Category Archives: Forex loans

Hungarian News Digest – Sept. 27 2011

Every week, there are several news stories that are of interest (to me at least) but for which I never seem to find enough time to write about. I thought it might be worth experimenting with a new series, and … Continue reading

Posted in Antal Rogán, Előd Novák, Fidesz, Forex loans, Hungarian far-right, Hungarian News Digest, János Lázár, Jobbik, közmunka, public works | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Photographers Banned from Hungarian Parliament

László Kövér, president of the legislature, banned photographers working for the online news portals origo.hu and index.hu from the Hungarian parliament. Kövér claims that the photographers violated a rule of the house which prohibits taking pictures on which the manuscript … Continue reading

Posted in Fidesz, Forex loans, Hungarian parliament, Hungary, János Lázár, László Kövér, restrictions of media freedoms, Viktor Orbán | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Paying Off Forex Loans, The Hungarian Way

It is hard to write anything new on the Hungarian government’s plan to fix the exchange rate for loans held by the Hungarian population in foreign currency at as much as 20% below the prevailing exchange rate. I am perhaps … Continue reading

Posted in Forex loans, Gábor Vona, Hungarian far-right, Hungary, Jobbik, országgyülés, parliament, Viktor Orbán | Tagged , | 14 Comments