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NBRM presents first polymer banknotes

The National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia (NBRM) presented Monday the first polymer banknotes in denomination of Denar 10 and Denar 50, which will be put into circulation as of May 15. The difference between polymer and paper notes...
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New highway section Demir Kapija – Smokvica opens

New highway section Demir Kapija – Smokvica, which is part of the Pan-European Corridor X, will be officially opened Monday. Ribbon cutting ceremony will be addressed by PM Zoran Zaev, Transport Minister Goran Sugareski and EU Ambassador...
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Export value rises 13% in first three months of 2018

Goods estimated at half a billion euros have been exported in the first three months of 2018 by the companies currently operating in the free economic zones in Macedonia. Johnson Matthey, the British company that opened plants in the Skopje...
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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...