The Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) has asked Hungary to host the second edition of the World Urban Games, in 2021, Balázs Fürjes, government commissioner for international sporting events in the capital, said on public television late Monday, state news wire MTI reported.
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, the U.S. government-funded organization that broadcasts news and analysis to countries in Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Middle East “where a free press is banned or not fully established,” is set to restart in Hungary, following recent relaunches in Bulgaria and Romania.
The Monetary Council of the National Bank of Hungary (MNB) once again left the base rate unchanged at its latest rate setting meeting, and, albeit expected by many, the European Central Bank also kept the interest rate on hold last week.
Hungary should further develop its growth model in order to remain on a sustainable path of catching up with more established EU states in the long term, at a time when "the change in the global economic climate" requires new responses, György Matolcsy, governor of the National Bank of Hungary (MNB), said at an annual meeting of Hungarian economists.
Announcing a new investment by German discount supermarket chain Aldi, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said the future success of the Hungarian economy will be determined by where companies dictating the tempo of the global economy develop, introduce and begin applying their innovations.