• Asbestos Cement Found In City Park Not A Health Risk, Says Városliget Zrt

    Asbestos Cement Found In City Park Not A Health Risk, Says Városliget Zrt

    • 4 Sep 2017 10:00 AM

    The asbestos cement found at a construction site in the City Park does not constitute a direct risk to health, the company responsible for the site, Városliget Zrt., said on Thursday. During demolition of the Petőfi Csarnok concert venue, all materials containing asbestos were removed by experts, the company’s statement said.

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  • Public Health Care Dentists Go On Strike

    Public Health Care Dentists Go On Strike

    • 4 Sep 2017 3:00 AM

    Dentists in Hungary’s public health care have decided to restrict their services to emergency procedures on Monday to protest against insufficient government financing, daily Népszava reported. According to the paper, some 700 dentists out of 2,800 practices across the country have joined the action.

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  • Air-Filtering Moss Wall Installed In Kolosy Square

    Air-Filtering Moss Wall Installed In Kolosy Square

    • 1 Sep 2017 8:58 AM

    An air-filtering panel made out of moss was installed in Kolosy Square, a busy junction in northern Budapest. The moss panel has the same air-purifying effect as 275 regular trees and will be in place for the next six months. It continuously measures its own efficiency and displays the data for public view.

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  • Hungary Declared Free Of Bird Flu

    Hungary Declared Free Of Bird Flu

    • 25 Aug 2017 2:00 AM

    Hungary has been declared free of avian influenza, according to the regulations of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), the farm ministry said.

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