Matolcsy appears to be cleaning house.
Because Hungary needs more stadiums.
A Hungarian taxpayer demanded the tax authority return his contributions, arguing the state had misused public money.
Former Socialist prime minister Péter Medgyessy doesn’t remember any instances of corruption during his time in office, he told an economics committee in parliament Tuesday.
Prime Minister Orbán has called for a new national consultation on “five threats” Hungary is facing. On closer inspection, the threats appear to be manufactured by Fidesz to create a common enemy and consolidate their power.
Mayor Tarlós doesn’t consider it likely that he’d run for a third term, but said that some Olympics-related infrastructural developments may still be undertaken despite the city withdrawing its Olympic application.
A report by a Berlin-based democracy watchdog reveals distinct trends of backsliding since the second Orbán government took power in 2010.
As protests and strikes take place across the world on International Women’s Day, Hungary’s pay gap between women and men in management positions remains the highest in Europe.
The European Commission has given Orbán the green light.
Border protection measures including a second “smart fence” will be built at a cost of HUF 38 billion at Hungary’s southern border, adding another line of defense to the 523km-long fence already in place.