Hungary gets exemption as EU agrees on Russia oil embargo
The ban, agreed overnight after weeks of wrangling, aims to halt 90% of Russia's crude imports into the 27-nation bloc by year-end.
Hungary’s Orban sworn in as PM, blasts ‘suicidal’ West
The central European country is currently in talks with other EU members seeking to push through a Russian oil ban following Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.
Hungary PM scores crushing victory as Ukraine war solidifies support
Russia's invasion of Ukraine had appeared to upend Orban's campaign in recent weeks, forcing him into awkward manouvering to explain decade-old cosy business relations with President Vladimir Putin.
Revealed: Warning by medical experts over ventilators sold to Hungary by Malaysian businessman
Authorities in UK had withdrawn hundreds of units while those in Colombia instructed the removal of others after a number of patient deaths.
Hungarian opposition welcomes news of raid in Malaysia amid protests over ventilator deal
This comes amid an investigation involving Vinod Sekhar, on the back of a lucrative deal to sell medical ventilators to Hungary.
MalaysiaNow target of fake complaints over controversial mega-contract involving Msian businessman
This is said to be a common tactic to silence critics and journalists who carry damning reports which are difficult to counter or rebut.
Watchdog presses Hungary govt to reveal details of half-a-billion dollar contract to Malaysian businessman
Transparency International says it is prepared for a lengthy court process as it steps up its scrutiny of the controversial purchase of ventilators last year.
Hungary anti-graft body describes ventilators deal as ‘hotbed of abuse’
This comes as a Malaysian businessman defends his part of the huge contract as being 'above board'.
We decide what to teach our kids about sex, Slovenian PM tells EU
Imposing “imaginary European values,” like LGBT promotion he argued, would be the “fastest road to collapse” for the bloc.
Czech president calls transgender people ‘disgusting’
He says he can understand gays and lesbians but not 'these transgender people'.
Malaysian businessman gets lion’s share of multibillion-dollar Hungary deal
The deal to supply ventilators to Hungary was one of scores of purchases by Budapest in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic last year.
Budapest renames streets to protest against ‘unwanted’ new Chinese university
Fudan University is one of China's most prestigious educational institutions, and the campus in Budapest will be its first in the European Union.