Tag Archives: Kína

Hungary refuses to disclose Chinese chemical hub project documents, Direkt36 sues

Since Direkt36 reported based on leaked documents that a large-scale Chinese chemical trade hub would be set up in Budapest and the town of Záhony, the Orbán government has denied the plans. However, a letter sent by Orbán’s chief of staff on the matter has been withheld from the public because it is considered as “data supporting decision-making”. Direkt36 is suing the Prime Minister’s Cabinet Office for the documents.

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Hungary could become a European hub for Chinese chemicals, leaked documents reveal

According to secret plans uncovered by Direkt36, the Orbán government is close to reaching an agreement with China to transport Chinese chemicals supplying battery factories and other industries in Europe by rail through a Hungarian hub. One possible distribution center is on the outskirts of Budapest, while one of the companies involved in the project has ties to PM Orbán’s chief of staff.

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Putin’s hackers gained full access to Hungary’s foreign ministry networks, the Orbán government has been unable to stop them

Russian state actors hacked into the Hungarian Foreign Ministry’s computer network compromising internal correspondence and even a secure network that transmits classified information. The recurring cyberattacks over the past decade were kept quiet by the Orbán government, and have not been successfully countered. With the help of internal documents and background interviews, Direkt36 exposes Russian cyber espionage against Hungary’s MFA.

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Former Hungarian ambassador to China was targeted with Pegasus – shortly before becoming senior advisor to Orbán

Orbán’s government tried to hide sensitive information on €1.5B Chinese university project

To please China, Orbán’s government shifted plans to favor Fudan’s campus over Student City

Huge Chinese loan to cover the construction of Fudan University in Budapest

Chinese workers will construct Fudan’s Budapest campus using Chinese building materials, all covered by a Chinese loan, but the Hungarian state is the one paying the huge bill. Fudan University has already picked a contractor: state-owned China State Construction Engineering Corporation, a company embroiled in suspicions of corruption and espionage in several countries around the world.

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Company with murky background is at the center of Hungary’s Chinese vaccine deal

Chinese spy games in Orbán’s Hungary

Huawei is slowly pushed out from European 5G networks but the Orban government still supports them

China suspended the export of some COVID-19 tests in April. The Hungarian government had already stocked up on them

Hungary’s government is quietly neck-deep in the U.S.-Huawei war

MP of Hungary’s strongest opposition party has ties to the government’s controversial trading house business