in Hospitals

The opposition Democratic Coalition (DK) has asked Human Resources Minister Miklós Kásler about a report that hospitals have suspended the hiring of doctors and nurses…

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EP Committee Approves Hungary Commissioner Candidate Várhelyi

The European Parliament’s (EP) Legal Affairs Committee (JURI) did not declare a conflict of interest for the new French, Hungarian, and Romanian Commissioner designates at…

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Former Swimming Federation Head and Media Mogul Gyárfás Denies Guilt in Murder Case

Tamás Gyárfás, a media businessman and former head of Hungary’s swimming federation, has denied instigating the murder of a rival businessman, János Fenyő, in the…

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LMP Reported Against Unknown Perpetrator for Free Use of Danube Arena

According to green opposition party LMP, unlike other operators, legendary Hungarian swimmer Katinka Hosszú’s swimming club, Iron Aquatics, could use the facilities of the Danube…

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Foreign Minister: Respect for History Not Revisionism

Respect for historical facts cannot be seen as revisionism, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said at a meeting of parliament’s committee for national cohesion on Tuesday….

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What Could Hungary Gain with Erdogan’s Friendship?

Viktor Orbán has for years been perhaps the only politician in the EU repeatedly advocating for Recep Tayyip Erdogan, while most have strongly opposed the…

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President Áder: Hungary Has Done a Lot against Climate Change

At least 80% of climate change’s adverse effects will be experienced by humanity through multiple and various effects of water, President János Áder said on Friday at…

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Budapest Through an Italian World-Traveler’s Eyes

Italian world-traveler and photo enthusiast Marco DiLeo visited Budapest earlier this year and uploaded his photos of the stunning Hungarian capital to his flickr page….

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Construction Sector Output Up 18 percent

Output of Hungary’s construction sector climbed 17.8 percent year on year in September, unadjusted data released by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) on Tuesday show….

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Trade Minister: Investments Record High in 2019

Investments in the Hungarian economy have reached a record high, the minister of foreign affairs and trade told parliament’s economic committee on Tuesday. Péter Szijjártó…

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MEP Gyöngyösi: Jobbik Democratic, Centre-Ground Party, Alternative to Fidesz

The outcome of the October local elections shows that the opposition Jobbik party has completed its journey towards becoming a people’s party and this is…

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Hungarian Press Roundup: Weeklies on the Opposition’s Chances in 2022

Weeklies wonder if the opposition parties who defeated Fidesz in almost half of the big cities, including the capital, will become its real challenger at…

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Legendary British Comedian John Cleese to Perform Next Year in Budapest

On April 24, 2020, British comedian and for more than 50 years one of the most well-known figures of British humor, John Cleese, founder of…

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Foreign Minister Warns of Growing Migration Pressure

Due to the approaching winter and Europe’s condemnation of Turkey’s offensive in Syria, the next few months will bring about increased migration pressure, Hungarian Foreign…

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PM Orbán Meets New European Council President Michel

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán held talks with Charles Michel, president-elect of the European Council, at his office in Budapest on Monday, the PM’s press chief…

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St. Martin’s Day Traditions: Eat Goose or Starve All Year

St. Martin’s Day is the last day before the 40-day fast of Advent, when it is still allowed to eat meat, drink, and party –…

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Jobbik Accuses Gov’t of Defending ‘A Child Molester’ after Rejection of Initiative

Referring to the case of a former head of a children’s home who was recently sentenced to eight years imprisonment for sexual offences against minors…

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Social Workers’ Union Plans Strike for Better Wages

Social sector workers will go on strike on Wednesday if their union reaches an agreement on ensuring the minimum services required by law, the head…

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‘Pension Premiums’ to Be Paid to 2.6 Million Retirees

Some 2.6 million Hungarians receiving pension or other retirement benefits will be paid a pension premium this month, the state secretary for family and youth…

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Old Leftist Politicians Back after Opposition Win in Budapest

While Gergely Karácsony and Budapest’s new opposition leadership brought in a number of new-comers and fresh faces, many of the old MSZP-SZDSZ -era also managed…

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Hungarian Kelemen’s Good Result in Romanian Presidential Election Still Far from Second Round

As we have reported, the first round of the presidential election was held in Romania on Sunday, where only two out of the fourteen candidates…

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Hungary’s Déva Wins Prize at Cottbus Film Festival

Hungarian Petra Szőcs’ first feature film, Déva, won the Dialog award at the Cottbus film festival, filmmakers told MTI on Monday. The film tells the…

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Former Journalist and Budapest Mayoral Candidate Olga Kálmán to Advise DK Deputy Mayor

Television personality Olga Kálmán has formally joined the opposition Democratic Coalition (DK) party and will advise Erzsébet Gy. Németh, a deputy mayor of Budapest in…

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More than 115,000 Pensioners Rejoin Labour Force

More than 115,000 Hungarian pensioners have rejoined the workforce, up from around 75,000 at the end of last year, Finance Ministry state secretary András Tállai…

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Hableány Ship Disaster Victims Commemorated in Budapest

A commemoration was held in central Budapest on Saturday to mark the 30th anniversary of Hungarian-South Korean diplomatic ties and pay tribute to the victims…

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Hungarian Press Roundup: Orbán-Erdogan Meeting in Budapest

Most news reports on the one-day visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan focus on the extensive road closures that paralysed the city centre for…

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House Speaker Kövér: Former PMs Horn and Gyurcsány ‘Traitors’

House Speaker László Kövér said on Sunday that opposition Democratic Coalition leader and former prime minister Ferenc Gyurcsány belonged to “the rock bottom of Hungarian…

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Momentum President’s Support of Romanian Politician Draws Heated Debate

The first round of the presidential election will be held in Romania on Sunday, with only two out of the fourteen candidates advancing to the…

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Hungary Industrial Output Jumps 11 percent in September

Output of Hungary’s industrial sector grew by an annual 11.1 percent in September, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said in a first reading of data…

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Szijjártó: EU Enlargement ‘in Good Hands’ with Hungarian Várhelyi

European Union enlargement “is in good hands”, Péter Szijjártó, the minister of foreign affairs and trade, said during a World Economic Forum event in Geneva…

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Tutankhamun Exhibit Opens in Budapest

Almost a hundred years after the discovery of the tomb and treasures of Egyptian king Tutankhamun in 1922, an exhibition has come to Budapest showing…

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Protests Accompany Erdogan during Budapest Visit

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited Hungary yesterday, meeting with President János Áder and Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. There were closures throughout the city all day…

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Renowned Economist Árpád Kovács Publishes Book on His Life and Hungarian Politics

Árpád Kovács, the Chairman of the Fiscal Council and head of the Friends of Hungary Foundations‘ supervisory committee, has released his autobiographical book ’The First…

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President Áder Decorates ‘Patriot, Committed European’ Stoiber

President János Áder presented former Bavarian Minister-President Edmund Stoiber Hungary’s Order of Merit Grand Cross in a ceremony in Sándor Palace in Budapest on Friday,…

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Erdogan Visit and Resulting Traffic Chaos Angers New Budapest Mayor

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan arrived in Budapest yesterday, met with President János Áder and Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, visited several places in Buda, and…

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Budget Deficit 58 percent of Full-year Target in October

Hungary’s cash flow-based budget deficit, excluding local councils, amounted to 575.4 billion forints (1.7bn) at the end of October, reaching 57.6 percent of the 998.4…

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Orbán: Hungarian Minority in Ukraine Abandoned, Gov’t Support Justified

Regarding the issue of Hungarian minorities living in Transcarpathia, western Ukraine, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said to public Kossuth Radio on Friday that minority “has been…

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Football Association Head Calls on Fans Not to Chant Racist Abuse

Sándor Csányi, the head of the Hungarian Football Association, has called on Hungarian fans not to chant racist abuse during the national team’s upcoming matches….

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Orbán on Budapest: Gov’t Had to Give Up Dreams after Change of Mayor

“I had to withdraw a lot of things; it wasn’t pleasant for us to give up dreams,” Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told public Kossuth Radio…

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Orbán: Pro-migration Forces Interested in Removing Erdogan

Turkey is instrumental in stopping the “wave of millions of migrants” on their way towards Hungary and Europe, although the Hungarian opposition cannot or will…

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Hungarian Press Roundup: Borkai Announces Resignation

As the Mayor of Győr resigns in the wake of his taped orgy scandal, a pro-government commentator suggests that he should have been forced to…

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Hungarian Model Farms Set up in Africa

Hungarian model farms are being established in Africa to test them in different climatic conditions and provide opportunities to present Hungarian breeds and technologies, the…

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Orbán: Turkey ‘Strategic Partner’ Every Hungarian Should Respect

Turkey is Hungary’s strategic partner when it comes to security and the issue of migration, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said after talks with Turkish President…

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Opposition Parties Protest Against Erdogan Visit

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is visiting Hungary today, with closures throughout the city all day and several demonstrations against the visit. Last night, opposition…

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Ninety Thousand Students Would Attend Free Language Courses Abroad

Ninety thousand students indicated that they would attend a two-week foreign language course, according to information from pro-government daily Magyar Nemzet. According to the paper,…

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Hungary’s Várhelyi Very Likely to Get Much-desired Enlargement Portfolio

The European Commission’s next leader, Ursula von der Leyen, has picked Romanian Adina-Ioana Vălean to be the next transport commissioner, which means that Hungary would…

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Govt Scraps Foreign Language Exam Requirement for Tertiary Education Admission

Hungary’s government is withdrawing an earlier decision to require a mid-level foreign language exam for admission to an institution of higher education, Gergely Gulyás, the…

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Győr Mayor Borkai Finally Steps Down: Reactions

As Győr Mayor Zsolt Borkai, whose sex scandal, along with alleged corruption dealings and cocaine consumption affected the local election campaign’s finish, announced his resignation,…

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Opposition MP Demeter: ‘Prosecutor Charging Me with ‘Lese-Majesty Process’

In an interview with liberal Klubrádió, LMP MP Márta Demeter called the prosecution she is facing a “lese-majesty process” and insisted that she was only…

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Veszprém Designated as UNESCO Creative City for Its Vibrant Music Scene

Recently, 66 new cities have been designated as UNESCO Creative Cities by the Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, including the Hungarian city of Veszprém, which…

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Budapest to Host UN Regional Counter-terrorist Support Office

The regional programme support office of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism will be based in Budapest, the foreign minister said on Thursday, ahead of…

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EC Raises Hungary 2019 GDP Growth Forecast

The European Commission raised its projection for Hungary’s GDP growth this year to 4.6 percent from 4.4 percent in a quarterly forecast released on Thursday….

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Japanese Car-parts Maker to Invest in NE Hungary

A leading Japanese manufacturer of car parts will make an investment in northeast Hungary, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said on Wednesday in Tokyo after signing…

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Fidesz MEP Rejects EP Criticism on State of Hungary’s Media Freedom

Ruling Fidesz MEP Balázs Hidvéghi rejected criticism concerning the state of media freedom in Hungary at a European parliamentary committee hearing on Wednesday. The hearing…

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Govt Meets New Budapest Mayor: Partnership to Develop Budapest Common Cause

The government sees the new Budapest leadership as “partners”, Gergely Gulyás, the head of the Prime Minister’s Office, said after Wednesday’s cabinet meeting. Gergely Karácsony,…

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Fate of Budapest’s ‘Super-Hospital’ in Doubt

By 2023, three “super-hospitals” are to be developed by the government in Budapest. One of them, referred to as the last hundred year’s biggest healthcare…

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Mi Hazánk Opposes Both Welcoming Erdogan and Staging Pro-Kurd Protest

The radical nationalist Mi Hazánk party is calling on the public not to participate in welcoming Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his upcoming visit…

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Hungary Profits Most from EU Membership GNI-wise

In the EU, Hungary benefits the most out of the EU membership and its common market in comparison to the Gross National Income (GNI), according…

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IMF Predicts 2.9 pc Hungary GDP Growth for 2021

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is predicting Hungary’s GDP could grow by 2.9 percent in 2021, the organisation said on Wednesday in its November 2019…

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Language Exam for Uni Admission – Not Compulsory after All?

The language exam should not be a mandatory requirement for admission to higher education institutes – at least, that is the new suggestion by the…

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Budapest Spring Festival to Feature Kurtág’s Opera, Győr Ballet and Félix Lajkó

The Budapest Spring Festival (BTF) will host classical concerts, opera, ballet, dance and theatre performances between April 3 and 19, 2020, organisers said on Wednesday….

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Finance Minister, Opposition Slam Matolcsy for Anti-Euro Opinion Piece

Central bank head György Matolcsy recently published an article in the Financial Times arguing against the euro as a hopeless, damaging solution as the single…

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Budapest Mayor after Govt Meeting: Reaching Consensus on Professional Issues Easier than Politics

Gergely Karácsony, the new mayor of Budapest, said after Wednesday’s cabinet meeting that it would be “much easier” to reach a consensus with the central…

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Hungarian Press Roundup: Polt Confirmed as Chief Prosecutor, Handó Elected Constitutional Court Judge

A left-wing commentator calls both the Chief Prosecutor and the new Constitutional Court judge controversial figures who have harmed the rule of law in Hungary….

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Times Higher Education: Four Hungarian Universities Among the Best

Four Hungarian universities have been included in the Times Higher Education (THE) thematic higher education rankings, in the Europe Teaching Rankings. The results are based…

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Re-Elected Győr Mayor Borkai Announces Resignation due to Scandal

Zsolt Borkai, the recently re-elected mayor of Győr, in north-west Hungary, who was linked to a sex scandal, will resign after the first meeting of…

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President Áder Meets Top International Physicists

President János Áder met leading physicists Toshiki Tajima from Japan, Benoit Deveaud and Gerard Mourou from France, as well as Hungarian Gábor Szabó in his…

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New Budapest Assembly Votes to Support Anti-corruption Programme

Budapest’s new municipal assembly on Tuesday unanimously supported the implementation of an anti-graft programme aimed at increasing transparency of the city’s operations. In his proposal,…

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New Mayor Karácsony Outlines ‘Fundamental Values’ for Budapest Leadership

Gergely Karácsony, Budapest’s new mayor, has set out the principles which he said would guide the city’s leadership in the next five-year municipal cycle. Speaking…

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Two More Direct Flights between Budapest and China

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced the launch of direct flights connecting Budapest and the Chinese cities of Chengdu and Xi’an after…

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German Foreign Minister: Orbán’s Candidate Knows His Way around EU Enlargement Policy

Heiko Maas, the German Foreign Minister, visited Budapest on Monday to meet his Hungarian counterpart Péter Szijjártó. Before his arrival, liberal hvg.hu did an interview…

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Parliament Waives Immunity of Opposition MP Varju for Allegedly ‘Attacking Guards’ at Public Media Headquarters

On Monday, Parliament has stripped László Varju, DK’s (Democratic Coalition) deputy leader of his immunity, as he is suspected of causing serious bodily harm at…

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Most Guest Workers in Hungary Coming from Ukraine

Most guest workers in Hungary are from Ukraine, with almost 44,000 in possession of a work permit at the end of September, writes business daily Világgazdaság….

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Self-governments: A New Era of Cooperation?

An interesting political situation was created by the municipal elections on October 13th in Hungary. In Budapest and in several big provincial cities, the allied…

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Huawei Building 5G Network in Hungary, says Trade Minister

China’s telecom giant Huawei is building a 5G network in Hungary, Péter Szijjártó, the minister of foreign affairs and trade, told an economic forum in…

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Prosecutor’s Office Charges LMP’s Márta Demeter

The public prosecutor’s office on Tuesday charged opposition LMP lawmaker Márta Demeter with abusing her office. Demeter is accused of using her parliamentary privilege last…

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Hungarian Press Roundup: Possible Effects of the Opposition Breakthrough at the Local Elections

After losing ten consecutive local and national elections by a landslide majority, the opposition won mayoral posts in 11 out of 23 major cities throughout…

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Constitutional Court to Move to Parliament Temporarily

The Hungarian Constitutional Court (CC) will hold its sessions in one of Parliament’s office spaces for roughly the next six months due to the renovation…

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Orbán Calls for Fair EU Budget

The European Union budget proposal put forward by the outgoing European Commission is “unfair”, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in Prague on Tuesday. “We want…

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Orbán Congratulates Romania’s Orban on Election as PM

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has sent a letter of congratulation to Ludovic Orban, leader of the centre-right National Liberal Party, on his election as…

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Szijjártó-Maas Meeting: Hungary-Germany Economic Allies with Disagreements in Key Issues

Germany is Hungary’s most important economic partner and a strategic ally in a number of areas, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said after talks with his…

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Mexican Workers Protest Due to Poor Working Conditions

On Thursday, around 60 Mexican workers were spotted marching down Budapest’s Váci Road. As it turns out, they have been protesting due to the poor…

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Campaign Started to ‘Save’ 2023 Budapest World Championships in Athletics

Somewhat unexpectedly, Gergely Karácsony emerged as mayor of Budapest with a clear majority in the assembly, and stadium constructions are in danger, including the one…

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National Bank Governor in Financial Times: Euro a ‘Strategic Error’

European Union member states, both in and outside the euro zone, should admit that the euro has been a “strategic error,” furthermore the time has…

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Reconstructed Monument of National Martyrs Inaugurated in Budapest

The reconstructed post-WWI monument dedicated to the martyrs of the communist Red Terror in 1919 was inaugurated by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and House Speaker…

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Year’s Best Drone Photo: Spectacular Landscape Picture From the Great Hungarian Plain

More than 600 drone-made photographs were submitted to the second Hungarian drone photo competition, following last year’s success. On Sunday, the jury announced the best works including the…

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MOL to Acquire Stake in Giant Azeri Oil Field

Hungarian energy firm MOL is acquiring a 9.57% stake in the Azerbaijan ACG (Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli) oil field and 8.9% stake in the BTC (Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan) oil pipeline,…

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Fundraising Started for Another Baby with SMA to Receive World’s Most Expensive Medicine

Following the successful fundraising for Zente and Levente, two Hungarian toddlers suffering from SMA  (spinal muscular atrophy) for their 700 million HUF treatment, (the most expensive…

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Tennis History: Babos Wins Doubles World Champion Title Third Time in a Row

Hungarian tennis player Tímea Babos and her partner French Kristina Mladenovic defended their doubles world champion title in the final of the WTA Tournament with a great…

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Szijjártó in Netherlands: Hungary Rejects All Criticisms over Rule of Law

Hungary’s government rejects all general criticisms concerning the state of the rule of law in Hungary but is always ready to respond to its partners…

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Hungarian Govt Buys Austrian Defence Industry Company Hirtenberger

The Hungarian state has purchased British-Austrian-owned company Hirtenberger Defence Systems, Gáspár Maróth, the government commissioner in charge of coordinating defence industry development said in an…

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Top Court Rejects Jobbik’s Motion over Audit Office’s Huge Fine

Hungary’s Constitutional Court on Thursday rejected a motion filed by opposition nationalist Jobbik challenging the constitutionality of the law on the State Audit Office (ÁSZ)…

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LMP Calls for Publication of Govt Programme to Fight Climate Change

Green opposition LMP on Thursday called on Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to publish a government programme that has been used to apply for European Union…

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LMP Calls for Higher Wages in Social Services, Health Care

The opposition LMP party has called for higher, uniform wages in the social services and health care sectors, in the wake of “failed” negotiations with…

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Hungarian Flag at Half-mast to Mark Crushing of 1956 Uprising

The Hungarian flag was hoisted in front of Parliament and lowered to half-mast on Monday morning, to commemorate the 63rd anniversary of Soviet forces crushing…

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Hungarian Press Roundup: Orbán Defends Russia Ties after Putin Meeting

In the wake of President Putin’s visit to Budapest, commentators express diametrically opposed views on the meaning of Hungary’s co-operation with Russia. Hungarian press roundup…

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Paks Block Back at Normal Capacity after Repairs

The number four block of the Paks nuclear power plant went back online on Sunday after repairs. The block shut down automatically on Thursday after…

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Public Space Renaming in Budapest? DK Politician Starts Ideological Debate

Democratic Coalition’s (DK) politician, Tamás Bauer, in a post on his Facebook channel, speculated about the re-naming of certain Budapest public spaces back to their previous…

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House Speaker to Reduce the Salaries of Renitent MPs after Banner Incident

House Speaker László Kövér has proposed the reduction of independent MP Ákos Hadházy’s, and several other Fidesz MPs’ salaries after last week’s scandal in a…

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Halloween, All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day – Can We Celebrate them all?

Nowadays, Halloween has become increasingly fashionable even in Hungary: Halloween greetings on social media sites, Halloween parties and costumes, and sometimes even Hungarian children follow…

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Orbán-ally PIS Win in Poland May Further Strengthen V4 Cohesion

There were general elections in Poland and the ruling Law and Justice party, PIS has done better than expected. Kaczynski’s right-wing formation won 45% of…

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Bud Spencer, Hungarians Favorite Spaghetti Western Star Would be 90 Today

Bud Spencer was born exactly 90 years ago, on October 31, 1929 in Naples as Carlo Pedersoli. The inseparable spaghetti-western partner of Terence Hill was so…

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Kövér: ‘Fight between Destroyers and Champions of Identity’

A conference was held in parliament on Thursday to mark the 75th anniversary of the Christian Democratic movement in Hungary. In his address to the…

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Hungary Proposals Accepted for NATO Statement on Ukraine ‘after Last Minute’

Hungary’s proposals in connection with a recent declaration of NATO ambassadors on Ukraine were accepted “after the last minute”, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said on…

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Orbán Meets Chinese Fudan University Leaders

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán held talks with leaders of Shanghai’s Fudan University in Budapest on Thursday, Orbán’s press chief reported. President Xu Ningsheng briefed the…

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Govt Spox: Opposition and Western Media ‘Hysterical’ about Putin-Orbán Meeting

The Hungarian prime minister’s international talks are always aimed at promoting national interests, Zoltán Kovács, state secretary for international communications, said in connection with talks…

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Tens of Thousands Worry as Account ID Compliance Deadline Ends Today

The deadline for account ID compliance expires today. Bank clients who opened accounts before June 27, 2017, must provide documents verifying their identity. Businesses also…

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