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Gov't, PM Pass Resolutions for First Phase of EU Super Laser Project

The government and the prime minister have both passed a resolution on the measures and tasks necessary to implement of phase one of the European Union's Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI).


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International news sources report on government elections and EU funding in Hungary.


GDP Decreased 4pct in the Fourth Quarter of 2009, and by 6.3pct through all 2009

Hungary’s Gross Domestic Product decreased by 4.0pct in the fourth quarter of 2009 and by 4.1pct when adjusted for calendar effects, compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.


Hungary Has Opened a New Trade Office in China

Hungary has opened a new trade office in Chongqing, China, in order to boost bilateral trade, ITD Hungary told MTI.


Hungary's Next Government to Apply for Extension of Moratorium on Farmland Purchases by Foreigners

Hungary's next government will apply to the European Union for an extension of the moratorium on purchases of farmland by foreigners.


An agreement Has Been Reached on Settling the Situation of Malév

The majority stakeholder, AirBridge Zrt, Malév Zrt and the Hungarian State Holding Company (MNV Zrt.) signed the document on February 26 evening.


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International news sources report on the Hungarian market and business environment.


Public Procurement Spending Grows Almost 28 Pct to HUF 1,810 Billion in 2009

Decisions on public procurements in the total value of a combined HUF 1,809.8 billion were made in 2009, up 27.6 pct from 2008, Chairman of the Public Procurement Board József Bakonyi said at a press conference in Budapest on Friday.


’Start-up‘ Roma Trainee Scholarship in Budapest

The ‘Start-up’ Roma Trainee Scholarship program in Budapest was set up to help launch the careers of young educated Roma individuals.


Activity Workshop Offering Assistance for Severely Disabled Young People

The activity workshop offering assistance for severely multiply disabled young people was set up with the help of EU funding.


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