Quote of the week
| June 25, 2015
The Hungarian Virtual Power Station Program has been selected as one of the best three among 153 energy efficiency programmes submitted to the jury of the EU’s Sustainable Energy Week, the Hungaian Ministry for National Economy has announced.
| June 24, 2015
A new Freedom House report says Hungary, driving the decline in Central and Eastern Europe, fell out of the category of 'consolidated democracies'. The demotion to 'semi-consolidated democracy' came after seven straight years of score declines.
| June 17, 2015
The Hungarian government has instructed Minister of the Interior Sándor Pintér to prepare for the closure of the Hungarian-Serbian border by next Wednesday; this will be achieved by erecting a four-meter-high fence to keep illegal immigrants out.
Hungary vs. EU
| June 23, 2015
The Hungarian government decided to suspend the the application of Regulation (EU) No 604/2013/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council (Dublin III), which requires an EU country to take back refugees who have travelled from it to another EU country.
| June 22, 2015
Hungary’s no-work Sunday law cost more than 2,000 people their jobs in commerce by the end of April 2015, the country's Central Statistical Office (KSH) data suggest. Additionally, the number of overtime hours rose to five-year highs.
| June 12, 2015
The most successful female chess player of all times, Judit Polgár, a two times Chess Olympiad winner, has unanimously been appointed by the presidium of the Hungarian Chess Federation as the manager of the country's men's national team.
| June 11, 2015
The Belgian Business Club in Hungary Association (Belgabiz) was officially presented on Thursday in Budapest, aiming to provide information-gathering services for companies interested in the development of Hungarian-Belgian economic relations.