Hungary’s GDP grew by an annual 8.2 percent in the first quarter, albeit from a low base, a first reading of data released by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) on Tuesday shows. Adjusted for calendar year and other effects, GDP rose by 8.0 percent.

New York to host second Hungarian contemporary arts festival

The Hungary L!ve contemporary arts festival will be held in New York for the second time between May 23 and 29, featuring theatre performances, concerts, workshops and panel discussions, the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design (MOME) said on Tuesday.

Mi Hazank: New structure fails to address the needs or priorities of Hungarian society

Kocsis: New government structure in line with Hungary’s interests

The structure of the incoming government reflects the expectations of voters and Hungary's national interests, the ruling Fidesz party's group leader said in parliament on Tuesday. It is geared towards overcoming the challenges facing Hungary and adapting to global upheavals, he added.

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Sam Cartwright arrived in Budapest in 2002 with two small kids and a husband. Fed up with life on the hamster wheel in Liverpool, she didn’t think twice about moving to Hungary when her husband, Andy, got a job at the Central European University ...

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The coming decade will one of danger, insecurity and warfare, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in parliament after being re-elected as prime minister on Monday. Orbán said the war in Ukraine and Europe's sanctions policy had resulted in an energy crisis, while higher energy ...

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Lawmakers take oaths in new parliament

Hungary's lawmakers took their oaths on Monday at the start of the new parliamentary cycle. The ruling Fidesz-Christian Democrat alliance has 135 seats in parliament, the Democratic Coalition has 15 seats, while Jobbik, Momentum and the Socialists have 10 each. The radical Mi Hazank ...

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Egis favipiravir drug licenced for Covid-19 treatment

A new drug with the active ingredient favipiravir manufactured by Hungarian pharmaceutical company Egis has been licenced for treatment of Covid-19 by the National Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition (OGYEI), the institute said on Saturday.

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Orbán: New EU migration pact could force Hungary to welcome migrants

Hungary does not support the new migration and refugee package presented by the European Commission on Wednesday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told Reuters newswire on Friday. Under the package, Hungary's commitment to send people back from the southern EU states like Italy or Greece, ...