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Once again, Jobbik’s loose rhetoric has furthered an unattractive storyline in the Western press, confused a serious issue, and obstructed the important work of governing.
Patrik Kovács is committed, and thinks the youth generation is committed, to a more ethical, collaborative business climate that addresses long-term social issues.
While Új Nemzedék’s video may not quite have captured it perfectly for all of us, living in Hungary is a fantastic experience. The government should encourage Hungarians to want to return to their homeland.
Funzine is an invaluable resource for anyone spending time in Budapest. Whether you’re a tourist, student, or life-long resident, this social hub will help you connect with the most interesting and adventurous people in Hungary.
Albania energy security represents an example of Moscow’s failure and Washington’s success, showing that the West need not simply acquiesce to Russian accomplishments because of the current economic crisis.
Instead of seeing pensioners as the problem in a welfare state bloated with entitlements and lopsided demographics, Civic Enterprises helps harness the productive energies of retirees towards remedying a deep-seated social ill.
Fifty-six years ago, Soviet forces crushed the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, that brief but important historical moment that has shaped Hungarian identity in the 20th century and continues to shape it in the 21st.
Even after one hundred and fifty-four years, Café Gerbeaud manages to stay competitive through constant re-investment and bold new designs. Onerous regulations are but some of the many challenges that this timeless Budapest destination must overcome to stay in business.