BALATONBOGLAR, Hungary Families are once again queuing up at Laszlo Szeker's small, old-time ice cream parlour by Hungary's Lake Balaton, where the summer holidays are in full swing.
BUDAPEST/PRAGUE The auto industry, long a driver of economic growth in central Europe, is likely to be one of the main drags on the region's efforts this year to recover from the impact of COVID-19.
BUDAPEST Thousands of Hungarians marched towards Prime Minister Viktor Orban's office on Friday in protest at perceived government attacks on media freedoms, as anger built at the sacking of the chief editor of the country's leading independent news website.
BUDAPEST, July 24 Three editors of Hungary's
leading independent news website Index.hu and around 60
journalists resigned on Friday over the ousting of their
editor-in-chief, which they said was an "open attempt to exert
pressure" on Index.
BUDAPEST Hungary's economy could shrink by around 5% this year, more than the government's previous forecast of 3% as the recovery may be slow in some segments after the coronavirus pandemic, Finance Minister Mihaly Varga told state radio on Thursday.
BUDAPEST, July 23 Hungary's economy could shrink
by around 5% this year, more than the government's previous
forecast of 3% as the recovery may be slow in some segments
after the coronavirus pandemic, Finance Minister Mihaly Varga
told state radio on Thursday.
BUDAPEST River cruises are making a quiet comeback on the Danube after the COVID-19 pandemic brought global tourism to a standstill and forced companies to suspend voyages.
BUDAPEST, June 23 The National Bank of Hungary
unexpectedly cut its base rate by 15 basis points to
0.75% on Tuesday, its first such move in four years, responding
to greater-than-expected damage to the economy from the
BUDAPEST Hungarian artist Jozsef Szurcsik lost four of his friends in a matter of weeks to COVID-19 and the tremendous pain and grief he feels has transformed his art.