The contemporary political history of the Republic of Hungary

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Decline and Rise of the Left Communists, Socialists and Socialdemocrats in Hungary
By Laszlo Andor, Newsletter, The International Communication Project, January 1996. History of the Hungarian Social Democratic Party (MSZP).
Internationally-recognized core labour standards in Hungary
IFCU Report for the WTO General Council Review of the Trade Policies of Hungary, Geneva, 7–8 July, 1998. Despite the commitments Hungary accepted at Singapore in 1996 and Geneva in 1998 in the WTO Ministerial Declarations, there are still violations of the internationally-recognised core labour standards with regard to freedom of association and discrimination in Hungary.
Hungary plans to join EU nations
By Yoshinori Fukushima, Mainichi Shimbun, Thursday 4 November 1999. Hungary is planning to become a member of the European Union in 2002 as countries need to join hands with other countries to survive in Europe, Hungarian Foreign Minister Janos Martonyi told the Japanese media.
Hungarian Government Approves Massive Wage Hike
By Balazs Koranyi, Dow Jones Newswires, AFP, Friday 31 May 2002. At its first formal meeting, Hungary's newly elected government Friday voted to boost public-service wages by more than 50% and give pensioners a one-off supplemental payment.