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Marton Dunai

Living on margins, Hungary's Roma feel especially exposed to coronavirus

10:03am EDT

BUDAPEST Leaders of Hungary's Roma people said on Tuesday the coronavirus pandemic posed a grave threat to the already precarious status of the marginalised minority, with many Roma feeling abandoned by the nationalist government.

As coronavirus hits tourism, Wizz Air finds new role

2:36am EDT

BUDAPEST Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air is repatriating citizens and transporting medical equipment for east European governments, in a move coupling one-off charter traffic with savvy government relations amid the coronavirus crisis.

As coronavirus hits tourism, Wizz Air finds new role

Apr 05 2020

BUDAPEST, April 5 Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air is repatriating citizens and transporting medical equipment for east European governments, in a move coupling one-off charter traffic with savvy government relations amid the coronavirus crisis.

Hungary prepares $30 billion coronavirus package to jump-start economy

Apr 04 2020

BUDAPEST Hungary is preparing to announce a roughly $30 billion package of measures to help jump-start the economy, a top government official said on Saturday, as the coronavirus outbreak shutters factories and raises the spectre of recession.

Hungary prepares $30 billion coronavirus package to jump-start economy

Apr 04 2020

BUDAPEST Hungary is preparing to announce a roughly $30 billion package of measures to help jump-start the economy, a top government official said on Saturday, as the coronavirus outbreak shutters factories and raises the specter of recession.

UPDATE 1-Hungary prepares $30 billion package to jump-start economy

Apr 04 2020

BUDAPEST, April 4 Hungary is preparing to announce a roughly $30 billion package of measures to help jump-start the economy amid the coronavirus outbreak, a top government official said on Saturday.

Hungary to unveil pandemic fund on Saturday, detailed plans on Tuesday

Apr 03 2020

BUDAPEST Hungary will introduce a new pandemic fund on Saturday and work out the details of the country's biggest economic stimulus package by Tuesday, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said, adding that the plans focus primarily on employment.

Swimming: Hungary's Laszlo Cseh to put off career finale after Tokyo Games postponement

Apr 02 2020

BUDAPEST Hungarian swimmer Laszlo Cseh has resolved to "keep going" for his dream to end his career with a golden swansong at what would be his fifth Olympic appearance in the Tokyo Games, postponed to next year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

World champion Kapas among nine Hungarian swimmers infected with coronavirus

Apr 01 2020

BUDAPEST Butterfly world champion Boglarka Kapas is among nine swimmers on the Hungarian national team to have tested positive for coronavirus, the country's swimming association said in a statement late on Tuesday.

Pro-government businessman buys into top Hungarian news portal's funding stream

Mar 31 2020

BUDAPEST Pro-government businessman Miklos Vaszily has acquired significant control over the funding of Hungary's largest independent news outlet, Index.hu, raising fears of interference with the web site to favour Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

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