The security of the TurkStream gas pipeline is of paramount importance for Hungary, Peter Szijjarto, the minister of foreign affairs and trade, told a conference in Kazakhstan on Wednesday.
Researchers’ Night to offer record number of programmes
A record number of over 2,500 programmes will be on offer across more than 50 localities nationwide on Researchers' Night this coming weekend, organisers said on Wednesday.
Novak: Hungary ‘fighting for democracy’
On the final day of her visit to the United States, President Katalin Novak outlined Hungarian family policy and supporting measures, and emphasised the importance of being able to make decisions freely.
Hungary’s innovation on the up and up, EC report says
On the score of research, development and innovation, Hungary is closing the gap with the rest of the European Union, and has risen to 21st place in the innovation ranking, according to a fresh European Commission report.
DK calls on parliament to ratify Sweden, Finland NATO accession
The opposition Democratic Coalition (DK) has called on parliament to ratify the NATO accession of Sweden and Finland.
Orbán: Government approves Fidesz proposal for ‘National Consultation’ on EU Russia sanctions
The government has approved the Fidesz parliamentary group's proposal to launch a "National Consultation" public survey on European Union sanctions against Russia, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Wednesday.
Socialists: Rising electricity prices cost Budapest extra HUF 200 billion
The rise in the price of electricity is costing the Budapest city council an additional 200 billion forints (EUR 490.7m), Socialist city councillor Csaba Horvath said on Wednesday.
Coronavirus – 11,392 new cases last week, 46 fatalities
Fully 11,392 new Covid-19 cases were registered last week, while 46 people died in connection with the virus, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday in a round-up of last week's data.
Paks plant’s operations guaranteeing Hungary’s energy supply, minister says
The "predictable and reliable" operations of the Paks nuclear power station guarantees Hungary's energy supply, Peter Szijjarto, the minister of foreign affairs and trade, said on Wednesday.
The Chilean artist’s performance captivated the Budapest audience, in return, Tita Iacobelli was enchanted by Budapest
After Chile, French Guiana, Belgium, Italy, Poland, Spain, France, Austria and Slovenia, the Belova-Iacobelli Theatre Company could finally come to Budapest with their theatre performance ’Chayka’. The Budapest premier of the performance was made possible thanks to Vintage Beauty, the cosmetic company with the ...
Central bank raises base rate by 125 points, signals end of cycle
Hungarian central bank rate-setters on Tuesday raised the base rate by 125 basis points to 13 percent. The rise followed a 100 bp hike at the policy meeting in August.
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Hungarians see Russia sanctions triggering European economic decline
Fully 83 percent of Hungarians agree with the view that EU sanctions against Russia would result in Europe's precipitous economic decline next year, according to a survey by the Szazadveg Foundation.
Gripens intercept US aircraft in Hungarian airspace
Gripen fighters of the Hungarian Air Force were scrambled to intercept a C-130 US airplane entering Hungarian airspace from Romania around noon on Wednesday, the defence ministry told MTI.
Wizz Air to add 75 A321neo aircraft to fleet
Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air on Monday said it negotiated the purchase of 75 new A321neo aircraft from Airbus.
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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, ...