freelogoOur 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.

Hungary should get the chance to receive similar EU allocations as Ireland did

According to the Member of European Parliament (MEP) Csaba Tabajdi, who is also head of the Hungarian socialist delegation to the European Parliament (EP), Irelands economical convergence to the more developed parts of the European Union (EU) was exemplary.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

Read more: Hungary should get the chance to receive similar EU allocations as Ireland did

"I am also Gipsy" – Gyurcsány demonstrated against Bayer

Sunday afternoon, several hundreds of people gathered together at a demonstration organized by the Democratic Coalition in front of the Fidesz headquarters in Lendvay Street demanding the removal of Zsolt Bayer from the party.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

Read more: "I am also Gipsy" – Gyurcsány demonstrated against Bayer

Socialists apologise for 2004 referendum

Socialist Party president Attila Mesterházy on Friday apologised for the party's stance against extending citizenship to Hungarians living in other countries in a 2004 referendum.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

Read more: Socialists apologise for 2004 referendum

Opposition forces allege Fidesz vote fraud

After the leftist Democratic Coalition, the Together 2014 movement is filing a report as well with the authorities over a sound recording in which the county's Roma council leader Tibor Ajtai and a member of the Fidesz county chapter discuss election fraud for the benefit of Fidesz-Christian Democrat mayoral candidate in Kiskunfélegyháza, Krisztián Kapus.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

Read more: Opposition forces allege Fidesz vote fraud

Bajnai calls for lower taxes on the minimum wage, progressive tax system to replace the current flat tax

Hungary could lose 50,000 jobs in the next two years due to higher payroll taxes payable on higher minimum wages, Gordon Bajnai, leader of the electoral movement Together 2014, said on Thursday.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

Read more: Bajnai calls for lower taxes on the minimum wage, progressive tax system to replace the current...

Coalition to defend the Bayer article

According to the spokeswoman of Fidesz, the opposition is engaging in stirring up the feelings of people when a major demonstration was held in protest of the Bayer article, which is deemed to be anti-gipsy by the majority of the opposition.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

Read more: Coalition to defend the Bayer article

Bajnai may turn the tide in Debrecen

Hungarian Socialist Party MSZP's manoeuvring is good for MSZP, but might not be good for a change of government in 2014. The Együtt 2014 (Together2014 or E14) movement must react to this.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

Read more: Bajnai may turn the tide in Debrecen

The EU should stand up for Hungarian student's rights

According to the Hungarian MEP Csaba Tabajdi, head of the delegation of Hungarian socialists in the European Parliament (EP), one of the most important initiatives in the European Union (EU) during the just completed Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the EU in 2012 was the initiative to build up a common monitoring system to make it able to check the state of constitutional states and legal systems inside the Union.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

Read more: The EU should stand up for Hungarian student's rights

They intend to form the electoral rules until they cannot lose

Fidesz never liked the two-round electoral system because it did not guarantee its victory. Lajos Kósa admitted that according to the new rules the opposition would have no chance to win.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

Read more: They intend to form the electoral rules until they cannot lose

Cutback of Hungarian cohesion support wholly inacceptable - MEP Tabajdi

According to the Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Csaba Tabajdi, who is also head of the delegation of Hungarian socialists in the European Parliament (EP), the cutback of Hungarian cohesion support by thirty per cent was wholly inacceptable and a unique solution should be found in this case.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

Read more: Cutback of Hungarian cohesion support wholly inacceptable - MEP Tabajdi

"I am horrified by the words of Zsolt Bayer about Hungary's Romas" - Neelie Kroes

I am horrified by the words of Zsolt Bayer about Hungary's Roma community ("animals" etc). This is not what I call freedom of speech / media - Neelie Kroes European Commissioner for Digital Agenda and Vice-Presidents of the European Commission wrote on Monday in a twitter message.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

Read more: "I am horrified by the words of Zsolt Bayer about Hungary's Romas" - Neelie Kroes

The Gym Guy: How to keep up the motivation

Fitness guru Jon Ingram actually over-indulged, just like the rest of us.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

Read more: The Gym Guy: How to keep up the motivation

Hundreds protest against Bayer's anti-Roma statements

Several hundred supporters of the opposition in Hungary demonstrated on Sunday against racist statements made about the Romani minority by a co-founder of the conservative governing party Fidesz in front of the party's headquarters in Budapest. The protest was organized by the Democratic Coalition group of former socialist PM Ferenc Gyurcsány.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

Read more: Hundreds protest against Bayer's anti-Roma statements

Hungary gold medallist Dániel Gyurta honors Alexander Dale Oen

Hungarian gold medallist Dániel Gyurta on Saturday presented a copy of his gold from the 200m breaststroke to the family of Alexander Dale Oen. Gyurta was a friend – and competitor – of Dale Oen.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

Read more: Hungary gold medallist Dániel Gyurta honors Alexander Dale Oen

Hungary Matolcsy blames Roubini for Forint's fall

Hungary's economy ministry blamed American economist Nouriel Roubini's research firm for sparking a slide in the country's currency, despite recent comments by the ministry's top official hinting that a weakening wouldn't be unwelcome.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

Read more: Hungary Matolcsy blames Roubini for Forint's fall

Page 189 of 197

Breaking news

Newsletter

Comments

Written on 06/10/2016, 19:58 by admin
guest-post-the-day-after-the-referendumThe much anticipated referendum about the resettlement of migrants in Hungary was declared invalid, however, those who voted overwhelmingly rejected the...
Written on 23/06/2016, 06:31 by admin
disintegration-or-something-else-gyurcsany-s-solutions-to-the-ills-of-western-democracies  Something has gone wrong. Quietly, but ever more noticeably, more and more people in more and more places are in revolt. In the American...
Written on 06/04/2016, 19:20 by admin
how-germany-and-its-leftist-liberal-supporters-killed-solidaritySolidarity. This is the word that is probably is the most used and misused term in European politics. Its original meaning is supposed to mean to show...
Written on 23/03/2016, 20:30 by admin
the-orban-regime-can-only-end-in-failure  Change in the Orbán regime is only possible in the event of its downfall, so ruling Fidesz either becomes successful with its current set of...
Written on 23/03/2016, 20:20 by admin
anger-or-resignation  No matter how hard Mr Orbán is trying to get rid of his old cronies, he just cannot get rid of himself. He is too old for his system. The...
Written on 14/01/2016, 20:51 by admin
europe-s-new-yearThe European continent had a very difficult year in 2015, but that may be dwarfed by 2016. The most heated issue will be, without a doubt, the migration...
Written on 09/12/2015, 14:16 by admin
the-secret-diaries-of-viktor-orban-nov-dec-2015November 14th 2015I awoke to the shocking news about the Paris attacks last night. Words cannot express my feelings of shock.It turns out that one of the...
Written on 12/11/2015, 14:31 by admin
spies-in-the-newsroom   According to a new scheme, the government might place spies in the newsrooms, to have a better view of what is being written. This all...
Written on 29/10/2015, 20:02 by admin
greczy-s-blog-many-for-hungary  Some may want to do so, but DK will not write off its plans to win 2018 elections and to have a desperately needed co-operation with other...
Written on 10/09/2015, 18:07 by admin
ferenc-gyurcsany-and-the-refugees  He does what is not done by any other politician. He accommodates refugees in his home. He gives clothes that his children have outgrown to them,...
Joomla templates by Joomlashine