Employees of national coach company Volanbusz will start a two-day strike on Sunday to protest against the absence of plans for higher pay in 2024.
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 ...
Karacsony: City leadership insists on 2019 investment plan for Budapest area
Budapest's leadership insists on the 2019 concept for the planned 5 billion euro investment in the Rakosrendezo area of the capital, and a social consultation on the matter will be held next year, Gergely Karacsony, the city's mayor, said on Friday.
Nezopont: Vast majority against Ukrainian GMO imports
Fully 87 percent of respondents to a Nezopont survey say Hungary should not allow genetically modified produce to be imported from Ukraine, the Nezopont Institute said on Friday.
Lang: Deputy mayor ‘admits’ city leadership ‘brought Budapest to bankruptcy’
Ruling Fidesz's Budapest leader Zsolt Lang said on Thursday that the deputy mayor of Budapest had admitted that the city's leadership had brought Budapest to bankruptcy.
Dobrev: DK to build strong service state based on the rule of law
Opposition Democratic Coalition (DK) MEP Klara Dobrev said on Thursday that her party's programme was to build a strong service state based on the rule of law.
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.
Government launches HUF 20 billion scheme to build accommodation for labourers
The government is launching a 20 billion forint (EUR 52.6m) programme to create accommodation for 3,500 labourers, a government official said on Thursday.
Tuzson: Consumer protection to be among EU presidency priority areas
Consumer protection is one of Europe's greatest challenges, and it will be among priority areas during Hungary's European Union presidency in 2024, the justice minister said 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.
Novak: Border officers key to Hungarians’ safety
President Katalin Novak on Friday thanked border officers for their work, saying they guaranteed that Hungarians felt safe in their country.
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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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.
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.