A vaccination day will be held in all Hungarian localities within the next six weeks, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told public radio on Friday. In the interview, Orbán predicted that the number of people opting for a booster jab against Covid-19 would “skyrocket”.
Retail sales in Hungary grew by an annual 5.7 percent in October, down from 5.8 percent in the previous month, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Friday.
Altogether 191 patients died of a Covid-related illness over the past 24 hours, while 10,143 new coronavirus infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday.
It's an old saying but not too clichéd – politics remains much like the weather. Thus when there are blue skies, harmony prevails, and then after various political storms, blue skies return again. This is much the case with today's relations between neighbours Ukraine ...
The government has decided to extend the national vaccination drive now under way by a further week, Gergely Gulyas, the prime minister's chief of staff, told a regular government press conference on Thursday. The government, he said, is mulling making the validity of immunity ...
Budapest airport police have launched an investigation into the actions of an unruly Serbian passenger on a Budapest-bound flight last month, police.hu said on Thursday.
The vaccination rate among Hungarians older than 12, the age group currently eligible for the coronavirus vaccine, is 69.7 percent, the koronavirus.gov.hu website said on Thursday.
Campos Sanchez-Bordona, the Advocate-General of the European Court of Justice, on Thursday issued an opinion that Hungary and Poland's suit against the European Union decision to tie EU funding to rule-of-law conditions "should be dismissed".
Due to vaccine purchases and the long-term gas supply agreement, "it is not an exaggeration to say that 2021 was the most successful year" in Hungarian-Russian relations, Peter Szijjarto, Hungary's minister of foreign affairs and trade, wrote on Facebook after meeting his Russian counterpart ...
"We insist on the need to curb the increasingly aggressive sexual propaganda targeting children," Justice Minister Judit Varga said on Thursday.
Katalin Kariko and co-researcher Drew Weissman will be among scientists recognised with next year's Benjamin Franklin Medals for their achievement in life sciences, the Philadelphia-based Franklin Institute announced on its website on Thursday.
To mark World Children's Day, UNICEF Hungary has launched a campaign entitled Face the Problem to help children struggling with depression and other mental problems.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán discussed the challenges and achievements related to digital developments in Hungary with Timotheus Hoettges, chief executive of German telecommunications giant Deutsche Telekom, in Budapest on Tuesday, his press chief said.
The group leader of ruling Fidesz in Budapest's municipal assembly has called on Mayor Gergely Karacsony to clarify if he was aware of talks between any official in his organisation and a private company concerning the sale of Budapest's city hall, a historic building ...
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.
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.
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, ...