"That conflict, that battle between a more democratic inclusive vision, and one that’s top-down, dominant-subordinate, that’s a contest that’s taking place here in the United States, and around the world" said former US president Barack Obama in an interview with Daily Show host Trevor Noah.
A regular weekly magazine on Central Europe's politics, economy and culture was launched on Friday on the first channel of Polish public service radio (Jedynka Polskiego Radia).
Travel site Big 7 Travel has released the official list of the best places to work from remotely in 2021. Budapest is listed in the 38th place, coming before cities like Prague, Lisbon, Zurich and Melbourne, but after Cracow (21st).
"For decades, Katalin Karikó's work into mRNA therapeutics was overlooked by her colleagues. Now it's at the heart of the two leading coronavirus vaccines" – writes Wired's editor David Cox. “I always wanted to help people, to try and get something into the clinic" – said Katalin Karikó as quoted by Wired and added: “That was the motivation for me, and I was always optimistic. But to help that many people, I never imagined that. It makes me very happy to know that I’ve played a part in this…
Hungary's GDP is expected to grow by 3.8% in 2021 and to expand by 4.3% in 2022 – the World Bank predicted in its Global Economic Prospects report. Fot. Shiny Things / Flickr
– We will continue to defend ourselves against illegal migration both at the southern border and in Brussels – said Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó on Monday. Péter Szijjártó / Fot. Adam Warżawa/PAP
– We chose a different type of crisis management than the West because, whereas they've opted to preserve consumption levels, we've tried to preserve jobs – Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in his first interview in 2021.
– We, the Poles, have demonstrated incredible determination and sacrifice. We have shown our best traits: solidarity, kindness, readiness to cooperate, understanding – said Polish President Andrzej Doda said in his New Year's Eve address to the nation. (jap, fot. printscreen/KPRP)