Common sense has prevailed, PM says
Orbán: ‘We’ve protected Hungarians’ money’
After a deal was struck on the EU budget and recovery fund at the European Union summit in Brussels on Thursday evening, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in a video on Facebook that "common sense has prevailed: we've protected Hungarians' money." Orbán said there ...
Frontline workers and the elderly will be the first to be inoculated
Vaccine to be voluntary, free of charge
The Hungarian government is committed to providing voluntary and free vaccination against the coronavirus, the head of the Prime Minister's Office told a regular press briefing on Thursday.
LMP proposes to scrap ‘discriminatory’ passages from adoption law amendment
The opposition LMP is submitting a proposal to parliament, motioning to scrap amendments to adoptions law which the party sees as discriminatory against single parents and those living in registered partnerships.
Szijjarto asks CoE Sec-Gen to help Ukraine Hungarians
Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto on Thursday talked to Marija Pejcinovic Buric, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, and briefed her on the situation regarding Hungarian communities in Ukraine.
Former Jobbik MEP charged with fraud
The public prosecutor's office has charged former opposition Jobbik MEP Csanad Szegedi and seven accomplices with defrauding the European Parliament's budget of more than 155 million forints (EUR 433,800) and other crimes, the prosecutor's office said on Thursday.
Hungary, Singapore strengthen FinTech cooperation
The National Bank of Hungary (NBH) on Wednesday signed a cooperation agreement with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to strengthen cooperation in FinTech innovation between their countries.
Karacsony denies allegations about renting from an offshore company
Fidesz: Budapest mayor sent no reply to open letter on bus rentals
Ruling Fidesz has said it has not received a reply to an open letter it sent to Budapest's mayor, Gergely Karacsony, concerning the rental of buses in the capital.
In case of a violation, the Commission will need to prove that it has negatively affected the EU budget
Orbán, Morawiecki in agreement with Merkel concerning EU budget
Hungary and Poland have achieved a "great victory" in the debate concerning the European Union's budget, news portal Origo said late on Wednesday. According to the portal, Angela Merkel, the chancellor of EU president Germany, has accepted the conditions set by Hungarian Prime Minister ...
Budapest submits 2021 ‘budget of survival’
The Budapest municipality has prepared and submitted its 2021 "budget of survival", designed to face "the challenges all local governments are grappling with", Mayor Gergely Karacsony told an online press conference on Wednesday.
Twenty-five hospitals selected to inoculate health staff
Twenty-five hospitals nationwide have been selected to vaccinate health-care workers against Covid-19, the government's coronavirus press centre told MTI on Wednesday.