MVM Paksi Atomeromu, the company running the Paks nuclear plant, has announced the extension of the plant’s lifespan to the European Union, company head Peter Janos Horvath said on Tuesday.
Organ transplants back to pre-pandemic levels in Hungary
After a decline during Covid, the number of organ transplants is returning to pre-pandemic levels in Hungary, health experts said in a joint statement on Tuesday.
Defence minister meets Israeli counterpart in Tel Aviv
Hungary stands by its allies in difficult times, Defence Minister Kristof Szalay-Bobrovniczky said after meeting his Israeli counterpart, Yoav Gallant, in Tel Aviv on Tuesday.
Csak highlights ‘firm commitment’ to national minorities’ self-determination
The Hungarian state "unwaveringly supports the cultural and all other kinds of self-determination" of its national minorities, the minister of culture and innovation said in his annual hearing before parliament's national minorities committee on Tuesday.
Szijjarto: Hungarian car industry innovative, high-tech
Hungary's automotive industry has become innovative and uses cutting-edge technology, Peter Szijjarto, the minister of foreign affairs and trade, said at the announcement of a capacity expansion at wheel rim maker Howmet-Kofem in Szekesfehervar, in central Hungary.
Police seize 154 kg of cocaine in Budapest
The Budapest police (BRFK) seized over 154 kilograms of cocaine, with a street value of more than 23 billion forints (EUR 60.6m), at a depot in a southern suburb of Budapest.
PISA study: Hungarian students’ performance stays level as OECD average falls
The latest PISA study showed no significant change in Hungarian students' reading and mathematics skills compared with the previous, 2018 results, even as the performance of other OECD countries fell, the head of the Hungarian Education Office (OH) said on Tuesday.
Food safety authority orders control over imported cattle
Hungary's National Food Chain Safety Authority (Nebih) has ordered the monitoring of cattle imported to Hungary after reports from the Netherlands, Germany, and Belgium of cases of bluetongue disease.
Japan’s TDK announces HUF 3.5 billion investment
Appliances and electronics company TDK Hungary Components is investing 3.5 billion forints (EUR 9.2m), which comes with a 1.5 billion forint government grant, at a plant in Szombathely, in western Hungary, the company announced on Tuesday.
Szijjarto: LG, Magna investment to create 200 jobs
A consortium of South Korea's LG and Canada's Magna is investing 20 billion forints (EUR 52.7m) in building its first European plant turning out parts for electric cars, in Miskolc, in north-east Hungary, the foreign minister said in Budapest on Tuesday.
Regional development minister: Development funds useful for Hungary, boost EU competitiveness
The resources Hungary used to fund schemes boosting environmental standards and energy efficiency, some 1,400 billion forints (EUR 3.7bn), have also aided the European Union's competitiveness, the regional development minister said on Tuesday.
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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.
Trade surplus of goods at EUR 1.3 billion in September
The value of export declined by 5.1%, and that of import was 19% lower in EUR terms in September 2023 than in the same period of the previous year, the Central Statistical Office said on Wednesday. The balance of the external trade in goods ...
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 ...
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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, ...