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7 South Koreans killed, 19 missing in Hungary cruise sinking: foreign ministry

7 South Koreans killed, 19 missing in Hungary cruise sinking: foreign ministry

Seven South Koreans were killed and 19 others went missing after a tourist boat sank in Hungary’s Danube River, the foreign ministry here said Thursday. A total of 33 Koreans and two Hungarian crew members were aboard the cruise when it collided with another vessel and sank in the river in Budapest at around 9 […]

Fly High to Catch Frisbee

Fly High to Catch Frisbee

A dog catches a frisbee during the Flydogs Extreme Distance Frisbee European Championships held in Budapest, Hungary, June 16, 2012. <Xinhua/Attila Volgyi> news@theasian.asia

‘Watering of Girls’ as Easter Celebration

‘Watering of Girls’ as Easter Celebration

HOLLOKO, Hungary — Men pour water at a girl as part of traditional Easter celebrations, during a media presentation in Holloko, 100 km northeast of Budapest, Hungary, on March 28, 2012. Holloko, which was inscribed upon the World Heritage List, will celebrate Easter next weekend with the traditional “watering of girls”. <Xinhua/Attila Volgyi> news@theasian.asia

Hungarians Celebrate 164th Anniversary of 1848 Revolution

Hungarians Celebrate 164th Anniversary of 1848 Revolution

Performers wearing traditional soldier uniforms reenact fight scenes from Hungary’s 1848 revolution and war of independence against Austria’s Habsburg Empire in Dunakeszi, outskirts of Budapest, Hungary, on March 14, 2012 to mark the 164th anniversary of the outbreak of 1848 revolution and war of independence. <Photo: Xinhua/Attila Volgyi> news@theasian.asia

Hungarians Oppose New Constitution

Hungarians Oppose New Constitution

Hungarian President Pal Schmitt speaks during a gala ceremony in honor of the country’s new constitution at the State Opera House in Budapest Jan. 2, 2012. Meanwhile, tens of thousands of people on Monday protested against the new constitution, which came into force on Jan. 1. <Photo: Xinhua/Peter Kollanyi> news@theasian.asia   news@theasian.asia

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