Hungarian oil and gas company MOL has succeeded in its negotiations with Ukraine and Russia to restart oil flows via the Druzhba pipeline to Hungary, Slovakia and Czechia, by paying the transit fee for the Ukrainian section of the pipeline, MOL told MTI on Wednesday.
The Hungarian military will receive its first PzH2000 self-propelling gun on Wednesday, the defence minister said on Facebook, adding that the equipment would be "instrumental in rebuilding an armoured force eliminated by the previous, leftist governments".
Police have set up a crime and accident prevention point within the area of the Sziget Festival, with uniformed and plainclothes police on duty in large numbers on Hajogyari Island, according to a Budapest Police Headquarters (BRFK) spokesman.
Fully 18,078 new Covid-19 cases were registered last week, while 80 people died in connection with the virus, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday in a round-up of last week's data.
Opposition LMP is turning to former president Janos Ader, a committed environmentalist, over a recent government decree allowing the felling of trees in the interest of stepping up firewood production, Antal Csardi, the party's deputy group leader, said on Wednesday.
Hungary has seen the driest seven months since 1901 this year, with precipitation levels coming to half of the average, the National Water Management Authority (OVF) said on Tuesday.
A deterioration in borrowers' credit risk classification resulting from a government-mandated repayment moratorium for drought-hit farmers could harm clients' creditworthiness in future, presenting significant risk, the Hungarian Banking Association said in a statement issued on Tuesday.
In response to the energy crisis caused by the war in Ukraine and related European Union sanctions, Hungary's government has issued a decree prohibiting energy sources, including firewood, from being taken out of the country, the minister of agriculture said on Tuesday.
The government is lowering the simplified contribution to public revenues (EKHO) by 13 percentage points from Sept. 1, according to a decree issued on Tuesday.
ASEAN, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, commemorated the 55th ASEAN Day at the Residence of the Indonesian Ambassador to Hungary in District II on August 8. It was the first commemoration since the pandemic and was attended by the ambassadors of Indonesia, Malaysia, ...
Consumer prices in Hungary rose by an annual 13.7 percent in July, up from an 11.7 percent increase in June, driven by higher food and consumer durable prices, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Tuesday.
The chief medical officer has extended the current heat alert until midnight on Tuesday. The alert was originally issued from Wednesday until Saturday midnight.
Hungary's government has decided to restrict the fuel price cap of 480 forints (EUR 1.19) per litre to privately-owned vehicles, farm machinery, tractors and taxis, at the recommendation of oil and gas company MOL, the prime minister's chief of staff said on Saturday.
Opposition LMP on Sunday called on the government to introduce a minimum wage for people with a higher education degree, saying it would be 30 percent higher than the minimum wage for skilled workers.
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, ...