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January 2018

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| Smiling Hospital Foundation

Colors for Children charity gala

Jan 31, 2018

The Mosolygó Kórház Alapítvány (Smiling Hospital Foundation) organizes its now traditional annual charity event, the ‘Colors for Children’ grand gala this Saturday, February 3 from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Budapest Marriott Hotel.


Translation monopoly ends in Hungary

Jan 30, 2018

A new law which took effect in Hungary on January 1, 2018 is ending the state monopoly on attested (or certified) translations, reports. Now, translations of documents submitted to courts can be provided by any translation agency.

Minister Mihály Varga (in the middle) at the Regional Digital Summit | Zoltán Balogh /MTI

Hungary active participant in digital transformation

Jan 29, 2018

“The key to switching into a higher gear in the economy lies in the acceleration of digital transformation and the improvement of competitiveness,” Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga said at the Regional Digital Summit in Budapest.

Start of the new production lines at Contitech Magyarország | HIPA

Continental Group expands in Hungary

Jan 26, 2018

As a result of a comprehensive EUR 20 million development project, ContiTech Magyarország, belonging to the Continental Group, has expanded production in Nyíregyháza, NE Hungary, the Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency reports.

| Mozinet

Hungarian movie nominated for Oscar

Jan 23, 2018

The Hungarian movie 'On body and soul' has been shortlisted to be among the top five productions nominated for Academy Award in the best Foreign Language Film category. This is the tenth Academy Award nomination for Hungary in this category.

| Noémi Bruzák/MTI

B. Braun Medical expands in Hungary

Jan 22, 2018

The German-owned B. Braun Medical, Ltd. has begun capacity expansion in Gyöngyös, NE Hungary. 407 new jobs will be created by the EUR 100 million investment in collaboration with the Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency (HIPA).

Hungarian students demonstarting against government's education system | Zsolt Szigetváry /MTI

Protest for better education in Hungary

Jan 19, 2018

Thousands of elementary, secondary school and university students, parenst and other sympathizers protested outside Hungary's parliament on Friday to demand major education reforms, including more critical thinking and creativity.

Thorbjørn Jagland

Budapest-based human rights group awarded

Jan 18, 2018

The Budapest-based organisation European Roma Rights Center (ERRC) has received the Raoul Wallenberg Prize of the Council of Europe for successfully challenging discrimination, anti-Romani racism and rights abuses of Roma people.


Austrian furniture company development in Hungary

Jan 17, 2018

The ADA Group is expanding its furniture manufacturing capacities in Western Hungary under a project that also includes technological developments and the construction of hall buildings in order to meet meet continuously increasing demand.

7.1-percent increase in tourism nights

Jan 16, 2018

In November 2017, the number of nights spent by international tourists increased by 8.7% and that of nights spent by domestic tourists by 5.6% compared to the level a year earlier. Total gross revenues grew by 16% at current prices.

Hungarian Presdient János Áder speaking at the New Year reception | Zoltán Balogh /MTI

New year presidential reception for diplomats

Jan 15, 2018

Hungarian President János Áder held his traditional new year reception in the Palace of Arts for diplomats accredited in Budapest. In his speech, he assured diplomats that whatever the results of this years elections, Hungary will stay in the European Union.

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New owner for Market Central Ferihegy

Jan 15, 2018

Erste’s real estate fund 'Erste Ingatlan Alap' has acquired the Market Central Ferihegy retail park together with the adjacent Quadrum office complex from AIG/Lincoln, reports. This is the largest retail park in the country.

| source: Transparency International Hungary

TI Hungary recognizes investigative journalist

Jan 12, 2018

Transparency International Hungary has rewarded the exploration of corruption in the municipality of Ferencváros with the Göbölyös Soma Prize. The author of the winning entry, a series of articles was Dániel Ács, a journalist at the news portal

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