Tuesday, 26 October 2021

Tag Archives: Hungary

7 dead, 21 missing after tourist boat sinks in Budapest

BUDAPEST: Rescue workers are searching for 21 people still missing after a boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the Danube in central Budapest. Seven people have been confirmed dead and seven were rescued, with the other 21 still unaccounted for. South Korea’s foreign minister, Kang Kyung-wha, and a team ...

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Hungary sells more bonds than planned

BUDAPEST: Hungary sold 90 billion forints ($318.19 million) worth of government bonds at an auction on Thursday, 25 billion forints more than initially offered, the Government Debt Management Agency (AKK) said.

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Thousands protest ´slave law´ in Budapest

BUDAPEST: Protesters threw smoke grenades at police who responded with tear gas in Budapest as thousands of people rallied against a new “slave law” passed by the government of conservative Prime Minister Viktor Orban. More than 15,000 people, according to local press reports, joined the demonstration — the first rally ...

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Major protest held in Hungary

Tens of thousands of Hungarians thronged Budapest on April 14 in anger at strongman Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s crushing re-election victory. The crowd, around 100,000 strong according to organizers and AFP reporters, marched through the city center in sunshine to parliament for a rally under the motto “We are the ...

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