More than 50,000 families have applied for some kind of subsidy provided via the government’s family protection action plan since it was launched on July 1, the state secretary for youth and family affairs said on Monday.
The literature of the four Visegrad countries and Turkey, as well as Hungarian authors writing in other languages will be in the focus of the first PesText International Literary Festival, organisers told a press conference.
The National Investigation Bureau, in cooperation with the US’s Federal Bureau of Investigation, has arrested two foreign nationals under international warrants on charges of fraud, the Hungarian police said.
A 250 kg US-made WW2 bomb was defused near Móricz Zsigmond körtér, a major transport hub in Budapest, on Sunday, the communications officer of the Hungarian army’s bomb squad Zita Markovics said. The bomb was found on a construction site.
Monday will be warm; however, a cold front arrives on Tuesday – says the Hungarian Meteorology Service.
The actor Felicity Huffman was sentenced on Friday to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter’s SAT scores in the college admissions scandal that ensnared dozens of wealthy and well-connected parents.
More than 138 million patients are harmed every year by doctors’ errors, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned, just a few days before celebrating the first World Patient Safety Day, with which it seeks to raise awareness of this ongoing tragedy.
The US and Brazil have agreed to promote private-sector development in the Amazon, during a meeting in Washington on Friday.
522 grams of amphetamine, 800 grams of marijuana, 180 pieces of ecstasy tablets, weapons and cash were confiscated by 168 policemen in ten locations in three counties.
Output of Hungary’s construction sector grew by an annual 32.9% in July, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) sais. Output of the buildings segment was up 32.2%, lifted by construction of residential, cultural and industrial buildings, KSH said.