• Hungary Virus Mortality Rate Lower Than In West Says PM Orbán

    Hungary Virus Mortality Rate Lower Than In West Says PM Orbán

    • 8 Jan 2021 5:04 PM

    Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said in an interview to public broadcaster Kossuth Rádió that the difference between the mortality rate in 2019 and 2020 — “with small corrections” — corresponded to the total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Hungary.

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  • High Schools In Hungary Likely To Remain Closed

    High Schools In Hungary Likely To Remain Closed

    • 8 Jan 2021 10:36 AM

    The emergency task force recommends that the cabinet extend online education for high schools beyond January 11, state secretary for education Zoltán Maruzsa told a Thursday press conference.

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  • Traffic Accidents In Hungary At 64-Year Low

    Traffic Accidents In Hungary At 64-Year Low

    • 8 Jan 2021 9:14 AM

    The number of people killed in traffic accidents dropped to near 450 in 2020, the lowest figure since 1956, deputy National Police chief deputy Zsolt Halmosi told an online press conference on Thursday.

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  • Hungary’s Retail Sales Down 0.8% In November

    Hungary’s Retail Sales Down 0.8% In November

    • 8 Jan 2021 9:02 AM

    In November 2020, the volume of sales in retail shops decreased by 0.3% according to raw data and by 0.8% when adjusted for calendar effects compared to the same period of the previous year, according to data published by the Central Statistical Office (KSH).

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  • Births Up In Hungary Last Year

    Births Up In Hungary Last Year

    • 8 Jan 2021 8:46 AM

    Carrying on from the trends seen in the 2010s, Hungary saw a rise in the number of births in 2020 in spite of the novel coronavirus epidemic, Gabriella Vukovich, the head of the Central Statistical Office (KSH), told public broadcaster Kossuth Rádió.

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  • Hungary Soon Gets Moderna Vaccine

    Hungary Soon Gets Moderna Vaccine

    • 8 Jan 2021 8:41 AM

    Just over 1.7 million doses of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine will soon be delivered to Hungary, the chief medical officer told an online press briefing on Thursday.

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  • Japanese Companies Key To Hungary Economic Growth, Says FM

    Japanese Companies Key To Hungary Economic Growth, Says FM

    • 8 Jan 2021 8:00 AM

    Japanese companies play a key role in Hungary’s economic growth, with 19 Japanese companies having invested 21 billion forints (EUR 58.5), creating over 13,000 jobs since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said on Facebook, noting he had met Japanese Ambassador Masato Ohtaka for an introductory meeting.

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