Defence Minister: Hungary has right to defend itself

Hungary is again at a crossroads, just as it had been in the time of Saint Stephen, its first Christian king, and this, too, is a situation in which the country has the right to defend itself, the defence minister said on Friday, marking ...

More News

Gulyas: Saint Stephen’s work ‘success story’

Hungary's August 20 national holiday is the celebration of a "success story" because the work of Saint Stephen, the founder of Hungarian statehood, "is a living entity even after a thousand years", the head of the Prime Minister's Office said on Friday.

Most read articles

Opposition parties slam decision

Government to limit eligibility for capped fuel price

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.

LMP calls for minimum wage for degree holders

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.

"We're sitting in a car with a puncture on all four tyres," PM says

Orbán: Pillars of Western civilisation starting to crack

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, addressing the 31st "Tusvanyos" Summer University in Baile Tusnad, Romania on Saturday, said the coming decade would be defined by threats, uncertainty and war, but Hungary could be "a local exception" to a global recession. Orbán said the world had ...

Most commented articles

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.

PM says he is convinced Trump will win

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, ...