Hungarian-born biochemist Katalin Karikó has been among ten individuals awarded honorary degrees from Yale University, the University of Szeged, where she is research professor, said on Wednesday.
Fully 61 people with Covid-19 symptoms died last week, while 3,080 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said in a weekly release of data on Wednesday.
Teachers’ trade unions PSZ and PDSZ on Wednesday called on President Katalin Novák not to sign a recent legislation seen as restricting the strike rights of teachers and to refer the contested law to the Constitutional Court for a review.
The government has the means of taking action against the pollution of the River Sajó, which flows from Slovakia into Hungary, in line with international conventions on the protection of transborder watercourses, a lawmaker of green opposition LMP said on Wednesday. Citing his visit on Tuesday to the affected river section on the Slovak side […]
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s fifth government was formed as its fourteen ministers took their oaths of office in parliament on Tuesday. Before the oath-taking, a transcript of President Katalin Novák’s formal appointment of the ministers was read out. Presenting his cabinet, Orbán said he has asked Judit Varga to continue to serve at the helm […]
The opposition Momentum Movement on Tuesday called on Interior Minister Sándor Pintér to address the “real” problems of Hungary’s public education rather than “focusing on breaking down teachers’ protests”.
The government is exercising its constitutional right to declare a war emergency from midnight today, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced in a video posted on Facebook on Tuesday.
A supercell has reached Sopron from Austria, with heavy rainfall and lightning activity, which is expected to head southeast, with a small chance of a thunderstorm.
According to virus researcher Miklós Rusvai, the disease will surely appear in Hungary as well, but there is no need to fear a pandemic.
Five Hungarian trade union federations have protested against a bill seen as seeking to curb the rights of teachers to strike.