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EPP suspends membership of Orbán's Fidesz party

March 21, 2019, 8:44 am
Following a vote in the European People’s Party (EPP) Political Assembly, the membership of Hungarian party Fidesz has been suspended with immediate effect (190 in favour, 3 against) after a joint... 

Orbán's Fidesz party will leave EPP at once if it is suspended

March 20, 2019, 4:37 pm
Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party will remain in the European People’s Party (EPP) only if the political assembly of the centre-right political group, the largest in the European Parliament, does... 

Orbán makes CEU-related promise to ease tensions before EPP vote

March 20, 2019, 12:42 pm
A day before the European People’s Party’s (EPP) political meeting set to decide whether to keep tolerating Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s Fidesz party trampling on core European... 

Hungary PM Orbán holds talks with U.S. legislators

March 19, 2019, 1:30 pm
Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has had talks with U.S. senators in Budapest on Tuesday about bilateral security policy and economic co-operation and the energy supply of Hungary and the Central... 

Hungary's Orbán apologises for calling pro-expulsion parties "useful idiots"

March 14, 2019, 4:47 pm
Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has apologised for calling parties that requested the expulsion of his ruling Fidesz party from the European People’s Party (EPP) family “useful... 

EPP's Weber says not all problems with Hungary's Orbán solved

March 14, 2019, 2:38 pm
Manfred Weber, the European People’s Party (EPP) candidate for European Commission President, said his meeting with Hungarian Prime Minster Viktor Orbán in Budapest on Tuesday was constructive. That... 

Putin to pay Budapest a visit

March 14, 2019, 11:59 am
Russian President Vladimir Putin is going to visit Budapest sometime in the second half of 2019, Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade told mfor.hu in an interview published on Thursday.... 

Manfred Weber to meet Hungarian PM Orbán in Budapest

March 11, 2019, 11:12 am
Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán is receiving Manfred Weber, the European People’s Party (EPP) candidate for European Commission President, in Budapest on Tuesday, said Bertalan Havasi... 

"Disintegration of the EU cannot be ruled out" - Orbán

March 8, 2019, 8:13 am
The Hungarian people have long-standing traditions of resistance to “limited sovereignty". It had survived in a boundless sea of Germans and Slavs, while the present danger is the “disintegration... 

Weber sets three conditions for Orbán to keep Fidesz in EPP

March 6, 2019, 11:16 am
The Hungarian government’s anti-Brussels campaign must be stopped immediately and for good, stated Manfred Weber, the European People’s Party (EPP) candidate for European Commission President... 

Orbán Fidesz party is facing expulsion from EPP family

March 5, 2019, 5:27 pm
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán crossed a "red line" when his government targeted Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European People's Party (EPP) said. Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party... 

Here's Orbán's big plan to help Hungary catch up with Austria

February 27, 2019, 12:19 pm
It does not happen very often that the Prime Minister, the central bank (MNB) Governor, and the Finance Minister give each other the floor at an event. Yet, that is happening at the annual opening conference... 

Hungary's Orbán to hold key address today

February 27, 2019, 8:53 am
Following a years-long tradition, Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will address the annual opening ceremony of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MKIK) on Tuesday. MKIK President... 

Tesla to open store in Budapest

February 20, 2019, 3:24 pm
When Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced during his state of the nation address on 10 February that a 2.5 million forint subsidy will be available for large families wanting to buy... 

Orbán's 'family protection' scheme unlikely to stop demographic decline

February 19, 2019, 5:01 pm
The major demographic support package announced by Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on 10 February is unlikely to stop Hungary's demographic decline, but the measures may improve the population... 

10 things we know about Orbán's demographic scheme and 10 we don't

February 19, 2019, 4:08 pm
The most promising element of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s 7-point ‘family protection action plan’ is a 10 million forint interest-free loan that young couples may take out... 

Hungary to table yet another key measure in April - state secretary

February 15, 2019, 4:43 pm
Although remarks by Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Finance Minister Mihály Varga earlier this week suggested that the cabinet has given up the target of maintaining annual GDP growth at... 

This is the price of Orbán's new package

February 12, 2019, 4:03 pm
Better-than-expected revenues will keep Hungary’s public balance on track this year, but the uptake from the demographic program could lock the deficit above 2% after 2020, analysts at OTP Bank said... 

Sobering news: only new moms will be eligible for special credit

February 12, 2019, 3:03 pm
Hungary’s new 10 million forint interest-free loan may be taken out only by married women under 40 years of age who give birth within three years after 1 July 2019, state secretary Katalin Novák... 

György Matolcsy to remain governor of Hungary's central bank

February 12, 2019, 12:33 pm
Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán plans to propose to President János Áder the nomination of György Matolcsy as Governor of the National Bank of Hungary (MNB), following the parliamentary hearing... 
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