• Opposition LMP Calls For Pension Hike In Hungary

    Opposition LMP Calls For Pension Hike In Hungary

    • 5 Jan 2021 7:57 AM

    The government is “cruelly letting old people down” by keeping the minimum pension low and indexing pensions below inflation, Erzsébet Schmuck, co-leader of the opposition LMP party, said, and called on the government to raise pensions by 4% in January, as well as increase the minimum pension “two-and-a-half-fold to above a monthly 71,000 forints (EUR 197)”.

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  • Budapest Mayor: New Year 'A Chance To Start Over'

    Budapest Mayor: New Year 'A Chance To Start Over'

    • 4 Jan 2021 8:10 AM

    The New Year is a chance to “start over and go back to the drawing board”, Budapest Mayor Gergely Karácsony said in a video on Facebook on New Year’s Day, adding that he believed the vaccine against Covid-19 would allow Budapest and Hungary to overcome the coronavirus epidemic.

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