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Unpaid care work shuts women out of active labour participation: conference

Nearly half of the women in Macedonia are inactive in the labour market with the maintenance of households, childcare and elder care cited as the main reasons for their work being unpaid. This fact has been revealed in a research presented...
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Conference on challenges of unpaid care work and gender inequality

Conference on “Unpaid care work, gender inequality and the promise of the care economy”, organised by the UNDP, UN Women – the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women and the International Organization...
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Mancevski threatens the administration: Institutions are overstaffed

Public administration is faced with overstaffing and lacks professional personnel while institutions have inadequate staffing, particularly IT staff due to which an urgent reform is required. This is the conclusion of Tuesday’s debate on...
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Macedonia 2025 forum in Sweden

A forum presenting opportunities for Macedonia-Sweden cooperation will be held in Stockholm on June 13-14. The forum is organized by Macedonia 2025, in cooperation with the Macedonian Embassy to Stockholm and the Stockholm Business Region. The...
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Job Fair in Strumica

The Employment Service Agency hosts a Job Fair in Strumica on Tuesday. The fair, part of the cycle organized in cities nationwide, will include employers and job seekers from the Strumica region.
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Number of tourists grows by 18 percent in April

The number of tourists visiting Macedonia grew to 68.047 in April of 2017, and the number of night stays grew to 140.081, an increase of 18,4 and 18,6 percent respectively, the State Statistics Bureau informed on Monday. The number of domestic...
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Gasoline, diesel prices drop

Gasoline prices will drop by MKD 1.5 and diesel by MKD 2.5 per litre as of Monday midnight, the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has decided. In accordance with the decision, the new price of EURODIESEL (DE-V) is MKD 48, EUROSUPER BS-95 is...
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Mickovski: VMRO-DPMNE policies led to the record low unemployment rate

Hristijan Mickovski from VMRO-DPMNE presented data on employment during the VMRO-DPMNE mandate since 2006, and said that the policies pursued by its Government led to record employment levels. Following the latest jobs report which showed the...
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Mickovski: VMRO-DPMNE is proud of the historically low unemployment rate

Hard work, active employment measures, low taxes, policies to draw foreign investment, a favorable business climate and operative employment plans by the Government helped bring down the unemployment rate in Macedonia to a historic low of 22,9...
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Unemployment drops below 23 percent

The unemployment rate in Macedonia dropped below the psychological barrier of 23 percent, with the latest State Statistical Office data showing it has reached 22,9 percent in the first quarter of 2017. The number of active citizens is estimated...