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The Hungarian party FIDESZ wants to cut drastically the subventioned university places

January 25, 2013


(PUBLISHED IN THE EUROPEAN LEFT PARTY) The Hungarian government party FIDESZ wants to drastically cut the number of the high school and university places subventioned by the state, which means the introduction of full tuition fees for the large majority of the students. This measure will increase inequalities regarding education and aggravate the gap between […]

Hungary to axe thousands of public sector jobs in effort to plug 2013 budget hole

October 25, 2012


(PUBLISHED IN DELMAGYAR.HU) In order to meet the deficit target in 2013, further layoffs are expected in the public sector, daily Magyar Hirlap said on Friday, citing unnamed sources. Unfilled jobs will be scrapped, and a scaledown affecting several thousand workplaces is planned at local governments and state-run institutions operated by ministries. The govenrment also […]

Hungarian prices set to rise further on higher food, fuel prices, analysts say

September 12, 2012


(PUBLISHED IN  BBJ JOURNAL) Higher food and fuel prices are likely to cause Hungary’s consumer price index to continue to rise in the coming months, analysts told MTI on Tuesday, after the Central Statistics Office (KSH) published fresh data. Hungary’s year-on-year CPI climbed to 6.0% in August from 5.8% in July, KSH said early Tuesday. […]