Education in secondary schools with physical attendance to start on 10 May

Education in secondary schools with physical attendance will start on 10 May, the prime minister stated on Friday. On Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary,’ Viktor Orban said the Operational Group also decided that, similar to last year, final examinations would only be comprised of a series of written tests. The PM said this is also important because the final examinations play a part in … Continue reading Education in secondary schools with physical attendance to start on 10 May

Gradual reopening starts in Hungary

Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced on Tuesday afternoon that the number of people inoculated in Hungary reached 2.5 million so shops and services can reopen from Wednesday. “Two and a half million Hungarians vaccinated. Shops and services can reopen!” the prime minister said in a video message posted on Facebook. “We have lived our lives now for a year in wartime-like conditions under restrictions, curfews … Continue reading Gradual reopening starts in Hungary

First steps towards gradual reopening

The conditions for starting the first stage of a phased reopening in Hungary have been codified in a decree published in the latest issue of the official gazette. The decree stipulates that the first stage of easing coronavirus restrictions can begin once 2.5 million people have received their first Covid-19 shot, the government portal kormany.hu said over the weekend. The evening-night curfew will then be … Continue reading First steps towards gradual reopening

Orban: No easing of restrictions can be allowed

For the time being, no easing of any kind can be allowed, but there is a good chance that in Hungary life will become free again before most – or even all – EU countries, and we will have a free summer, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary’ on Friday. Orban also said there is a realistic chance that … Continue reading Orban: No easing of restrictions can be allowed

Orban: Have yourself vaccinated!

The third wave of the coronavirus epidemic is on the rise, and therefore people should decide about vaccination in a carefully considered manner, setting emotions to one side, as their lives could be at risk, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday on Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary’. “I’m asking everyone to register, to enrol, to go and have themselves vaccinated, and if possible, … Continue reading Orban: Have yourself vaccinated!

Orban: We cannot report any truly liberating news

The administration of the vaccine against the coronavirus could start on 27-28 December. In the first round, vaccines enough for around 35,000 people will arrive in Hungary, and health care workers will be the first to be vaccinated, prime minister Viktor Orban said on Friday on Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary’. Health care workers will be vaccinated in the South Pest Central Hospital and … Continue reading Orban: We cannot report any truly liberating news

Orban: We cannot be bought off

Registration online and by mail could start as early as next week so that those who want to have themselves vaccinated against the coronavirus can register in advance to be among the first to have access to the vaccine, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday on Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary’. With this solution, it is possible to assess how many persons are … Continue reading Orban: We cannot be bought off

Government confirms budget veto

“In line with the position communicated during the EU summit this July and in accordance with the veto power laid out in the EU Treaties, the Hungarian Government exercised its veto over the EU’s budgetary legislative package,” according to a statement which was published on the government’s and Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s website. Here you can read the full statement: In Brussels today, they only … Continue reading Government confirms budget veto

Strict corona measures in Hungary

We must reduce the number of coronavirus incidences because if the number of infections continues to increase at the present rate, hospitals will not be able to cope with the burden on them, Prime Minister Viktor Orban stated in a video message posted on his Facebook account on Monday in which he announced measures designed to contain the spread of the epidemic. The PM said … Continue reading Strict corona measures in Hungary

Orban: The situation is difficult, but our chances are good

The coronavirus epidemic situation is difficult, in some places it is grave, but our chances are good, we are able to control the situation and “together we will succeed again,” Prime Minister Viktor Orban stated on Friday on Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary’. He said according to analyses, on 21 November we will need 2,240 intensive care beds, while on 10 December as many … Continue reading Orban: The situation is difficult, but our chances are good