Tag: v4
Economy 03.06.20 | 10:47

V4 leaders come out in opposition to the proposed EU economic rescue plan

The leaders of the V4 countries jointly came out in opposition to the proposed package for economic renewal, that is being prepared by the European Commission. The leaders of Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia met with the President of the European Council Charles Michel to discuss the...

World 23.05.20 | 12:54

French Navy filmed escorting illegal migrants to the British coast

As a sign that Britain’s immigration scandal is intensifying, a French Navy vessel was recently filmed escorting an illegal migrant boat into British waters. The ship’s transponder shows that this was not its first trip away from France and that it has carried out several similar missions,...

World 21.05.20 | 17:21

V4: Polish presidential elections possible in late June

Although Poland’s presidential race had to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, it now seems that the elections can go ahead in the foreseeable future. Given the current situation, the vote is scheduled for the end of June, within the current presidential cycle, the V4 news agency reported. Polish...

World 13.05.20 | 15:40

V4: Hungarian hotels and restaurants told to put safety measures in place before they reopen

The Hungarian Tourism Agency has compiled a COVID handbook to assist the work of accommodation establishments, catering businesses, tourism attractions, and service providers with significant guest turnover in connection with the reopening, based on aspects considered important for this transition. With...

World 13.05.20 | 12:05

V4: Hungary to set up plant that will make it self-reliant in vaccine production

Hungary plans to set up a vaccine plant in order to become independent from outside sources, Chief Medical Officer Cecília Müller was quoted by Hungary Today reported. The Hungarian National Public Health Center (NNK) signed an agreement with the Minister of Human Capacities (EMMI) Miklos Kásler,...

World 12.05.20 | 19:00

V4: Brussels terrified of Hungary’s Justice Minister

Although the European Parliament (EP) is concerned about Hungary’s constitutionality, it has refused to allow the Hungarian justice minister to attend its session, V4NA has learnt. According to our information, the EP has rejected Judit Varga’s request to represent Hungary during the debate....

World 08.05.20 | 18:21

V4: Those who attack us do not care about democracy, Orban says

“We do not want to disintegrate in any empire”, the Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban told Hungary’s public radio in his regular Friday morning interview. Orban said what we are witnessing today is a battle between nation states and empires, adding that those who attack Hungary...

World 06.05.20 | 19:24

V4: Poland opposition’s move raises constitutional concerns

The opposition-majority Senate on Tuesday night rejected a government proposal to hold the presidential elections on May 10 by mail vote due to the coronavirus pandemic. The opposition would postpone the election, so Lower House Speaker Elzbieta Witek is turning to the Constitutional Court, the V4 news...

World 04.05.20 | 19:35

Orban demands an apology from EPP officials who slandered Hungary

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban sent a letter to the leaders of the parties from the conservative EPP group, demanding that those who insulted Hungary over its declaration of a state of emergency, apologize. Orban specifically called out the recently appointed head of the EPP, Donald Tusk, over...

World 28.04.20 | 10:45

France: Radical left-wing organisations try to legitimise riots

In an open letter, French radical left-wing organisations are trying to legitimise the unrest which have been going on for more than a week. Signatories to the letter include feminist and communist organisations, who are trying to depict the police in a negative light, the V4 news agency reported. Video...

World 20.04.20 | 11:38

V4: Hungarian measures in line with EU regulations, Commissioner Jourova says

So far the Hungarian government has not adopted any laws during its response to the novel coronavirus pandemic that would violate European Union regulations, European Commission Vice-President Vera Jourova told Czech public service television (CT24) on Sunday. I am not worried yet. Hungary’s laws...

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...

World 10.04.20 | 15:06

V4: Residents taken by ambulance and bus from coronavirus infected nursing home in Budapest

In a Budapest nursing home over a hundred people have been infected with novel coronavirus, and five of them died. The residents were taken away by bus and more than a dozen ambulance vehicles on Thursday afternoon, the V4 news agency reported. Hungary’s chief medical officer also visited...

World 09.04.20 | 17:57

V4: Budapest nursing home marred by horrid conditions as coronavirus spreads

The Pest Street Elderly Home in Budapest had 65 confirmed cases of coronavirus infection by Tuesday, 52 residents and 13 staff members. The coronavirus also appeared in the Vazsonyi Vilmos Elderly Home in central Budapest, where four elderly people were taken to hospital, all of whom had tested positive....

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 19.02.20 | 11:21

V4: Orban sends memorandum to the European People’s Party

Hungarian PM and ruling Fidesz President Viktor Orban has sent a memorandum to the leaders of the European People’s Party (EPP) with a view to altering the EPP’s strategic guideline. “If we wish to renew the EPP, the internal debates regarding the EPP’s future mission are inevitable”,...

Balkans 14.02.20 | 11:45

V4: Viktor Orban warns that migration pressure may increase on Hungary’s southern border

Migratory pressure on Hungary’s southern border is expected to increase as the weather improves and more and more migrants set out, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Thursday at the crossing point of Roszke on the Hungary-Serbia border, where he inspected the border barrier with Slovakia’s...

Economy 12.02.20 | 17:14

German carmaker suffers big loss due to electric transition

Although Mercedes-Benz has produced record sales, the German carmaker’s profit fell by 11 million euros to 2.7 billion euros in the last quarter of 2019. The profits slumped as a result of heavy investments in electric technology and the legal costs of the so-called “dieselgate” scandal,...

World 10.02.20 | 18:26

V4: Soros network springs into action in Italy

Italy has witnessed the emergence of a new civic movement recently. The group called “Sardines” plans to step up against right-wing political forces with a particular focus on former Interior Minister Matteo Salvini’s anti-immigration Lega party. The organisation comprising a number...

Balkans 07.02.20 | 10:23

V4: Migrant caravan heading through Serbia to Hungary

Several hundred migrants have gathered on the Serbian side of the Hungary-Serbia border in a bid to enter Hungary, a Hungarian public television correspondent reports from the border on Thursday afternoon. Migrants have been organising their plans for weeks in closed groups on social media, a news correspondent...

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