Happy New Year! – What changes can be expected for 2020?

We hope that our dear readers welcome 2020 full of energy and cheerfulness, leaving all the depressing feelings behind. The 2010s are over,...

Strikes over pension reform cripple France

French transport workers walked off the job, hitting train, metro and bus services on Tuesday for the...
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Opposition DK advocates higher minimum pension

The leftist opposition Democratic Coalition (DK) has called on the government to raise the minimum...

Deutsche Bank survey: Every second German fears poverty in old age

Every second German aged between 20 and 65 years fears poverty in old age, according to a survey...
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Pension premiums to be paid to 2.6 million Hungarian retirees

Some 2.6 million Hungarians receiving pension or other retirement benefits will be paid a pension...

Average pension premiums of 60 euros and pension supplements of 33 euros to be paid in November

The average amount of the pension premium will be HUF 20,160 (EUR 60), while that of the pension...

Local elections – Jobbik: Strong opposition can act more resolutely

The stronger the opposition against the government, the better it can represent issues, such as men...

Hungarian pensioners to get vouchers to pay utility bills

Hungarian pensioners will receive vouchers worth 9,000 forints (EUR 27) by Sept. 30, the head of the...

EP elections – LMP for individual pension accounts in each EU member state

Opposition LMP will initiate introducing mandatory individual pension accounts in each EU member state, the party's top candidate in the...

EP elections – Socialists, Párbeszéd campaign for European minimum wage

The opposition Socialist-Párbeszéd alliance proposes setting a European minimum wage of around 240,000 forints (EUR 743), 90,000 forints...