Árpád Göncz (pictured), the former dissident and the first post-communist President of the Republic of Hungary, died on Tuesday (October 6) aged 93. Members of his family were gathered around him at the time of his death, according to state news agency MTI.
The Hungarian Parliament today (October 6) approved amendments to legislation to ensure uninterrupted service to the customers of electricity distributors that have decided to leave the retail market, Hungarian news agency MTI reported.
The Hungarian government says it is pushing out foreign firms to keep utility bills affordable and ensure a secure energy supply, but critics say their interference does more harm than good.
Foreign and trade minister Péter Szijjártó (pictured) instructed the trade attaché at the Hungarian consulate in New York to encourage dialogue between the Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency (HIPA) and American electric car maker Tesla Motors, the minister said late yesterday (October 5) on state-owned all news channel M1.
Clients of investment companies operating in Hungary will be able to check their securities and equities account statements against data compiled by the market regulator from next year, the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) announced today (October 6) in a statement.