Liberals demand anti-segregation measures from govt
Inside 2016.10.15. 22:16
The Hungarian Liberal Party (MLP) calls on the government to implement immediate measures to eliminate segregation of Roma school children in Hungary, a party executive said on Saturday, marking the day of Roma pride.
Hungarian army to send liaison officer to US Special Operations Command
Inside 2016.10.15. 22:07
The Hungarian Army will send a liaison officer to the US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) headquarters in order to make Hungary's participation in the global special operations network more effective, the army said in a statement on Saturday.
Govt, authority in talks with telecom companies over SIM cards
Inside 2016.10.07. 15:35
In the wake of recent reports of organised criminals obtaining large quantities of SIM cards in Hungary, the government and telecommunications authority (NMHH) are in talks with mobile phone companies operating in the country on alerting the authorities to suspected activity.
Balog marks International Day of Older Persons
Inside 2016.10.07. 15:11
Older persons are often pensioners who are full of vitality and keen to contribute resources not only to their family and close circle but to the country as a whole, Minister of Human Resources Zoltan Balog said on Friday.
Tarlos: PM promised to speed up metro revamp
Inside 2016.10.07. 14:30
Prime Minister Viktor Orban has promised to speed up the delayed project to renovate Budapest's third metro line, Budapest Mayor Istvan Tarlos told Friday's Magyar Nemzet.
Vona seeks meeting with Orban to discuss constitutional amendment vote
Inside 2016.10.05. 15:00
Gabor Vona, the head of the radical nationalist Jobbik party, on Wednesday said he had asked for a private meeting with the prime minister to discuss a potential collaboration between their parliamentary groups in passing a constitutional amendment to reflect the outcome of Hungary's migrant quota referendum.
Referendum - Majority of voters satisfied with outcome, survey finds
Inside 2016.10.05. 13:58
The majority of Hungarian voters are satisfied with the result of the Oct. 2 migrant quota referendum and support amending the constitution, according to a survey by pollster Szazadveg released on Wednesday.
Strasbourg court again rules against Hungary on real life sentences
Inside 2016.10.04. 15:15
The European Court of Human Rights has again ruled against Hungary concerning the real life sentences of two Hungarian inmates.
Referendum - DK: Orban voted for quotas
Inside 2016.10.04. 15:14
The president of the European Council has confirmed in a letter that Prime Minister Viktor Orban in February voted in favour of European Union migrant quotas, the spokesman of the opposition Democratic Coalition party said on Tuesday.
MOL to raise diesel price
Inside 2016.10.03. 15:05
Hungarian oil and gas company MOL is set to raise its wholesale diesel price by 3 forints per litre from Wednesday, industry insiders told MTI.
Szijjarto: Hungary sending 20 police to guard Serbia's southern border
Inside 2016.10.03. 14:59
Hungary is supporting Serbia by sending 20 police officers to protect that country's southern border, because there is a real danger of a new wave of migrants leaving to cross the western Balkans, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Monday after talks with Serbian counterpart Ivica Dacic.
Referendum invalid, election office rules
Inside 2016.10.02. 22:05
The National Election Office (NVI) officially declared Hungary's migrant quota referendum invalid, as the number of valid votes cast did not reach the 50-percent-plus-one threshold.
Referendum : Voter turnout 23.56 % at 1 pm
Inside 2016.10.02. 14:07
At 13.00 local time on Sunday, 1,881,856 people, or 23.56 percent of all voters had cast their ballots in Hungary's referendum on European migrant quotas, the National Election Office reported.
Referendum : Results expected to arrive between 8pm and 10pm
Inside 2016.10.01. 21:39
The National Election Committee (NVI) expects the results of the referendum to come through from most polling stations between 8pm and 10pm on Sunday, revealing how many Hungarian voters participated in the vote, head of the NVI Ilona Palffy said on Saturday.
Referendum - Lazar: Brussels wants to 'organise' migration, not to stop it
Inside 2016.10.01. 21:30
Far from stopping migration, Brussels actually wants to organise it, Janos Lazar, the government office chief, said on Saturday at a campaign event in southern Hungary ahead of Sunday's referendum on European Union migrant quotas.
Prime minister visits victims of Budapest blast
Inside 2016.10.01. 21:18
Prime Minister Viktor Orban has visited the two police officers injured in a recent explosion in Budapest in the company of Interior Minister Sandor Pinter.
New excise tax rules to lift vehicle fuel prices
Inside 2016.09.30. 14:29
Wholesale vehicle fuel prices in Hungary will rise about 6-13 forints (EUR 0.02 - 0.04) per litre as of Saturday, when new rules on excise tax take effect.
65kg WWII bomb found in N Budapest, 500 houses evacuated
Inside 2016.09.29. 14:36
A WWII Soviet bomb weighing 65 kilos was found at a house in Budapest's 15th district on Thursday morning. Police have begun evacuating the area, a spokeswoman for the Hungarian army said.
Liberals blame TEK for terrorists entering Hungary in 2015
Inside 2016.09.28. 16:10
The Hungarian Liberal Party has blamed the ability of terrorists involved in the Paris and Brussels attacks to enter and stay in Hungary last year on counter-terrorism unit TEK's "failure" to detect and identify them when they entered the country.
Hungarian farmland should be exempted from free movement of capital rules
Inside 2016.09.28. 15:56
Hungarian farmland should stay in domestic ownership and it should be exempted from rules on the free movement of capital, LMP leaders said on Wednesday.