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 ...

Hungary Holocaust march honors Scottish missionary

World / Social Issues Apr 15, 2019

Hungary Holocaust march honors Scottish missionary

Thousands of Hungarians attended the annual March of the Living in Budapest on Sunday to commemorate victims of the Holocaust, including Jane Haining, a Scottish missionary who refused to abandon her Jewish charges during World War II. Israel's Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem estimates that 565,000 ...

Hungary will not soften laws to allow George Soros college to stay

World Apr 10, 2019

Hungary will not soften laws to allow George Soros college to stay

Hungary will not relax rules for international universities despite pressure from the European Union and offers from Germany to mediate in a row over a college founded by U.S. billionaire George Soros, the government spokesman said on Wednesday. Prime Minister Viktor Orban, a nationalist ...