Fully 214 patients, generally elderly with co-morbidities, died over the past 24 hours, while 3,607 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Thursday.
Opposition LMP said it will submit to parliament a bill that would allow Hungarians living abroad to vote by mail in elections, László Lóránt Keresztes, the party’s group leader, told an online press briefing. Hungarians “forced to move abroad to find work because of the government’s flawed policies” over the past decade who still have […]
Hungary’s government has launched a series of projects under the Hungary Helps banner designed to provide sustainable farming technologies to communities living in areas threatened by desertification, the state secretary overseeing the programme said.
Hungary needs to make a “turnaround” and focus its attention on environmental issues and efforts to “ensure opportunities for a decent life”, Budapest Mayor Gergely Karácsony said on Thursday, marking Earth Day, adding that those efforts should come “before the interests of the financial markets”.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán held talks with WHO Europe Regional Director Hans Kluge on Hungary’s vaccination drive, efforts to restart the economy and ties with WHO in his office on Thursday.
Hungary would be “much worse off” and “significantly more people would die” had the government not purchased vaccines from the East, Gergely Gulyás, the prime minister’s cheif of staff, told a press conference.
The number of Hungarians vaccinated against Covid-19 will probably reach 3.5 million on Friday, and restaurant and bar terraces may open the following day, the prime minister’s chief of staff said.
The government has previously decided that the reopening will take place in stages, said Gergely Gulyás, Minister in charge of the Prime Minister’s Office.
Gyula Csikai, an atomic physicist who died in the 91st year of his life, is a full member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), a former rector of the University of Debrecen, and professor emeritus, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences informed MTI.
Climate Bonds Initiative, a non-profit organisation appraising sustainable financial solutions, has awarded Hungary for its green bond, first issued last year, the finance ministry said.