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February 2018

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Upgraded Hungarian banknote

Feb 28, 2018

Upgraded 1,000-forint banknote denominations can appear in cash payments in Hungary from March 1, 2018. In addition to their renewed appearance, the banknotes have been brought up-to-date with regards their security features.

| Tibor Illyés/MTI

Working closely with like-minded countries

Feb 28, 2018

This February, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop paid a short visit to Budapest, where she met her Hungarian counterpart as well as representatives from the business community. Here is what she told Diplomacy&Trade about her visit.

Japan Trip Navigator | JTB Hungary

JTB launches own app

Feb 27, 2018

In Japan, it is often not easy to get around as a simple tourist, especially if you are trying to get from point A to point B without a guide. The travel agency JTB Japan has helped create a pocket-aid that helps travelers create their own travel plans.

Balázs Rákossy

Startup Campus V4 Global Tour launched in Istanbul

Feb 26, 2018

The World Business Angel Forum in Istanbul marked the launch of the Startup Campus V4 Global Tour. At the conference, five Hungarian and two Polish innovative startups introduced their ideas to key sponsors and partners like Türk Telekom and Celebi.

Julie Bishop MP | Dávid Harangozó

Australian FM at Leaders Forum in Budapest

Feb 23, 2018

Practice shows that female executives make the point of view of organizations more diversified as they can bring their own aspects and life experiences to discussions, the Australian Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop pointed out at a forum in Budapest.

Hungary wins 5

Historic gold for Hungary in PyeongChang

Feb 22, 2018

The Hungarian quartet of Csaba Burján, Viktor Knoch, Liu Shaoang and Sándor Liu Shaolin won the men's 5,000-meter short-track event at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, taking the first ever gold medal for the country in the history of the Winter Games.

REHAU announcement | HIPA

REHAU expands business in Hungary

Feb 20, 2018

REHAU, the world's market leader automotive polymer supplier is building a new manufacturing plant in Hungary. Provider of polymer-based solutions, REHAU will manufacture lacquered external components in the new plant for the automotive industry.

Hungarian Managers of the Year 2017 | National Association of Managers

Managers of the Year 2017

Feb 19, 2018

It was for the 24th time that this week-end, the National Association of Managers held its now traditional Manager Ball and Award Gala, in the ballroom of Corinthia Hotel Budapest. Awards were given in three categories to the most talented.

Hungarian conductor Ádám Fischer | Nikolaj Lund/

Hungarian conductor shares prize with former Beatle

Feb 16, 2018

Hungarian conductor Ádám Fischer has been named – along with former Beatle Paul McCartney – as the recipient of Israel’s prestigious Wolf Prize in the music category for being “an inspirational conductor and eloquent defender of human rights,”

HunQuTech | Tamás Szigeti/MTA

Public funding for quantum technology program

Feb 15, 2018

The production and sharing of quantum bits and the creation a quantum information network will be the goal for the next four years by the HunQuTech consortium of researchers, research institutes and industrial companies.

The would-be Agora Park in Budapest | HB Reavis

Real estate awards for HB Reavis

Feb 14, 2018

The HB Reavis real estate development group's Agora Park and Showroom was named ‘Best Community Place of the Year 2017’ among 35 entries while the Agora Budapest project was voted as ‘Best Planned Commercial Real Estate Project of the Year 2017’.

| GE

Hungarians help develop Olympic analytic system

Feb 13, 2018

Hungarian and American software engineers of GE Healthcare developed the analytic management system of the Olympic Winter Games.It allows doctors and healthcare professionals get real-time data on the health status, injuries and possible illness of athletes.

Fireworks at the end of the V4 carnival in Budapest | Zoltán Balogh /MTI

V4 carnival in Budapest

Feb 12, 2018

Concerts, gastronomic and children's programs, light painting and fireworks - a whole-day of family programs were held on Sunday at the Várkert Bazaar and its neighborhood on the occasion of the anniversary of the establishment of the Visegrád Four.

The Hungarian team marches at the opeing of the 2018 Winter Olympics | Zsolt Czeglédi /MTI

Hungary at the Winter Olympics

Feb 9, 2018

Hungary is represented at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea with 19 competitors. The Hungarian flag at the opening ceremony was carried by World University Speed Skating Champion Konrád Nagy.

The winner of the Hungarrian Bocuse d'Or competition

Hungary selects candidate for Bocuse d'Or

Feb 8, 2018

Ádám Pohner, assistant chef at the Kistücsök Restaurant, has won the Hungarian final of the Bocuse d'Or cooking contest at the Sirha international HoReCa and Retail show and will represent Hungary in the European final in Turin, Italy.

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