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November 14, 2017 3:08 PM

Fitch Ratings Revises Hungary's Outlook to Positive

On Friday, November 10, Fitch Ratings revised its outlook on Hungary’s long-term foreign- and local-currency issuer default ratings from stable to positive. The credit rating agency affirmed its rating on Hungary at “BBB-”.

November 14, 2017 11:18 AM

Becton Dickinson Inaugurates New Plant in Tatabánya, Hungary

U.S.-based global medical technology company Becton Dickinson (BD) has inaugurated a new $23 million plant in Tatabánya, which will produce research reagents required for the production of medical products. Relying on highly skilled Hungarian labor and its excellent productivity, the new plant will create 107 new jobs and help BD serve its pharmaceutical customers around the world.

November 13, 2017 11:01 AM

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Albert Szent-Györgyi Young Investigator Award 2017

The New York Hungarian Scientific Society is accepting applications for the Albert Szent-Györgyi Young Investigator Award supporting original research by Hungarian scientists living in Hungary or in neighboring countries.

November 3, 2017 4:02 PM

Hungarian Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács: Helping Ukraine remain on the path toward Europe

In his blog post entitled, “Hungarian Leader Should Stop Meddling in Ukrainian Politics,” a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation, Mike Gonzalez, misunderstands why Hungary has become an outspoken critic of the new Ukrainian education law that limits minority rights.

November 2, 2017 3:24 PM

Hungarian Innovation Selected For Southworks Engineering & Robotics Competitions

SmartBrick, an innovation of Hungarian startup Vengit, has been selected to be part of the official competition toolkit for Southworks’ Spring 2018 Engineering & Robotics Competitions.

October 27, 2017 4:09 PM

Hungarian Bazaar - One Day Only

Make sure you visit the annual Hungarian Bazaar organized by the Hungarian Scouts of Washington, DC on Saturday, November 18, 2017, Noon-10:00pm at The Women’s Club of Chevy Chase

October 19, 2017 9:30 AM

Embassy of Hungary Takes Part in the Kosciuszko Freedom Run and Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Statue of Thaddeus Kosciuszko

Colleagues from the Embassy of Hungary took part in the Kosciuszko Freedom Run on Saturday, October 14, and the wreath laying ceremony at the statue of Thaddeus Kosciuszko on Sunday, October 15, in Washington, DC.

October 19, 2017 9:25 AM

Minister Varga Leads Hungarian Delegation to 2017 Annual Meetings of the IMF and WBG

On October 14, Mihály Varga, Minister of National Economy, led Hungary’s delegation to the 2017 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund. “Recognizing our country’s economic policy decisions, the International Monetary Fund once again improved Hungary’s growth prospects in comparison to its spring forecast,“ stated Minister Varga.

October 12, 2017 2:11 PM

American Airlines Seeking Hungarian Speaking Flight Attendants

In May 2018, American Airlines will launch a new direct flight service between Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport (BUD) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and is now looking for Hungarian speaking flight attendants to accommodate the new service.

September 29, 2017 3:10 PM

CEPA and Hungary Showcase the Role of V4, Baltic Countries in Preserving Atlanticism

The 9th CEPA Forum took place in Washington, DC, between September 21-22, 2017. The Forum, organized by the Center for European policy Analysis and by Hungary, focused on Preserving Atlanticism in a Time of Change.