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BorderLINE Architecture’s project wins competition for the 12th Venice Biennale’s Hungarian Pavilion ‘Giardini.’ The exhibition opened on Aug 29, curated by architect Andor Wesselényi-Garay.

Youth Olympics: Hungary in the Top 10 | www.mob.hu

Youth Olympics: Hungary in the Top 10

Sándor Laczkó
Aug 28, 2010

Hungarian teenagers continued the country’s great Olympic traditions by excelling at the First Youth Olympics held in Singapore. Hungarian athletes collected 6 gold, 4 silver and 5 bronze medals, finishing 8th on the medal table featuring 84 nations.

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Zsa Zsa Gabor in serious condition

Hungarian-born, legendary actress Zsa Zsa Gabor continues to show signs of improvement, after she was given her last rites in hospital on Aug 15. Her spokesperson says she is "still bed ridden but is eating a little, talking a little and sleeping a lot."

Heroes Square: President's Speech | Dávid Harangozó

National Day celebrations

Sándor Laczkó
Aug 21, 2010

'The country – together as one!' was the motto given by the new government to this year’s celebrations of the national holiday of August 20th, when the country remembers the founder of the state, King Stephen I and traditionally, this is the time when new bread is baked from newly harvested wheat.

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Real wages increase in Hungary, employment on the fall

Sándor Laczkó
Aug 19, 2010

In the first six months of this year, real wages in Hungary were up by 3.7% year on year. Over the same period, consumer prices increased by 5.7%. According to data released by the Central Statistical Office the number of people employed in Hungary in the first half of 2010 was 2 million 671,000.

György Kopits

Fiscal Council: credibility may ease burdens

Sándor Laczkó
Aug 18, 2010

Although there are tensions in the Hungarian national budget this year, the undertaken target, 3.8 per cent of GDP, can still be met with strict control. That is according to the analysts of the Fiscal Council of the Republic of Hungary. Their latest report calculates with roughly HUF 70 billion overrun in the budget, but they believe this much can be controlled with consistent fiscal stringency.

India Independence Day

Sándor Laczkó
Aug 17, 2010

Dozens of guests have accepted the invitation of Mr. Gauri Shankar Gupta, the Ambassador of India to Hungary to celebrate August 15, his country's Independence Day at the Ambassador's Residence this Monday. Independence Day is considered as a national holiday in India.

After a long struggle, India was freed from Britain's colonial rule 63 years ago and India's tricolor flag was unfolded by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the political heir to Mahatma Gandhi and the leader of the Indian National congress that spearheaded the country's fight for independence.

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and Mahatma Gandhi |

India Independence Day celebrated

Sándor Laczkó
Aug 17, 2010

Dozens of guests have accepted the invitation of Mr. Gauri Shankar Gupta, the Ambassador of India to Hungary to celebrate his country's Independence Day at the Ambassador's Residence this Monday. Independence Day is considered as a national holiday in India.

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