Incredible, but it is true, Szeged University Pediatric Center uses shopping carts to transport child patients between hospital wards for many years. The budget of the clinic doesn't allow hospital management to buy stretchers so the Pediatric Center had to deploy shopping carts that they got for free from a supermarket chain nearly 20 years ago. Read more!
Representative of the "Magyar Koalíció Párt" (Hungarian Coalition Party) in Brussels Pál Csáky reminded representatives at the plenary session of the European Parliament about the case of persecuted Hungarian citizen Hedvig Malina by Slovak authorities. (Slovakian ethnic Hungarian Hedvig Malina had to flee her homeland due to constant harassment by Slovakian authorities. The mother of two recalled that her little children had nightmares by seeing police officers often coming to their home handing over subpoenas to their mother.) Read more!
Hungary has joined the European Space Agency (ESA) as a full member on Tuesday; as a result, scientific and technological development based on space activities can give an impetus to Hungarian space industry said the minister of state for consumer protection at the occasion of the ceremonial signing of the Accession Treaty in Budapest. Read more!
Tago Arc - "smart jewelry" – is a pioneering technology developed by a group of Hungarian software engineers. The wearable technology incorporates an ingenious solution, which enables short-range wireless data transfer between a piece of specially designed jewelry and mobile devices allowing wearers to dress up and personalize their jewelry with selected digital images. To get a better idea of the concept visit the product website Read more!
Jobbik pleased to hear that PM Viktor Orbán too dared to quote Jobbik President Gábor Vona's celebrated saying about King Attila, at a press conference held jointly with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Tuesday. At the event, both the Turkish and the Hungarian prime ministers used the term "We are all Attila's grandchildren," several occasions. The saying introduced into public awareness by Jobbik Chairman Gábor Vona who used the phrase several times in the past. Read more!
New Hungarian Ambassador to Washington Réka Szemerkényi presented her credentials to US President Barack Obama in White House Oval office on February 23, 2015. (Photo: MTI / White House / Lawrence Jackson) Read more!
The military exercise code-named Warlord Rock 2015 designed to practice combat, combat support and combat service operations in cooperation with allied forces to prepare for airborne operation planning, organization and management tasks write honvedelem.hu. Read more!
At the end of last month, 9-10th century Hungarian bow added to the list of Hungaricums.
“Hungaricum” (also spelled “hungarikum”) is a term most often used for food products that are typically Hungarian, some of the best-known examples being Pick téliszalámi, pálinka and Túró Rudi. It is also used to refer to anything else typically Hungarian, such as indigenous plants, animals and even customs. --wikipedia Read more!