Several Fidesz politicians have vowed to prevent a holiday planned for several refugee families living in Hungary, a blatant violation of the Constitution.
Zoltán Roy Zsiday rents four council-owned apartments in a baroque building in the middle of Budapest’s Castle District for a total of HUF 126,126 (USD 489) a month. He then leases out the four apartments as boutique hotel suites for hundreds of dollars per day, reports hvg.hu. One day at the exclusive “atelier” suite of […]
Hungary will pay EUR 5.9 million (USD 6.96 million) to renovate the stadium of Slovakian second league football team KFC Komárno, reports print daily Magyar Nemzet. KFC Komárno – founded in 1900 as Komáromi Labdarúgó Társaság (Komárom Football Society) – achieved a remarkable deed in the club’s history by winning this year’s third league championship, […]
A repressive law regulating political advertising that Fidesz passed unilaterally last month may be backfiring as a whirlwind of anonymous, anti-government messaging spreads across Hungary.
Philosopher, writer and environmentalist András Lányi and other experts are working on an alternative plan for the proposed mobile dam system on Budapest’s so-called Roman bank (Római part) in order to save the city’s last natural Danube beach, reports daily Magyar Nemzet. Lányi and his team are to present their plans to the capital’s General […]
The governing party now sees Soros lurking behind every opposition party and politician.
Russmedia CEE, eastern Hungary’s most important publishing company, has been sold to a business interest closely connected to the ruling Fidesz party. With the sale, each of Hungary’s 18 daily county newspapers is now owned by Fidesz-connected oligarchs, either directly or indirectly. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Orbán promises an assault on what little remains of independent […]
The attorney of Béla “KGBéla” Kovács, the Jobbik politician and Member of the European Parliament accused of spying on the EU for Russia, claims his client cannot be accused of doing so, reports government-tied daily Magyar Idők. István Szikinger claims that during the time of Kovács’s alleged offence, the Hungarian penal code did not designate […]
The contentious former prime minister says he’s ready for cooperation with other opposition parties going into 2018 elections, but most are keeping their distance.
At a press conference held on Monday in Budapest leaders of several opposition parties called for a nationwide referendum on limiting the salaries of heads of state-owned companies. Party leaders believe such a referendum would expose weakness in ruling party Fidesz ahead of the 2018 general election. But rules regarding the scheduling of referendums – […]