Viktor Orban

Type: Person
Name: Viktor Orban
Title: Poltician
Organization: Fidesz
Nationality: Hungary
Fact Sheet: Biography for Viktor Orban
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

Szijjarto appointed as Hungarian foreign minister

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.BUDAPEST, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has appointed Peter Szijjarto to take over the foreign affairs portfolio following the resignation of Tibor Navracsics, who will become Hungary's European ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

EU scales tipped HUF 8 billion in Hungary’s favour

José Manuel Barroso, the outgoing President of the European Commission, has handed Prime Minister Viktor Orbán the documents of the partnership agreement Hungary is signing with the Commission.Barroso said the European Union has been successful in addressing ... [Published Budapest Times - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

PM nominates Szijjártó for foreign minister

, 2:15 PM CETHungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán today nominated Péter Szijjártó, incumbent state secretary, for the post of minister of foreign affairs and trade, the head of the PM's press office reported.Tibor Navracsics, who has filled the post ... [Published Budapest Business Journal - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Hungary central bank expected to keep rates at record low on Tuesday

* Analysts expect no rate change next week * Bank ended rate cuts in July, said rates to remain low * Forint has been volatile, new burden on banks weighs BUDAPEST, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Hungary's central bank is expected to leave interest rates unchanged ... [Published Sharenet - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Hungarian state buys stake in railway company Bombardier MÁV

The Hungarian state is acquiring a stake in railway equipments and trains manufacturer Bombardier MÁV Ltd., the Official Gazette showed on Thursday. The transaction is “of national strategy importance", which means the National Competition Authority has ... [Published TeleTrader.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Silencing Dissent: Hungary’s Crackdown on NGOs

Guest Blog By Péter Krekó- Attila Juhász, Political Capital InstituteHungary is in the middle of a crackdown against NGOs and civil society leaders. On September 8 th , Hungarian police raided the offices of two nonprofits, Ökotárs Foundation andDemNet ... [Published Human Rights First - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Secret meetings: Hungarian gov't out to take over more banks?

“The state will come in two weeks but we don’t know yet who will manage the bank," an executive at MKB Bank told Hungarian weekly Figyelő, which also reported in its Thursday issue that senior government officials have been in talks with Austrian bankers ... [Published TeleTrader.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Hungary’s Achievements Outlined By PM

The Fidesz-led government’s economic achievements include tax cuts, employment at a 20-year high, a jobless rate below 8%, investments up by a fifth in April-June and Hungarian industrial output at a three-year peak, the prime minister told lawmakers ... [Published XpatLoop.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Hungary Should Increase Its Reputation In Every Possible Area

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán mentioned this when he was interviewed in the main news programme called “Krónika” of Kossuth Radio during the World Junior Open Water Swimming championship held at the weekend in Balatonfüred."Now that we have become a little ... [Published XpatLoop.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

XINHUA - Hungarian PM calls pending anti-bank legislation "historical"

Hungarian PM calls pending anti-bank legislation "historical"Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.BUDAPEST, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Addressing parliament on the first day of its autumn session on Monday, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban called a new bill, ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Northern Winds Upset Hungary’s “Illiberal Revolution”

In his most recent flamboyant sign of making a clear break with the past, Viktor Orbán, Hungary’s Prime Minister, has taken the unexpected step of moving out of the Hungarian equivalent of the White House, choosing instead a not-too-shabby castle ... [Published Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The ... - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Hungary’s PM: Justice Done For Borrowers

Once banks have been forced to settle with their clients who borrowed in foreign currency, remaining instalments of loans will certainly decrease by one-third on average, the prime minister said in a radio interview. It is unprecedented in the history ... [Published XpatLoop.com - Sep 15 2014]

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"now that we have become a little bit stronger, we are on the way to become a strong country and we should make some efforts to actually show our strength" , said Mr Orbán when he was asked why Hungary had agreed to organise the championship within forty days

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Fearing eviction, Hungary’s Roma wonder ‘are we... [Published PBS - 9 hours ago]
Well-earned 60th place for Hungary [Published Budapest Times - Sep 20 2014]
Szijjarto appointed as Hungarian foreign minister [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 19 2014]
EU scales tipped HUF 8 billion in Hungary’s favour [Published Budapest Times - Sep 19 2014]
Szijjarto appointed as Hungarian foreign minister [Published China.org.cn - Sep 19 2014]
AFP - Hungary-politics-EU-diplomacy [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 19 2014]
PM nominates Szijjártó for foreign minister [Published Budapest Business Journal - Sep 19 2014]
Péter Szijjártó to be Hungary's next Foreign Mi... [Published TeleTrader.com - Sep 19 2014]
Hungary’s PM. Orbán In Secret Talks With Banks [Published XpatLoop.com - Sep 19 2014]
Hungary central bank expected to keep rates at ... [Published Sharenet - Sep 19 2014]
Hungarian state buys stake in railway company B... [Published TeleTrader.com - Sep 19 2014]
Forex borrowers unnerve Poland's establishment [Published Business New Europe - Sep 19 2014]
Silencing Dissent: Hungary’s Crackdown on NGOs [Published Human Rights First - Sep 18 2014]
Secret meetings: Hungarian gov't out to take ov... [Published TeleTrader.com - Sep 18 2014]
Hungary’s Achievements Outlined By PM [Published XpatLoop.com - Sep 18 2014]
Hungary Should Increase Its Reputation In Every... [Published XpatLoop.com - Sep 18 2014]
Berlin Wall anniversary: 25 years of liberal de... [Published Prospect - Sep 18 2014]
Putin's ruthless methodology [Published Business Times Singapore - Sep 18 2014]
Hungarian police swoop on foreign NGOs [Published EuroNews - Sep 17 2014]
The East-West Divide on LGBT Rights in Europe [Published Freedom House - Sep 17 2014]
The new Juncker era will show if Europe progr... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 17 2014]
New EU energy and climate head sells oil shares [Published Rappler - Sep 16 2014]
Call For Plenary Debate On Hungary Rejected By EP [Published XpatLoop.com - Sep 16 2014]
XINHUA - Hungarian PM calls pending anti-bank l... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 16 2014]
Hungarian PM calls pending anti-bank legislatio... [Published Individual.com - Sep 15 2014]
Northern Winds Upset Hungary’s “Illiberal Revol... [Published Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The ... - Sep 15 2014]
Hungary’s PM: Justice Done For Borrowers [Published XpatLoop.com - Sep 15 2014]
Zloty eases ahead of CPI data, region rangebound [Published Business Recorder - Sep 15 2014]
News Analysis: EP prepares to question Juncker'... [Published Individual.com - Sep 14 2014]
Budapest communty boots ex-leader over governme... [Published JTA - Sep 14 2014]
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Northern Winds Upset Hungary’s “Illiberal Revol... [Published Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The ... - Sep 15 2014]
In his most recent flamboyant sign of making a clear break with the past, Viktor Orbán, Hungary’s Prime Minister, has taken the unexpected step of moving out of the Hungarian equivalent of the White House, choosing instead a not-too-shabby castle ...
Foreign funding of NGOs: Donors: keep out [Published The Economist - International - Sep 11 2014]
“WE’RE not dealing with civil society members but paid political activists who are trying to help foreign interests here.” So claimed Viktor Orban, Hungary’s increasingly autocratic prime minister, last July, in a speech describing his plans to turn ...
Russia has pulled more than two-thirds of its t... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 10 2014]
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Russia has withdrawn more than two-thirds of its troops from his country as European Union governments meet to consider imposing tougher sanctions against the Kremlin. “According to the latest information from ...
Meet The New Leadership Of Europe: Presenting T... [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 10 2014]
As reported eaelier this morning, here, courtesy of Bloomberg, are the nominees for the next European Commission under the presidency of Jean-Claude "If Serioues Then lie" Juncker, with one from each of the European Union’s 28 countries. Job assignments ...
Lessons From Augustus [Published Washington Free Beacon - Sep 03 2014]
The legacy of Rome’s first emperor still offers lessons—and warnings—in leadership and statecraft for politicians 2000 years after his death, experts and historians said on Wednesday. Augustus rose to power in 31 B.C. during a tumultuous period for ...
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Foreign investors wary over Hungary win [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 07 2014]
Despite critics, Hungary PM expects win [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 04 2014]
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President Herman Van Rompuy congratulates Vikto... [Published European Council - Press - EN - Apr 06 2014]
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