Hungary will remain a consistent and predictable player on the international stage regardless of the outcome of the general election this spring, President Janos Ader said at a New Year’s reception to members of the diplomatic corps in Budapest on Monday. Continue reading “President Ader promises predictable diplomacy”
The Fidesz-Christian Democrat (Fidesz-KDNP) alliance has seen its support steadily grow, and by the end of last year the ruling parties had 36 percent support of the electorate and 52 percent of decided voters, according to a poll by Szazadveg published on Thursday. Continue reading “Fidesz popularity steadily growing – poll”
The Socialist head of parliament’s national security committee has called on Prime Minister Viktor Orban to appear before the body and present evidence that there is a “Soros Plan” the government has been referring to. Meanwhile, Fidesz’s group leader accused Soros of intervening in the Hungarian elections. Continue reading “Socialists want proof of the “Soros plan””
President Janos Ader has set April 8 as the date of Hungary’s general election, the earliest possible Sunday that the ballot can be held under the law.
Political parties told by the authorities to pay penalties for breaking party financing rules can apply for a 6-month moratorium and then pay the fines in instalments, the economy ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.
The ruling Fidesz-KDNP alliance maintained its stable lead, and the strongest opposition party, Jobbik has gained a bit more support, according to a recent poll by the IDEA Institute. Continue reading “Stable Fidesz lead, stronger Jobbik – poll”
According to the opposition the Orban government tries to undermine its opponents with the help of public bodies, influencing the power relations of the parliamentary elections this spring. Continue reading “Jobbik says Orban destroys them by using the State Audit Office”