All posts tagged Hungary

  • Hungary: Tancsics Prize returned
    March 25, 2013, by The Budapest Times

    Echo TV pundit Ferenc Szaniszló announced on Wednesday that he planned to hand back the Tancsics Prize, a top state award for journalism, at the request of Human Resources Minister […]

  • Hungary: The devil in the details
    March 19, 2013, by Robert Hodgson of The Budapest Times

    There has been a barrage of English-language communications from the government since this case put Hungary back on the news radar. The official line on the Fourth Amendment to Hungary’s […]

  • Trojan Horse: tainted meat in beef lasagne in Hungary
    March 4, 2013, by Benedicte Williams of The Budapest Times

    Hungary was the latest member of the European Union to admit to prepared beef dishes tainted with horsemeat on Monday in a food scandal that is reaching across the continent […]

  • Hungarian government signals end to IMF deadlock
    June 18, 2012, by Robert Hodgson of The Budapest Times

    The government looked set this week to capitulate over controversial legislation that is blocking the commencement of formal negotiations for a joint International Monetary Fund and European Union bailout. A […]

  • Freedom House: Hungary, Ukraine in democratic decline
    June 6, 2012, by VOANews

    A U.S.-based non-governmental organization advocating for democracy and human rights says Hungary and Ukraine are at the forefront of an antidemocratic trend in Central and Eastern Europe. In a report […]

  • Viktor Orbán prime minister of Hungary
    Mail-order democracy in Hungary
    June 4, 2012, by Robert Hodgson of The Budapest Times

    The postal service, in the week ending June 1, began delivering millions of letters in the name of Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán, asking voters for their opinions on a […]