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Sándor Laczkó

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Bringing Korea’s Culture to Hungarians

Sándor Laczkó
Oct 4, 2020

Last fall, coinciding with the 30-year anniversary of diplomatic relations between Hungary and the Republic of Korea, the Korean Cultural Center in the Hungarian capital, the second largest worldwide and the largest inEurope, was officially re-opened at a new location. “Hungary is one of the most important countries for the Republic of Korea. When Korea […]

Doing Now What Patients Need Next

Sándor Laczkó
Oct 3, 2020

Providing medical solutions that improve people’s quality of life on a daily basis, while also constantly working on the innovations of the future – this dual mission of the Swiss multinational healthcare company Roche is also the driving force for the management and staff of the Hungarian subsidiary established back in 1984. Roche is the […]

Lotte Aluminium Managing Director Sang Fab Park

Supplying the Region

Sándor Laczkó
Oct 2, 2020

It was announced in February this year that Lotte Aluminium will soon produce aluminum anode foils for batteries near Tatabánya, west of Budapest. The company will serve enterprises that manufacture batteries for electric vehicles, and plans to supply them with some 18,000 tons of foil annually. “The EU is strategically pursuing an eco-friendly policy and […]

A Gateway for Korean Investment and Trade

Sándor Laczkó
Oct 1, 2020

The Korea Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) is both a Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) and an Investment Promotion Agency (IPA) representing the Korean government. The organization opened its Budapest office (Korea Business Center) in 1988, at the start of Hungary’s economic (and political) transformation. “Because of our early arrival, we have a deep understanding […]

A Good Location for Swiss Business

Sándor Laczkó
Sep 30, 2020

Earlier this year, two Swiss companies announced that they had chosen Hungary to invest in: Sensirion is establishing its first European production site outside Switzerland in Debrecen, while Flisom chose Kecskemét for the location of its first plant of industrial capacity. As the Deputy Head of Mission of the Embassy of Switzerland in Budapest, István […]

Samsung Evolution

Sándor Laczkó
Sep 29, 2020

Samsung – such a familiar word for most people – but just a few know what it really means. Samsung in Korean means and symbolizes ‘Be strong and shine brightly forever’. The company was established in 1938 by Lee Byung-chul and over the next three decades, the group dealt with food processing, textiles, insurance, securities […]

Márton Fucsovics (Hungary)

Hungary's Fucsovics Beats No. 4 Seed at the French Open

Sándor Laczkó
Sep 29, 2020

The top Hungarian tennis player, Márton Fucsovics defeated No. 4 seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia in four sets (6:4, 7:6, 2:6, 6:1) in the first round of the men's competition of the 2020 French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros in Paris. 63rd in the ATP World rankings, the 28-year-old broke Medvedev's serve at […]

Count Andrássy Polo Picnic

Sándor Laczkó
Sep 27, 2020

The Hungarian Polo Club held this Saturday the first week-end of the Count Andrássy Picnic, its last event of this year's Hungarian horse polo season at its venue in Tabajd, southwest of Budapest. Before World War II, the horse polo sport had great traditions in Hungary and it was only after the change of the […]

Motorbike Parade Against Breast Cancer

Sándor Laczkó
Sep 26, 2020

This Saturday, the Hungarian League Against Cancer organized a motorcycle parade in Budapest for the 4th time to draw attention to screening and early detection of breast cancer. Participants marched through the city on motorcycles in a pink T-shirt and accessories (corresponding to the color of breast cancer. The event was hosted by Balázs Rozványi, […]

Ambassador David Nájera with the Mexican national flag

Mexican National Day in Budapest

Sándor Laczkó
Sep 12, 2020

The Mexican Embassy in Budapest held a commemorative ceremony on the occasion of the 210th anniversary of the start of the Mexican War of Independence. The celebration in the garden of the Embassy began with the ceremonial hoisting of the country's flag, which was followed by a minute of silence in the memory of Mexicans […]

New Hell Energy Plant in Szikszó

Sándor Laczkó
Sep 10, 2020

The latte filling plant of energy and soft drinks manufacturer Hell Energy Hungary Plc. was inaugurated in the outskirts of Szikszó, NE Hungary this Thursday. The investment cost HUF 8 billion, to which the government provided HUF 4 billion in non-refundable support. At the inauguration, Finance Minister Mihály Varga said that this company, like the […]

Students of Spanish Recognized

Sándor Laczkó
Sep 8, 2020

The Ambassador of Mexico to Hungary, David Nájera, and the Secretary of State of the Ministry of Human Resources, Dr. Zoltán Lőrinczi, awarded 33 outstanding Hungarian students learning Spanish as a foreign language with a medal and diploma . In his speech, Ambassador Nájera acknowledged the efforts of these young people and the commitment of […]

Sika Hungaqry General Manager András Berecz

Building Trust

Sándor Laczkó
Sep 6, 2020

As a sign of further development, Sika Hungária, the local subsidiary of Sika AG, the Swiss chemical company of building supplies, has moved to a larger site in Biatorbágy, just outside Budapest. As General Manager András Berecz tells Diplomacy&Trade, the company is constantly introducing new products and solutions to keep ahead of competition, increasing their […]

Tímea Babos

Hungarian Tennis Player Excluded from US Open

Sándor Laczkó
Sep 5, 2020

Hungary's Tímea Babos – along with doubles partner French Kristina Mladenovic – has been excluded from the ongoing US Open tennis tournament with the organizers citing coronavirus regulations. According to a statement by the US Tennis Association, "public health officials of Nassau County, N.Y., have issued quarantine notices for all individuals who had prolonged close […]

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