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China to continue to encourage companies to invest in Macedonia

Chinese government will not change its policy towards Macedonia. Traditional friendship between two countries is a strong basis and I believe that any party that comes on power will not change the policy towards China, Lu Shan, senior official...
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U.S. company “Adient” opens plant in Strumica

Plant for production of automotive seats “Adient” opened in the Strumica industrial zone on Thursday. The investment of the United States company amounts to US$20 million, opening over 1,300 jobs. Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, U.S....
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Macedonia’s tourism potential presented before British tour-operators

British tour-operators and travel agencies were informed over Macedonia’s tourism potentials at one-day event “Travel Weekly Destination Showcase”, organized by UK group Travel Weekly. The Agency for Tourism Promotion and...
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Gruevski: The fight for better Macedonia never stops, the battle has just begun (video)

VMRO-DPMNE leader, Nikola Gruevski, expressed his satisfaction from another successfully realized foreign investment in the country that was announced in 2015. “US company “Adient”, former “Johnson Controls”, officially launches...
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Job Fair kicks off in Skopje

Job Fair organised by the Employment Service Agency will be held Thursday in Skopje at which employers will present the demand of adequate personnel and unemployed will acquaint with job opportunities. Caravan of Job Fair was also held in Skopje...
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US company “Adient” to launch operations in free zone Strumica

US company “Adient” (former Johnson Controls) is to launch Thursday its operations in new factory in the Technological Industrial Development Zone (TIDZ) in Strumica. The factory, first facility to be opened in TIDZ Strumica, will manufacture...
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NBRM: Stagnating economic activity risks 2.5-percent growth projection

Stagnating economic activity in the first quarter of 2017 creates downward risks for the 2.5-percent GDP growth projection, says the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia (NBRM). The bank’s operational monetary policy committee says...
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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...