Suspicious Saudi billionaire set up shop near premier’s house

One of Ghaith Pharaon Saudi billionaire’s businesses recently bought property next to a house owned by Prime Minister Viktor Orban. Pharaon has numerous ties to the Hungarian oligarchy, and has a questionable international reputation, which is best indicated by the … Folytatás

István Tiborcz, Zaid Naffa and Abu Namous - Photo credit: Dániel Németh / Magyar Narancs
István Tiborcz, Zaid Naffa and Abu Namous - Photo credit: Dániel Németh / Magyar Narancs

Wealthy businessman locked in loan deal quagmire

One of Hungary’s wealthiest citizens has provided a hefty loan to a person promising to provide top-of the-line electric car technology. The story quickly unravels into a confusing network of cross-accusations with the participants mutually accusing each other in the … Folytatás

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Political considerations cause the fall of opposition newspaper

The sudden shutdown of opposition newspaper Nepszabadsag was allegedly motivated by business reasons, while the general public is convinced that the right wing government made arrangements to silence the outlet that continued to report embarrassing stories. The figures show that … Folytatás

Picture: Attila Pál/ Facebook
Picture: Attila Pál/ Facebook

Hungarian MEPs secretive about spending allowances

Atlatszo.hu is currently suing the European Parliament since the institution enforces rather obscure rules in the administration of representatives’ allowances. While we wait for the results, we approached the 21 Hungarian members to give us the details of how they … Folytatás

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