Seven died and four were injured when a van transporting illegal migrants crashed into a house in Mórahalom, in southern Hungary, photos and details HERE.
Lawmakers on Tuesday voted to prolong the special measures related to the coronavirus pandemic until June 1, 2022. More details HERE.
Orbán cabinet to push out foreign supermarket chains:
The Hungarian government may pursue an openly protectionist policy that would threaten the large foreign supermarket chains. The government’s aim is to prevent food waste with this measure. According to the draft bill, foreign supermarket chains should give away food items with close expiration date to the state. In addition, the government would raise taxes on the stores involved. Read details HERE.
Lawmakers passed an amendment to the law regulating supermarkets in Hungary, details HERE.
The local council of Pécs decided in an unanimous vote on Tuesday to sell its majority stake to the state in the two companies operating the Pogány airport near the city in southern Hungary. More details about Pécs Airport
Hungarian doctors have reached a new significant milestone in the fight against the coronavirus. Based on their results, the antidepressant fluoxetine can triple the chance of survival for COVID-19 patients, details HERE.