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GDP growth has peaked

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

A left-wing analyst thinks that the Hungarian economy will underperform official expectations. A pro-government economist finds it unfair for the EU to criticize Hungary despite fast its economic growth. READ MORE

PM Orbán’s visit to Montenegro

Thursday, July 26th, 2018

A pro-government columnist agrees with PM Orbán that the closure of the West Balkan migration route is the common success of Hungary and the Balkan countries. READ MORE

Brussels plans on refugee relocation

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Pro-government commentators sharply criticise the draft resolution prepared by the European Commission that would impose on member countries asylum seekers whose demands would be accepted by international experts. READ MORE

Left-wing commentator praises Polish anti-government demonstrators

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

A veteran Népszabadság columnist identifies what he calls a spate of ‘anti-EU rhetoric’ across the region, targeting Brussels, and though he admits that this is on the rise, he suggests that it will not prove strong enough to stall the integration project. READ MORE

Brussels suspends social infrastructure fund payments

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

As the European Commission decides to withhold structural funds, a left-wing commentator fears that Hungarian taxpayers will have to pay billions of Forints if the projects are rejected by the EU. READ MORE

Reflections on Europe’s identity and future

Monday, December 28th, 2015

Left-wing commentators believe that further integration is the only way to save the vision of a free and unified Europe. Conservative pundits, on the other hand, caution against using Europe to tame those who do not agree with what they regard as liberal dogma. READ MORE

PM’s plan for EU action on migration

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

As Prime Minister Viktor Orbán prepares to propose that all EU members contribute one per cent of their budgets to finance an all-European programme to tackle the migrants crisis, a left-wing reporter believes that his proposals might be supported by international leaders. READ MORE

Hungary seals her border with Serbia

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

As Hungary closes its southern borders to undocumented migrants, and begins to process their asylum applications at a special checkpoint, commentators fear that this is not the end of the migrant crisis. READ MORE