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  • 11/04/2012

    Bryan Adams concert in Budapest

    The Canadian rock star to give a concert on 29 July at Papp László Budapest Sport Aréna - said the organiser ShowTime Budapest

  • 05/04/2012

    Slovakia and Hungary to reconcile

    The newly appointed Slovak Foreign Minister is convinced that Slovakia and Hungary to follow a period of good neighbourly relations. Miroslav Lajčák in Bratislava stated that Slovakia will reflect the good-neighbourly relations between the two parties shared the history and the fact that both are the EU and NATO member countries.

  • 03/04/2012

    Dow Chemical to leave Hungary

    The American Dow Chemical to close plant in Hungary due to very weak market conditions and the unfavourable economic outlook.

  • 03/04/2012

    airBaltic returned to Budapest - Direct flight to Riga again

    Thanks to summer schedule, flights between Budapest and Riga are available again through airBaltic. This is directly re-opening Hungarian business and leisure travelers in the Baltic region.

  • 23/03/2012

    Debrecen Airport - More flights and destinations

    Several new destinations to where flights are scheduled from Debrecen to be announced within weeks. Tamás Meleghegyi, Managing Director of Airport Debrecen Kft. said they want to reaxh six hundred thousand passangers a year within three or four years.

  • 22/03/2012

    Black March in 1990 - Ethnic clashes in Transylvania

    On 19 March 1990 Romanians attacked Hungarians who supported with Hungarian Roma and Székely people (subgroup of Hungarian people) kick them of Marosvásárhely (Romanian: Târgu Mureş) on the next day. Why did not ethnic clashes become a civil war?

  • 20/03/2012

    Zöld Pardon to reopen on 20 April

    Zöld Pardon (ZP) has confirmed that Buda side of Rákóczi Bridge is the new location to reopen.

  • 12/03/2012

    24 percent of total household foreign currency debt gone by March

    Nearly 170 thousand families with foreign currency loans used early repayment scheme at fixed exchange rates until end of February, so the longer exposure of foreign currency risk decreased. Thanks to early repayment scheme foreign currency loan portfolio decreased by almost a quarter - reported the Hungarian Financial Supervisory Authority (HFSA).

  • 08/03/2012

    Hungarian Investment and Trade Agency

    Hungarian Investment and Trade Agency (HITA) are dealing with 112 investment projects this year. In the theoretical case, EUR6.05 billion of investments could creat directly more than 28,000 and indirectly - through the supply chain - 60,000-65,000 new jobs in Hungary - said Erzsébet Dobos, President of the HITA at DHL Logistics Conference. The president said 70 percent of the investments are re-investments, therefore, it is important to have a close relationship with investors.

  • 06/03/2012

    The Heart of Budapest Programme under EU investigation

    HUF1.8 billion fine for Budapest can be the financial punishment from EU due to incorrect procurement procedure in The Heart of Budapest Programme. The European construction inspectors of the supported development have complained about the conditions of the tender, because only a few, more precisely, one Hungarian company was able to meet them only, even at high prices.

  • 02/03/2012

    Hungarian localised version of YouTube

    Hungarian localised version of YouTube video-sharing has launched why the owner, Google, expects to boost music royalty and ads revenues from the country.

  • 29/02/2012

    CNN - Water polo is part of Hungary's DNA

    Water polo is part of Hungary's DNA, its national team for decades a powerhouse of the sport. They've won nine Olympic gold medals, led to victory the last three times by coach Dénes Kemény

  • 27/02/2012

    Tímea Babos continued her breakthrough in tennis world

    Babos has already seen her world ranking take a big jump forward after the Whirlpool Monterrey Open on Sunday evening, México.

  • 24/02/2012

    Film friendly production - Shoot in Hungary

    The interest of foreign film makers still presist in Hungary. According to National Film Office integrated into National Media and Communications Authority from 2012, more than HUF19.6 billion as contract production and HUF8.7 billion as co-production registered for movie making in last year.

  • 23/02/2012

    Hungary started to repay IMF loan of 2008

    "Hungary paid HUF180 billion installment to the International Monetary Fund in February. The EU received the first payment by last November.

  • 20/02/2012

    Crédit Agricole to quit Hungary

    FRANCE’s Credit Agricole is closing its 20-year-old Hungarian investment banking unit, the latest sign that European banks are pulling out of profitable emerging markets to meet new capital adequacy rules back home. Russian financial group seem to be interested in the Hungarian branch office.

  • 15/02/2012

    Diehl Group in Nyírbátor

    The German Diehl Group preferred system partner for the international aviation industry in the areas of cabin modules, crew rest compartments and air ducting factory has started production in Nyírbátor.

  • 13/02/2012

    The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman

    The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman - a new American movie - shooting in Hungary from May, which starring with Shia LaBeouf, Evan Rachel Wood and Mads Mikkelsen.

  • 09/02/2012

    Hungarians to drink Canada Dry?

    Last year, total number of Hungarians seeking asylum in Canada rose to 4409, double compared to the previous year while the second most popular destination with 188 applications was Belgium.

  • 07/02/2012

    Art Paris Art Fair 2012 with Budapest section

    Budapest galleries do not give up international presence. In addition, gallery owners beleive in international breakthrough for Hungarian artists.

  • 03/02/2012

    Ryanair has returned to Budapest

    Ryanair is to open base in Budapest following Friday's forced grounding of Malév. The low-cost airline's new base with 31 new routes will offer service in Hungary where tickets start from HUF2,999 (€9.99).

  • 01/02/2012

    New Hungarian invention helps people with diabetes

    Clinical accuracy in blood glucose monitoring at home allowed with a newly developed next-generation blood glucose meter. The Hungarian owned company presented its new invention on Wednesday at symposium on the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

  • 30/01/2012

    Getting into the cold weather spirit

    In recent years' coldest week of winter with frozen weather and snow is coming: Arctic dry and cold air from Siberia headed for Hungary, pointed out by időkép.hu.

  • 26/01/2012

    Legendary G Class Mercedes might be produced in Hungary

    Daimler wants to extort a new contract out of Magna STEYR the manufacturer of G Class. If there is no agreement soon, production can be moved to Kecskemét, Daimler's first Central European factory.

  • 24/01/2012

    EBRD - Hungary has fallen behind

    Recession will be in Hungary and Slovenia this year according to forecast of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). 1.5% economic downturn with respect to Hungary set in new projections of EBRD due to uncertainty in timing with EU / IMF program.

  • 20/01/2012

    Electronic ticketing in Budapest public transport from 2014

    The current paper tickets and passes will be replaced to a new card-based electronic ticketing system from 2014 - according to project concept developed by Budapest Transport Centre (BKK), which is going to be discussed on General Assembly's meeting next week.

  • 18/01/2012

    Erste's commitment to Hungary for the next 150 years

    Andreas Treichl, CEO of Erste Bank Group, thinks Hungary itself has caused the crisis itself, but 'the same way Hungary now could take fate into their own hands so quickly, and would change everything in four weeks. The government just needs to want to do so '- the leader said in the invterview of Handelsblatt.

  • 16/01/2012

    Difficulties with Early Repayment Scheme

    To end mortgage issue through advantage of Early Repayment Scheme, agreement for sale is not enough. Banks require cash and confirmation of cash payment until 30 January. How to sell with mortgate?

  • 12/01/2012

    The Best European Major Festival - Sziget Festival Hungary

    “We were very much hoping to win this award and it really means a lot to us because 20th Sziget Festival is coming in 2012.” - said Fruzsina Szép about Sziget Festival after receiving the Best Major Festival Award and inviting everyone to drink a pálinka with her.

  • 10/01/2012

    T-Mobile's 4G/LTE mobile network turned on

    T-Mobile has commenced its rollout of Hungary's first 4G LTE mobile network in limited and regional areas of Budapest.

  • 06/01/2012

    Economic scares force organisers to cancel Metalfest Open Air Hungary 2012

    This year does not bring Metalfest Open Air music festival to Budapest, the organisers announced today, because tough economic times and unfavourable tax environ (higher VAT) in Hungary force local audience and its financial status to stay out and organisers to cancel this hard rock and metal festival in summer of 2012 on Csillebérc Youth Camp.

  • 04/01/2012

    AVEMAR aggro with Dr. Máté Hidvégi

    Patent dispute and / or market competition behind the outbreak of AVEMAR war. Dr. Máté Hidvégi, one of who discovered the formula in anti-cancer therapy, blames the current manufacturer for alterating the original recipe.

  • 02/01/2012

    Smoking ban in Hungary

    Where to smoke cigarette from 1 January in 2012? New year brings numbers of legislative changes against smokers. From 1 January, smoking is prohibited in all indoor places including workplaces, restaurant, pubs and bars. Casinos are only the special places where smoking is allowed in Hungary.

  • 29/12/2011

    Univer aims to expand export to penetrate into British food market

    Recently, the Hungarian Univer has entered into British food market in order to strengthen export markets due to decline in demostic demand, while export revenues doubled this year from Czech Republic and Slovakia.

  • 27/12/2011

    Bence Máté - The Invisible Bird Photographer

    Bence Máté’s pictures are telling everything about the secret lives of birds – but telling nothing about the secrets of cutting-edge bird-photography. If you want to know how this young and obsessed man won every imaginable prize worldwide, how he was/is awarded time after time on BBC’s prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition you just have to watch new short series of his work, Invisible Bird Photographer.

  • 22/12/2011

    Nokia N9: AMOLED display with minor issue

    abudpest.com has found out minor issue with Nokia N9 AMOLED display. Black strikes, spots on the dark grey backgrounds(screen) noticable when N9 used in a dark room.

  • 20/12/2011

    László Cseh needs some hints to overcome rivals

    American tips to help Laszló Cseh beat the larger rivals, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte, in the swimming pool.

  • 16/12/2011

    Bank card crisis in Christmas season

    Ten thousands of Hungarian bank customers' bank data was obtained by uknown criminals in the last few days when data theft occurred outside of bank data management. It is expected that thousands of domestic plastic card holder's details were obtained by unauthorized persons through an international petrol station network. The misuse of bank customers's data was discovered by Visa.

  • 14/12/2011

    Hungary - Recession warning for 2012

    Fitch warned that approximately 1% decline could be expected in Hungarian GDP for the following year. Yet time has come but the government believes in moderate growth and think it is more likely than recession in 2012.

  • 12/12/2011

    Budapest public transport on River Danube

    This reorgnisation will be done for the benefit of public transport in Budapest from June 2012.

  • 09/12/2011

    MALÉV Hungarian Airlines just a brand name

    Hungarian Airlines is not only teetering on the brink of bankruptcy but the government let MALÉV go bust.

  • 06/12/2011

    Saint Nicholas Day in Hungary

    Christmas season in Hungary starts on 6 December when Saint Nicholas is traditionally celebrated. Just 3 weeks before Holy Night, Hungarian children are visited by Mikulás who makes his round with a horse drawn sleigh and his two helpers. One of them is a good angel who gives out presents to good children and the other one is a krampus who punishes bad children.

  • 01/12/2011

    Hungarian Grand Prix in safe until 2016

    Since 1986 Hungary has been on the Formula 1 calendar every year and in 2010 the Hungarian Grand Prix celebrated its 25th anniversary in Formula 1 racing.

  • 12/11/2011

    Increasing VAT in Hungary from 2012

    There is no noubt VAT is increasing from 25% to 27% from 1st of January in Hungnary.

  • 10/11/2011

    Income tax in 2012 - Hungary

    Modifed income tax regulations applicable in 2012 with super gross rule and 2 flat rates

  • 08/11/2011

    Early Repayment Scheme in Hungary

    Definitely an opportunity in Hungary to whom can pay the entire mortgage upfront. Investors can enjoy advantages of weak HUF if they have cash or option to remortgage property in their home country.

  • 07/11/2011

    Property Investment Forum 2011 - 8th of November at RaM Colosseum Budapest

    The 7th Portfolio.hu Property Investement Forum aims to keep investors updated on both local and region property market through key players' point of view

  • 05/11/2011

    Gozsdu Udvar - Gas on/off

    Dying to know what the hell is going on because seven classic buildings of Gozsdu Udvar were lack of gas service for 2 and half months.

  • 02/11/2011

    HUF on roller coaster

    Future value of HUF is unpredictable but weaker trend might be painful and longer than ever before.

  • 31/10/2011

    iPhone 4S - Simple the best - Tested by mobilarena.hu

    Pricy but the most reliable and the smartest phone - market leader at the minute.

  • 29/10/2011

    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in Budapest

    Brad Pitt is working on his new movie and his family stays with him in Budapest.