Farm gate prices climb 27 percent in November
Farm gate prices in Hungary rose 27.2 percent in November from the same month a year earlier, data released by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) show.
Agriculture minister hails ‘bold’ food price curbs
The "bold step" of capping the prices of basic food at their October levels shows that the government is prepared to intervene if prices get out of control, the minister of agriculture said on Sunday.
Memory of Hungarians deported to Soviet labour camps honoured
Commemorations were held in Nagymaros, north of Budapest, on Sunday, marking the anniversary of the deportation of Hungarians to forced labour camps in the Soviet Union in the aftermath of the second world war.
Finance Minister: Government mortgage rate freeze to save families HUF 30 billion
The government freeze of rates on retail mortgage loans in place for the first half of 2022 will save Hungarian families 30 billion forints (EUR 83.9m), the finance minister said on Sunday.
Majority of Hungarians expect left-wing government to cut benefits, raise taxes, survey finds
A majority of Hungarians expect the left to cut support for couples and families and increase payroll and business taxes if it comes to power after the spring election, the daily Magyar Nemzet said on Saturday, citing a fresh survey by pollster Real-PR 93.
Official: Hungary fuel prices among lowest in EU
Fuel prices in Hungary are among the lowest in the European Union thanks to the government's decision to cap retail petrol and diesel prices at 480 forints (EUR 1.30) per litre, an official of the innovation and technology ministry said on Saturday.
Chief security advisor: Number of illegal entry attempts up in January
Hungarian border police have stopped 4,200 migrants who attempted to illegally enter the country since January 1, 1,000 more than during the first two weeks of last year, the prime minister's chief security advisor said on Friday evening.
Hungarians say govt epidemic management better than average – Survey
Hungarians are significantly more satisfied with their government's pandemic measures than other Europeans are with theirs, Szazadveg Foundation said on Friday, citing a survey based on interviews with 30,000 European residents.
Election 2022 – Opposition collects 170,000 signatures for referendum on Fudan, jobseeker’s allowance
The referendum drive of the united opposition aimed at preventing a campus of Fudan University being built in Budapest and calling for an extended period of jobseekers' allowance has garnered 170,000 signatures, the opposition parties said at a joint press conference on Friday.
Poor air quality plagues some cities in Hungary
Air quality is still poor in some Hungarian cities, due to a high concentration of airborne particulates, the National Public Health Centre (NNK) said on Friday.