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November 2014

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NATO conference in Budapest | Lajos Soós / MTI

NATO conference in Budapest

Nov 28, 2014

The decisions made at NATO's Wales Summit this September are critical to Europe’s security - that was the conclusion drawn by participants at the at the conference entitled NATO 2014: The Alliance after the Wales Summit in Budapest.

There is 7 centimeters of snow around Hungary's highest peak

First snow in Hungary

Nov 25, 2014

This Tuesday saw the first snow fall of the winter season in Hungary. Not surprisingly, it fell on the country's highest point, Kékestetõ, which is just over a thousand meters high, and the surrounding Mátra mountain in northwestern Hungary.

GKI-Erste economic sentiment index 2008-2014 | Source: GKI economic research institute

Slight decrease in economic sentiment index

Nov 23, 2014

Compared with its very high October value, the GKI-Erste economic sentiment index adjusted for seasonal effects decreased slightly in November. Expectations remained unchanged in the business sector, whereas they declined among consumers.

On the assembly line at Suzuki | Source: Magyar Suzuki Co. Ltd.

Suzuki Hungary returns to two-shift production

Nov 21, 2014

The Hungarian unit of Japanese carmaker Suzuki Motor Corp returns to two-shift production this December from one shift, CEO Ryoichi Oura has announced, adding that the serial production of the new Vitara model will be launched in January next year.

A winning selection | source: Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

2015 Carton Hungaricum Wine Selection

Nov 18, 2014

A competition has been held to select the list of wines that will be served at Hungarian representations abroad and to international delegations at foreign ministry events in 2015. The Carton Hungaricum wine selection was announced at a gala evening.

Péter Klopfer | Dávid Harangozó

IT operations: in-source or outsource solutions?

Nov 17, 2014

In recent years, companies have undergone a transformation, adapting to the changing market conditions. The role of information technology has also been transformed, it has become a “public utility”, which is essential for the functioning of companies.

Legendary Hungarian fotballer Ferenc Puskás | source: facebook/puskas.legenda

Hungary’s Ferenc Puskás inducted into Hall of Fame

Nov 14, 2014

Legendary striker for the Hungarian national team and Spanish soccer giants Real Madrid, Ferenc Puskás (1927-2006) has become the fourth inductee in the Goal Hall of Fame that opens this week at the initiative of the renowned football website

Isaach De Bankolé in the Hungarian movie 'Mirage' | Lenke Szilágyi

Wild East at the Hungarian Puszta

Nov 13, 2014

The vast prairie landscapes of Hungary provide the background for Délibáb ('Mirage'), the new movie by young Hungarian director Szabolcs Hajdu released in Hungary this week. In September, it was a great success at the Toronto International Film Festival.

The CEPOL building in Budapest | Attila Kovács / MTI

CEPOL moves to Budapest

Nov 12, 2014

The European Police College (CEPOL), established in 2005, has been moved from Bramshill, UK to Budapest, therefore, it is the first EU institution to have its headquarters in the Hungarian capital that was selected following a lengthy consultation and application process.

SmartVineyard CEO Csaba Árendás holding a presentation in the final | SmartVineyard

Hungarian viticulture-technology success

Nov 11, 2014

The Hungarian viticulture company SmartVineyard finished 8th among the 20,000 competitors participating in Intel's prestigious Global Challenge competition in San Francisco, California, earlier this month.

Commemoration at the 70th anniversary of the death of Miklós Radnóti in Abda

Hungarian poet remembered at death anniversary

Nov 10, 2014

A commemoration was held this Sunday, marking the 70th death anniversary of poet and Holocaust victim Miklós Radnóti, considered to be one of the great poets in this country. He is believed to have been shot dead during a death march in 1944.

British Ambassador Jonathan Knott (on the left) and Hungarian State Secretary Béla Glattfelder opening 'BurEUcratia' in Budapestt | Krisztina Alföldi

'BurEUcratia' in Budapest calls for cutting EU red tape

Nov 7, 2014

A symbolic imaginary city, 'BurEUcratia', was erected in downtown Budapest to raise awareness of the need to cut EU red tape that hinders business growth and competitiveness in all EU member states, particularly hitting hard on small and medium size enterprises.

| Dávid Harangozó

Lech Walesa receives recognition in Budapest

Nov 6, 2014

Lech Wa³êsa, who is regarded by many people in and outside of Poland as the face of the struggle for freedom, was invited to Hungary by the Antall József Foundation to receive the V4 Award for his lifelong efforts in support of democracy.

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