Government: Fudan campus and student city to both be built

A student quarter and the campus of China’s Fudan University will both be built in Budapest’s 9th district, the minister of innovation and technology has said. Speaking after talks with Budapest Mayor Gergely Karacsony and Krisztina Baranyi, the district mayor, Laszlo Palkovics said the government was offering cooperation and full transparency to the local and the metropolitan councils on the project. He said the government … Continue reading Government: Fudan campus and student city to both be built

Budapest assembly votes to support anti-corruption programme

Gergely Karacsony, Budapest’s new mayor, has set out the mottoes which he said would guide the city’s leadership in the next five-year municipal cycle. Speaking at the new municipal assembly’s first meeting after his oath-taking, Karacsony said there should not be any “second-class” citizens in the city. Continue reading “Budapest assembly votes to support anti-corruption programme”

Hungarians celebrate national holiday

Hungarians in 1956 wanted a “free and independent” country for themselves in the “Europe of nations”, Prime Minister Viktor Orban told a state commemoration of Hungary’s anti-Soviet uprising of 1956 at Budapest’s Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music on Wednesday. Budapest’s new opposition mayor, Gergely Karacsony addressed a rally in front of the city hall.

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