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Former PM Bajnai: the Orbán government is responsible for the recession

The economic policy of the government causes the perpetual worsening of the economic situation, that is why it is constantly having to introduce more and more austerity measures – this is how former PM Bajnai expresses his opinion about the actual economy policy on Info Rádió. With the introduction of such a flat tax the government has sacrified the two third of the society.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

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Former PM Gyurcsány: the seven major sins of the Orbán government

At his year-end press conference, former prime minister Ferenc Gyurcsány talked about the seven major sins of the government. Gyurcsány, who is the leader of the small leftist opposition party Democratic Coalition, told that the Orbán government's performance is tragical but this fact is not the end of the word, there is still hope.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

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Hungary government backtracks on college cuts after rallies

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's government backtracked on plans to cut the number of state scholarships at universities next year after a series of student protests.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

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DK's reply to MSZP's letter initiating opposition alliance

Dear Mr Chairman, dear Attila,

Following verbal positive answer, I confirm also in writing that: the presidium of the Democratic Coalition welcomed your initiative regarding negotiations among organisations of the democratic opposition for a programme-based alliance.

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Artists flee from György Fekete's academy

György Cserhalmi, a well-known Hungarian actor announced he was going to quit the Hungarian Art Academy (MMA). (Hungarian Art Academy used to be a politically right orientated art association, which became a public body.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

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The electoral law by Fidesz damages Hungarian voter's rights

According to the Hungarian socialist delegation to the European Parliament (EP) the newly created Hungarian electoral law with the relating electoral proceedings, adopted by the two-thirds majority of the Hungarian government party Fidesz in the national parliament, damaged the rights of Hungarian voter's.

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Kövér: Paid revolutionaries and former communist youth league members are behind student revolts

According to the leader of the Hungarian parliament, members of the former communist youth league (KISZ) and paid revolutionaries are behind the recent student revolts.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

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Double traverse makes Hungarian accession to euro zone complicated

A double wall was built around the Eurozone and this wall threatens the unity of the European Union (EU) as Member of European Parliament (MEP) Csaba Tabajdi said.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

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Belarus, Hungary to develop inter-parliamentary cooperation

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Hungary Alexander Khainovsky met with First Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary, Head of the Parliamentary Group of Friendship "Belarus-Hungary" Sándor Lezsák on 18 December, BelTA learnt from the Foreign Ministry of Belarus.

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Gyurcsány: Orbán's proposals are silly, shifty and untruthful

The last days' proposals of prime minister Orbán are silly, shifty and untruthful – Ferenc Gyurcsány, chairman of the leftist Democratic Coalition (DK) told a press conference on Tuesday.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

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Rate cut in Hungary: Cenbank Governor's comments

The rate-setting Monetary Council of the National Bank of Hungary decided in favor of a 25-bp rate cut on Tuesday with a slight majority vote, NBH Governor András Simor said at the press conference that followed the decision.

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Former PM Gyurcsány: as it was back in the '60s

Former PM Ferenc Gyurcsány claimed in ATV that in order to build a competitive higher education system efforts are needed from the government, the institutions as well as the students.

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Right-wing apointee replaces current director of the Hungarian National Theatre

Róbert Alföldi, the current director of the Hungarian National Theatre, will be replaced by the pro-government appointee Attila Vidnyánszky in mid-2013.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

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Amid rate cut Hungary Forint drops to 5-month low

The forint weakened to the lowest level in almost five months on bets Hungary's central bank will cut interest rates for a fifth consecutive month today and may deploy less conventional methods of easing next year.The central bank cut the policy rate on Tuesday by 25bp to 5.75%, as expected.

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Gypsy beauty contest in Budapest

On Monday, Budapest Gypsy Self-Government held a beauty contest on the Budapest Europe boat.

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