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President sets election for 3 April

Thursday, January 13th, 2022

The main pro-government daily calls on its readers to mobilise for the parliamentary election scheduled for the first Sunday of April – the earliest possible date within the timeframe defined by the electoral law. READ MORE

Budapest at loggerheads with the government over the Athletics World Championship and the Fudan campus

Saturday, September 4th, 2021

A pro-government commentator accuses the opposition of using both the planned athletics event and the Fudan campus as political tools. A left-wing pundit thinks that the government will go ahead with the Chinese university project anyway – despite the conditional veto cast by the Budapest Assembly. READ MORE

Athletics World Championship hangs in the (political) balance

Saturday, August 28th, 2021

A right-wing pundit accuses the Mayor of Budapest of high treason for his suggestion to withdraw Budapest’s offer to host the 2023 Athletic World Championship. A leftist commentator sees the Mayor’s move as reversible, depending on the destiny of the ‘Student City’ project, competing for the same area with a Chinese university. READ MORE