Nicosia, October 9 (MTI) – Hungarian Speaker of Parliament Katalin Szili arrived on Cyprus on Tuesday for a four-day official visit and meetings with Cypriot Speaker Demetris Christofias, President Tassos Papadopoulos, and Foreign Minister Erato Kozakou-Marcoullis.
Budapest, October 9 (MTI) – Hungarian President Laszlo Solyom, visiting nature conservation areas in NE Hungary on Tuesday, criticised several power plant construction plans, warning of the environmental impacts.
Budapest, October 9 (MTI) – When a prominent person in public service becomes ill, the public is only entitled to know that he or she is no longer able to work, but the details of the illness are not a public matter, said Hungary’s parliamentary commissioner for data protection in Budapest on Tuesday.
Budapest, October 9 (MTI) – Hungary’s biggest long-term problem
is its low employment rate, Minister of Local Government and
Regional Development Gordon Bajnai said on Tuesday in his report on
Hungary’s progress on the EU’s Lisbon strategy.
Washington, October 8 (MTI) – Wreaths were laid at the tomb of
Ferenc Nagy (1903-1979), Hungary’s prime minister in 1946-1947, at
the site of his death in Herndon, Virginia, on Monday.
Budapest, October 8 (MTI) – Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany’s
Monday initiative for an anti-graft referendum indicates his current
weakness, the parliamentary leader of the opposition Fidesz party
told a news conference in Budapest on Monday.
Budapest, October 8 (MTI) – Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany
should have resigned when his notorious “lies’ speech was leaked
last September, said 53 percent of respondents to a survey published
Budapest, October 8 (MTI) – Hungarian MPs on Monday passed a law
designed to protect companies of public strategic interest being
taken over by firms owned or partly owned by foreign governments.
Budapest, October 8 (MTI) – Hungary is prepared to assist
Myanmar’s progress towards democracy, House Speaker Katalin Szili
said after talks with Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in
Budapest on Monday.