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Ader’s rejection of MNB bill may have angered Orban
19th May, 2016
Conflicting statements were made by Fidesz vice-president Gergely Gulyas and prime ministerial press chief Bertalan Havasi yesterday regarding Christian Democrat Gyorgy Rubovszky’s overheard remark that “Viktor” does not want President Janos Ader to be re-elected next year.
EC recommends fiscal adjustments
19th May, 2016
The European Commission is recommending that Hungary reduce its budget deficit by 0.3% of GDP in 2016 and 0.6% in 2017 and to carry out structural reforms in order to meet its medium-term budgetary objectives.
Eurostat rejects claims for Eximbank’s independence
19th May, 2016
The EU statistics office Eurostat has rejected Hungary's argument that Eximbank is an independent financial intermediary, and maintains that its finances should be included within the state budget, Portfolio reports.
Police raid union headquarters
19th May, 2016
Detectives from the Tax Office impounded documents at the headquarters of the LIGA union alliance on Wednesday.

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