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2 more S. Korean victims found, death toll 18 in Hungary boat sinking

2 more S. Korean victims found, death toll 18 in Hungary boat sinking

The bodies of two more South Koreans have been found from last week’s deadly sinking of a tourist boat in Hungary, officials said, raising the number of Korean deaths to 18 with eight others still missing. The Hableany pleasure boat was carrying 33 Korean tourists and two Hungarian crew members when it capsized and sank […]

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 […]

Iran rejects oil proposal of Hungary

Iran rejects oil proposal of Hungary

A National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC ) official, while pointing to MOL Group’s request to import light crude from Iran, said the country is not ready to deploy the oil product to the Hungarian company, Mehr News Agency reports. Executive Director for International Affairs at National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) Seyed Mohsen Ghamsari pointed to […]

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

Let’s Enjoy ‘Night of Baths’

Let’s Enjoy ‘Night of Baths’

People dance and enjoy themselves in the thermal water of the famous Szechenyi Bath during “Night of Baths” in Budapest, Hungary, on March 11, 2012. <Photo: Xinhua/Attila Volgyi> news@theasian.asia

Hungary Holds Miss Colours Beauty Contest

Hungary Holds Miss Colours Beauty Contest

Contestants take part in the Miss Colours beauty contest for wheelchair users, in Hungarian capital Budapest, on Feb. 25, 2012. <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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