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Coronavirus emergency ‘to end in mid-June’

Thursday, May 28th, 2020

A pro-government commentator believes that the termination of the emergency proves that the government did not want to misuse power. A liberal columnist acknowledges the necessity of emergency powers, but also thinks that the government abused its position. READ MORE

Government to terminate emergency

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

As the government plans to end the ‘state of danger’ on 1 June, opinions diverge on the Prime Minister’s motives. READ MORE

Opposition calls for Human Resources Minister to be ousted

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

As the Socialist Party asks how long the Prime Minister is prepared to keep a man in charge of public health whom he himself deems unfit, a liberal analyst is certain that Dr Kásler’s days as Cabinet Minister are numbered. READ MORE

European Parliament to debate on Hungary again

Friday, May 8th, 2020

Opinions diverge on the decision by the European Parliament to discuss Hungary’s ‘coronavirus legislation’. READ MORE

Coronavirus restrictions eased

Monday, May 4th, 2020

A left-wing pundit accuses the government of stigmatizing Budapest by starting to lift the coronavirus restrictions only in the countryside. His pro-government counterpart finds such speculation absurd and politically motivated. READ MORE

Government to ease shutdown

Wednesday, April 29th, 2020

As the government prepares to announce a limited reopening of businesses and schools, a conservative columnist contends that European countries will follow Sweden’s model to keep their economies running, even if this implies more deaths. READ MORE

Economic recovery plans provoke controversy

Tuesday, April 28th, 2020

A pro-government commentator accuses the left-liberal opposition of using the pandemic emergency to sow chaos and destruction. A left-wing columnist, on the other hand, questions the government’s claim that it needs no external funding to tackle the economic consequences of the virus pandemic. READ MORE

Women leaders seen as more efficient in tackling COVID-19

Monday, April 27th, 2020

A left-wing news site enumerates women leaders as particularly efficient in combatting the virus epidemic. A conservative opponent dismisses that ‘sexism’ as unfounded. READ MORE

Schools closed for the 6th week

Saturday, April 25th, 2020

The left-wing nationwide daily fears for the underprivileged children who have remained without any form of public education since mid-March. READ MORE

Hungary halfway into the virus crisis

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

The number one liberal weekly website quotes figures suggesting that the Hungarian economy only began to grapple with the virus emergency in March. READ MORE