Tag: Hungary
World 19.04.20 | 22:11

Hankook Tire restarts production at Hungary plant

South Korean tyre maker Hankook Tire on Tuesday said it has restarted production at its plant in Rácalmás, south of Budapest, in order to ensure it can continue supplying its partners, “Hungary Today” reports. Hankook Tire Magyarország suspended production at the plant between March 30...

World 18.04.20 | 19:27

Opel ready to restart production in Hungary after health safety measures in place

Carmaker giant Opel’s plant in Szentgotthárd, western Hungary, is prepared to restart production after stepping up health safety measures, with the timing depending on the situation of the automotive industry market and possible further restrictions to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus,...

World 17.04.20 | 17:02

Hungary ranks as one of the safest countries regarding Covid-19 epidemic

Hong-Kong-based consortium Deep Knowledge Group has created a new COVID-19 related list, ranking various countries in terms of their safety and risk. According to the analysis, Hungary is among the countries handling the novel coronavirus epidemic the most effectively in Europe, with only Germany, Austria...

Economy 17.04.20 | 14:43

Audi Hungaria engine plant partially restarts production

German carmaker Audi on Tuesday said it has partially restarted production at its engine plant in Győr, in north-western Hungary. Audi Hungaria shut down its plant on March 23 because of the novel coronavirus outbreak. The plant on Tuesday restarted a six-cylinder engine assembly line with about a hundred...

World 17.04.20 | 13:10

V4: George Soros deploys media army against Hungary again

Significant efforts were aimed at discrediting Hungary lately and the methods and fake news point towards the network of billionaire speculator George Soros, the V4 news agency reported. Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto was interviewed by American news channel CNN a few days ago. The Hungarian...

Macedonia 09.04.20 | 21:50

Minister Culev distributes Hungarian and Slovenian aid to the Skopje clinic

Interior Minister Nake Culev visited the Infectious Diseases, the Gynecology and the Gastro Clinic in Skopje today, to deliver protective gear that was donated by Hungary and Slovenia. The two countries sent planeloads of masks and medical protective gear, after being urged by the conservative VMRO-DPMNE...

World 08.04.20 | 21:31

Hungarian government discusses EU issues

On Tuesday, Hungarian MPs discussed measures taken by Brussels against the coronavirus pandemic, issues pertaining to land lease and amending Hungary’s Criminal Code in parliament, the V4 news agency reported. “National responses work best in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic; Brussels’...

World 07.04.20 | 19:26

Hungary begins its second coronavirus stimulus program

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced that the second portion of the major stimulus package he has prepared will go into effect. “We will not lose what we have been building for so long”, Orban said, referring to the significant economic growth and rising living standards over the...

Macedonia 07.04.20 | 17:12

Hungarian and Slovenian aid delivered to the Kumanovo hospital

Interior Minister Nake Culev today visited the Kumanovo hospital, to deliver medical protective gear that was sent as a donation from Hungary and Slovenia. Both these countries sent masks and medical protective gear to Macedonia following calls from opposition leader Hristijan Mickoski. We are aware...

World 06.04.20 | 13:00

Hungary will speed up construction of the Budapest – Belgrade railway

Hungary plans to speed up construction of the Budapest – Belgrad railway, which is expected to be part of the major One Belt One Road initiative spearheaded by China. A contract to build the link was signed in 2014, but faced various bureaucratic hurdles. But now, pressed by the need to provide...

Macedonia 06.04.20 | 11:34

Mickoski: Gratitude to Hungary for sharing its medical reserves with the Macedonian people

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski expressed his gratitude to Hungary which today delivered a significant package of medical assistance to help Macedonia fight the coronavirus. VMRO-DPMNE has turned to its sister parties in Hungary and Slovenia to ask for assistance at a time when purchasing necessary...

World 05.04.20 | 11:30

Budapest empty – 733 coronavirus cases, 34 deaths in Hungary

The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Hungary has risen to 733, with two more deaths, according to koronavirus.gov.hu. So far, a total of 34 people have died and 66 have recovered. 13,435 people are in quarantine, and 21,250 people have been tested so far. Будимпешта празна…....

World 03.04.20 | 20:09

V4: Hungary prepares a major stimulus package, aims to create more jobs than the epidemic destroys

Hungary is introducing a coronavirus fund that will help redice the economic damage the country will suffer from the epidemic. Prime Minister Viktor Orban said that he is preparing the greatest stimulus program Hungary has ever seen and it will be geared toward saving and creating jobs. We must create...

World 31.03.20 | 14:05

Hungary helped Lothar Matthaus evacuate from Dubai

Lothar Matthaus, world champion football player and former coach of the Hungarian national team, managed to leave Dubai, following the advice of FM Péter Szijjarto and a friend who helped him return on a private plane, Hungary Today reported. Matthaus, besides receiving many other awards, was also awarded...

World 25.03.20 | 21:00

British diplomat in Hungary dies from the coronavirus

Steven Dick (37), deputy chief of mission in the British Embassy in Hungary, died after contracting the coronavirus. The diplomat had felt flu like symptoms for days before succumbing to the disease. He was appointed to this post just months ago.

World 25.03.20 | 14:16

Genome of coronavirus sequenced in Hungary for first time

The first complete Hungarian coronavirus genome has been successfully sequenced by the Virological Research Group of the Szentágothai Research Center at the University of Pécs and the Bio-informatics Research Group, “Hungary Today” reported. Virologist Ferenc Jakab, leader of the Szentágothai...

World 24.03.20 | 11:59

China delivers three million masks and 86 respirators to Hungary

A Chinese cargo plane delivered three million masks, 100.000 coronavirus testing kits and 86 respirators to Hungary today. Prime Minister Viktor Orban was at the Budapest airport to welcome the cargo, one of the ten such shipments that are expected. Hungary has had 180 confirmed coronavirus patients...

World 20.03.20 | 15:18

Support for Orban’s plan to help Hungarian families and businesses

A pro-government commentator welcomes the government’s plan to help Hungarian families and businesses survive the financial problems the coronavirus pandemic is sure to bring. A left-wing pundit calls for more government action to protect jobs, Hungary Today reports. On Wednesday, PM Orbán announced...

World 19.03.20 | 20:18

Hungary suspends loan payments for businesses, individuals

Hungary’s government decided on Wednesday to suspend until the end of the year the capital and interest rate payment obligations of both private individuals and businesses under effective loan agreements, Hungary Today reported. Victor Orban’s government also decided to extend the short-term...

World 15.03.20 | 11:58

Hungary closes its schools to stop the spread of the virus

Hungary’s schools will close starting Monday to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in a video announcement published. From March 16 on, schools will continue education through digital channels, and no personal presence at the school will be required, Orban said....

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