Tag: Hungary
World 29.07.19 | 11:27

Hungarian economy expected to grow by 4.3 percent in 2019

In his latest report, the Hungarian GKI Economic Research Institute improved its forecast for this year’s GDP growth, from 4% to 4.3%, the V4 news agency reported. Based on their analysis, April-May data suggests that the growth of the Hungarian economy started slowing down in the second quarter compared...

World 10.07.19 | 17:38

Slovakia’s president to visit Budapest after Prague

At the invitation of Hungary’s President Janos Ader, Slovak President Zuzana Caputova will pay an official visit to Hungary on Thursday. The Budapest visit will be Caputova’s second official trip abroad, V4NA reports. Caputova will be received with military honours at Szent Gyorgy Square...

World 05.07.19 | 18:21

Ukraine summons Hungarian Ambassador over Minister Szijjarto’s comments

On 4 July, the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned Hungarian ambassador Istvan Ijgyarto, demanding an explanation for Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto’s statements in Toronto, wrote the Ukrainian news portal gordonua.com. The statement of the Hungarian Minister for Foreign Affairs that former...

Macedonia 25.06.19 | 15:15

Hungary’s Parliament votes “for” Macedonia’s NATO accession

Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi, at the invitation of the Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary, László Kövér attended Tuesday the ratification of Macedonia’s NATO Accession Protocol by the National Assembly of Hungary. 153 MPs voted unanimously “for” and backed the...

World 25.06.19 | 12:28

More and more Germans move to Hungary due to bad migrant policies in their country

More and more Germans who are dissatisfied with Angela Merkel’s policies towards migrants decide to leave the country. Many of them choose Hungary, around Lake Balaton, where some 30,000 Germans live. In this region, Germans buy small houses with a yard, which can be bought for about 20,000 euros. Germans...

Balkans 10.06.19 | 10:30

Romanian Defense Minister will assume control over a WWI grave site where Hungarians were attacked last week

The Romanian Ministry of National Defence is taking all the necessary steps to formally assume administrative control of the Uz Valley military cemetery, after the incident last week when Hungarians who came to honor their World War One dead, the V4 news agency reported. Romanian nationalists threw rocks...

World 30.05.19 | 10:19

Seven dead, a dozen missing after tourist boat accident in Budapest

A tragic boat accident claimed the lives of 7 people, and 16 more are missing in Budapest. A Danube river tourist boat hit another, larger boat, during a strong storm which limited visibility. According to the V4 news agency, there were 34 people aboard the ship Hableany, most of them tourists from...

World 26.05.19 | 21:56

Dominant win in Hungary gives Orban greater clout in coming EPP talks

Viktor Orban’s Fidesz party won 55 percent of the vote in the European elections held in Hungary. This guarantees 14 seats in the European Parliament for Fidesz, out of the 21 in total for Hungary. Turnout in Hungary grew by 11 percent to 30.5 percent, which further confirms Orban’s domination...

Economy 13.05.19 | 10:09

Hungary ranked among the ten best investment destinations in the world

Hungary ranked among the world’s ten most attractive investment destinations, according to the American investment magazine Site Selection, as it raked in investments from Germany and the United States. Nearly a 100 major investments were reported in 2018, bringing in 4.3 billion EUR into the Hungarian...

Macedonia 07.05.19 | 17:06

Kurir, Alfa join regional construction and infrastructure reporting network

Kurir.mk, one of Macedonia’s best read critical news sites, and Alfa TV, have entered into partnership with the news organizations from seven European countries, including Hungary, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Austria and Romania who cover construction and infrastructure. The news organizations met in Kesckemet...

Culture 06.05.19 | 14:29

Hungarian writers at the Skopje book fair

Hungarian culture will be represented at the 31-st international book fair which begins on May 8th in Skopje. Writers Edina Szvoren and Laszlo Bagoshi will be in Skopje to meet their fans, along with translators Paskal Gilevski and Zlatko Panzov, said the Hungarian Embassy. Cultural promotion is the...

Economy 05.05.19 | 16:49

Right wing economic policies spur growth in the US, across Europe

Conservative, free market policies, continue to deliver results in the countries who practice them. The United States, into the third year of the tax and regulation cutting administration of Donald Trump, had the unemployment rate drop to a historic low of 3.3 percent. JOBS, JOBS, JOBS! Jobs surge in...

Macedonia 03.04.19 | 13:09

Hungary sends 45 police officers to secure Macedonia’s borders and stop illegal migrants

The Hungarian Government announced the deployment of 45 police officers on the border between Macedonia with Serbia and Macedonia with Greece. Their goal, in the continuing mission, will be to stop illegal migrants and detain smugglers. Hungary helped Macedonia close its border with Greece in 2016, at...

World 06.03.19 | 21:03

Orban refuses to back down in face of EPP ultimatum

Hungary said that he will not back down before the ultimatum issued by the European People’s Party and its candidate for European Commission President Manfred Weber. Immigration is at the root of this debate w/in EPP. We listen to other opinions, including Weber’s. But more important than party...

Macedonia 07.02.19 | 13:52

Hungarian Government welcomes Macedonia’s NATO accession protocol

The Hungarian Government welcomed the signing of the NATO accession protocol with Macedonia, and called for its rapid ratification in all NATO member states. This is yet another important step in the accession process of the Republic of North Macedonia and will contribute to strengthen stability and...

Macedonia 02.02.19 | 21:03

I intended to go to prison, but then I learned about the plans for my liquidation

“At first, I intended, if the government went all the way, to go to jail, although unjustly, with totally crazy judgments. But in the last days I received information about my possible liquidation in the prison. Not immediately, but for some time. The final decision was at the very end,”...

Macedonia 02.02.19 | 20:52

Gruevski: In Hungary I am staying with friends, I have not met with Orban

“Despite speculation that in Hungary I am staying in a luxury hotel for which I pay a large amount of money, I can say that only the first one – two days I was in a hotel and it was far from luxurious. Then I was helped by friends, so I am staying with them,” said former Prime Minister...

Macedonia 02.02.19 | 18:32

Gruevski: I left the country via Albania, let the authorities discover the details of the escape as they promised

Nikola Gruevski, Macedonia’s ex-prime minister, said Saturday in an interview with Sitel TVthat he had fled the country via Albania before reaching Hungary where he was granted political asylum, but did not disclose the details of his movement. “From Macedonia, I went to Albania, where I requested...

World 10.01.19 | 14:44

Hungary’s Orban wants anti-immigration majority in EU institutions

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Thursday he would like to see anti-immigration parties gaining a majority in the European Parliament elections later this year, which he said could lead to similar changes in the EU executive. “Hungary’s goal is first to secure an anti-immigrant...

Sport 10.01.19 | 08:59

Macedonia qualifies for the European volleyball championship

Macedonia’s volleyball team beat Hungary on Wednesday and qualified to the European Championship. Led by Nikola Georgiev the Macedonian was confident throughout the game and won the game 3:0 (25-21, 25-20, 25-21). Macedonia needed the 3:0 win to advance, and the boys delivered. It was one of the...

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