1956 - Commemorative torchlight march held in Budapest
Daytime 2016.10.22. 21:10
A torchlight march to commemorate Hungary's 1956 anti-Soviet uprising was held in Budapest on Saturday evening.
Orban: EU leaders in stalemate on migrant quotas
Daytime 2016.10.21. 16:30
European Union leaders did not approve the European Commission's migrant quota plan at the Brussels summit, but as the commission refuses to withdraw its proposal the EU is in gridlock on the matter, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday.
Busts of philosopher Hanna Arendt, poet Zbigniew Herbert inaugurated in Budapest
Daytime 2016.10.20. 17:32
Busts dedicated to German-American philosopher Hannah Arendt and Polish poet Zbigniew Herbert were inaugurated in Budapest's 15th district on Thursday as part of the October 23 anniversary memorial events.
1956 through eyes of western diplomats exhibition opens in Budapest
Daytime 2016.10.20. 17:19
An exhibition and associated website presenting Hungary's 1956 revolution from the perspective of western diplomats opened at the British embassy on Thursday.
Orban: Ukraine should be given possibility of visa-free travel
Daytime 2016.10.20. 17:05
The time has come to do something for Ukraine, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said at the opening of a two-day Brussels summit of European Union heads of state and government on Thursday. Ukraine should be given the possibility of visa-free travel, he said.
Poverty level in Hungary below EU average
Daytime 2016.10.18. 16:34
The rate of poverty in Hungary is below the European Union average, a study in a report compiled by the Tarki research institute presented on Tuesday reveals.
Orban: Hungary's security equals Europe's security
Daytime 2016.10.18. 11:27
The opening of the border in 1989 and the protection of the border today are two sides of the same coin, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in a speech on Monday in Munich at a commemoration of the 1956 revolution held in the Bavarian Landtag. "Then we acted for Europe's freedom and today we are protecting it," he said.
Four parties sign declaration in honour of 1956 commemorations
Daytime 2016.10.17. 16:34
A statement signed by four of the five official parliamentary parties on the 60th anniversary of Hungary's anti-Soviet 1956 revolution calls for joint commemorations on the October 23 holiday.
Lawmakers hold debate on const amendment on migrant quotas
Daytime 2016.10.17. 16:19
The need to amend the constitution arises when the country faces such challenges to which a wrong response could alter Hungary for the long-term or forever, Lajos Kosa, the head of ruling Fidesz's parliamentary group, said in Parliament on Monday.
Orban: Hungary only country to seek public opinion on migration
Daytime 2016.10.14. 10:56
Hungary is the only country where the public's opinion has been gauged on migration and this is a reason to be proud, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said today.
Mesterhazy: Hungarian media developments cause for concern
Daytime 2016.10.13. 17:42
Hungarian media developments have been a cause for concern for years, not only in recent weeks, opposition Socialist lawmaker and head of parliament's budget committee Attila Mesterhazy said on Thursday.
Lazar: Interior ministry to receive extra financing for defence of southern border
Daytime 2016.10.13. 17:38
The government has decided to award 29.4 forints (EUR 96m) of supplementary funding to the interior ministry for the protection of the Serbia-Hungary border, the government office chief said on Thursday.
Police to file charges against eight people for migrant deaths
Daytime 2016.10.12. 17:52
Police are to file charges against eight suspects in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants left locked up in a refrigerated truck on a roadside in Austria last year, an official in charge of migration issues at operational police's national investigations bureau said on Wednesday.
Increasing number of Hungarians get news via social media
Daytime 2016.10.12. 17:43
An increasing number of Hungarians access news via social media, a survey by Kutatopont released on Wednesday showed.
Ubiquity Global Services to open service centre in Budapest
Daytime 2016.10.11. 15:32
US-based multinational company Ubiquity Global Services will open a service centre in Budapest in February, creating 200 new jobs, the foreign minister announced in Budapest on Tuesday.
DK slams government for "curbing transparency"
Daytime 2016.10.11. 14:39
By planning new rules for billboard advertising and limiting information on tax rebates, the government is clamping down further the public's right to information, following "the liquidation of [the daily] Nepszabadsag", the leftist Democratic Coalition (DK) said on Tuesday.
Parliament passes changes to tax secret rules
Daytime 2016.10.11. 14:32
Parliament on Tuesday passed a proposal under which the names of donors and recipients, as well as the amounts donated will be handled as tax secrets in future.
Democratic Coalition pulls out of parliament
Daytime 2016.10.10. 14:16
The leftist Democratic Coalition (DK) has announced it would stay away from parliament in future, but deputies would not return their mandate.
Socialists call for cttee to screen media ownership structures
Daytime 2016.10.10. 14:04
Opposition Socialists leader Gyula Molnar on Monday called for setting up a committee to screen the ownership structures of Hungary's media and reveal any disproportion.
Hungary commemorates 1849 martyrs
Daytime 2016.10.06. 15:07
Hungary's flag was hoisted then lowered to half-mast in front of Parliament in a state ceremony on Thursday, to mark a national day of mourning in memory of martyred leaders of the 1848-49 freedom fight.