Hungary closes its borders again

New restrictions has been announced on Friday due to the coronavirus pandemic. Gergely Gulyas, the head of the prime minister’s office said at his weekly press conference that even today’s relatively high numbers can still be considered good, but the coronavirus epidemic is clearly spreading. The majority of infections are coming from abroad, and the greatest risk is the threat this poses to the economy, … Continue reading Hungary closes its borders again

Govt sets up epidemic response and economy protection funds

Hungary’s government is setting up a special 663 billion forint (EUR 1.8bn) fund to combat the novel coronavirus epidemic and will reallocate 1,345 billion forints from ministry budgets to a fund aimed at protecting and restarting the economy, the head of the Prime Minister’s Office said on Saturday. Continue reading “Govt sets up epidemic response and economy protection funds”

Govt to start new national consultation

The government has clear positions on the issues that sparked heated public debates over the past few months but seeks strong backing from society to represent them in the international arena and at home, the head of the Prime Minister’s Office said on Thursday commenting on an upcoming “national consultation” survey. Gergely Gulyas cited the examples of compensation payments to Roma in Gyongyospata, a procedure … Continue reading Govt to start new national consultation