Economist Janos Kornai dies

Economist Janos Kornai, holder of the Szechenyi Prize and the French Legion of Honour, member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, professor emeritus at Harvard and Budapest's Corvinus universities, died at age 94, his family told MTI late on Monday.

“Bonfire Night” at Budapest Marriott Hotel on November 9

Charity party for children returns

The Xpat Charity Party and Bonfire Night celebration”Feel Good + Do Good” is back after a one-year pandemic hiatus and will be held at the Budapest Marriott Hotel on November 9.

All imaginables turn real with local artist

Dreams versus realities at excelling art exhibition

Introducing Oxána Bódis, a celebrated local artist and graduate in arts and technical drawing, who is originally from Bobrujszk, a town south-east of Minsk, Belarus. She moved to Hungary in 1990. Her characteristic paintings range from the use of aquarelles, graphics, oils and so ...

Not your average expat

“This is about a lifestyle”

The reasons for leaving an established way of life in your home country and becoming an expat are many: careers and relationships probably heading the list. However, to be in your 50s, where neither of these motivations provide the explanation, whilst relocating to a ...

Sense of job security improves

Fully 62 percent of Hungarian employees are confident of 5-plus years of job security, according to a recent survey. A year ago, 55 percent were similarly assured.

Not your average expat

Is this Hungary’s last master glass-blower?

Has James Carcass unwittingly become Hungary’s last master glass-blower? The country which once had glass factories in Salgótarján, Ajka, Tokod and Parád now produces only such standard items as beer or wine bottles, with just three small privately-run workshops producing blown glass.