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The Hungarian Prime Minister's Office | Andor Derzsi Elekes /Wikipedia

Growing Hungarian state administration

D&T
Aug 11, 2017

The size of Hungarian state administatration is contantly growing despite earlier promises to cut it. While the Orbán government spent 7% of all expenses for the wages of government employees in 2010, this figure in 2018 is expected to be 12%.

EC Vice President Frans Timmermans | Georges Boulougouris/EU 2017

EC to examine Hungarian gov'nt policies

D&T
Apr 12, 2017

The European Commission (EC) is to examine whether the recently enacted amendment to the Hungarian higher education law complies with the fundamental values of the European Union. The EC will also look into policies directed against the EU.

Hungarian PM Viktor Orbán evaluating the year | Szilárd Koszticsák / MTI

Hungarian PM envisions new attacks in 2017

D&T
Feb 10, 2017

In his annual 'state of the nation' speech, delivered traditionally in front of his followers, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said Hungary’s main task in 2017 would be fending off five major “attacks” against the country.

Hungarian PM Viktor Orbán speaking in front of Hungarian Parliament | Zsolt Szigetváry / MTI

Speeches and whistles at 1956 commemoration

D&T
Oct 24, 2016

Commemorations were held in Budapest on October 23 to mark the 60th anniversary of the popular uprising against the Stalinist regime in 1956. PM Viktor Orbán warned of the 'Sovietization' of the EU while the opposition called for him to be toppled.

People protesting against the daily Népszabadság in front of Hungarian Parliament | Zoltán Balogh / MTI

Hungary's largest political daily suspended

D&T
Oct 10, 2016

For the first time in many decades, the Hungarian daily Népszabadság was not published this Monday. The publishing company, citing economic reasons, notified journalists on Saturday morning that they should not come to work on Sunday.

Cote counting at the National Election Office | Lajos Soós / MTI

Invalid referendum in Hungary

D&T
Oct 3, 2016

Only about 43,5% of the over eight million people eligible to vote cast a NO vote at a referendum to the government's question allowing EU quotas for migrants' settlement into Hungary, therefore, the result is invalid as the validity limit is 50%.

EU Comissioner Cecilia Malmström at the Budapest forum | source: youtube

EU Commissioner for Trade in Budapest

D&T
Sep 26, 2016

Addressing the forum 'It's about Europe, it's about you' i Budapest , European Commissioner for Trade, Cecilia Malström said the free trade agreements enable Europe to shape economic globalisation rather than passively suffering from it.

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Poll: Budapesters reject organizing Olympics

D&T
Sep 9, 2016

Less than one third of those polled in Budapest would like to see the Hungarian capital organize the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, with 37% rejecting the idea. In the meantime, a question has been approvedabout a national referendum of hosting the Games.

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