Sziget announced its final additions to the lineup for this yearʼs festival, including the British multi-instrumentalist and electronic artist Bonobo, EDM producer and DJ Flux Pavilion, and Dutch duo Yellow Claw.
Greenpeace released its ranking of European cities in sustainable transport. In Budapest, public transport is good, but the air quality is worse than the EU average.
The Hungarian government has sent its updated Convergence Program to the European Commission. The document contains aspiring numbers regarding the economy’s growth potential for the coming years. First quarter GDP data seems to justify such ambitious plans, at least in the short-term.
The European Commission (EC) addressed a warning to Hungary Wednesday regarding “the existence of a significant deviation from the adjustment path toward the medium-term budgetary objective in 2017.” The Commission also made several recommendations.
A. Wess Mitchell, the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, visited Hungary Thursday and met with Hungarian government officials as well as members of civil society, says a statement released by the United States Embassy in Budapest.