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.
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.
Hungary and Poland are calling on the European Commission to make arrangements to ensure that the two countries could receive the allocations they are entitled to from the EU Reconstruction Fund, President Katalin Novak said on Tuesday after meeting her Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda ...
Universities operating under Hungary's new higher education model based on private foundations can "adapt to new situations much faster" than universities in the traditional system, Finance Minister Mihaly Varga said on Tuesday.
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.
Fiscal and monetary policy will have to be coordinated to bring down inflation, and the government should focus on the spending side to restore balance to the budget, Barnabas Virag, deputy governor of Hungary's central bank (NBH), told a conference on Tuesday.
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 ...
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 ...
US President Joe Biden has announced his intent to nominate David Pressman to serve as the next ambassador to Hungary.
The European Union could suffer a setback similar to losing the United Kingdom unless it changes "its current arrogant attitude" regarding the EU integration of Western Balkan countries, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Monday.
Hungarian Gripen fighter jets were scrambled by NATO's Combined Air Operations Centre on Monday afternoon following a report of a bomb threat made on a Turkish Airbus passenger aircraft which had taken off from Poland, the Defence Ministry told MTI.
The radical Mi Hazank (Our Homeland) party aims to replace not only the government but also the left-wing opposition alliance, deputy leader David Docs said on Wednesday.
The ruling Fidesz party has proposed dividing parliamentary positions based on the proportion of seats won by the governing parties as opposed to the opposition parties, arguing that the governing side should control two-thirds of the positions while the opposition parties should capture one-third.
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 ...
Leftist MEPs of the European Parliament, including those of Hungary's Democratic Coalition and Momentum parties, on Monday voted down a right-wing proposal to put issues around Islamist terrorism in Europe on the agenda, ruling Fidesz MEP Balazs Hidveghi told public media.
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.
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, ...