2015. szeptember 6. 15:09
The thousands of Hungarian volunteers and anonymous donors aren't simply acting out of generosity and solidarity; they are also sending a clear message to their government and fellow citizens.
2014. december 17. 09:38
After sending a reporter to Budapest to conduct a lengthy interview with Nobel laureate Imre Kertész, the New York Times decides to bury it. Times reporter David Streitfeld's account of the interview and his questions to Kertész differ significantly from the accounts given by the other three people who were in the room during the conversation - including that of Imre Kertész. Rather strange.
2014. október 30. 11:13
The number one item on Orbán’s destroy list appears to be the western democratic model.
2014. október 9. 19:08
There is now a good chance of stopping Hungary’s prime minister—at the gates of Budapest in the city’s mayoral race.
2014. július 4. 12:11
There are now somewhere around 50 room-escape games scattered throughout the Hungarian capital.
2014. április 24. 15:18
My previous visits to the city had been either in mid-summer or mid-winter when universities were not in session, so it was good to see just how much of a "student town" Kolozsvar really is, and also how much it is growing in that role.
2014. március 30. 14:59
Despite its ill-fated genesis and controversial usefulness, the Metro 4 is an amazing engineering, architectural, and artistic achievement.
2014. március 28. 15:14
The only questions that remains is whether the Budapest model can mark the beginning of a larger paradigm shift in Europe.
2014. március 6. 17:52
The world needs a better understanding of Central Europe — and for that to happen Central Europe needs a better understanding of itself.
Danube Institute2014. február 6. 15:10
The whole of the West has to understand that Central and Eastern Europe are lost in the woods, but after all, the differences between Anglo-American liberal conservatism and Hungarian conservatism have been exaggerated, says John O'Sullivan. The British commentator and editor, and former advisor to Margaret Thatcher, moved to Hungary to launch the Danube Institute in Budapest. The new think tank promotes conservativism and classical liberalism. We asked him and his colleauge Gerald Frost about the goals of the Danube Institute.
2014. január 15. 11:30
Caravaggio to Canaletto, a stunning new exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest, celebrates glorious 17th- and 18th-century Italian paintings.
2013. december 27. 14:43
One striking set takes us into the century-old control room of Budapest's Kelenföld Power Plant. Built in 1914 and considered one of the most modern electrical plants in the world, the art-deco facility was designed by Hungarian architects Kálmán Reichl and Virgil Bierbauer as a tribute to the power of electricity.
2013. december 9. 11:51
I quickly realized that the traveler's usual trick of listening out for familiar-sounding words wasn’t going to be very productive in Hungary.
2013. június 14. 08:54
The Israeli-Hungarian relations are special - says Ilan Mor, the Israeli Ambassador to Hungary. According to Mr Mor, it was a good decision from the World Jewish Congress and the Hungarian government, to organize the WJC's conference in Budapest. We have talked with the Ambassador about the conference, the present and the future of the Israeli-Hungarian relations and Israel's current situation in the Middle East.
2013. június 10. 10:49
According to numerous sources, Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, rushed around central Europe during the final days of spring. He also visited Hungary, but why?
2013. május 30. 10:59
The EU Commission announced this afternoon that it will recommend that Hungary, after nine years, exit the EU’s Excessive Deficit Procedure this summer.
2013. május 21. 09:46
There have been eruptions of racial hatred in France and the Netherlands without the same questioning of their fundamental democracy, says Hungary's Deputy Prime Minister.
2013. május 14. 11:38
I’m one of those people who believes that the biggest political threat Hungary currently faces is not right-wing extremism but the Orbán government’s trampling of the rule of law and property rights. But I am also a stickler for getting the story right, so I was unhappy to see that the underlying item Dempsey was tweeting around is at best misleading.