Hungarian state-owned railways company MÁV is trying to tackle its labor shortage by offering a HUF 35,000 bonus for workers whose acquaintances start working there on their referral, according to a report by Hungarian daily Magyar Idők.
Heineken Hungary says it has taken several measures in order to be more environmentally friendly, according to a press release sent to the Budapest Business Journal. The brewery says 98% of its produced waste is now recycled, 22% of its energy consumption is from renewable energy sources and water use has been reduced by 13.8%.
An estimated 1,200 guests enjoyed the U.S. Embassy’s traditional Independence Day celebrations, held at the otherwise empty Ambassador’s Residence in the leafy outskirts of Buda’s District II one day early on July 3.
The Hungarian Red Cross has been supporting 1,300 people affected by severe storms in late June, with financial and technical assistance from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), according to a press statement sent to the Budapest Business Journal.
Hungary’s average gross earnings were up by 12.9% to HUF 296,100 in May, as compared to the same month a year earlier, while they grew by 12.1% to HUF 288,900 in the January-May period, according to a first release of data published by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) today.