Sunday, 20 September 2020
Macedonia 20.09.20 | 22:32

First corona cluster in kindergarten after reopening: Children in Strumica kindergarten infect each other

The two children from the kindergarten in Strumica, who tested positive for Covid-19, most likely contracted the virus in the kindergarten. Despite initial claims that the two cases had nothing to do with the first infected child, epidemiological surveys completed this afternoon showed the opposite. The...

Macedonia 20.09.20 | 19:23

178 new COVID-19 cases, 4 patients die

There were 1,368 tests performed over the past 24 hours, with 178 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 71 patients have recovered, while four passed away, the Ministry of Health said on Sunday. New cases were reported in Skopje-42, Kumanovo-19, Kochani-17, Prilep-16, Tetovo-14, Strumica-13, Gostivar-11, Kicevo-8,...

Macedonia 20.09.20 | 17:14

Police find 28 migrants in Lojane and Vaksince villages

The police found early Sunday 28 migrants during a search of two houses in the villages of Lojane and Vaksince, while three individuals have been detained. The police conducted a search in the houses under the suspicion of crime “migrant smuggling”, upon an order issued by the Kumanovo Basic Court. Ten...

Macedonia 20.09.20 | 17:09

Stole Popov with a powerful message: The Macedonian language must not be discussed

Director and screenwriter Stole Popov is the laureate of the “Big Star of Macedonian Film” award at the 41st International cinematographers’ Film Festival “Manaki Brothers“. Stole Popov said in his reception speech that the Macedonian language must not be discussed, let alone negotiated. There...

Macedonia 20.09.20 | 16:57

Retirement at 64 and 62 will not be compulsory in the private sector

Compulsory retirement at 64 years of age for men and 62 for women will not apply to the private sector, but only to the public sector, the Minister of Labor and Social Policy Jagoda Sahpaska informed on Sunday. It is a law that will include all employees in the public sector and will leave the possibility...

Macedonia 20.09.20 | 16:50

Decision on day care in schools to be made on Monday, possible closing of kindergartens if Covid-19 situation worsens

The Commission for Infectious Diseases will meet Monday morning to consider the possibility of introducing day care in schools, and the decision will depend on the epidemiological situation in the country. The latest information we had in the Commission is that there will be no full day care. Tomorrow...

World 20.09.20 | 14:25

Holstein: Not in Bulgaria’s interest to block EU enlargement of region

Bilateral problems should not be part of the negotiating framework for the European Union enlargement, says German Ambassador Anke Holstein. In an interview with Radio Free Europe, Ambassador Holstein refers to Bulgaria’s explanatory memorandum sent to EU member-states, saying that the country has...

Macedonia 20.09.20 | 14:20

Stoilkovski: “Crime-legalization factory” caught in crime, sinking in lies, Public Prosecutor’s Office to open investigation

The “crime-legalization factory” has finally realized that it has been caught in crime, and is sinking deeper into the living mud of lies. They say a picture is worth 1000 words. Here are 4 photos behind me, for which the criminal association has no answer. In 2018, a new building was built...

Culture 20.09.20 | 13:50

Manaki Brothers festival presents awards to laureates Stole Popov and Janusz Kaminski

Director and screenwriter Stole Popov is the laureate of the “Big Star of Macedonian Film” award and Polish-American cinematographer Janusz Kaminski is the recipient of the life achievement award “Golden Camera 300” at the 41st International cinematographers’ Film Festival “Manaki Brothers...

Macedonia 20.09.20 | 12:55

VMRO DPMNE accuses: The announcement of a new package of measures of Zaev’s mafia is a cover for new theft

After SDSM increased the debt by 1 billion euros and instead of that money to go to support business conducted a brutal bribe and Taliban elections now shamefully announces a new package of measures, VMRO-DPMNE said in a press release on Sunday. In fact, the incompetent government of Zaev lied about...

Macedonia 20.09.20 | 12:10

701 people caught without face masks

In the past 24 hours, a total of 701 people were caught without personal protective equipment, i.e. face masks, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Sunday. The Ministry urges citizens to comply with the Government measures and protocols on protection against COVID-19, reads the press release.

Macedonia 20.09.20 | 11:42

Pendarovski urges Bartholomew to use prerogative and make Macedonian Orthodox faithful equal with others

History says that we should continually adapt with time and use it for the well-being of people. The Ecumenical Patriarchate is an example of how one can remain consistent with values but at the same time be dynamic in facing current challenges, says President Stevo Pendarovski in the letter to Bartholomew,...