Consumer protection is one of Europe’s greatest challenges, and it will be among priority areas during Hungary’s European Union presidency in 2024, the justice minister said on Thursday.
Szijjarto has talks with head of Ukrainian President’s Office
Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto had talks by phone with Andriy Yermak, the head of the Ukrainian President's Office, at the initiative of the Ukrainian party, the Hungarian foreign ministry's spokesman told MTI.
Farm sector output up 6.5 percent y/y in 2023
Output of Hungary's farm sector rose by 6.5 percent to 4,334 billion forints (EUR 11.4bn) in 2023 as volume climbed and prices fell, a first estimate released by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) on Thursday shows.
Orbán greets Jewish community on Hanukkah
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in a letter greeted the Hungarian Jewish community to mark the start of Hanukkah, the prime minister's press chief said in a statement on Thursday.
Government launches HUF 20 billion scheme to build accommodation for labourers
The government is launching a 20 billion forint (EUR 52.6m) programme to create accommodation for 3,500 labourers, a government official said on Thursday.
Finance Minister to veto any measure that would put public debt, deficit at risk
Finance Minister Mihaly Varga has pledged to veto any measure considered by the budget preparatory working group that may compromise the public debt or budget deficit.
Parbeszed proposes environmental damage control fund
The opposition Parbeszed - Greens is proposing to create a fund to prevent environmental and industrial damage, Benedek Javor said on Thursday.
Government official: Hungary has demonstrated how to protect the border
Hungary has demonstrated how to protect the border, Bence Retvari, parliamentary state secretary of the interior ministry, said on Thursday.
Heavy snow downs trees across Hungary
Recent intense snowfall across Hungary has brought down trees and broken tree branches, the disaster management authority said on Thursday.
Hungary, Serbia and Slovenia to launch electricity bourse in 2024
Hungary, Serbia and Slovenia will start operating a regional electricity market in 2024, the energy ministry said on Thursday.
Szijjarto: Hungary, Chad to launch cooperation in several strategic areas
Hungary and Chad are launching comprehensive cooperation in areas covering security, the economy, humanitarian issues and education, the foreign minister said in N'Djamena on Thursday.
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Szijjarto: Hungary seeking energy cooperation with Venezuela
Hungary wants to make use of the possibility of energy cooperation with Venezuela and is exploring ways to import liquefied natural gas from and export oil extraction technologies to the Latin American country, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said in Caracas on Friday.
Szijjarto: Countries represented by elected governments, not NGOs
The international liberal mainstream "is trying to lord it over global politics by treating NGOs as representatives" of certain countries, "which is absurd as the representatives of countries and societies are governments elected by the people," Peter Szijjarto, the foreign minister, said in Guatemala ...
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.
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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, ...