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World War II Bomb Defused in Budapest

D&T
Jun 20, 2021

A 100-kilogram Soviet aerial bomb was defused and another aerial bomb remnant was found by the Hungarian Armed Forces in the Danube near the Chain Bridge on Sunday morning. After retrieving the device found in the Danube riverbed, the bomb disposal team identified it as a 100-kilogram Soviet aerial bomb. The sharp nose fuse of […]

Hungarian Gov'nt Extends Epidemic Alert Period

D&T
Jun 17, 2021

The government has extended the epidemic alert by half a year, until December 18, the decree was published in the Hungarian Gazette Wednesday night. According to the Health Act, during the period of epidemiological preparedness, the government may, among other things - restrict or ban events that could contribute to the spread of the epidemic;- […]

World Handicraft Day Celebrated in Hungary

D&T
Jun 12, 2021

The workshops of the members of the Hungarian Crafts Association opened simultaneously in different parts of the country on the occasion of World Handicraft Day to show the unbelievable richness and diversity of crafts. The Hungarian Crafts Association prepared a nationwide campaign for World Handicraft Day. The association was founded nearly ten years ago to […]

13 Arrests in Hungary in International Police Raid

D&T
Jun 8, 2021

More than 800 people, including Hungarians, were arrested in a single day as part of the police operation Trojan Shield in several countries around the world, thanks to a new covert messaging platform, Anom. Since the messages and pictures sent on the platform were seen by the investigators, it was not difficult to crack down […]

Collector Coin to Honor the Olympics and Paralympics

D&T
Jun 6, 2021

The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) has issued a silver collector coin of HUF 10,000 and its HUF 2,000 non-ferrous metal version named ‘XXXII. Nyári Olimpiai és XVI. Nyári Paralimpiai Játékok’ (Games of the XXXII Olympiad and the XVI Paralympic Games). The Games of the XXXII Olympiad and the XVI Paralympic Games will be held […]

Tourist Boat Tragedy Memorial Inaugurated

D&T
May 31, 2021

A memorial to victims of the deadly boat collision on the River Danube which took the lives of many South Korean tourists was inaugurated on Monday at Margaret Bridge, marking the second anniversary of the disaster. A memorial to victims of the deadly boat collision on the River Danube which took the lives of many […]

Number of Daily Fatalities Drops to Five in Hungary

D&T
May 31, 2021

Five patients died in Hungary in the past 24 hours, bringing the total official number of deaths to 29,733 in this country according to the relevant government website. The number of cured persons is steadily increasing and now stands at 700,236, while the number of active infected persons has decreased to 74,569. 156 new cases […]

COVID-19: Indian Variant Identified in Hungary

D&T
May 29, 2021

The Covid-19 variant first identified in India has been detected in Hungary, chief medical officer Cecília Müller has announced. Of the two patients identified with the variant, one has already recovered and the other is treated in a hospital, but does not need a ventilator, she said. Cecília Müller said that one of the two […]

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Housing Market Prognosis by the National Bank

D&T
May 27, 2021

In 2020, the effects of the pandemic were reflected in a decline in the number of transactions, rather than in developments in house prices. The number of transactions fell by 15.5%. In Budapest, they declined even more sharply, by 25.1%. Although domestic house prices rose further on a national average, the annual nominal growth rate […]

Number of Active Infections Below 100,000 in Hungary

D&T
May 26, 2021

213 new infections were registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of identified infections in this country since the beginning of the epidemic to 802,723 , according to koronavirus.gov.hu. 41 patients have died over the same period, bringing the total official number of deaths related to the new coronavirus infection to 29,622. […]

Hungarian police contingents to leave Serbia and North Macedonia

Hungarian Police Units to Serbia and North Macedonia

D&T
May 25, 2021

New Hungarian police contingents left for northern Macedonia and Serbia on Tuesday to assist border police operations, the state news agency MTI reports. The communication service of the Hungarian Police Headquarters (ORFK) announced in a statement on police.hu that the Hungarian police is committed to preventing illegal migrants from entering Hungary and the European Union. […]

Improving Pandemic Figures in Hungary

D&T
May 24, 2021

There have not been so few new infections in Hungary for nine months as in the past 24 hours, according to daily epidemiological data. However, the number of daily fatalities per population in the pandemic still features this country amon the world in the world. 258 new cases of the coronavirus have been identified, bringing […]

More Pandemic Restrictions Lifted in Hungary

D&T
May 22, 2021

Unlike in other countries, the government in Hungary ties - from time to time - the lifting of certain pandemic restrictions to the offical number of people inoculated with at least the first dose of any vaccine against the new coronavirus infection. Thus, the five million number means the further easing the regulations. As of […]

Public Media Award for Dr. Katalin Karikó

D&T
May 19, 2021

Although it was awarded to her last December, it was only this week that Hungarian biochemist Katalin Karikó was able to receive the Public Media Person of the Year Award in person. The Board of Trustees of the Public Media (MTVA) awarded the recognition to the Szolnok-born research biologist and biochemist as the most modern […]

HUN Presidency of the Council of Europe on Collector Coin

D&T
May 18, 2021

The National Bank of Hungary (Magyar Nemzeti Bank - MNB) has issued a non-ferrous metal collector coin of HUF 2,000 to honor the Hungarian Presidency of the Council of Europe. It is the second time Hungary has tended to the tasks of the presidency in the international organisation representing the protection of human rights, democracy […]

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