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Hungary revamps its refugee support systemAfter criticism over treatment of asylum seekers, the country will now provide stipends and integration schemes.
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 1:05 pm
Hungary's farmland clampdown risks newBy Gergely Szakacs KALOCFA, Hungary (Reuters) - Austrian farmers working in Hungary could be forced off their land under new laws initiated by Prime Minister Viktor Orban, a prospect that angers Vienna and could revive conflict between Orban and Brussels. "Where there is farmland, there is battle," his agriculture minister Sandor Fazekas told a farming conference in Budapest last month. But the ...
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 5:43 am
Hungary ruling party's poll lead drops,Hungary's ruling Fidesz party lost some support but kept a firm lead among voters before a parliamentary election due on April 6, while support for the far-right Jobbik party surged, pollster Median said on Thursday. Fidesz' support among all voters dropped to 36 percent in the February poll from 39 percent in January, Median said on its website. Support for Jobbik, however, surged to 14 percent ...
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 5:00 am
Bonds extend relief rally, Hungary liftsBUDAPEST: Hungary sold more bonds than planned at its auction on Thursday and Central European debt rallied as diplomatic efforts to cool the crisis in Ukraine supported riskier assets.
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 4:47 am
Scotland U21 2-2 Hungary U21Scotland's Under-21 side surrender a two-goal lead as Hungary fight back to claim a draw in a friendly at Tannadice.
Posted on 5 March 2014 | 3:04 pm
Hungary to intervene in support ofHungary has decided to intervene in support of the Szekler National Council in its case at the Luxembourg court, appealing against a recent European Commission decision to reject its request for ethnically and culturally ...
Posted on 7 March 2014 | 1:17 am
EU popularity in Hungary higher thanThe European Union is seen more favourably by the Hungarian public than before and its institutions are trusted above the European average, according to Eurobarometer's latest Hungary report seen by MTI on Thursday.
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 10:38 am
Poland, Hungary Bond Sales Shrug OffPoland and Hungary, two neighbors of Ukraine, cleared their government bond auctions at lower funding costs on Thursday, benefiting from hopes that diplomatic efforts would avert an escalation of the Russian-Ukrainian ...
Posted on 6 March 2014 | 5:16 am
Hungary Not Part of Russia-UkraineHungary's prime minister on Monday broke his silence regarding the Russian-Ukrainian conflict, downplaying its immediate significance for his nation. "Hungary is not part of the conflict," Viktor Orban said, according to state ...
Posted on 3 March 2014 | 6:35 am
Homosexuality and same-sex marriage inThe current constitution states that “Hungary shall protect the institution of marriage as the union of a man and a woman established by voluntary decision, and the family as the basis of the survival of the nation.”.
Posted on 28 February 2014 | 3:24 pm