· August, 2012

Stories about Hungary from August, 2012

Hungary: Shantytown Destroyed to Help Real Estate Investment

  29 August 2012

Some 45-50 people have been living in their makeshift shacks in the abandoned woods of District X in Budapest. Some of the residents have built up self-supporting farms, but in June 2012 the local municipality started to move them out, which is not a unique phenomenon in Hungary's capital.

Hungary: Olympic Social Media Content Remains Scarce

  2 August 2012

With the total of four Olympic medals so far, the Hungarian team is now #12 in the London 2012 medal count. Something to be proud of, for sure - but discussions of these results and other Olympic news are hard to find in the Hungarian social media.