While earthworks are underway for the upgrade of the Paks nuclear power plant in central Hungary, the manufacturing of reactor vessels for the facility has started in Russia, Péter Szijjártó, Hungary’s minister of foreign affairs and trade, said on Saturday.
After the sunny weather on Saturday, cloudiness will increase strongly in a large area from the west on Sunday, reads the forecast of the National Meteorological Service.
The funeral of 1956 freedom fighter Mária Wittner will be held in the Dunakeszi cemetery on Oct. 14, Parliament’s press office said in a statement on Friday.
In an effort to save energy, the winter break at Hungarian schools will be longer than usual this year, lasting from Dec. 22 to Jan. 8, the prime minister’s chief of staff, Gergely Gulyás, told a government press briefing. While the winter holidays for schools would be longer, the autumn break would be cut. Government […]
A record number of over 2,500 programmes will be on offer across more than 50 localities nationwide on Researchers’ Night this coming weekend, organisers said on Wednesday.
Fully 11,392 new Covid-19 cases were registered last week, while 46 people died in connection with the virus, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday in a round-up of last week’s data.
The next census of the Hungarian population will start on Oct. 1, the head of the Central Statistical Office told a press conference, adding that participation in the national survey will be mandatory.
Parliament suspended on Monday the parliamentary immunity of opposition Momentum MP András Fekete-Győr in connection with a court hearing into the charge that he pelted police with a pyrotechnical device during a demonstration in front of Parliament in 2018.
The opposition Democratic Coalition’s “shadow government” held its first meeting on Monday, the leftist party’s spokeswoman, Olga Kálmán, told a press conference on Monday. The government has driven Hungary into a cost-of-living crisis unseen for decades, DK MEP and shadow chancellery minister Csaba Molnár told journalists, unveiling the shadow government’s related proposals the party plans […]
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, replying to questions in parliament in the first session of the autumn session on Monday, accused left-wing parties of supporting the war in Ukraine and associated sanctions. Orbán asked the left-wing opposition parties to reconsider their stance as sanctions harmed ordinary Hungarians.