24 January, Friday
Events of 22 January in numbers:
Date: 28 January at 17.00
Date: 23 January at 17.00
Hungarian mineral water and soft drink makers have pledged to increase the share of recycled plastics in bottles to 50% by 2030, the industry association MAGYUSZ said, adding that they are the first among Hungarian food industry sectors to make sustainability commitments.
Budapest’s Sziget Festival has received the international Greener Festival Award.
A 30 year-old Somali citizen living in Budapest under subsidiary protection status has been arrested after allegedly raping a woman in Budapest, the capital’s police headquarters said.
What is being touted as the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell-powered aircraft that could be made suitable for carrying passengers has been unveiled at Jakabszállás airport in central Hungary.
Hungary’s cash flow-based budget, excluding local councils, ran a 1,219 billion forint deficit (EUR 3.6bn) at the end of December, the Finance Ministry has confirmed in a second reading. The shortfall was 122.1% of the full-year target.
Besides serving as winter abodes for animals native to tropical and subtropical climates, indoor exhibits of the Debrecen Zoo also shelter some of the plants for the cold months.