More Hungarians weigh job more important than family

A national survey reveals attitudes of Hungarians towards work and family.  Work keeps winning.

Less people in Hungary think that family is more important than work.
This conclusion is made after a Hungarian survey reveals that more Hungarians think work is more important.  The same survey, made ten years ago showed results with the family beeing more important.

According to the vice director at Demographic Research Institute (DRI), at the Hungarian Statistical Office, the agency behind the survey, 3/4 of the asked in 2000, both men and women thought the family to be more important than work.  She points out that there are still over 50% that think of the family to be more important, but are decreasing.

Important factors are the trends in Europe generally, where The Netherlands is beeing pointed out, with 38% of the population concidering family more important. In addition women going to work, with also more focus on their carreers and a more equal balance with both parents raising children.

Student shoots out of dorm window in Debrecen

A Debrecen student shot with an air riffle out of the window of his college dorm, reports Hungarian TV2 Tények.

A local TV station crew in Debrecen was just working in a nearby location when they saw a person shoot out of a top floor window, of the technical depts. dorm building, aiming at someone on the street.  It turned out that he was aiming for a sign, and that it was university students having fun.

-Sadly, they appear to think of this as  “but teacher, we were just playing”.  But this is no game, says Edit Szücs Emilné Varga, decan of Debrecen University’s Dept. of Technology.

She also expresses that the huge disgrace these students have brought to the faculty’s name, and the Debrecen University’s name “infront of nation and world, – none of my students are allowed to do this”

The students will most likely not be allowed to stay in the college dorm, the TV station reports.

The incident, that brings back memories of the 2009 shootings at Pécs University, where a teacher was shot and killed, while the shooters lab partner was wounded, is beeing investigated by the police.