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Minister, how has the coronavirus affected the labour market in Poland? The coronavirus pandemic we have been dealing with since mid-March has indeed had a significant impact on the Polish economy. On the other hand, after six weeks of the Anti-Crisis Shield being in place, we can say that the mechanisms we have introduced are effective. And other European states concur with that assessment. Above all, we want businessmen to receive support to protect their jobs. The support…

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 08:37

A Friend In Need’s a Friend Indeed The press knew the key topics before the last U.S.-Polish presidential assembly in Washington—in this sense, the June 24 meeting between presidents Donald Trump and Andrzej Duda did not leave too much in the dark. Krzysztof Szczerski, the main figure and brain behind Duda’s foreign policy in the last five years, spoke about “three main topics: [...] health, [...] investments and development, and [...] security”, including energy, cybersecurity and…

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 00:32

​ Statue of George Washington toppled in Portland, Oregon, with slogans like "White fragility”, “Damn white men” and “Defund white men."   author:KATALIN KONDOR via:MAGYAR HÍRLAP Hungary should not blindly follow the recent Western European pattern of Black Lives Matter protests and the associated vandalism, Magyar Hírlap columnist Katalin Kondor writes: Ever since Europe has been, for lack of a better world, "modernized", every single fashionable idea, or rather…

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 08:29

​ “Extraordinary times require extraordinary action”, European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde said last March, when announcing the ECB would embark on a new spending spree worth €750 billion to purchase sovereign debt from eurozone countries as an emergency response to the coronavirus pandemic. The financial crisis of 2008 and the European debt crisis after 2009 increased the role of the ECB and brought about the creation of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) – a permanent…

Mon, 06/22/2020 - 08:02

​ The foreign minister said that in the post-pandemic world, nothing would stay the same as before, and this applied equally to politics and economics. Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, said the Eastern Partnership is important to the European Union in the post-pandemic world. He said that in the post-pandemic world, nothing would stay the same as before, and this applied equally to politics and economics. In a video posted on Facebook after a video conference of EU…

Mon, 06/15/2020 - 07:56

​   The foreign minister said Hungary began procuring the health accessories necessary for tackling the pandemic in time, adding that this guaranteed that all COVID-19 patients received treatment.   The foreign minister said the matter of saving lives cannot be dependent on healthcare capacities in Hungary. Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, said Hungary began procuring the health accessories necessary for tackling the pandemic in time, adding that…

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 08:23

 Szijjártó-Czaputowicz meeting in Budapest Hungary and Poland will continue “giving each other every assistance” in debates around “finding a response to challenges of a new world order emerging after the (coronavirus) epidemic”, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said after talks with his Polish counterpart on Wednesday. Speaking at a press conference with Jacek Czaputowicz, Szijjártó said that both the Hungarian and the Polish governments have recently been…

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 01:55

MAY 21, 2020   During today’s Operational Group press conference, Róbert Kiss, Lieutenant Colonel of the Hungarian Police Force, revealed that all Romanian-Hungarian border crossings will open from 6 a.m. tomorrow morning. Kiss also spoke about the fact that Romanian citizens arriving at or traveling to Liszt Ferenc Airport are exempt from the official home quarantine rules. The condition for the entry of transit passengers is that they submit to a medical examination, they must…

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 07:59