Klara Dobrev, the shadow prime minister of the opposition Democratic Coalition (DK), said at a forum in the northern town of Gyongyos that Hungary needed a “strong, well-trained and honest” military, and for that a “strong and honest homeland” was required.

Tutto tops Socialists’ EP list

Kata Tutto, a Socialist Party politician who is currently a deputy mayor of Budapest, has been chosen to head the party's European Parliament list.

Orbán: ‘Prosperous businesses crucial for prosperous country’

"The private success of Hungarian entrepreneurs is a precondition for the country to be successful, therefore the government is not jealous - on the contrary, it wishes each entrepreneur even more success, even more profit and further increasing assets," Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said.

Szijjarto: Goal continues to be to avoid escalation in ME

The most important goal continues to be to avoid the escalation of the "worrying" situation in the Middle East, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Facebook on Friday, after phone talks with Abdallah Bou Habib, his Lebanese counterpart.

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Ader: Adapting to changed climate and hydrological conditions essential

Adapting to the changed climate and hydrological conditions is essential, Janos Ader, chairman of the board of the Blue Planet Foundation and Hungary's former president, told a meeting of Water and Climate Leaders on the sidelines of the United Nations' COP28 climate summit on ...

Trade surplus widens to EUR 1.3 bn in September

Hungary's trade surplus reached 1.3 billion euros in September, widening from 665 million euros in the previous month, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said in a second reading of data on Friday.

Q3 GDP up 0.9 pc q/q, KSH confirms

Hungary's GDP grew by 0.9 percent quarter-on-quarter in the third quarter, adjusted for seasonal and calendar year effects, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) confirmed in a second reading of data released on Friday.

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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 ...

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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, ...