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Different men, different values

In his 60th "Maigret" book, Simenon wisely goes for something a little…

Double date, this Valentine’s Day

The taste of love will be spread over not one but two days this Valentine…

Home is where the heart is at 21 Hungarian Kitchen

International cuisine is easy to find in the big city: curries, tapas, mezze,…

Exhibition redeems forgotten women censored by Nazis

Vienna was an intellectual powerhouse in the early 20th century and two male…

The luxurious side of love

The spirit of Valentine’s Day is one of those annual occasions that lights up…

EU policy on China 'hypocritical'

Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó on 1 February called the European…

China's lunar lander, rover 'wake up' after first lunar night

China's Chang'e-4 lander woke up to continue the mission by receiving sunlight…

Special navigation map for 'motorcycle army' of migrant workers launched

As the Spring Festival approaches, hundreds of thousands of migrant workers in…

China widens market access for high-level opening-up

China is striving to enhance the level of opening-up at both multilateral and…

From Raj to republic

The number 70 had a double significance for India on January 26, 2019. It was…

Azerbaijan: Not just oil anymore

If you are a fund manager based in one of the EU member states you should open…

China's central bank cuts mandatory reserves

The Chinese central bank's recent decision to lower the level of cash that…

Chinese government to run on tight budget amid downward economic pressure

China's Central Economic Work Conference (CEWC) requested the country to enhance…

Classic eats, classic beats

After making the big decision to open a third Spíler restaurant in Budapest, Roy…

A Sunday blessing, via New York

Outside there is light but steady snow and the temperature is single-digit. The…

18 arrested for Quanjian's pyramid scheme claims

Some 18 people, including Quanjian Company's real controller, were arrested in…

A year in the spotlight

The European Capital of Culture 2019 is up and running at Plovdiv in Bulgaria…

On the up and up from Down Under

It shouldn’t take long before guests at Budapest’s Adina Apartment Hotel begin…

Green cuisine, red tractor

Organic is in – and not only on the shelves of grocery markets. More and more…

Five places where smooth temptation awaits

Christmastime is just over, and while different people prefer very different…

New year, new local

The lads have bought a bar. A neighbourhood joint in District IX. I was…

The 'best Abba since Abba'

The Show: A Tribute to Abba has two elements to make it one of the leading…

From luxury to decay – a landmark’s fall

Citizens stood to watch as the Corvin department store’s aluminium cover was…

How Austria-Hungary contributed to the dream factory

"It’s not enough to be Hungarian, you need to be talented too." This quote…

New terminal among plans

Double-digit passenger traffic growth in 2018 saw some 14.9 million passengers…

City 'destruction would end'

The opposition Socialists' candidate for Budapest mayor Csaba Horváth has…

Sargentini blasts Fidesz 'danger'

Dutch Green MEP Judith Sargentini, author of a report critical of the state of…

Demonstrators make demands

Opposition MPs attended a demonstration outside Parliament and the public media…

End migration once and for all: PM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has said Hungary's goal is to have "anti-immigration…

The brief history of the month (January 2019.)

Presenting in one concise package the month’s most important and fascinating…

China's 35th Antarctic expedition team arrive at Kunlun station

China’s 35th Antarctic expedition team arrived at the Kunlun station on 4…

31 million Indians represent their country abroad

Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of India, was famously photographed using a charkha,…

Immerse yourself in one of the biggest religious gatherings ever

Kumbh Mela, also called Kumbha Mela, is a religious festival that is celebrated…

Deadly, perhaps, but 1960s Paris is still a good place to be

There’s a comforting familiarity in settling down to the latest “Maigret”. Not…

Brexit and beyond

British Ambassador to Hungary Iain Lindsay and a senior official of the…

The gift of art

Nothing makes me feel more “of” a place than running into someone I know on the…

Gourmet canteen in the sausage factory

The salamis and sausage specialties manufactured by House Pick are known and…

Tapas from the Near-East

Similarly as the French cuisine in Europe, the Lebanese cuisine is the gourmet…

Empowering the world’s indigenous people

The annual Verzio International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival held in…

From uncool to hot

English singer-songwriter Tom Odell released his debut extended play “Songs From…

Mystery in the graveyard

It was by remarkable chance that friend and TV journalist Michael Dankanych, an…

Yesteryear spirit in leafy Zugló

Although passably central, as shown by the yellow number 1 metro line end-stop…

New setting for old masters

It’s taken three years, but finally Budapest’s Museum of Fine Arts has just…

'Everyone needs their own time and their own story'

Nóra Soós and Márton Győri have known and loved each other for about 20 years.…

Figyelő firmly rejects accusations of anti-Semitism

The Figyelő editorial staff has faced numerous unfounded attacks since we drew…

Sweep away tired MEPs: PM

New blood is needed in the European Parliament, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has…

'Dark day' for Europe, Hungary

Budapest's Central European University (CEU) will launch all US-accredited…

The brief history of the month (2018. December)

Presenting in one concise package the month’s most important and fascinating…