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The Fundamental Law of Hungary now protects families and children in a unique way, even in Europe. The amendment adopted today by the National Assembly provides all children with an education and upbringing based on the values of Hungary’s culture and guarantees the undisturbed development of the child according to his or her sex at birth.
The legislation extends the loan repayment moratorium by six months to next June. It covers families with children, pensioners, the jobless, fostered workers and companies struggling financially because of the pandemic.
Monday’s session will include oath-takings by three new MPs. A final vote on the annual 2017 reports by the Kúria, Hungary’s supreme court, the National Office for the Judiciary and the Public Prosecutor’s Office will then be held
The president asked Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to start talks on forming a government. Under Hungary’s constitution, the president is to call the inaugural session of the country’s new parliament within 30 days after the general election
President János Áder has set April 8 as the date of Hungary’s upcoming parliamentary elections. Our electoral system and the changes made to it back in 2011 are once again generating some conversation – and misinformation – so here’s a brief rundown on how it works and a look back at the changes.
The resolution calls on the government “not to succumb to the pressure from Brussels ... reject the Soros plan and provide continuous information to all Hungarians concerning the status of its implementation”
“While Thomas Péterffy became one of the richest men in the world, he never lost his love of and feeling of responsibility for Hungary, as well as never losing his caution with respect to socialism," PM Orbán said
The foreign minister said there was a clear demand for politics to be transparent. He argued that in this case transparency should be demanded of all organizations that influence public affairs, including NGOs, “because the people have a right to know whom these NGOs, whom these organizations actually represent”