Politicians of the opposition Párbeszéd and Democratic Coalition (DK) parties on Tuesday protested against reported plans by the government to set up a levy system and a kayak-canoe academy on Budapest’s Hajógyári Island on the Danube.
Justice Minister Judit Varga inaugurated a centre in Pécs, in southern Hungary, that provides free legal and financial aid, as well as psychological services, to victims of crime. Varga said the government plans to establish a network covering all counties within five years, and 600 million forints (EUR 1.7m) is available this year for developing […]
Vodafone Hungary continues to expand its 5G network coverage this year: after the inner city of Budapest and Zalaegerszeg, the development of 5G base stations continues in larger rural towns and around Lake Balaton. With this, the number of Vodafone 5G stations will increase close to 300 nationwide, thanks to which hundreds of thousands will […]
The Budapest city assembly is setting up a committee to investigate suspected cases of corruption in recent years.
Mayor Gergely Karácsony has proposed the introduction of a progressive parking fee system for downtown Budapest that would make the first 15 minutes of parking free of charge with the rate then rising progressively.
The Budapest metropolitan council will challenge a government office decision to prevent a homeless shelter from being located in City Hall, Mayor Gergely Karácsony said. “We will certainly challenge the decision, open the shelter and protect homeless people not only from the epidemic but also from those who represent insensitive and heartless policies,” he said […]
Budapest’s Citadel, built as a military fortress on Gellért Hill, the highest point of the city centre, will undergo a three-year reconstruction, the project’s commissioner said.
The state secretary for the development of Budapest and the metropolitan area has asked the city’s mayor to clarify his position regarding the renovation of Chain Bridge.
The exemplary cooperation of the citizens of Budapest has made it possible for life to return to normalcy in the capital, Budapest Mayor Gergely Karácsony said on his Facebook page.
Mayor Gergely Karácsony has completed a package dubbed Budapest Restart containing proposals for the government and planned municipal decisions.