Viktor Orban’s Hungary no longer a democracy, Freedom House says

World May 6, 2020

Viktor Orban’s Hungary no longer a democracy, Freedom House says

Hungary should no longer be considered a democracy after an unprecedented consolidation of power by the European Union member’s leader, according to an annual survey of countries that once lay behind the Iron Curtain. Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s dismantling of checks and balances over the ...

Princess Kako meets with Hungarian president

National Sep 21, 2019

Princess Kako meets with Hungarian president

Princess Kako, a niece of Emperor Naruhito, paid a courtesy call on Hungarian President Janos Ader on Friday to mark the 150th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries. Dressed in kimono, the 24-year-old younger daughter of Crown Prince Akishino, the emperor's younger brother, ...

Princess Kako leaves for 11-day visit to Austria and Hungary

National Sep 15, 2019

Princess Kako leaves for 11-day visit to Austria and Hungary

Making her first official overseas trip, Princess Kako, a niece of Emperor Naruhito, left Sunday for Austria and Hungary to mark the 150th anniversary of Japan's diplomatic ties with the two countries. The 24-year-old younger daughter of Crown Prince Akishino, the emperor's younger brother, will ...