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Over 12,000 People Arrived from Ukraine on Friday

D&T
Dec 3, 2022

On Friday, 6,490 people entered Hungary crossing the Ukrainian-Hungarian border, while 5,612 of those entering at the Romanian-Hungarian border crossing declared that they had arrived from Ukraine, the National Police Headquarters (ORFK) informed the state news agency MTI on Saturday. Of those who entered, police issued 200 people with temporary residence permits valid for 30 […]

Hungary 365 Photo Competition Winners Announced

D&T
Dec 1, 2022

This year, 3,500 entries were received for the competition for amateur and professional photographers. A professional jury of renowned experts selected the winning photos from almost 38,000 entries. This year again, professional and amateur photographers were invited to participate in the Hungary 365 photo competition in three categories: nature and landscape, built and tangible heritage, […]

The 2022 Santa Claus Factory Opens in Budapest

D&T
Nov 30, 2022

This year, the Santa Claus Factory has opened its doors again. This year, pre-Christmas donations are welcome at the Városháza ['City Hall'] Park in the center of Budapest. Collection points will be opened not only in the capital, but also in several cities across the country. The donations will be distributed to disadvantaged families by […]

COVID-19 Past Week: Less Deaths, More Newly Infected

D&T
Nov 30, 2022

With the exception of the number of new infections, all indicators of the new coronavirus epidemic have improved in Hungary in the past week, according to the related government website koronavirus.gov.hu. 42 victims of the coronavirus have been reported in the past week, bringing the official total number of Hungarians who have died in the […]

Agreement to Develop Electronic Communications

D&T
Nov 29, 2022

The National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH) and the Hungarian Communications Association (MKSZ) have signed a cooperation agreement for the development of the electronic communications profession and for raising consumer awareness in this country. According to a statement sent to MTI on Tuesday by the NMHH Communications Directorate, the joint work will focus on conducting […]

Country's Christmas Tree Lit with Ornamental Lights

D&T
Nov 27, 2022

A silver fir tree, about 18 meters tall, had its ornamental lights switched on at Kossuth Square in front of the Parliament on the first Sunday of advent. The pine tree is adorned with a 130-centimeter-high, 103-centimeter-wide, 36-centimeter-deep, three-dimensional-effect, 25-kilogram, eight-pointed star-shaped top ornament, lit by warm white light and energy-saving LED lights. The country's […]

Over 10,000 People Arrived from Ukraine on Saturday

D&T
Nov 27, 2022

On Saturday, 5,857 people entered Hungary crossing the Ukrainian-Hungarian border, while 4,253 of those entering at the Romanian-Hungarian border crossing declared that they had arrived from Ukraine, the National Police Headquarters (ORFK) informed the state news agency MTI on Sunday. Of those who entered, police issued 244 people with temporary residence permits valid for 30 […]

The Toy Market Does Not Suffer So Much from Crises

D&T
Nov 23, 2022

The toy market is less affected by the new coronavirus epidemic, the energy or economic crisis, the annual turnover of toys was HUF 70-80 billion last year, and this year it could reach HUF 90-100 billion, Dávid Gyaraki, marketing manager of Regio Játékkereskedelmi Kft. [Toy Sales Ltd.] said at an online press conference on Wednesday. […]

Magyar Telekom Successfully Tests Four-Day Working Week

D&T
Nov 23, 2022

Magyar Telekom Group is the first company in Hungary's corporate sector to announce that it is launching a pilot program to test the four-day working week. In a pilot scheme, four teams worked four days a week for four months at an unchanged basic salary. The project proved to be effective, and the company will […]

COVID-19: Active Infections Down by Almost 3,000

D&T
Nov 23, 2022

In the previous week, 4,098 cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Hungary, while the number of active infected has decreased by 2,925 to 15,608, according to the related government website koronavirus.gov.hu. Thus, the total number of identified infections has been 2,162,093 since the beginning of the outbreak. 61 patients have died over the past week, […]

Diversity Report Published by Tesco Hungary

D&T
Nov 23, 2022

Tesco Hungary has published its second Diversity Report, which highlights the activities and areas for improvement related to the supermarket chain's inclusive culture. The results show that Tesco has made progress in increasing career opportunities for people with disabilities and women, as well as providing a range of ways to help young people who want […]

Mol Finds Crude Oil in Vecsés

D&T
Nov 22, 2022

The Hungarian oil and gas company MOL has discovered a significant amount of oil at a depth of 2,100 meters near Vecsés, just south of Budapest. MOL started exploratory drilling in the area in July, and after carrying out the necessary tests, it proved that it had discovered a previously unknown oil field, the company […]

Country Christmas Tree Set Up in Front of Parliament

D&T
Nov 21, 2022

A silver fir tree, about 18 meters tall, with a trunk diameter of 70 centimeters and weighing 6-8 tons, arrived at Kossuth Square in front of the Parliament on Monday from the village of Apc in Heves County. When the Kossuth Square was being renovated, the planners had already taken into account the placement of […]

Hungarian Roofers Win World Championship Silver Medal

D&T
Nov 21, 2022

The Hungarian tinsmith team has won a silver medal at the 28th World Championship of Young Roofers in Switzerland, the Hungarian Association of Building Insulators, Roofers, Tinsmiths and Carpenters (ÉMSZ) told the state news agency MTI. The Hungarian team of Norbert Vlkovszky and András Márk finished second, ahead of the German team. The world championship […]

Almost 10,000 People Arrived from Ukraine on Saturday

D&T
Nov 20, 2022

On Saturday, 5,302 people entered Hungary crossing the Ukrainian-Hungarian border, while 4,557 of those entering at the Romanian-Hungarian border crossing declared that they had arrived from Ukraine, the National Police Headquarters (ORFK) informed the state news agency MTI on Sunday. Of those who entered, police issued 163 people with temporary residence permits valid for 30 […]

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