This weighty volume comprises both studies and documents relating not to Cold War broadcasting in general but primarily to that of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty, with Voice of America occasionally getting a look in. Other broadcasters, such as the BBC or Deutsche Welle, do get mentioned but to a much lesser extent.
Daily Archive: October 18, 2010
Caviar production in Hungary may sound an unlikely proposition but this year the Arany Kaviár restaurant began selling superb caviar and smoked sturgeon produced in the nation and seasoned by head chef Szása Nyiri under the name Arany Kaviár Gourmet Selection.
Martin Munkácsi’s life was one of disputed anecdotes from beginning to end, creating a mysterious air around the acclaimed artist. He forged a successful career as a photojournalist, embracing sport and fashion as well and leaving a legacy of nearly 4,000 negatives in a New York storeroom after his death in 1963. Ludwig Museum has organised an encyclopaedic exhibition of his life’s work.
Some 270 classic vehicles from the 19th century to the 1970s will go on show later this week. The largest such event in Central and European Europe, the Oldtimer Show attracts fans from many other countries.
“We were extremely cautious at the time. We only designed our first mobile telephone network for 30-40,000 connections,” T-Mobile Magyarország chief János Winkler said, recalling the infancy of mobile telephony in Hungary.
Â “The most important thing is that we were there at all,” said Bálint Németh, vice-president of the Budapest Business Region (BBR) association concerning his organisation’s presence at the recent Expo Real in Munich. The BBR is a voluntary alliance consisting primarily of large property developers aiming to market Budapest as an investment location.
MOL Hungarian Oil and Gas announced last Wednesday that it will appeal against a decision by the European Commission that a 2005 agreement between the Hungarian Government and MOL, combined with a 2008 amendment to the Hungarian Mining Act, conferred a financial advantage on the company that cannot be exempted under EU state-aid rules.
Environmentally friendly vacuum cleaners produced at Electrolux’s Jászberény factory will be made available in Hungary for HUF 35,000-70,000 (EUR 127-255) a piece.
The yr-on-yr producer price level of agricultural products rose 20.1% in August and the yr-on-yr increase in the first eight months of the year was 8.6%, the Central Statistical Office announced last week.
Data released by the Public Employment Service last week showed that the number of registered unemployed in September fell 0.57% compared to the previous month and by more than 4% compared to September 2009.