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Soros' Open Society Foundations to move Budapest office to Berlin

April 20, 2018, 9:21 am
Hungarian-born billionaire financier and philanthropist George Soros’s Open Society Foundations (OSF), which funds dozens of non-governmental organizations in Hungary, will move its staff from Budapest... 

Hungarian gov't submits "Stop Soros" bill, Commissioner for Human Rights concerned

February 15, 2018, 2:11 pm
The Commissioner for Human Rights in the Council of Europe is “serious concerned" about the legislative package Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s government announced recently under the name “Stop... 

Four Hungarians on Forbes 400 who are wealthier than Sándor Csányi

October 19, 2017, 12:29 pm
Forbes magazine has recently published its latest list of the 400 wealthiest people on the plant, which features four Hungarian-born billionaires. One of them owns one of the most successful hedge funds... 

Hungary seen giving up pestering Washington for CEU deal

August 9, 2017, 1:10 pm
The Hungarian government will stop badgering the U.S. federal government to hammer out a deal over Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, and is willing to settle on an agreement to be inked shortly... 

Hungary reveals how much taxpayer money it spends on campaigns

July 26, 2017, 11:14 am
The Prime Minister’s Cabinet Office has published how much it would spend on the so-called information campaigns, and the bill is, well, it’s shocking. The budget from December 2016 until December... 

Hungary's Orbán sounds alarm on plan of the "Soros Empire"

July 24, 2017, 11:34 am
Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said he is ready to protect Poland from the attacks launched by the European Commission, branding Vice-President Frans Timmermans as the inquisitor. He also... 

Hungary goes after 'foreign-funded' NGOs with new law

June 14, 2017, 4:00 pm
The Hungarian Parliament has, after two postponed votes, adopted a new law on the ‘Transparency of Foreign-Funded Organisations’, dubbed the NGO Act. The community of civil society organisations... 

Soros has "declared war" on Hungary, Prime Minister Orbán says

June 2, 2017, 2:54 pm
The Op-Ed published earlier this week by Hungarian-born financier George Soros, in which the founder of Central European University (CEU) in Budapest sent a message to Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor... 

Soros sends message to Hungary's Orbán

June 1, 2017, 9:14 am
Today’s European Union needs both salvation and radical reinvention, but there is still hope, Hungarian-born financier George Soros said in an op-ed in opinion website Project Syndicate on Thursday.... 

CEU may have to leave Hungary, Rector says

May 3, 2017, 4:47 pm
Central European University is not going to shut down but it may have to leave Hungary, CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff told the BBC on Wednesday. He says six other countries have already offered... 

Hungarian PM Orbán pledges to comply with EU law

May 2, 2017, 9:23 am
The European People’s Party (EPP) said it received reassurance from Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, whose Fidesz party is also a member of the EPP, that he would comply with EU law regarding... 

Hungary's Orbán talks CEU, Soros, NGOs, migration

April 28, 2017, 9:33 am
We will take into consideration every argument and will not say this or that does not agree with our mindset, Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told public radio MR1 on Friday in respect of the... 

CEU Rector meets EU Commissioners to discuss situation in Hungary

April 25, 2017, 9:25 am
President and Rector of Central European University (CEU) has met European Union Commissioners in Brussels on Monday to discuss a new law approved in Hungary that is widely viewed as specifically targeting... 

Soros to fly to Brussels to discuss CEU

April 21, 2017, 3:23 pm
Jean-Claude Juncker is to meet George Soros in Brussels to talk about the current political situation in Hungary, announced EC spokeswoman Mina Andreeva at today’s press conference. The assembly... 

University directors call on Hungary's Orbán cabinet to withdraw 'lex CEU'

April 10, 2017, 12:40 pm
Directors of London School of Economics, Hardvard University and University College London called on Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s government in a joint letter to reconsider and withdraw... 

CEU answers key questions related to legislative changes in Hungary

April 7, 2017, 4:24 pm
Central European University (CEU) has on Friday published a Q&A on its website to present its students how the current legislative changes made by Hungarian lawmakers on 5 April will affect their future.... 

Soros spokesperson: CEU does not want to relocate from Budapest

April 7, 2017, 9:24 am
Central European University (CEU) has no intention of leaving Budapest, a spokesperson for George Soros, the founder of CEU, said in a statement on Thursday. Vienna would welcome CEU Chancellor Kern... 

Objections to Hungary's 'lex CEU' mount

April 5, 2017, 10:03 am
Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation on Tuesday that will effectively force Central European University from Hungary. A demonstration at Parliament and at the building of CEU ensued. CEU pledged to contest... 

Hungary shrugs off forlorn democracy report by Freedom House

April 4, 2017, 3:53 pm
The Hungarian government has played down a report by Freedom House (Nations in Transit 2017) that showed Hungary now has the lowest ranking in the Central European region and the entire EU. It scored worse... 

CEU condemns Hungary’s new higher ed law, plans legal action

April 4, 2017, 2:49 pm
Central European University (CEU) condemns the Hungarian Parliament’s passage of amendments to the Hungarian national law on higher education today. The new law puts at risk the academic freedom... 
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