KSH rejects reports of Eurostat investigation

Contrary to media reports, the EU's statistical office, Eurostat, has not launched an investigation against Hungary's Central Statistical Office (KSH), KSH said in a statement on Friday.

Orbán: Ukraine EU integration ‘untimely’

Ukraine's integration into the European Union "is extremely untimely", Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told the French weekly Le Point in an interview published on Friday. Orbán said accession was not being prepared adequately, and its structure did not ensure "it will bring in more ...

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Integrity Authority proposes reforming asset declarations

The Integrity Authority has reviewed Hungary's asset declaration system and concluded that it is not fit for purpose, the authority's head said on Thursday, adding that the authority has proposed reforms to increase efficacy.

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.

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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.

Parliament votes on tax changes, global minimum tax

Lawmakers approved a package of tax changes submitted by the government on Tuesday. The legislation simplifies rules on personal income tax and contributions while streamlining taxation of sole proprietors, ending their treatment as "quasi companies".

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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.

Fidesz’s Szajer resigns as MEP

Jozsef Szajer of Hungary's ruling Fidesz party on Sunday announced his resignation as a member of the European Parliament, effective December 31.