The World Heritage Center of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has requested that Hungary halt the giant Liget Budapest development project in a report, according to news site hvg.hu.
Gábor Kerpel-Fronius will enter the race for Budapest mayor and will take part in the pre-election process as well, while Róbert Puzsér has announced he will not take part in the pre-election between opposition candidates, according to reports by news portal Index.hu.
The Ukrainian captain of Viking Sigyn, the luxury ship involved in the fatal boat accident on the Danube on May 29, is now in custody, according to an official statement published on police.hu, the website of the Hungarian Police.
Budapestʼs Keleti (Eastern) railway station will reopen after a two-week closure for maintenance on Monday, May 27, Róbert Homolya, president and CEO of state-owned railway company MÁV, said on Thursday, state news wire MTI reported.
Ticket prices for the Budapest matches of the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship (Euro 2020) have been set at EUR 30-125, state news wire MTI reported, citing UEFA. The event is set to be held in 12 cities in 12 European countries from June 12 to July 12, 2020.
Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér said Hungarian police have 35 vacant positions in District 6, and 32 in District 7, both popular areas of the capital for night life, online news portal index.hu reported.
The head of the Hungarian National Motorsport Association (MNASZ), Gyárfás Oláh will meet with Jean Todt, the head of international motorsport governing body FIA, to discuss bringing the Formula E series to Hungary, mmonline.hu reported.
Some 10,000 cyclists participated in the "I bike Budapest" event on Sunday, despite the rain, promoting their 12+1 points to make the city more bike-friendly in the next five years, according to a press release sent to the Budapest Business Journal.
Minister for Innovation and Technology László Palkovics said Wednesday he has asked MOL Chairman-CEO Zsolt Hernádi to act as chairman of the board of trustees of the future foundation set to take over the assets and operation of Corvinus University of Budapest, state news wire MTI reported.
Moodyʼs Investors Service has completed a periodic review of its rating of the city of Budapest, lauding the Hungarian capitalʼs "continued sound operating performance," while noting potential burdens, says a press release sent to the Budapest Business Journal.
The Buda Castle Funicular railway was taken out of operation on Monday for regular maintenance, and will remain out of service until Friday inclusive, according to a press release sent to the Budapest Business Journal.
A large area near the MOM Park shopping mall in Budapest will be closed and evacuated on Wednesday, April 10, to allow the safe extraction of World War II bombs, according to a report on Hungarian news site index.hu.
Budapest Municipal Council voted Wednesday to sell the Bálna Budapest Commercial and Cultural Center, a distinctive building on the Pest bank of the Danube near Liberty Bridge, known in English as the "Whale," to the state for a net HUF 11.2 billion.
After eight weeks of renovations, the Budapest Marriott Hotel presented its renovated DNB Budapest restaurant with a brand new "farm to table" concept, as well as a new bar dubbed "Liz and Chain," at an event attended by the Budapest Business Journal.
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