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'Wonderful achievements' of forefathers

A film being beamed on the wall is showing a grand and affluent modern city of…

Celebrating with a message and music

February 16, 2019 marked the 101st anniversary of the foundation of the…

Capital reading

Döblin’s novel of 1929 comes in a new edition in February 2019, having been…

Flashmob tribute to protestors killed in Kyiv

A flashmob took place in Budapest of February 20, 2019 to honour the Day of the…

Master instructor shows art of flower arranging

Japan and Hungary are celebrating 150 years of bilateral relations in 2019, and…

Catch Budapest

I couldn't tell you the number of times I've made a determined effort to learn…

Number one with Bullet

After initially forming as Jeff Killed John in 1998 and eventually securing a…

Discovery for some, revelation for others

As part of its season dedicated to Puccini’s Italy, the Hungarian State Opera…

Go the way of the dinosaurs

Dinosaurs again roam international soil when the globally acclaimed production…

RIP Slayer, 1981-2019

Slayer holds an honourable place among the Big Four of thrash-metal, alongside…

On the plus side

Budapest Airport, the operator of Ferenc Liszt International Airport, will…

Laying down the law

For those who have surpassed the predestined museum scene in Budapest and are…

Squares will be better all round

Renovation has begun on two important city centre squares: both Vörösmarty and…

Human blockbuster

He was one of the most dominant people in the Hungarian film industry, an…

China 'vital' to Europe

Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó has called the European Union's policy on China…

Karácsony to carry mayoral flag

Párbeszéd's Gergely Karácsony will be the left-wing opposition's candidate for…

Hard work for rosy future

"Hungarians have faith in their future again, we have created a national…

The brief history of the month (February 2019.)

Presenting in one concise package the month’s most important and fascinating…

US 'committed to strong, united and capable transatlantic alliance'

United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo was in Budapest on February 11,…

'Important milestone' in history of Ukrainian-Hungarian relations

On February 8, 2019, the conference “100th anniversary of the Extraordinary…

Saving Denmark’s Jews

While the occupied countries of Europe collaborated to various degrees in…

‘Positive feeling’ about Hungarian opportunities

Only time will tell if a visit to Budapest by a 10-man delegation from the…

Different men, different values

In his 60th "Maigret" book, Simenon wisely goes for something a little…

Double date, this Valentine’s Day

The taste of love will be spread over not one but two days this Valentine…

Home is where the heart is at 21 Hungarian Kitchen

International cuisine is easy to find in the big city: curries, tapas, mezze,…

Exhibition redeems forgotten women censored by Nazis

Vienna was an intellectual powerhouse in the early 20th century and two male…

The luxurious side of love

The spirit of Valentine’s Day is one of those annual occasions that lights up…

EU policy on China 'hypocritical'

Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó on 1 February called the European…

China's lunar lander, rover 'wake up' after first lunar night

China's Chang'e-4 lander woke up to continue the mission by receiving sunlight…

Special navigation map for 'motorcycle army' of migrant workers launched

As the Spring Festival approaches, hundreds of thousands of migrant workers in…

China widens market access for high-level opening-up

China is striving to enhance the level of opening-up at both multilateral and…

From Raj to republic

The number 70 had a double significance for India on January 26, 2019. It was…

Azerbaijan: Not just oil anymore

If you are a fund manager based in one of the EU member states you should open…

China's central bank cuts mandatory reserves

The Chinese central bank's recent decision to lower the level of cash that…

Chinese government to run on tight budget amid downward economic pressure

China's Central Economic Work Conference (CEWC) requested the country to enhance…

Classic eats, classic beats

After making the big decision to open a third Spíler restaurant in Budapest, Roy…

A Sunday blessing, via New York

Outside there is light but steady snow and the temperature is single-digit. The…

18 arrested for Quanjian's pyramid scheme claims

Some 18 people, including Quanjian Company's real controller, were arrested in…

A year in the spotlight

The European Capital of Culture 2019 is up and running at Plovdiv in Bulgaria…

On the up and up from Down Under

It shouldn’t take long before guests at Budapest’s Adina Apartment Hotel begin…

Green cuisine, red tractor

Organic is in – and not only on the shelves of grocery markets. More and more…

Five places where smooth temptation awaits

Christmastime is just over, and while different people prefer very different…

New year, new local

The lads have bought a bar. A neighbourhood joint in District IX. I was…

The 'best Abba since Abba'

The Show: A Tribute to Abba has two elements to make it one of the leading…

From luxury to decay – a landmark’s fall

Citizens stood to watch as the Corvin department store’s aluminium cover was…

How Austria-Hungary contributed to the dream factory

"It’s not enough to be Hungarian, you need to be talented too." This quote…

New terminal among plans

Double-digit passenger traffic growth in 2018 saw some 14.9 million passengers…