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A record-low unemployment rate and a record-high number of people in employment registered in Hungary, June 2016

Ministry for National Economy, July 28, 2016 2:56 PM

According to the latest data compiled by the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (KSH), in June 2016 the number of people in employment exceeded 4.3 million in Hungary. The fact that the unemployment rate has hit the lowest level since the regime change confirms that Hungarian reforms are working.

Hungary is a reliable ally

Ministry of Defence, July 28, 2016 11:03 AM

“The Hungarian Defence Forces are taking part in major operations involving a great deal of responsibility also at present both within and beyond our borders, but even amidst circumstances such as these, it is extremely important to develop cooperation with our NATO allies”, Defence Minister Dr István Simicskó stressed on the open-press day of the international military training exercise called Panther Strike 2016 held at the Pápa air base of the Hungarian Defence Forces on Wednesday, 27 July.

Hungarian border protection efficient and effective

Government, July 28, 2016 10:54 AM

On Thursday, György Bakondi, Chief Security Advisor to the Prime Minister told public broadcaster Kossuth Rádió that the introduction of the in-depth border protection has resulted in high-level efficiency and effectiveness.

More migrants demand the opening of the Kiskunhalas reception centre

Government, July 28, 2016 9:39 AM

On Wednesday evening György Bakondi, Chief Security Advisor to the Prime Minister told public television channel M1 that more migrants in the Kiskunhalas reception centre have threatened to jump out of the building if authorities do not open the camp.

Millions of migrants awaiting entry into Europe

Government, July 27, 2016 9:40 PM

Border controls have been consolidated, and the occupancy rate of reception centres has significantly decreased thanks to the statutory changes introduced at the beginning of July, the chief advisor for the Prime Minister György Bakondi said.

Migrants escaped from Kiskunhalas

Government, July 27, 2016 9:38 PM

Five Algerian and two Moroccan men escaped from the Kiskunhalas guarded reception centre on Tuesday evening. Three of them were apprehended, and the authorities already know the whereabouts of another two, György Bakondi said.

Austria will soon be sending 20 police officers to help protect the Hungarian-Serbian border

Ministry of Defence, July 27, 2016 4:25 PM

Minister of Defence Dr. István Simicskó was part of the Hungarian delegation at the working meeting within the framework of which Prime Minster Viktor Orbán received Chancellor of Austria Christian Kern on Tuesday 26 July in Budapest.

The Government of Hungary profoundly condemns the attack in the church of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray in France

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 27, 2016 4:24 PM

The Government of Hungary profoundly condemns the lethal attack against members of the congregation in the church of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray in France.

Dunaferr is playing a definitive role in reindustrialisation

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 27, 2016 1:36 PM

“One of the most determinative companies of Hungarian industrial production is Dunaferr, which has undertaken a definitive role in the realisation of the Government’s industrialisation programme, through which Hungarian industrial production has increased by 24.3 percent during the past six years and was 9.7 percent higher in May than one year earlier”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at the inauguration ceremony of ISD Dunaferr’s modernised blast furnace in Dunaújváros.

Austrian border can be best protected at Hungarian-Serbian border

The Prime Minister, July 26, 2016 7:25 PM

The best method for protecting the Hungarian-Austrian border would be if the two countries jointly protected the Hungarian-Serbian border, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stated.