More than 50,000 families have applied for some kind of subsidy provided via the government’s family protection action plan since it was launched on July 1, the state secretary for youth and family affairs said on Monday.
A 250 kg US-made WW2 bomb was defused near Móricz Zsigmond körtér, a major transport hub in Budapest, on Sunday, the communications officer of the Hungarian army’s bomb squad Zita Markovics said. The bomb was found on a construction site.
Monday will be warm; however, a cold front arrives on Tuesday – says the Hungarian Meteorology Service.
Do not eat bakery products – rolls and bakery crescent (‘kifli‘) – bought on the 11th of September.
Output of Hungary’s construction sector grew by an annual 32.9% in July, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) sais. Output of the buildings segment was up 32.2%, lifted by construction of residential, cultural and industrial buildings, KSH said.
László Rajk, an architect and member of Hungary’s democratic opposition before the regime change, has died, the family told MTI. Rajk, a founding member and lawmaker of Hungary’s liberal Alliance of Free Democrats between 1990 and 1996, died on Wednesday, at the age of 70. According to epiteszforum.hu, he died after a short serious illness.
According to the weather forecast, a serious cooldown is coming next week.
Hungary’s annual consumer price index stood at 3.1% in August, down from 3.3% in the previous month, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said. Headline inflation was lifted by an 8.8% increase in the price of spirits and tobacco and a 5.6% rise in food prices.
Taxpayers in Hungary opted to give one percent of their personal income tax to churches or charities 1.8 million times last year, down from 2.2 million in 2015, business daily Világgazdaság said, citing data from the National Tax Authority (NAV).
Scientific projects were presented in Beijing as part of a series of events held to mark the 70th anniversary of Hungarian-Chinese diplomatic ties.