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Tens of thousands protest in Hungary over threat to Central European University
Gyurcsány: There needs to be one leftist candidate for every constituency
DK to sue football academies over tax rebate spending
Our objective is to provide English speaking readers interested in Hungary with a well balanced view of political activities in Hungary by featuring contents from various printed and online sources together with our own commentaries. We are convinced that Hungary is built on all sorts of different ideas, thoughts and opinions and, despite of the new Media Law, our aim is to provide an alternative and reliable source of information – contrary to the one-sided press of the government – for those who want to hear the voice of a free Hungary.
Published on Wednesday, 06 February 2013 09:18
Former president László Sólyom spoke about what he called a decline in Hungary's constitutional standards, curbing of the powers of the Constitutional Court and politically motivated amendments to the country's basic law in a lecture at Bern University on Tuesday.
Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11Read more: Former president Sólyom in Switzerland: "Decline in Hungary's constitutional standards"
Published on Wednesday, 06 February 2013 12:40
Gordon Bajnai, former prime minister, president of Patriotism and Progress association and co-founder of Együtt 2014 (Together 2014) electoral movement, analysed the situation and opportunities of Békés county on a panel discussion.
Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11Read more: Gordon Bajna visited Békéscsaba
Published on Tuesday, 05 February 2013 22:02
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called for closer economic ties between his country and Hungary. Erdogan made the remark at a news conference he held with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán following a meeting between the two.
Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11Read more: Turkish PM Erdogan visits Hungary
Published on Tuesday, 05 February 2013 22:09
The FIFA Appeal Committee on 25 January 2013 rendered two decisions regarding appeals lodged by the Hungarian Football Federation and the Bulgarian Football Union, and informed the respective associations of their decisions yesterday, 4 February 2013.
Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11Read more: FIFA reaffirms racism sanctions against Hungary
Published on Tuesday, 05 February 2013 07:25
On Monday Former prime minister Gordon Bajnai, head of the Together 2014 electoral movement, held talks with Commissioner Johannes Hahn and other EU officials, in an effort to keep European assistance to Hungary at its current level.
Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11Read more: Former PM Bajnai in Brussels to lobby for Hungary's national interests
Published on Monday, 04 February 2013 09:10
Rebels from the small opposition party LMP have renamed their platform a party, one of the group's founders and the former parliamentary group leader of LMP said on Sunday.
Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11Read more: Splinter group from LMP to establish Dialogue for Hungary Party
Published on Sunday, 03 February 2013 20:13
Hungary's National Assembly passed Act I of 1946 on the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary on February 1, 1946. This day was declared the Memorial Day of the Republic by the Hungarian National Assembly in 2005.
Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11Read more: Ferenc Gyurcsány: On the Occasion of the Anniversary of the Republic of Hungary - PRESS RELEASE
Published on Sunday, 03 February 2013 13:58
The electoral movement Together 2014 headed by former prime minister Gordon Bajnai hascalled on Prime Minister Viktor Orbán release all documents related to the sale of the gas business of German energy giant E.ON to the state, insisting Hungary is paying too much to repurchase the business, the organisation said in a statement on Friday.
Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11Read more: Former PM Bajnai's Together 2014 movement demands Orbán release documents on E.ON nationalization
Published on Friday, 01 February 2013 11:21
Russian companies are ready to increase their presense in renewing and building energy production plants in Hungary, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday in Moscow at a discussion with Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, online business portal index.hu reported.
Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11Read more: Hungary PM Orbán in Moscow - Russian firms to increase their presence in Hungary
Published on Wednesday, 30 January 2013 16:49
Hungary requested a flexible credit line (FCL) from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) but it was rejected, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán confirmed at a joint press conference with European Commission President José Manuel Barroso what he had already said earlier in the day in Brussels.
Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11Read more: Hungary Orbán met with Pesident Barroso
Published on Wednesday, 30 January 2013 16:39
The Hungarian PM held a lecture at the Bruegel Institute in the morning and met European Commission officials, including President José Manuel Barroso, in the afternoon to discuss EU and Hungarian budget issues.
Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11Read more: PM Orbán in Brussels' Bruegel Institute: "Hungary is preparing to go it alone as IMF says 'no' to...
Published on Wednesday, 30 January 2013 16:16
If you visit slums, it really has the feeling that: aha, this big-wig came to us, peers at us, then he leaves and nothing happens. It's like a safari.
We visit only people who are glad to see us. If for nothing else but having the opportunity to tell us their afflictions. It is also useful if someone can tell his problems to his friends. A friend cannot solve them but at least listens to him.
Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11Read more: "30 years from now, people will say that this guy was right" - Excerpt from an interview with...
Published on Wednesday, 30 January 2013 11:07
Current bad governance in Hungary seriously harms the national interest and the country's ability to enforce its interests, Gordon Bajnai, leader of the opposition electoral movement Together 2014, told a business forum organised by AmCham on Tuesday.
Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11Read more: Former PM Bajnai: "Hungary's problems today are no longer primarily caused by the crisis but by...
Published on Wednesday, 30 January 2013 10:36
On 28 January 2013 a round table discussion was held between Hungarian democratic opposition parties on foreign policy.
Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11Read more: Round table talks between Hungarian opposition parties on foreign policy