POLITICS Many trying to bypass quarantine by entering Romania on foot

Minister of Internal Affairs Marcel Vela announced on Wednesday that Romanian authorities had started an investigation at the Romanian-Hungarian border after more and more Romanian citizens were found to be entering the country on foot. hirdetés hirdetés According to Vela, pedestrian border crossings largely increased on Wednesday. Although such crossings are not strictly illegal, if…

GULYÁS: FORINT UNDER ‘STRONG SPECULATIVE ATTACK’

Gergely Gulyás, head of the Prime Minister’s Office, has praised Hungary’s central bank for its “excellent” handling of a “strong speculative attack” against the forint, which he said had been the reason behind the weakening of the national currency to record low levels of 360-370 against the euro. “The shape of the Hungarian economy does…

Chief medical officer: govt taking steps to accelerate coronavirus testing

Hungary’s government has ordered “many” coronavirus tests and will take steps to accelerate laboratory procedures, chief medical officer Cecília Müller told a press conference after a meeting of the operative board coordinating the epidemic response. Answering a question about coronavirus testing protocols, Müller said that the number of test laboratories has been “significantly increased”, noting…

Szijjártó: Hungary to allow transit of romanian, bulgarian nationals

Lorries crossing Hungary to and from neighbouring countries will have to use specially assigned routes and designated fuel stations before departing the country at particular crossings along the Serbian, Ukrainan and Romanian borders, a government official said. The lorries will also have to carry special permits, Tamás Menczer, parliamentary state secretary for communications told parliament’s…

Hungary research team isolates coronavirus

Researchers at Hungary’s National Centre for Public Health (NNK) have become the first in the country to successfully isolate the new coronavirus that causes the Covid-19 disease, the chief medical officer said. hirdetés hirdetés The breakthrough will allow scientists to begin developing a vaccine against the virus and to test various therapies, Cecilia Müller told…

Exorcism in Romania – commentary

Magyar Nemzet guest columnist Samu Csinta unravels the Romanian government crisis in the paper’s Monday online edition. hirdetés hirdetés The most toxic government in recent history, the Chernobyl of Romania, has been relegated to history. These are just some of the qualifiers the Romanian national press decorated the incumbent government with, giving a clear opinion about the performance…

Albert Dénes: A tale of two Orbáns

In our continuous quest to serve you, dear reader, we are now going to help you avoid confusion or, worse, a grave mistake in the future. hirdetés hirdetés Those not particularly knowledgeable about East-Central Europe have a penchant for making an all too common mistake: confusing the Hungarian capital Budapest with the Romanian capital Bucharest. While this is…

Úz Valley: the anatomy of a conflict – Part V

Angry Romanians break into the cemetery. hirdetés hirdetés RMDSZ Senator Barna Tánczos has announced on June 5, that Hungarians will protest against the inauguration of the illegally erected parcel by forming a human chain one hour ahead of the ceremony announced by the Dărmănești Mayor’s Office. On June 6, 2019, at 4.00 p.m. several hundred…