Nurses are leaving the public health care system for jobs in commerce in pursuit of higher wages, reports daily online index.hu. It is rumored that a complete hospital ward had to be shut down at a Budapest hospital after all the nurses left to take jobs at a new IKEA. The following anecdote, which purports to illustrate how uncompetitive the […]
As Hungary’s crackdown on independent groups and institutions intensifies, two resolutions introduced in the US House of Representatives highlight America’s predicament when it comes to the government of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.
A resolution “Supporting international academic freedom and American universities abroad” was submitted to the United States House of Representatives on June 20, 2017. It has been referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Whereas American universities and colleges have worked to effectively share knowledge and promote the tradition of academic freedom around the world; Whereas American […]
Hungary’s highest court, the Curia, has ruled that police may not ban or otherwise obstruct lawful protests on the grounds of securing a protected person.
Fidesz is confident that the Constitutional Court will eventually find Lex CEU constitutional, reports conservative print and online daily Magyar Nemzet based on an anonymous Fidesz MP and former government member’s information. “They [the Constitutional Court] will surely investigate the law thoroughly . . . so that no one can say that they made a non-considered […]