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DSWB6: Fake news – challenge for traditional media

Macedonia is not spared from the fake news phenomenon. The problem is not new and the technological development increases the threat of fake news. ‘Fake news undermines the trust in and is the main challenge for traditional media,’ Macedonia’s...
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DSWB6: Western Balkan countries outline digital transformation goals

Western Balkan countries pledge to reduce roaming charges within the region and with the European Union and have defined the goals for digital transformation aimed at bolstering cooperation and economic development, thus facilitating their...
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EU donates 300 PCs and 18 cars to Agriculture Ministry

A donation of the European Union, consisting of 18 Dacia vehicles and 300 PCs – estimated at €1.4 million, was handed over Thursday to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy. 14 cars will be used by the staff of the...
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Albania and Kosovo join regional initiative on cutting roaming charges

Albania and Kosovo have joined the regional initiative of four Western Balkan countries to reduce roaming charges. “We are glad that our regional initiative, which was started off by four countries, now is being expanded with two more...
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Winemakers seek support from state for their export efforts

Macedonian winemakers are facing fierce competition in foreign markets, wine industry representatives said at a meeting with Agriculture Minister Ljupco Nikolovski on Monday. They are asking the state to support the export of their products,...
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Gasoline, diesel prices slightly up

Gasoline and diesel prices go up by MKD 0.5 and MKD 1 per liter respectively as of Monday midnight, says the Energy Regulatory Commission. The new price of EUROSUPER BS-95 is MKD 68 per liter, EUROSUPER BS-98 will now cost MKD 69.5 per liter,...
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Turkish Onur Air launches Istanbul-Ohrid flight for 2018 summer season

Onur Air plane landed Sunday at Ohrid Airport bringing the first group of 180 Turkish tourists to one of Macedonia’s best holiday destinations. Today, the Turkish low-cost airline Onur Air is commencing services between Istanbul’s Ataturk...
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ArcelorMittal submits divestment proposals to EC for assets in Macedonia, five other countries

ArcelorMittal has submitted divestment proposals to the European Commission aiming to secure EU competition clearance for its purchase of Italian steelmaker Ilva, the world’s largest steel producer said on Friday, Reuters reports. The proposed...
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Retirement age limit will not rise

Minister of Labour and Social Policy Mila Carovska said Friday that retirement age limit will not rise and the pensions are stable and safe. Carovska at Friday’s press conference in the government informed about work done in the past 11...
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NBRM annual research conference resumes in Ohrid

The second day of the 7th Annual Research Conference titled “Around a Decade After the Crisis: Heading to the New Global Cycle and Monetary Policy Normalization” organised by the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia (NBRM) held in...