Cooperate or decline, Szijjártó warns over 'hypocritical' EU policy

China 'vital' to Europe

Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó has called the European Union's policy on China "hypocritical" and said cooperation between the bloc and Beijing is in the interest of the whole of Europe. It is also…

12 February 2019 - 09:02 AM

A century and a half of relations between Japan and Hungary

Master instructor shows art of flower arranging

Japan and Hungary are celebrating 150 years of bilateral relations in 2019, and celebrations began with a demonstration and lecture on ikebana by Ms Koka Fukushima at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences…

19 February 2019 - 08:02 AM

InterContinental Budapest celebrates the taste of love

Double date, this Valentine’s Day

The taste of love will be spread over not one but two days this Valentine occasion at InterContinental Budapest’s Corso Restaurant and Terrace, with the starry-eyed real thing on Thursday, February 14…

06 February 2019 - 08:02 AM

The capital with the eye of an expat

Catch Budapest

I couldn't tell you the number of times I've made a determined effort to learn Hungarian. I've gone to classes twice a week. I've taken an intensive course and even got an A on my final paper. I've…

12 February 2019 - 11:02 AM

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