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.

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.

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.