The number of persons who have already been vaccinated in Hungary has reached 3.5 million. So from Saturday morning the terraces of restaurants and cafes will be allowed to reopen – Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced on Kossuth Radio on Friday.
The parliamentary speakers of the Visegrad Group countries have come together for a video call to discuss the fight against the coronavirus pandemic as well as digital and information security on Wednesday. Elżbieta Witek. Photo credit: Andrzej Hrechorowicz / sejm.gov.pl (JAP)
The Hungarian Prime Minister welcomes the position of UEFA, the European football organization, which strongly opposes the efforts to create a European Super League and believes in the unity of the sport at European level and the principle of solidarity – Bertalan Havasi, the Prime Minister's press chief, said on Monday.
Photo credit Łukasz Gągulski / PAP (JAP)
President János Áder and his wife, Anita Herczegh, are setting up a foundation to help children orphaned by the coronavirus. Photo credit: Szilard Koszticsak / MTI / PAP/EPA (JAP)
Pázmány Péter Katolikus Egyetem (PPKE) will set up a new campus in central Budapest. (LINK). Photo credit: printscreen/ppke.hu
– The economies in Central and Eastern Europe, in particular the Visegrád Group (V4) of Poland, Hungary, Czechia and Slovakia, have proven to be relatively resilient to restrictions aimed at curbing the coronavirus epidemic, confirming the expectation that these economies will start to grow strongly this year despite the current third wave of epidemics – according to a recent forecast published by Fitch Ratings in London.
Zoltan Kovacs, the state secretary for international communications and relations, has hit back at European People's Party leader Donald Tusk on Twitter on Thursday, saying his latest criticism of Hungary made him sound "like the leader of the Liberals". (JAP)
A new magazine and portal for international audiences entitled Hungarian Conservative is launched. A new publication entitled Hungarian Conservative will be published for international readers from mid-April. Fot. printscreen / „Hungarian Conservative”
40 percent plan to vacation in Hungary this year, 21 percent will take trips both in Hungary and abroad, and 11 percent have their sights set only on foreign destinations – a survey by tourism company Everguest and Tárki shows.
Budapest aims to fill its new Puskás Aréna for EURO 2020 matches in June. Puskás Aréna in Budapest. Photo credit Zsolt Szigetvary / MTI / PAP/EPA (JAP)
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