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Hungarians for Saving Energy, Against Eating Less Meat

Jan 17, 2023

Almost the entire Hungarian society would like to live in a more environmentally friendly way in the next year, but is not so open to reducing meat consumption, according to a representative survey conducted by the ELTE Faculty of Pedagogy and Psychology. According to the research, 94.8% of Hungarian society would like to become more […]

International Survey of Basic Competences in Hungary

Sep 1, 2022

The second cycle of the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), the most comprehensive international survey of adult skills, will start in Hungary on September 1, the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (KSH) has announced. The survey will examine the basic competences used in everyday life and work – reading comprehension, elementary reading, […]

EU Diversity Month 2022

Sándor Laczkó
Jun 12, 2022

Equality and diversity are a top priority for the European Commission. To fight discrimination and push for more equal societies, the Commission has adopted a proactive approach, with targeted action plans and measures. Diversity Charters encourage organizations (NGOs, public bodies and private companies) to develop and implement diversity and inclusion policies and practices. In order […]

Dog Adoption Call on Pizza Boxes

Feb 3, 2021

Thousands of pizza boxes a day will feature photos of animals looking for a master as part of a new campaign to encourage adoption in Hungary. As the popular news site quotes an announcement by the Pizza Dog campaign that "In Hungary, there are a lot of stray animals on the streets and many […]

Katalin Karikó Accepts Szeged Honorary Title

Jan 19, 2021

"Dr. Katalin Karikó has accepted the title of honorary citizen of Szeged. It is a great honor for all of us," the mayor of the southeastern Hungarian city of Szeged, László Botka announced Tuesday evening. "Our city, our country, and the whole world can be grateful to her for her exceptional scientific work in the […]

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 […]

More Births and Fewer Deaths in the First Half of 2020

Jul 26, 2020

In the first half of 2020, the number of births was 5.5% more and that of deaths 5.5% less in Hungary than in the corresponding period of 2019 according to preliminary data. As a result, the natural decrease declined by 23% or 6,024 compared to the first half of 2019, According to data by the […]

Hungary's Population Falls under 9.8 million

Feb 26, 2020

The estimated number of the resident population calculated on the basis of the 2011 census and taking into account international migration was 9 million 769 thousand at the end of 2019, according to a February report by the country’s Central Statistical Office. It is the result of a natural decrease of 40,400 people (89,200 live […]

Ágnes Keleti

Hungarian Olympic Champion Celebrates 99 Years of Age

Jan 10, 2020

Hungary's five-time Olympic gold medalist gymnast Ágnes Keleti celebrated her 99th birthday on January 10. She is the oldest living Olympic champion. Ágnes Keleti began practicing the sport seriously in 1935, when she was 16. Before it was cancelled due to World War II, she was considered a top prospect for the 1940 Olympic Games. […]

Mobile phone users in Hungary

5.3 million Smartphone Users in Hungary

Sep 11, 2019

The number of smartphone users in Hungary is 5.3 million, which equals 89% of all internet users in the country. The number of people using a mobile internet connection has increased by 1.7 million to almost 4.5 million between 2017 and May 2019. The major role that smartphones play in our lives is proven by […]

Semmelweis University Commemorative Coins

Sep 5, 2019

This Friday, the National Bank of Hungary issues a silver collector coin with a face value of HUF 10,000 and a non-ferrous metal coin with a face value of HUF 2,000 in order to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the start of organized medical training in Hungary. This Friday, the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) […]

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