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February 2017

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Oscar winner Hungarian director Kristóf Deák | Mike Baker/A.M.P.A.S.

Everyone wins an Oscar

Feb 27, 2017

The Hungarian production 'Mindenki' (literal translation: 'Everyone') has won the Academy Award in the Best Short Film Live Action category. The recognition comes after last year's success of the 'Son of Saul' in the Best Foreign Language Film category.

National Bank governor György Matolcsy speaks in Hunggarian Parliament | Szilárd Koszticsák / MTI

American Embassy responds to NBH President

Feb 24, 2017

Accusations by Hungarian National Bank governor György Matolcsy to blame a "major NATO ally" trying to topple the Hungarian government and the central bank in 2014 lacked credibility, the spokesman for the US Embassy in Budapest said.

Hungarian PM Viktor Orbán (on the left) told IOC President Thomas Bach last August that Budapest was the best candidate for the 2024 Summer Games | Tibor Illyés /

Hungary withdraws Budapest 2024 Olympic bid

Feb 22, 2017

The Hungarian government suggests that the Budapest City Council and the Hungarian Olympic Committee withdraw from the bid to host the 2024 Summer Games. Over quarter of a million signatures were collected to force a referendum on the issue.

Grupo Segura President Francisco Segura Hervás in Budapest | Balázs Mohai / MTI

Spanish company expands business in Szolnok

Feb 21, 2017

The Spanish Segura Group invests over EUR 17 million to expand its automotive bodywork and engine metal component factory in Szolnok, Eastern Hungary and plans to create an additional one hundred jobs there. The Group has been operating in Szolnok since 2005.


HCA Charity Indoor Cricket Tournament In Budapest

Feb 20, 2017

The Hungarian Cricket Association is running a friendly (softball) tournament on March 4 in Budapest to raise funds for Csodalámpa Alapítvány, a foundation that has been operating for more than 14 years, fulfilling the dreams of over 3,000 seriously ill children so far.

Minister of State for Economic Diplomacy

US company further develops Hungarian unit

Feb 17, 2017

Within the framework of a EUR 7.4 million project, the company GSI - a global leader in the grain and protein solutions - will purchase modern machinery and equipment and plans to double its current staff in the coming years.

The Puskás Burger | source: O'Learys

Puskás Burger launches charity campaign

Feb 15, 2017

Swedish sports restaurant chain O'Learys launches is a program to help provide school meals to vulnerable children in Ethiopia and DR Congo. The first special hamburger is named after the legendary Hungarian footballer Ferenc Puskás.

Floating ferry on the icy Tisza river | István Ruzsa / MTI

Man rescued from drifting ferry on the Tisza river

Feb 13, 2017

The night watchman trapped on board of a ferry swept away some 500 meters to the middle of the Tisza river by ice-floes at the village of Tiszacsege, eastern Hungary, was airlifted to safety this Monday by a military helicopter.

Hungarian PM Viktor Orbán evaluating the year | Szilárd Koszticsák / MTI

Hungarian PM envisions new attacks in 2017

Feb 10, 2017

In his annual 'state of the nation' speech, delivered traditionally in front of his followers, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said Hungary’s main task in 2017 would be fending off five major “attacks” against the country.

Nándor Fa arriving in Les Sables d’Olonne | Olivier Blanchet / Vendée Globe

Hungarian sailor finishes 8th in world yacht race

Feb 8, 2017

Hungarian skipper Nándor Fa finished 8th with his 'Spirit of Hungary' boat in the Vendée Globe round-the-world solo yacht race, arriving in Les Sables-d'Olonne, France with a time of 93 days, 22 hours, 52 minutes and 9 seconds.

The Budapest and Hungarian real estate market | source: GKI

Real estate indices are up in Hungary

Feb 7, 2017

In January 2017, the Budapest and the Hungarian real estate market indices of GKI-MGYOSZ stood at +4 and +2 points respectively. The index figure in Budapest was slightly up (within the error margin), while the national index has increased 3 points.

Hungarian police officers before deployed to Serbia and Macedonia | Károly Árvai /

Hungarian police to Serbia and Macedonia

Feb 6, 2017

Hungary is sending new contingents of police to Serbia and Macedonia. This is the tenth time that Hungary is sending police units to Macedonia, and the fourth time to Serbia. So far, 385 Hungarian police officers have served along the Balkan migration route.

Russian President Putin and Hungarian PM Orbán in Budapest | Zsolt Szigetváry / MTI

Russian President Putin received in Hungary

Feb 2, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin paid a short visit to Budapest on Thursday. He was welcomed by Hungarian PM Viktor Orbán. According to Hungarian officials, talks largely focused on trade, Russian gas shipments and building a nuclear power station in Hungary.

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