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Szolnok

Hungary’s most livable cities and towns

D&T
May 31, 2012

A committee of experts has selected Hungary’s most livable cities and towns for the first time. Holding the title in 2012 is Szolnok, a town of county rank in the middle of the Great Hungarian Plain, followed by Zalaegerszeg and Debrecen.

| Dávid Harangozó

Budapest Airport Terminal 1 shut down

D&T
May 30, 2012

The last departing flight from Terminal 1 at Budapest Airport left for Stuttgart, Germany Tuesday night. The terminal is expected to be closed for five years for reduced traffic. So, as of May 30, all carriers use Terminal 2.

| Dávid Harangozó

Easter shopping helps retail sales

D&T
May 29, 2012

The volume of Hungary’s retail sales grew by 0.5% month on month in March, according to data adjusted seasonally and by calendar effects, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) reported. In annual terms, sales in retail shops increased by 0.9%.

Hungary's László Cseh at the 2012 European Swimming Championships in Debrecen

Hungary tops Europe in swimming

D&T
May 28, 2012

Host nation Hungary finished on top of the medal table at the 31st European Swimming Championships in Debrecen, eastern Hungary with nine gold, ten silver and seven bronze medals, ahead of Germany and Italy.

FIFA President Joseph Blatter speaking in Budapest | MTI / László Beliczay

FIFA Congress in Budapest

D&T
May 25, 2012

Soccer’s world governing body FIFA began its 62nd world congress in Budapest late Thursday afternoon. Issues on the Friday agenda of the Congress, FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter, includes the possible reform of the organization.

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Africa Day in Budapest

D&T
May 24, 2012

The Central European University in Budapest hosted this week the now traditional Africa Day whose message has remained unchanged for years: to draw the attention of the world's fastest-growing continent, its richness, diversity.

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Opel to expand production in Hungary

D&T
May 22, 2012

The Hungarian Opel engine production plant sees a jump in production volumes ahead, thus, it expects to hire hundreds new employees over the next three years to work in the company’s plant in Szentgotthárd, southeastern Hungary.

| ighof.com

Hungarian gymnast in the Hall of Fame

D&T
May 21, 2012

Two times Olympic champion Zoltán Magyar has been inducted - as the first Hungarian male gymnast - into the International Gymnastics Hall pf Fame. The ceremony took place this past week-end in Oklahoma City in the United States.

| Dávid Harangozó

Xenophobia on the rise in Hungary

D&T
May 18, 2012

The proportion of those saying that no asylum-seeker should be allowed to enter Hungary has increased by about 10% in the past five years, says a poll by the public opinion research institute Tárki that conducted the poll this March.

| D&T Arvhive

Hungary-IMF talks may start early summer

D&T
May 17, 2012

Hungary future IMF negotiator, Mihály Varga, expects formal negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European Union on a financial assistance program start as soon as early summer thanks to meeting the preconditions for the talks.

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South Africa Freedom Day

D&T
May 16, 2012

The South African ambassador to Hungary, Takalani Esther Netshitenzhe welcomed guests - diplomats, businesspeople and South African citizens living in Hungary - at the Gundel Restaurant in Budapest to celebrate her country's Freedom Day. This was the day in 1994 when the first democratic election was held in South Africa, i.e. an election when all adults could vote irrespective of their race, and the day in 1997 when the new constitution took effect.

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South Africa Freedom Day

D&T
May 16, 2012

The South African ambassador to Hungary, Takalani Esther Netshitenzhe welcomed guests - diplomats, businesspeople and South African citizens living in Hungary - at the Gundel Restaurant in Budapest to celebrate her country's Freedom Day.

Nancy Pelosi (in red) with PM Viktor Orbán | U.S. Embassy

American Congressional delegation in Hungary

D&T
May 15, 2012

Democratic Party Leader in the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi led a bipartisan Delegation to Hungary to mark the 90th anniversary of U.S.-Hungarian diplomatic relations. She also raised some issues she is concerned about.

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