Thursday, 27 October 2016 | News today: 7



Jolevski-Hoyt Yee: Macedonia continues with defence reforms

Macedonian Defence Minister Zoran Jolevski who is paying working visit to the US, met Wednesday with US Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs, Brian Hoyt Yee, Ministry of Defence said in a press release. Jolevski informed...

MoFA: No injured Macedonian nationals in Italy earthquakes

Based on available information, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said Thursday there are no injured Macedonian nationals in the series of earthquakes that hit central Italy yesterday. The ministry says that the Macedonian Embassy to Rome...

Flu vaccination begins in Skopje

The Center for Public Health in Skopje began the seasonal flu vaccinations. Patients with chronic illnesses, people older than 65, health workers who are exposed to numerous patients and others are urged to get their shots. Shots protect against...

Orthodox faithful celebrate the day of Saint Petka

The Christian Orthodox church today celebrates Petkovden, the feast of one of its most important saints, Our Holy Mother Petka (Paraskeva). Saint Petka is seen as healer of the sick and a mother figure. Such is the respect Orthodox Christians...

Cinematheque observes World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

The Macedonian Cinematheque will observe Thursday the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage with a selection of films written by Macedonian authors. Seven short documentaries made in the 1950s, 60s and 70s will be screened during the observance.

Newly established Mother Teresa University begins with classes

The newly established public university Mother Teresa begins classes on Thursday at the offices of the South East European University in Skopje. Construction on its own campus building should begin in 2017 at the Ilinden army barracks in northern...

SEC: 1,519 Macedonian expats registered so far to vote in December elections

So far, a total of 1,519 Macedonian nationals working or residing temporarily abroad are registered to vote in the forthcoming early elections in Macedonia by using an electronic application on the website of the State Election Commission (SEC). Of...

VMRO-DPMNE delegation in London: Macedonia can be proud of the great success and progress of the economy

VMRO-DPMNE leader Nikola Gruevski, together with the party delegation comprised of member of VMRO Executive Committee Nikola Poposki and MPs Aleksandar Nikolovski and Vladimir Gjorcev on Wednesday in London, met with Patrick McLoughlin, President of...

Project for restoration of Ohrid monastery complex completed

The seven-year project for restoration and revitalization of the monastery complex of the Holy Mother of God “Perivlepta” in Ohrid was wrapped up Wednesday at a closing ceremony in Macedonia’s most famous tourist destination. The project...

New Lisice kindergarten marks start of a major construction program

A new kindergarten that will house up to 100 children was opened in the village of Gorno Lisice, east of the capital Skopje. Labour Deputy Minister Dime Spasov said that the kindergarten is part of the program to build 140 such facilities across...