Industrial output up 1.8 percent in February

Headline industrial output rose by 1.8 percent in February 2024 compared with the same period last year, the Central Statistical Office said in a second reading of data on Friday.

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Government to tighten child protection law

The child protection law will be further tightened, possibly within weeks, a government official told a press conference on Thursday, adding that the measures so far had led to a growing number of investigations of crimes connected to child abuse.

February inflation 3.6 percent

Annual inflation in Hungary was 3.6 percent in March, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Thursday. Month on month, prices rose by 0.8 percent.

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Budapest 151 – Through the painters’ eyes

Budapest celebrates its 151st birthday this year, which could be regarded as our alternative year of remembrance to the anniversary that was commemorated in 2023. In an exhibition entitled Sleepless, contemporary painters who get inspired by Budapest, capturing urban existence in their paintings, reveal ...

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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, ...