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Zsolt Semjén is prepared to rethink the 1% personal income tax system

Prime Minister’s Office, May 15, 2018 8:41 AM

Prior to his appointment as Minister without Portfolio, candidate for the post Zsolt Semjén attended a hearing before Parliament’s Justice Committee on Monday at which he stated that he is prepared to rethink the current system enabling Hungarians to contribute 1 percent of their personal income tax to charity each year.

“Stop Soros” legislative package to be submitted to Parliament as soon as new government is formed

The Prime Minister, May 14, 2018 7:28 PM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has said that the “Stop Soros” legislative package and the draft amendment to the Constitution will be submitted to Parliament as soon as the new Hungarian government is formed and has conducted its first Cabinet meeting.

The Hungarian and Polish peoples are also bound together by a shared future

The Prime Minister, May 14, 2018 7:04 PM

In Warsaw on Monday, on his first official visit abroad after taking his prime-ministerial oath last week, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that the Hungarian and Polish peoples are not only bound together by a shared past, but also by a shared future: not only by a tested, one-thousand-year friendship, but also by their joint vision of the future.

Fifty-two illegal border crosses apprehended over the weekend

Government, May 14, 2018 3:57 PM

“Fifty-two illegal border crossers were apprehended by police on Hungarian territory between Friday and Sunday”, the national police headquarters informed Hungarian news agency MTI on Monday.

Hungarian Tourism Agency launches its first ever Budapest-centred foreign ad campaign

Ministry of National Development, May 14, 2018 3:37 PM

The Hungarian Tourism Agency (HTA) is launching its first, comprehensive Budapest-centred foreign ad campaign. In the international campaign, which will be launched on 15 May, advertising in online, print and television media will be appearing on the most important foreign source markets for tourism, CEO of the HTA Zoltán Guller announced at a press conference in Budapest on Monday.

Hungary is helping displaced Christians to return home

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 14, 2018 3:35 PM

“Hungary is practicing a strategy that helps Middle Eastern Christian communities who have been displaced from their homes to return to the land of their birth, and enables those who have remained at home to lead a life that is fit for human beings”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared in Brussels on Monday at the third international conference on the victims of ethnic and religious conflicts in the Middle East.

Ukraine regards some of its citizens as second-class

Ministry of Human Capacities, May 14, 2018 11:51 AM

Ukraine regards some of its citizens as second-class when it restricts rights related to the use of languages, Bence Rétvári, Parliamentary State Secretary of the Ministry of Human Capacities said on Sunday in Vác at a commemoration held at the local World War I monument.

Conditions for Roma integration have not been better for thirty years

Ministry of Human Capacities, May 14, 2018 11:48 AM

Conditions for the integration of the Roma in Hungary have not been better for thirty years, and we must make the most of this opportunity, the departing Minister of Human Capacities stated on Friday in Pécs.

The EU could already have recognised the security problems in 2015

Government, May 14, 2018 9:09 AM

According to the Chief Security Advisor to the Prime Minister, György Bakondi, EU leaders could already have recognised in 2015 what Viktor Orbán has been talking about: if we do not protect our borders, we will lose the continent.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade was shocked to hear about the terrorist attack in Paris

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, May 14, 2018 9:05 AM

Our consular service is in continuous contact with the French authorities, and according to the information currently at our disposal no Hungarians were injured in the attack.