Latest Hungary Stories

2011-02-24 07:40:00

KOLDING, Denmark, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bestnet Europe Ltd. today announced the successful completion of the distribution of 2600 donated Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets (LLINs) during the JCI Nothing But Nets Budapest to Bamako Great African Run.

2011-02-17 09:09:59

Scientists in Hungary are reporting that the potential health effects of last October's Red Mud Disaster, one of the worst environmental accidents in Europe, may be less dangerous than previously feared.

2011-02-07 09:00:00


2011-01-18 07:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading pricing software developer, Digonex Technologies, Inc., today announced that they have been named Ticketpro's worldwide preferred dynamic pricing provider.

2010-12-16 01:00:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., and BUDAPEST, HUNGARY, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI) ("Watson") and Gedeon Richter Plc ("Richter") today announced that Watson's subsidiary, Watson Laboratories, Inc.

2010-12-09 15:19:00

MILWAUKEE, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Using 21st century technology to help researchers understand more about an 18th century mummy, an adult female mummy born in 1770 in Vac, Hungary will undergo a non-invasive computerized tomography (CT) scan at Columbia St.

2010-11-24 02:00:00

BUDAPEST, Hungary, November 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday evening November 9th around 110 invitees witnessed the opening ceremony of HOYA's new Faculty Education and Experience Centre in the heart of Budapest. Amongst the guests were Japanese Ambassador to Hungary Mr.

2010-11-08 08:03:00

LIMASSOL, Cyprus, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Tadawul FX today launched the Hungarian version of its website in its continued effort to provide superior service and support to the growing number of traders based in Hungary.

2010-11-03 07:35:00

HONOLULU, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hungary's toxic sludge spill is being called one of Europe's top three environmental disasters of the past few decades.

Latest Hungary Reference Libraries

2014-08-28 08:49:49

The Mangalitsa, originally known as the Mangalica, is a breed of domestic pig that is a direct descendant of wild boars. It was originally bred for lard production, but once lard declined in popularity, the breed suffered a massive decline in population. In the early nineteenth century, breeders in Austro-Hungary crossed many types of pig including the Bakonyi and Szalontai pigs, a Serbian pig, and the European wild boar in order to develop the blonde Mangalitsa. This new breed did not...

Transylvanian Hound
2013-09-23 11:09:59

The Transylvanian hound is a domestic breed of hunting dog that originated in Hungary. The ancient breed was developed when hounds traveled with Magyar tribes into Hungary in the ninth century, who bred them with Polish hounds and local breeds. Hungarian kings used the breed to hunt bears, wolves, foxes, and other creatures, but by the twentieth century, it was on the verge of extinction. In 1986, breeders began saving it, but it is still rare and can only be found outside of Hungary in...

2008-05-27 17:08:15

The Magyar Agár, also known as the Hungarian Greyhound is a hunting breed which originated in Transylvania and Hungary. The breed is a sight hound used for coursing. It is an ancient, elegant breed. The Magyar Agár resembles the Greyhound in its build. It stands 25 to 27 inches high and weighs 49 to 68 pounds. The breed has small button-shaped ears and bright oval eyes. Its coat is smooth and short and can be any variety of color. The breed is generally well-behaved and very...

2008-05-27 12:07:02

The Hungarian Vizsla is a hunting breed which originated in Hungary. The breed's ancestors can be traced back to 9th century Hungary; they were a toy breed used by tribesmen to hunt rats. The breed has neared extinction several times in its history, first when they were overrun by Pointers in the 1800s, and then after World War II. They survived and became founders for breeds such as the German Shorthaired Pointer and the Weimaraner. The breed was recognized by the American Kennel Club in...

2007-08-14 04:15:26

Whiskered Bats (Myotis mystacinus), and related species, are small European bats with long fur. M. alcathoe is the smallest among the European whiskered bats and uses the highest-frequency echolocation calls of all the European Myotis species. It prefers to hunt in small valleys with deciduous trees and flowing water. Initial records from Greece and Hungary indicate a distribution range in south-eastern Europe. The analysis of morphological, behavioral and especially genetic characters...

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