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“Governance is the art of controlling the moment,” pro-government commentator says

In his blog Gábor G. Fodor (40), a leading mind of the rightwing think tank Századvég, has this to say of himself: “I'm not an analyst. I'm a political thinker.” Look at excerpts from a lengthy interview - which has caused considerable excitement in the Hungarian political class.

  gábor g. fodor  fidesz  orbán viktor  századvég

03-04-2015

Former ecological supremo skeptical of Paks 2

Former environmental state secretary Zoltán Illés has recently spilled his guts for any journalist coming his way on the alleged incompetence of the Hungarian government's green policies. But if that's his story, why did he work for that government for four years in the first place?

  paks 2  zoltán illés  Rosatom

03-03-2015

Minister Hende: “Hungarian-American military cooperation is excellent”

“During these exercise our soldiers have proved how well they can cooperate with the American soldiers in the alliance,” Hungarian Defense Minister Csaba Hende declared at the Pápa airbase of the Hungarian Defense Forces on February 26 during a NATO tactical exercise. Lieutenant-General Frederick Ben Hodges, Commanding General, United States Army, Europe, said the Hungarian soldiers deserve the best matériel and training because of their excellent level of preparedness.

  frederick ben hodges  colleen bell  csaba hende  hungarian-american military cooperation  warlord rock 2015  defense

03-02-2015

Budapest Airport has ambitious plans

Budapest Airport will spend HUF 25 billion on fixed assets in the next five years, its CEO, Jost Lammers (47) has told Figyelő. A hotel and a cargo terminal will be built. Terminal 2 will have to be expanded if it wishes to handle an annual 12 million passengers by 2020.

  budapest airport  jost lammers

02-27-2015

An interview with Britain's ambassador to Hungary

Ambassador Graeme Jonathan Knott reminds the readers of “Figyelő” that for innovative Hungarian entrepreneurs London is closer than New York: just a short plane ride away.

  graeme jonathan knott  britain's ambassador to hungary  new climate economy conference

02-26-2015

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