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2011-06-08 20:38:28

On 4 August next year, it will be 100 years since Raoul Wallenberg was born. Lars Brink, a PhD student in ethnology in the Department of Cultural Sciences, intends to mark the occasion by presenting his research results on the personal development and experiences of the young Wallenberg. "I wish to show that the humanist education Raoul Wallenberg received was significant in what he did later, first as a trainer of Home Guard soldiers and then as a diplomat in Hungary," says Brink. Two years...

2011-04-05 11:56:00

NEW YORK, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers of American Airlines and its oneworld® partners can now enjoy new and enhanced service between the East Coast and the European cities of Budapest, Hungary, as well as Barcelona and Madrid, Spain. The new service is part of a series of recent and upcoming additional flights, as well as improved schedules, between the United States and global destinations that are being delivered by American and its fellow oneworld...

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. On January 15, 2011, 190 teams of motorists, including six Junior Chamber International (JCI) teams, set off from Budapest, Hungary as a part of the 2011 Budapest to Bamako Great African...

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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. Their study, reported in ACS's journal Environmental Science & Technology, concludes that the dust from the mud may be no more harmful than particles of ordinary urban air pollution. Mihály P³sfai and colleagues point out that a burst dam at a factory that processes aluminum ore...

2011-02-07 09:00:00

NEW YORK and LONDON, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trayport, a leading provider of exchange trading systems, and HUPX, the Hungarian Power Exchange based in Budapest, today announced that an agreement has been reached for the exchange to use Trayport's GlobalVision(SM) Exchange Trading System for the operation of HUPX's physical futures market. HUPX (www.hupx.hu) will go-live with Trayport's GlobalVision Exchange Trading System in the second quarter of 2011. The exchange was established...

2011-01-18 13:28:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=0f435221-dff4-404e-a6b3-64921eaa3003&alertid=6268cd21-5e2e-4b15-b443-e5cae62a37df&bhcp=1# A giant carpet featuring a map of "Greater Hungary" installed by Hungary in Brussels to mark the start of its EU presidency has triggered accusations of nationalist nostalgia in Budapest. The map, which is depicting parts of Romania, Slovakia and...

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. Ticketpro sells millions of tickets every year via its distribution network and has active operations in Belarus, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, India, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Poland, Russia, the Slovak Republic and the...

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. has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with PregLem, S.A., ("Preglem") the wholly owned subsidiary of Richter, to develop and market Esmya(TM) (ulipristal acetate) in the U.S. and Canada. In European studies, Esmya(TM) has been shown to be an...


Latest Hungary Reference Libraries

Mangalitsa
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...

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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...

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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...

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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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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