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South Korea's SK Innovation will build a USD 2.29 billion electric vehicle battery plant in Hungary, its third in the Hungary – Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at a press conference.                     The company will invest USD 2.29 billion by 2028 in an area measuring 700,000 m2, which is equivalent to 98 football stadiums.

Sun, 01/31/2021 - 22:31

Hungary Pharmaceuticals and Food Institute approved the use of the vaccine developed by the Chinese company Sinopharm against COVID-19. Thus, Hungary became the first European Union country to approve the Chinese vaccine. Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó wrote on his Facebook page that he had signed an agreement to purchase the vaccine, enough to inoculate 2.5 million people, after talks with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday. 

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 20:08

Hungary has established a committee to assess the feasibility of staging the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Budapest. Hungary has never hosted the Games before. ​

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 10:00

“Allowing hundreds of thousand non-vaccinated people to enter Europe would give a fresh impetus to the pandemic” – Péter Szijjártó, Hungary’s foreign minister, told MTI after his visit to Warsaw.   ​

Thu, 01/28/2021 - 23:19

– Measures imposed in November to curb the coronavirus pandemic will remain in place in Hungary until March 1 to prevent the third wave – Gergely Gulyas, the minister heading the Prime Minister's Office said. ​

Thu, 01/28/2021 - 21:19

Miklós Kásler said on Facebook that Hungary will be the first European country that can use bamlanivimab, developed by US drugmaker Eli Lilly. ​ PHOTO CREDIT: RICCARDO ANTIMIANI / ANSA / PAP/EPA (jap)

Tue, 01/26/2021 - 22:25

The monthly minimum wage in Hungary for unskilled workers will rise from 161,000 forints to 167,400 (before tax), while skilled workers will receive 219,000 forints (up from 210,600).  ​

Tue, 01/26/2021 - 21:08

The International Monetary Fund upheld its forecast of Poland's economic growth this year, and an expectation that Polish GDP will grow by a 5.1 percent in 2022. ​

Tue, 01/26/2021 - 21:01

Low-fare Hungarian carrier Wizz Air announced the addition of seven new low-fare holiday routes from Poland. The new routes, connecting Warsaw, Cracow, Gdansk, Katowice and Wroclaw with Bulgaria, Croatia, and Greece, will be launched in summer 2021.  ​ PHOTO CREDIT: Carlos Diaz z Pixabay 

Tue, 01/26/2021 - 06:19

"Central Europe Is no longer just a peripheral space between East and West" – writes Andrzej Duda. In the article translated into four foreign languages Polish President also underlined the importance of the Visegrad Group within the context of regional cooperation. PHOTO CREDIT. Paweł Supernak / PAP

Mon, 01/25/2021 - 07:56

A Member of the European Parliament since 2019 and former Polish Foreign Affairs Minister, Witold Waszczykowski, has launched a group named "Friends of the Three Seas Initiative"  in the ECR parliamentary group of the European Parliament. Witold Waszczykowski / Photo credit: OLIVIER HOSLET / EPA / PAP/EPA (jap)

Sat, 01/23/2021 - 23:00

We do not need more Europe, but a smarter Europe. There should be deeper integration where joint EU action is more effective than national action – Hungarian Minister of Justice Judit Varga told "Magyar Hírlap" daily.   ​ PHOTO CREDIT: JUDIT VARGA'S PRESS OFFICE

Sat, 01/23/2021 - 17:57

– 200 Polish doctors and medical staff members will assist their Slovak peers in coronavirus testing programme – Mateusz Morawiecki said on Friday before their departure.  PHOTO CREDIT: Piotr Nowak / PAP   (jap)

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 23:30

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in at the US Capitol. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán congratulated Joe Biden in a letter on Wednesday. Photo credit. Gripas Yuri/ABACA/PAP

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 22:00

In early January 2021, two announcement related to Central and Eastern European energy security hit the news. Both of them, first LNG gas delivery to the Croatian LNG port and the TurkStream/Balkan Stream becoming operational, are signaling an ever continuous battle between the US and the Russian Federation. The goal?

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 00:18

The Virology Research Group of the University of Pécs together with Austrian biotechnology company CEBINA started a vaccine development project in June 2020. – The vaccine development project has entered its laboratory phase. We will also start animal testing in late January, early February.

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 08:21