It was just a matter of time before we saw a serious impact on the Hungarian labour market from the second wave of Covid-19. The January data suggests a slump in growth in the first quarter, despite the latest upside surprise in wages.
Vice-president Jourova says Hungary and Poland could soon have EU budget money withheld if they continue to violate rule of law.
Different retirement ages for men and women lead to lower pensions for women despite reforms in 2019-2020, says World Bank report.
Crackdown on democracy and civil society during pandemic accompanied by increase in hate speech by politicians finds ILGA-Europe report.
Unemployment growth has been modest and a return to tight labour markets is expected as economies recover from the coronacrisis.
Hungary’s economy grew 1.1% in Q4 on a quarterly basis, while in FY2020 GDP fell 5.1%
Budapest turns to Moscow and Beijing and criticises delays in Brussels' vaccination procurement.
Budapest court upholds decision by regulators not to renew Klubradio's licence for alleged "repeated offences".
Government attacks EU over delays and becomes first country in the bloc to give fast-track approval to other vaccines.
COVID-19 lockdowns hit income as Raiffeisen raises provisioning ahead of pandemic's after effects.
Lorinc Meszaros is now worth $1.4bn, according to Forbes, as Fidesz-linked oligarchs benefit from government contracts and deals.
Annual Wolf Theiss survey shows private equity investors are expected to take advantage of post-COVID business environment.
Anti-corruption activists argue asset declaration system needs to have real teeth and include relatives.
After Bulgaria and Croatia, only Romania looks like a strong contender to join the eurozone this decade.
Hungary, which also fast-tracked approval of Russia's Sputnik V, will be the first country in the EU to allow the use of Sinopharm.
Korean €2.3bn investment will be Hungary's largest and will help move country's automotive sector away from reliance on petrol-based technologies.