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50,000 Billion Forints Needed to Make Hungarian Economy Carbon Free by 2050, says Gov’t

Innovation and Technology Minister László Palkovics submitted the government’s energy and climate protection strategies to parliament’s sustainable development committee on Tuesday. Presenting the document, Palkovics said that Hungary would need funds totalling 50,000 billion forints (EUR 150bn) to make its economy carbon-free by 2050, thus meeting the European Union’s requirements of climate …

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Government to Punish Budapest for Local Election Results?

After their local election defeat, the government wants to punish Budapest by not allocating money for the capital in the next EU funding period, leftist daily Népszava writes, referencing government documents. The government denies any allegations, calling it fake news.  Meanwhile, economic news portal Portfolio states that Budapest receiving structural and investment …

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Orbán: Govt Ready to Work with Cooperative Local Councils

The government is ready to “cooperate with all mayors and local councils that are themselves ready to cooperate,” Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in parliament’s opening autumn session on Monday. Referring to the recent local elections, Orbán said that “everybody, regardless of party affiliation, must work for Hungary and the Hungarian …

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Orban on Trump’s Presidential : “Great News”

 Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said democracy had emerged strengthened from an “unprecedented election campaign”. He said a new era has begun in global politics as well as in the economy which poses historic challenges to the whole world. Tackling these challenges requires “a new and courageous approach and new …

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Let’s tell Brussels so they understand it, too!

The government campaign to bolster the public’s awareness of a referendum against the EU’s refugee settlement quota has been under way for months. Hungary’s highest court, the Curia, recently approved the referendum and the Fidesz-dominated National Assembly also signed off on it shortly thereafter. As part of the government’s campaign, billboards …

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