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President-elect of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen will ask Hungary and Romania to name new commissioner designates following an official letter from David Sassoli, President of the European Parliament, about the decision of the EP legal committee.
PM Orbán said Central Europe has managed to repel the attacks of liberals threatening Christian freedom and seeking to give up Europe’s Christian culture. Further, it could halt migration, an external threat to Christian freedom.
Hungarian students were among the best students from over 680 students from 100 countries, beating students from prestigious universities such as Yale and Berkeley in the US, and King's College in London
On March 15th, 1848 Hungarian revolutionaries - mostly students and young intellectuals - took to the stairs of the National Museum reciting Sándor Petőfi's now famous "National Song" and announcing their 12 demands to the oppressive Vienna court
Independence and freedom stand among the most important values for every generation of Hungarians, in all ages, and the motto of this year’s March 15 celebration speaks to our love of country: “The homeland comes first”.
This year, the festival will bring a series of exclusive events, not only to its main venue, the Palace of Arts (MÜPA), but several other cultural institutions in the Hungarian capital, organizer Csaba Káel said
Péter Szijjárto, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, said Hungary’s export volume last year was a testament to the hard work of the Hungarian people. He attributed the country’s import volume to last year’s record-breaking investments
Minister Varga noted that the economy had expanded by 4.8 percent last year, three times the European average. “Now nobody can deny that the Hungarian economy is performing ever better and can continue to expand in the coming years,” he said
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
A dam failure at the Ajka aluminum plant in northwestern Hungary on October 4th, 2010 released some two million cubic meters of caustic sludge over a 15 square mile area, killing ten people and injuring 227
Csaba Dömötör, the parliamentary state secretary of the cabinet office, said the government is working for a country in which work is valued, families with children are supported, and in which all social groups can take steps forward
On Sunday, The New York Times published a 2,500-word article on Hungary, “As West Fears the Rise of Autocrats, Hungary Shows What’s Possible.” It even appeared on the front page of the print edition, featured front and center with photos, under a somewhat less subtle title, “Taking an Ax to Democracy as Europe Fidgets.”
Eurostat figures show that home prices grew 3 percent compared to the previous quarter and 10.2 percent compared to Q3 of 2016. Rent is also going up in Budapest and other towns and cities across Hungary
Over 600 participants, representing 53 countries gathered last week in Budapest for the 67th session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee of Europe. Selecting Hungary to host the event offers important recognition of the government’s dedication to building a healthier nation.
"In order to preserve Hungary for our children and grandchildren, and to live here as Hungarians, we must protect our country’s borders and act against such dangers as mass illegal migration and terrorism,” Hungary's defense minister said
Despite the summer heat, tourists have flooded the streets of Budapest and the Hungarian countryside. Tourism remains one of the leading sectors of the Hungarian economy, and the numbers are growing exponentially.
Had Turkey not fulfilled its obligation, Europe would have been flooded by many millions of migrants and “we would not be able to handle that," PM Orbán said. “Turkey deserves respect for this, which we will always give it," he added
“European publics are quite critical of the EU’s handling of refugee issues,” according to the Pew Research Center’s recent public opinion study. “And they want their national governments to be the ones making decisions about the migration of non-EU citizens into their countries”
As a result of the hard work of Hungarian people, Hungary once again stands before an “economic breakthrough,” said Prime Minister Viktor Orbán addressing the Parliament earlier this week at the opening of the spring session.
International relations has its political dimension. Certain interests will support a government or oppose it motivated by a political agenda. That’s understandable. But when purely partisan politics becomes the most important driving force behind bilateral or multilateral relations among sovereign, independent countries, then we’ve got a serious problem.
When former US President Bill Clinton claimed earlier this week that Hungary and Poland owe their freedom to “the long Cold War” and the United States of America, he demonstrated an extraordinary ignorance not only of Hungarian history but also of Europe and the global political landscape.
Hungary will mark the 60th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution this autumn. Events are already underway across the country to honor those who courageously rose up against communist tyranny during those fateful days that began October 23, 1956.