Voting in an expedited procedure without debate, lawmakers approved amendments to Hungary’s immigration act, to provide legal grounds for building a fence on the Serbian border and to allow expedited decisions in the cases of refugees who apply for asylum, Hungarian online news daily hir24.hu reported.
The recently proposed amendments to the Freedom of Information Act of Hungary raise concerns about access to public information, and the issue should be discussed with all stakeholders before adoption, Dunja Mijatović, the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media said today.
Károly Gerendai, co-founder and current owner of the Sziget Festival, created the biggest musical event in the region and used it to launch an entertainment empire. Here he talks with the BBJ about future plans for his flagship festival on Óbuda Island.
Hungarian online coupon company Bónusz Brigád saw its revenue increase almost 50% reaching HUF 2.7 bln last year, founder Zoltán Kaprinay told Hungarian news agency MTI today.
Two CBA stores near Lake Balaton have been declared outdoor traditional markets, because they sell goods in their parking lots, Hungarian online daily origo.hu reported on Friday. The designation allows those stores to stay open on Sundays, when their competition must close.