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Economy minister: gov’t may need to double Paks expansion cost from this year’s budget, EC gives greenlight
Gyurcsány: There needs to be one leftist candidate for every constituency
DK to sue football academies over tax rebate spending
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Published on Thursday, 23 March 2017 07:24
The Hungarian government wants to ban the commercial use of all "totalitarian symbols," including anything associated with the country's communist and Nazi past.Dutch brewer Heineken has rejected accusations from Hungary that its trademark red star is a symbol of communism, as brewers have used the logo since the Middle Ages. According to the brewer, the star represents beer's ingredients: water, barley, hops, yeast, and a fifth that comprises the "magic of brewing."
Last Updated on Thursday, 23 March 2017 07:24Read more: Hungarian gov't seeks to ban Heineken's Red Star logo over communism concerns
Published on Thursday, 23 March 2017 07:21
The Democratic Coalition hit back at the socialist party, which they accused of corruption and accepting bribes from Fidesz. A firm close to MSZP received millions of forints from interests groups belonging to Gyorgy Matolcsy, the president of the Hungarian National Bank.
Last Updated on Thursday, 23 March 2017 07:21Read more: Gyurcsany's DK in counterattack
Published on Thursday, 23 March 2017 07:18
Former socialist PM and current head of the Democratic Coalition party (DK) Ferenc Gyurcsány feels like the main target of the campaign of the socialist candidate for PM Mr. László Botka. Apparently the head of DK feels like the target of the socialist party's campaign"Let's do justice!".
Last Updated on Thursday, 23 March 2017 07:18Read more: Is former PM Gyurcsány the main target of Botka’s campaign?
Published on Thursday, 16 March 2017 08:29
An estimated 20,000 Hungarians have taken part in rallies in central Budapest, upholding the traditional way to commemorate their 1848 revolution against the Habsburgs. As FreeHungary reported, many of them, opposition activists, blew whistles and sounded horns in an attempt to drown out a speech by Prime Minister Viktor Orban.
Last Updated on Thursday, 16 March 2017 13:24Read more: Hungary commemorates revolution against the Habsburgs
Published on Wednesday, 15 March 2017 20:23
Opposition activists whistled to spoil Prime Minister Viktor Orban's speech on Wednesday commemorating Hungary's 1848 revolution against the Habsburgs.
Last Updated on Thursday, 16 March 2017 13:22Read more: Opposition activists whistle on prime minister's National Holiday's speech
Published on Thursday, 16 March 2017 12:48
Neither former PM Ferenc Gyursány nor the leader of the opposition Socialists would have whistled the Prime Minister.
Last Updated on Thursday, 16 March 2017 12:48Read more: Neither Gyurcsány nor Socialist leader Molnár would have whistled Orbán
Published on Thursday, 16 March 2017 12:46
The head of Democratic Coalition (DK) said that freedom can be only renconciled with the rule of democratic rights and institutions, which have been raveged by the incumbent PM over the past seven years.
Last Updated on Thursday, 16 March 2017 12:46Read more: Gyurcsány : Orban and his men on power are scared
Published on Thursday, 16 March 2017 12:44
As if the government wanted to chase away Tesco and the other foreign food stores of the country, such are the measures they are about to introduce.
Last Updated on Thursday, 16 March 2017 12:44Read more: The government is about to make a brutal step: chasing away even Tesco
Published on Thursday, 16 March 2017 12:41
Ferenc Gyurcsány reacted to Botka's words in the morning program, ATV Start. He would not like to participate in the skirmishes of the political élite. Regarding the statement of the Socialist Party's candidate for prime minister in the 2018 elections, who says that the democratic opposition parties got scared, the chairman of the Democratic Coalition reacted:
Last Updated on Thursday, 16 March 2017 12:41Read more: Gyurcsány reacted to Botka’s speech
Published on Thursday, 16 March 2017 12:28
I don't want further negotiations with liberal party heads because they are striving for their personal aims only. I am negotiating with voters only, Mr. László Botka said in an interview in left-wing daily newspaper Népszava. He apparently seems to want to finally finish democratic opposition cooperation talks.
Last Updated on Thursday, 16 March 2017 12:28Read more: Botka: I am negotiating with voters
Published on Tuesday, 14 March 2017 08:57
Hungary's cruel treatment of refugees has reached a new low. On Tuesday, in defiance of international law, the Parliament approved the mass detention of asylum seekers, including children, in guarded camps enclosed with razor wire. The European Union has said in a directive that "Member States shall not hold a person in detention for the sole reason that he or she is an applicant" for asylum; moreover, Hungary's treatment of refugee children defies international law.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 March 2017 08:57Read more: New York Times Editorial: Hungary Plays the E.U.
Published on Tuesday, 14 March 2017 08:55
Hungary's southern border with Serbia and Croatia marks the external edge of the European Union's Schengen zone of passport-free travel. Hundreds of thousands of migrants have entered Hungary via its southern frontier since 2015, though most have moved on westward to more prosperous parts of the EU.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 March 2017 08:55Read more: Reuters: Hungary to arm new ‘border hunters’ after six-month crash course
Published on Tuesday, 14 March 2017 08:51
The new stadium building project of Chelsea FC, one of Europe's leading football clubs, is expected to cost less than the rebuilding of the Puskás Stadium in Budapest, reports 444.hu.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 March 2017 08:51Read more: Rebuilding of Hungary’s Puskás Stadium to cost more than Chelsea FC’s new EUR 577 million home
Published on Tuesday, 14 March 2017 09:04
The European Union must avoid the "suicidal strategy" of alienating Britain by ensuring that any trade barriers it imposes after Brexit still give the world's fifth biggest economy better terms than it can get elsewhere around the globe, Hungary's top diplomat said.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 March 2017 09:05Read more: Bloomberg: EU Must Avoid ‘Suicidal’ Trade Strategy on Brexit, Hungary Says