The development of Hungaryâ€™s automotive industry will rely on systems integration involving the Visegrad Group of countries, Economy Minister MihĂˇly Varga said, opening the Automotive Hungary 2017 expo in Budapest on Wednesday.
WHEN a revolution happens, the consequences are not obvious straight away. The British referendum on EU membership in June 2016 was seen as a revolt of ordinary people against a globalised elite. The politicians who led the Leave campaign did not seem to expect to win. As wags remarked, they were like â€śthe dog that caught the carâ€ť.This helps to explain the general chaos that has enveloped British policy since the result. The Leave campaign had contained two contradictions. The first was that Britain could have all the advantages of EU membership without the bother of actually belonging; the country could â€śhave its cake and eat itâ€ť as Boris Johnson, Leave campaigner and now foreign secretary put it. The second was the split between the free market, Liberal brexiteers, who envisaged Britain as open to the world, and the nativist camp led by Nigel Farage.Theresa May, who took office as prime minister in the wake of the referendum, has struggled to reconcile these camps. It took Britain a long time to trigger the Article 50 process for leaving the EU and the talks have since got bogged down (as Leavers insisted they wouldn't be) on issues such as the size of the financial commitments Britain should continue to meet. Impatience is rising and the leadership is turning on itself. One camp ...
The Constitutional Court has ruled that the current regulation of the sale and utilisation of â€śNatura 2000â€ť lands breaches the basic law. Farmland classified as â€śNatura 2000â€ť can be farmed only by observing specific environmental requirements to preserve wildlife in the area. The government has sold large expanses of â€śNatura 2000â€ť lands as part of […]
Lawmakers amended Hungaryâ€™s higher education law to extend the deadline for foreign universities and colleges operating in the country to meet the lawâ€™s criteria to January 1, 2019. Hungary tightened rules governing the operations of foreign universities in the country in the spring, requiring foreign colleges and universities in Hungary to operate on the basis […]
The Constitutional Court said that some rules governing National Land Fund assets breach Hungaryâ€™s fundamental law. Lawmaker Benedek R. Sallai of green LMP and 51 other opposition lawmakers had turned to the court, complaining that parts of the law regulating the National Land Fund were unconstitutional and written post-hoc to justify sales connected with the […]