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Vodafone chooses Romania over Hungary for software development centre

György Beck, head of the Vodafone Hungary Zrt., told the Wall Street Journal the cabinet’s strategic co-operation agreements fail to provide companies with the much needed means to influence the government’s sometimes punitive economic policy.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

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Canadian Hungarian Democratic Charter rings alarm bells over the leadership of Hungary Orbán

The board of directors of the Canadian Hungarian Democratic Charter is ringing alarm bells over the leadership of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and acts of antisemitism and intolerance rearing their ugly heads in that country.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

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Piano legend András Schiff: No return to Hungary

Ahead of two concerts at the Helsinki Music Centre in Finnland, the celebrated Hungarian pianist András Schiff says he cannot return to his homeland due to the prevailing political attitude there.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

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High school and University Students throughout Hungary protest again Gov't education cutbacks

Several thousand Budapest students marched through the city following smaller protests throughout the country demanding the government reverse a decision to cut university funding and drastically reduce scholarships.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

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Benedek Jávor's Letter to Deputy PM Zsolt Semjén

"Mister Deputy Prime Minister, for the sake of God, don't resign" – MP and LMP party politician Benedek Jávor wrote in his Faceboook comment after the dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) made public the findings of their investigation into the Sociology thesis of Deputy PM Mr Zsolt Semjén last Friday morning.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

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Thousands of students rally against Hungary government

Thousands of students rallied on Wednesday against the Hungarian government's planned sharp cuts in state-financed places at universities, blocking peak traffic on one of the main bridges in Budapest in freezing weather.

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PM Orbán overlooks prohibition of ex post facto juristiction

Member of European Parliament (MEP) Csaba Tabajdi, also head of the Hungarian socialist delegation in the European Parliament (EP) turned to the vice-president of the European Commission (EC) Viviane Reding, who is responsible for issues of justice and fundamental rights in the EC, to call for protection of pre-pension and disability pension in Hungary.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

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Democratic Coalition to turn to the ombudsman regarding obligatory religious and ethical studies in schools

In a press conference, Ágnes Vadai, an MP for the Democratic Coalition (DK), expressed her disapproval against a move which would compel the parents of school children to reveal their religious identity and the denomination to which they belong.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

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Democratic Coalition: János Áder remains in the shade of Fidesz

Democratic Coalition is truly disappointed as János Áder, president of republic, does not consider the electoral reform unconstitutional.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

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Socialists call on students for "actions, not words"

Socialist Party spokesman Zsolt Török called on students protesting against tuition fees at universities to occupy government and Fidesz offices.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

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UN experts urge Hungary to reverse law criminalizing homelessness

Recent legislation in Hungary outlawing homelessness risks having a discriminatory impact on those living in poverty, two United Nations independent experts warned on Tuesday as they urged the authorities there to adopt a national housing strategy.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

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Democratic Coalition congratulates party of ethnic Hungarians on success in Romanian elections

The opposition Democratic Coalition (DK) and the other two opposition parties, the Socialists and green party LMP on Monday congratulated the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (RMDSZ) on its success in the parliamentary elections.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

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Eurasia Group: Hungary's Together 2014 to struggle to oust Orbán

Hungary's Together 2014 (Együtt 2014) movement, formed to overthrow the ruling Fidesz party at elections in less than a year and a half, will find it hard to build support, Eurasia Group said.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

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Hungary students block Danube bridges in anti-cuts protest

On Monday evening hundreds of Hungarian university students marched in Budapest to demand more funding for higher education and to protest government plans to drastically cut state scholarships.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

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Lajos Bokros: „We need to subvert the regime from the inside"

There is a rumor making its round, according to which the former chancellor is about to establish a conservative-liberal party, which is conspicuously absent from the political spectrum.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 August 2013 09:11

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