The Israeli Embassy in Budapest issued strong condemnation of Szentgotthárd Mayor Gábor Huszárʼs claim yesterday that “it is highly probable that the Jewish State” was behind the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris.
Tens of thousands of healthcare workers have yet to receive their pay from previous months, a delay that has chiefly affected nurses and ambulance crews working part-time or to supplement their pensions, Hungarian online daily nol.hu reported today.
While he cautions that recent moves by the government could be a deal breaker, Radovan Jelašić talks about his bank’s plans to sell an ownership stake to the state and to increase its lending activities here.
The free daily newspaper Metropol, which is handed out in Budapest Metro stations, could lose the contract allowing this distribution method, in a move seen as favoring a government-friendly newspaper over the competition.
Hungary’s industrial producer price index (PPI) was decreased by a year-on-year 1.3% in October, with domestic sales prices being 3.8% lower and export sales prices remaining unchanged, Hungary’s Central Statistical Office reported today.