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November 2016

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An exception: underground parking facility built for the catholic church in Budapest's 7th district | Sándor Laczkó

Investments plunge in Hungary

Nov 30, 2016

The volume of investments in Hungary contracted by 9.3% y/y in the third quarter of 2016. This decrease, notes should not be considered as dramatic, though, given that investments grew by 2.7% over the previous quarter.

| Dávid Harangozó

Budapest Water Summit opens in Budapest

Nov 28, 2016

The Budapest Water Summit (BWS) 2016 (November 28-30). receiving around 1,800 participants (including heads of government and state) and 600 Sustainable Water Solutions Expo visitors from 117 countries, has begun in the Hungarian capital.

The Christma Tree of the Country erected by crane in front of Hungarian Parliament | Péter Lakatos / MTI

The Christmas Tree of the Country

Nov 25, 2016

Cherishing a tradition, a pine tree was erected as the Christmas Tree of the Country in front of the building of Hungarian Parliament this Friday. The 4.5-ton silver fir of about 20 meters in height was cut down in Sárszentmihály, Fejér County.

Bomb disposal ship at Budapest's Rákóczi Bridge | Balázs Mohai / MTI

Huge bomb removed from the Danube in Budapest

Nov 23, 2016

Technicians of the Hungarian military removed a 500-kilogram US bomb, hidden under water since WWII, from the river Danube near the Rákóczi Bridge in southern Budapest this Wednesday. The area was closed down for the duration of the operation.

GKI economic sentiment index

Hungarian economic sentiment index bounces back

Nov 22, 2016

Following its three-year low in October, Hungary's GKI economic sentiment index (issued with the support from the EU) strengthened to its spring level in November. both business and consumer expectations improved in November.

President Áder (on the right) holding a magnified copy of the custom stamp | Szilárd Koszticsák / MTI

Stamp issued for Budapest Water Summit

Nov 21, 2016

Hungarian President János Áder, the Patron of this year's Budapest Water Summit has issued a special stamp for the occasion. Designed by artist Anita Laczkó; the miniature sheet with a face value of HUF 400 depicts water droplets forming a unique bird.


Hungarians feel powerless against corruption

Nov 18, 2016

According to the Hungarian people, corruption is an increasingly serious problem, while the number of those who believe that one can act against it is on the decline, the Global Corruption Barometer of Transparency International (TI) says about Hungary.

Former Real Madrid teammates at Ferenc Puskás' bust in Valdedeblas (Real Madrid's training center)

Puskás remembered in Madrid

Nov 17, 2016

Ten years after his death, and coinciding with the 60th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution, the figure of Ferenc Puskás was the object of an emotional tribute that took place on Monday at the stadium where he concluded his legend.


Diplomacy & Trade Club presents France

Nov 16, 2016

Diplomacy & Trade held its France themed 'The Club' event at the Hotel Nemzeti in Budapest on the occasion of Diplomacy & Trade's recent focus on France. The patron of the event was the French Ambassador to Hungary, Éric Fournier.


New business continuity services offered in Hungary

Nov 10, 2016

As the risk environment for companies is changing, the insurance firm Allianz Hungária, in close cooperation with AON Hungary in the field of risk analysis, and the IT systems firm Duna Elektronika, jointly provide expert help in case of an unexpected disaster.

Drs. Péter and László Lukács | János Gehring

The Smile is the Result

Even though it is one of the city’s newest dental clinics, Helvetic Clinics Budapest already has an excellent reputation. Through recommendations of satisfied clients, it has quickly developed a high-profile clientele seeking exceptional dental care.

Hungarian pianist

World-renowned Hungarian musician passes away

Nov 7, 2016

The Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra has announced "with deep sadness" that its musical director, Zoltán Kocsis died Sunday afternoon "after a long illness borne with dignity" at the age of 64. He underwent heart surgery in 2012.

President Áder at the Rákoskeresztúr cemetery on November 4

National day of mourning

Nov 4, 2016

November 4, the day when the anti-Stalinist uprising and revolution was crushed in 1956 by Soviet troops, is a day of mourning in Hungary. The country's president, János Áder attended a ceremony in Budapest's 18th district, Rákoskeresztúr.

London-Budapest | / Sándor Laczkó

Hungarian gov't to woo Brexit refugees

Nov 2, 2016

The Hungarian government aims to attract various important institutions of the European Union, as well as a larger group of western companies to Hungary from London, Economy Minister Mihály Varga told a pro-government newspaper.

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