News

Airlines bring an end to free in-flight meals

A few Chinese airlines have recently announced an end to free meals onboard,…

Shanghai to create better environment for privately-owned companies

Shanghai mayor Ying Yong has pledged support to private enterprises, and…

59-year-old gives birth after losing only child

With her husband standing beside her, 59-year-old Guo holds her 25-day-old baby…

Piling on the agony for the ambassador

On November 15, 2017, The Budapest Times attended the local Republic Day…

Engineering a success

They glow in delicate raspberry pink, pistachio green or blueberry violet, and…

Save this man

In 2013, when the Hungarian government first criminalised homelessness, the BBC…

'I am just going outside and may be some time'

Armchair adventurers can make a cup of tea and settle back to experience…

Healthy joys in Buda’s newest breakfast bar

Dieting consciously is becoming increasingly popular in Hungary too. And while…

Only hearts will melt

Get ready to enter a winter wonderland featuring the most magical moments from…

US should respect, support all countries' choice of path: Chinese foreign ministry

China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said China always maintains that all…

'Chinese opening police station in South Africa' verified as a fake story

News that circulated on social media claiming that China is opening a police…

Xi to address APEC summit with regional focus

Chinese President Xi Jinping is to pay state visits to Papua New Guinea, Brunei,…

Xinjiang is an epitome of China's tremendous changes

In 1988, I flew to Urumqi airport aboard the Ilyushin IL-96 airliner at dusk.…

Airlines spread their wings

Airlines are announcing new flights from Budapest one after the other for the…

Lords of the airwaves

For those not familiar, or for those who need reminding, "You Rang, M'Lord?", or…

Tildy Palace has its secrets

Like many of the luxurious buildings in Budapest that are now residences or…

Orbán advocates strengthening China-CEE ties at central bank governors' meeting

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán attended a meeting of central bank governors of…

China's SOEs undertake over 3,000 Belt and Road projects

China’s central state-owned enterprises account for half of infrastructure…

Restorer brings frescoes back to life

Li Xiaoyang says he's been engrossed in fresco restoration since childhood,…

China Eastern to launch direct Shanghai-Budapest flight

China Eastern Airlines, the world's seventh largest airline company, will launch…

All Hungarians should do sports

A former world-class swimmer, Tünde Szabó has been leading the State Secretariat…

Explore International MBA or Masters Programmes Personally

Top international business schools and universities meet prospective…

Mayor to seek third term

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has asked the incumbent mayor of Budapest, István…

Optimism ‘broad-based’

The European Commission has raised its projections for Hungary's GDP this year…

Nations or nothing: Orbán

Without its nations, Europe would lose its spiritual and cultural identity,…

The brief history of the month (November)

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

The great man blows his top

Regular readers of the "Maigret" books well know that their hero can be a grumpy…

Ladies in the limelight, ladies in the moonlight

Still today, ladies are always behind men in life, while conversely it remains…

Brighter times ahead for children in need

The Xpat Charity Party "Fireworks Night" at Budapest’s Marriott Hotel on October…

Key to the Quai des Orfevres

In 1949, after he had written another 28 "Maigret" novels since the first one in…

Growing global hostility ‘corroding public discourse’

With funerals being held last week for the 11 worshippers shot dead at the Tree…

Great journey to a glorious future: Erdoğan

The 95th anniversary of the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey was…

Real people, places and events

This year’s Taiwan Dox festival sees the event enter its fourth year, and the…

Beyond imagining

John Lennon was a man in millions. Even in exalted company his name came first:…

Off to fight the Russian monster

After civil unrest broke out in Ukraine in late 2013, Russia seized the…

Imagine no ‘Imagine’

There is “Imagine” the song, recorded by John Lennon in May 1971 and which,…

Scream, Shout

I’ve had a string of bad news lately. Death and dying are featuring heavily in…

Why wander into foreign kitchens?

Wherever Krisztián Huszár swings his wooden spoon, the gourmets fall to his…

Colossus steers into the future

There is hardly anyone who does not know this restaurant: the Gundel on the edge…

New rabbi after 350 years

When a friend of mine recently told me that we would meet the following week…

Meeting of giants

Sziget is Europe’s most diverse festival and the fifth-biggest in the world. So…

They’ll make you wish you had been there

Brit Floyd, who describe themselves as the world’s greatest Pink Floyd tribute…

No milk, no honey: EU cannot heal Europe

Sixty years ago, in 1958, Pál Maléter, who was Hungary’s Minister of Defence…

One expelled, two quit Jobbik

The parliamentary group of conservative opposition Jobbik has expelled János…

Diplomatic row escalates

Hungary is expelling a Ukrainian consul in retaliation against Ukraine's…

Orbán on guard duty

The Hungarian government will not give up its right to control the country's…

Life in the multiverse

Asterion project Theatre in English is a professional company and it will…

The brief history of the month (October)

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