Government Promoting Electric Car Purchases

The government has so far awarded grants totalling 6 billion forints (EUR 16.4m) to help 1,600 bidders buy over 2,000 electric vehicles, a state secretary of the innovation and technology ministry said. Péter Kaderják said that the programme, initially launched under the government’s Climate and Environment Protection Action Plan in May with a budget of […]

Stricter Parole Rules Aimed at Higher Protection Against Crime

Parliament has passed an amendment under which convicts sentenced for murder cannot be released on parole, Justice Minister Judit Varga said on Facebook. The minister said that the package of amendments was aimed at ensuring protection for victims of crime and to the population at large. The new rules, she added, would help diminish the […]

38 Patients Die, Number of Covid-19 Infections Up By 989

Fully 38 Covid-19 patients have died over the past 24 hours in Hungary – most of them elderly and suffering from an underlying illness – while 989 have been officially diagnosed with coronavirus, bringing the total number of registered infections to 48,757, said on Tuesday. The death toll has risen to 1,211, while 14,637 […]