Police offers accused of coercing confessions are rarely indicted and often continue serving while they are under investigation. Even police sentenced of committing a crime are frequently allowed to continue serving, reports online daily abcug.hu.
There are more than 300 vacant general practitioner practices in Hungary, reports hvg.hu. A member of the 1001 orvos hálapénz nélkül (1001 doctors without gratitude money) Facebook group has created a map (pictured) showing all the vacant general practitioner practices in the country based on data from the National Healthcare Services Center (ÁEEK). Despite the government’s efforts […]
There is no Hungarian university among the 500 best according to Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s 2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities list, reports Index.hu. Top Hungarian universities only managed to make it into the top 800, with Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) ranking in the 501-600 echelon and Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) ranking […]
Momentum Movement would restore the two round electoral system and would introduce direct presidential election according to a statement published on the party’s website Wednesday. According to the statement, reform of the general election system is necessary because the current system is disproportionate and “the voting method assumes one-dimensional electors”.
The new national core curriculum would extend primary education from eight to nine years, reports Magyar Nemzet. The government decided last year to modify the national core curriculum (NAT), in part in response to the series of protests organized by the Tanítanék (I Would Teach) movement. One of the main questions regarding the new NAT […]
The government reportedly plans to re-establish the telephone network that directly connected ministries and state offices during the communist regime.
The Hungarian National Bank is gradually taking old coins bearing the name “The Republic of Hungary” out of circulation and replacing them with ones featuring the countries new official name, “Hungary”.
The government of Hungary granted HUF 80 billion (USD 308 million) worth of tax allowances to multinational companies between 2012 and 2014, including a $154.5 million allowance to Audi Hungary for undertaking a $11.3 million investment. (No, that’s not a typo).
A new center-right political party by the name of Polgári Világ (Civil World) wants Hungary to join the Eurozone.
Cervical cancer screening done by government social health workers helps women in smaller settlements to get crucial care, reports abcug.hu. Three times more women die of cervical cancer in Hungary than the EU average, although if the illness is diagnosed in time the chances of recovery are very good. Serious cases are often discovered too late […]