Parties blame each other over private pension funds

The opposition Socialists have filed a complaint to the public prosecutor against Prime Minister Viktor Orban and others for his government’s act of nationalising private pension funds which affected the savings of 3 million people totalling 3,000 billion forints (EUR 9.7bn), Socialist lawmaker and head of parliament’s welfare committee Lajos Korozs said on Wednesday. Continue reading “Parties blame each other over private pension funds”

Govt announces “Stop Soros” package

The government has adopted a draft package called “Stop Soros”, under which “promoters of illegal migration” would be required to share data with the authorities, and would have to pay a 25 percent tax on donations from abroad, Interior Minister Sandor Pinter announced on Wednesday. Opposition parties are heavily criticising the announcements and the government’s inability to explain the “secret resettlement” of migrants. Continue reading “Govt announces “Stop Soros” package”