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Hungary will make a return to the MotoGP calendar in 2023.  ​ GP Spain. Photo credit Kai Foersterling / EFE / PAP/EPA Hungary last hosted a motorcycle Grand Prix in 1992 at the Hungaroring.(jap)

Thu, 03/04/2021 - 09:39

Fidesz MEPs leave the European People's Party (EPP) after the People's Party adopted an amendment to its statutes on Wednesday. Source: Facebook / Novák Katalin   (jap)

Wed, 03/03/2021 - 19:59

Investment volume in Hungary rose by an annual 2.5 percent in the fourth quarter of last year, after three consecutive quarters of declines – according to data by the Central Statistical Office (KSH). (jap, photo credit: tomfield z Pixabay)

Tue, 03/02/2021 - 08:38

Due to the surge of new variants in Hungary, Chief Medical Officer Cecília Müller is urging people to get vaccinated as soon as possible. From March onwards, the second jab of the Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine will be given 35 days after the first vaccination, instead of the former three weeks. Furthermore, the second dose of AstraZeneca will be given 12 weeks after the first vaccination, instead of four weeks.

Tue, 03/02/2021 - 01:24

The Polish president Andrzej Duda paid tribute on Monday to the "Cursed Soldiers" (also known as "doomed soldiers", "accursed soldiers"), who fought against the communist authorities for a free and independent state, at a ceremony to mark their memorial day. The clandestine organisations continued their armed struggle against the communism regime of Poland into the 1950s. An estimated 50,000 members of the "Cursed Soldiers" perished at the hands of the communists between 1944 and 1956. They…

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 18:26

The Hungarian Prime Minister was vaccinated with a Chinese vaccine. The prime minister shared some photos and a video of his vaccination on his social media on Sunday. – The third wave will attack and become stronger than the previous two. Please register and get vaccinated. This is the only possible protection – Viktor Orbán said. 

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 19:04

– Central Europe has a chance to make a huge leap forward – said Zsolt Németh, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Hungarian Parliament, in an online speech at the “Europe of the Carpathians” International Conference on Saturday.   ​

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 18:54

– I have nothing but bad news. The situation is that we are facing the most difficult two weeks of the entire epidemic, the entire epidemic we have experienced so far. Due to the appearance of new mutations, the number of infections is increasing intensively, and will continue to increase – the Hungarian Prime Minister said.  In the radio for Kossuth Rádió he also mentioned that delivery of the vaccines ordered by the EU appears even more sluggish than expected. 

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 16:00

Housing completions in Hungary rose by 33.5 percent to 28,208 in 2020, an eleven-year record – the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Wednesday.

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 21:11

The United States has been a strong supporter of the Three Seas Initiative from the start and it addresses many of our shared priorities – Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken said in his remarks on the Three Seas Initiative. – We applaud your work, and are eager to work with you to strengthen a Europe that is whole, free, prosperous and at peace - added U.S. Secretary of State. Like you, we want more regional economic development.

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 10:31

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki thanked Viktor Orbán for returning the armour, saying it would henceforth be another symbol of Polish-Hungarian friendship. Photo credit. Art Service 2 / PAP Sigismund II Augustus was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1548 to 1572.

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 23:00

The Heads of Government of the Visegrad Group agreed to increase the annual budget of the International Visegrad Fund to EUR 10 million, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, announced in Cracow.

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 17:00

Polish Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak and his Hungarian counterpart Tibor Benkő signed a bilateral military cooperation agreement in Budapest on Tuesday. ​ Photo credit: PAP/Leszek Szymański (jap)

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 20:00

In the next few months we will complete the mass inoculation plan, gradually phase out the Covid-19 restrictions based on people's views and implement our action plan designed to restart the economy – Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on the first day of the Hungarian parliament's spring session on Monday. ​

Mon, 02/15/2021 - 18:24

Ladies and Gentlemen!  The Visegrad Group is a regional agreement, geographically embedded in Central Europe and politically in the architecture of the European Union. In the temporal dimension, the Visegrad cooperation refers to the cooperation of kingdoms and nations, which took place in the Middle Ages – the famous Visegrad conventions, while today it is necessary to deal with the heritage not very gracious for the Central European countries of the 20th century.

Mon, 02/15/2021 - 00:00

It is with great honour and pleasure that we present to the reader's hands the “Visegrad Atlas” – a monograph presenting the geographical diversity – natural, social and economic – of the four countries forming the Visegrad Group, i.e. Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia (V4).

Mon, 02/15/2021 - 00:00