S+P Global Ratings has affirmed Hungary’s investment grade rating in spite of the war and the energy crisis caused by sanctions policies, the Finance Ministry said on Friday.
Justice Minister: Media must stand its ground in fast-changing world
The media and journalism today have to stand their ground in a fast-changing world, Justice Minister Bence Tuzson said at the third Carpathian Basin Hungarian Media Conference in Visegrad, in northern Hungary, on Friday, adding that this was "an incredible responsibility and task".
Defence Minister: Hungary committed to Visegrad cooperation
Hungary is committed to the cooperation of the Visegrad Group and supports the EU integration of the Western Balkan countries, the defence minister said on Friday, after a meeting of the four countries' defence ministers in Prague.
Agriculture chamber head: Ukraine’s EU entry would bring ‘drastic changes’ for Hungarian farm sector
Ukraine's EU accession would bring with it "drastic changes" for Hungary's agriculture sector, the head of the National Agriculture Chamber (NAK) said on Friday.
Gulyas: Strong Hungarian representation in Serbia important for Hungary-Serbia ties
Paying a visit to Zrenjanin (Nagybecskerek) in Serbia's northernmost Vojvodina region, the head of the Prime Minister's Office called strong representation of Vojvodina Hungarians on a national level important for maintaining good relations between Hungary and Serbia.
Media authority: FH report on Hungary internet freedom ‘one-sided, has methodological shortcomings’
Freedom House's latest report on internet freedom in Hungary shows similar "one-sidedness and methodological shortcomings" seen in recent years, Hungary's media authority NMHH said on Friday.
Natural environment improves on 180,000 hectares under KEHOP
Natural environment quality has improved on 180,000 hectares in Hungary with the help of 101 projects supported with some 39 billion forints (EUR 102m) worth of funding under the EU's the KEHOP operative programme for environmental and energy development, the agriculture ministry's state secretary ...
Hungary, Serbia can only be successful together, PM says
Serbs can only be successful by working together with Hungarians and vice versa, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in an interview to Serbian news agency Tanjug.
National coach company staff to hold 2-day strike
Employees of national coach company Volanbusz will start a two-day strike on Sunday to protest against the absence of plans for higher pay in 2024.
KSH rejects reports of Eurostat investigation
Contrary to media reports, the EU's statistical office, Eurostat, has not launched an investigation against Hungary's Central Statistical Office (KSH), KSH said in a statement on Friday.
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Deputy PM addresses Diaspora Council meeting
The time has come for Hungarian nationality to be seen as an advantage after its drawbacks of the past one hundred years, Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjen told a meeting of the Hungarian Diaspora Council in Budapest on Thursday.
Szijjarto: African sources crucial for overcoming European energy crisis
Europe needs to make use of African energy sources in order to overcome its energy crisis, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in Tangier on Wednesday, adding that this required infrastructure developments.
Novak: Border officers key to Hungarians’ safety
President Katalin Novak on Friday thanked border officers for their work, saying they guaranteed that Hungarians felt safe in their country.
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Fidesz MEP slams leftist opposition for thwarting proposal on Islamist terrorism
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.
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, ...