Wednesday, 13 January 2021
Macedonia 13.01.21 | 22:43

All present and absent citizens will be counted in the census, announced the director of the State Statistical Office

The director of the State Statistical Office Apostol Simovski said in an interview with TV Sitel that the census provides an opportunity to count all citizens of Macedonia, regardless of whether they reside or not in the country. According to him, foreign citizens residing in Macedonia will also be counted,...

Macedonia 13.01.21 | 21:42

Misajlovski: What is happening in Vevcani is a mass spiritual murder of their own people

What Zoran Zaev is doing in Vevcani is extremely inhumane and against the Macedonian tradition, the Vice President of VMRO-DPMNE, Vlado Misajlovski, said in an interview with the “Sto ne e jasno” show. In the interview, he spoke about the bad government policies regarding the economic and health...

Macedonia 13.01.21 | 21:13

While the neighboring countries are being vaccinated, Macedonia is waiting for donations, so much for the capacity of Filipce, Zaev and the Government

The Vice President of VMRO-DPMNE, Vlado Misajlovski, spoke in an interview with the “Sto ne e jasno” show about the bad government policies regarding the economic and health crisis, as well as about the vaccines that should arrive and the citizens are expecting. Venko Filipce and Zoran Zaev...

Macedonia 13.01.21 | 19:38

Zaev’s government can’t stand criticism, that’s why the police used force to break up the Vevcani Carnival

Zaev’s government can’t stand criticism and mockery, neither in the media, nor locally. That is the essential reason why the police today used force to break up the Vevcani Carnival, a tradition older than 1,300 years, in which every government has been lampooned, Antonio Milososki, VMRO...

Macedonia 13.01.21 | 18:58

Mickoski blasts the government for breaking up the Vevcani carnival, while it allowed holding elections in Stip

Hristijan Mickoski, the leader of VMRO DPMNE commented on today’s event in Vevcani, when during the Carnival, the police intervened and attacked the people, reminding that during the local elections in Stip the same police stood aside during the celebration of victory of the new mayor. When the...

Macedonia 13.01.21 | 18:17

10 patients die, 477 new COVID-19 cases

The Health Ministry informed that out of 2,543 COVID-19 tests carried out in Macedonia in the past 24 hours, 477 new cases were registered in: Skopje-221, Kumanovo-27, Debar-1, Stip-13, Prilep-24, Tetovo-12, Struga-3, Veles-7, Bitola-15, Ohrid-17, Kavadarci-20, Gostivar-18, Gevgelija- 5, Strumica-20,...

Macedonia 13.01.21 | 17:56

History in Vevcani repeats itself: Government censors freedom of thought and satire

History in Vevcani repeats itself. As 33 years ago, the authorities sent police forces to Vevcani to attempt to prevent the holding of the ages old Vasilica carnival and to censor freedom thought and satire. The large village in south-western Macedonia holds a carnival to honor St. Basil that has its...

Macedonia 13.01.21 | 17:28

Mickoski calls on Zaev, Osmani and Dimitrov to reveal document negotiated with Bulgaria

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski on Wednesday called on the government to reveal the 12-point document with which the government is allegedly negotiating with Bulgaria. The Macedonian identity is being sold out and there are conditions on the table that have nothing to do with the signed Friendship...

Macedonia 13.01.21 | 17:06

Germany, Scotland, Ireland, Romania postponed their census, only Zaev pushes for fraudulent census

Germany, Scotland, Ireland, Romania, Serbia, Bulgaria are just some of the countries that postponed their census due to the pandemic, only Zaev wants to carry out political falsification, the leader of VMRO-DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoski, accused on Wednesday. Far more developed countries than ours, but also...

Macedonia 13.01.21 | 16:48

Micevski: The census should provide the number of resident population, not the number of citizens

The coordinator of VMRO-DPMNE’s group in Parliament Nikola Micevski during today’s debate in Parliament said that the census bill is unacceptable for them and that they will vote against. With the law, we did not reach the plenary session in the way we wanted and called for. From the very...

Macedonia 13.01.21 | 15:59

Riot police sent to break up the Vevcani carnival

Strong riot police forces have descended on Vevcani to attempt to prevent the holding of the ages old Vasilica carnival. The large village in south-western Macedonia holds a carnival to honor St. Basil that has its roots to the pre-Christian era, and is a major draw for tourists. Local authorities said...

Macedonia 13.01.21 | 14:39

VMRO-DPMNE will not recognize a fraudulent census

VMRO-DPMNE will not recognize the 2021 census if it is conducted under the currently proposed rules, which do not guarantee the accuracy of the data, said the opposition party leader Hristijan Mickoski. He named a long list of problems with the draft census law and called on Prime Minister Zoran Zaev...

Macedonia 13.01.21 | 14:27

Nurse at a frontline coronavirus hospital dies of Covid-19

Nurse Neshide Emini is the latest medical professional to die fighting the coronavirus epidemic. Emini worked at the dermatological department of the 8th of September hospital – which is one of the two main Covid-19 centers in the country. She was 60 years old.  

Macedonia 13.01.21 | 13:04

Marjan Gjorcev named strategic partner to Mickoski and adviser to the VMRO Executive Committee

Former Agriculture Minister and Ambassador to Bulgaria Marjan Gjorcev has been named strategic partner to VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski and adviser to the Executive Committee. Gjorcev’s appointment was approved at the meeting of the Committee held yesterday, Republika has learnt. Gjorcev...

Macedonia 13.01.21 | 13:00

Mickoski calls on Zaev to withdraw his census law

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski denounced the draft census law and said that, if adopted as proposed by the Parliament, the opposition will begin a procedure to have it nullified. The Zaev regime is determined to hold a census in April, despite the high coronavirus infection and mortality rates,...

Macedonia Economy 13.01.21 | 12:08

SSM union warns that the stimulus package is missing its mark, should provide direct payments to workers

The SSM union, Macedonia’s largest such association, warned that the latest, fifth round of stimulus is doomed to fail just like the previous four rounds of support given to help fight the effects of the coronavirus crisis. According to SSM, the measures need to be aimed toward the workers ad their...

Macedonia 13.01.21 | 12:02

Nikoloski meets with the Polish Ambassador Tycinski

Following his appointment as head of the National Euro-Integration Council, VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski met with Polish Ambassador Wojciech Tycinski. During the meeting I informed the Ambassador of Poland about the creation and the tasks of the new National Council, its mandate and...

Macedonia 13.01.21 | 11:56

Borisov turned to Macedonia for help with his Facebook campaign, Bulgarian news site claims

The Bulgarian OFFNews site reports that Facebook groups supportive of the ruling GERB party and its leader Boyko Borisov appear to have administrators in Macedonia. Bulgarians go to the polls in March in hotly contested general elections, and the site claims that the ruling party has turned to experienced...

Macedonia 13.01.21 | 11:29

Mickoski schedules a press conference

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski will hold a press conference today. The announcement is set for 12h, and it will be live-streamed on the opposition leader’s Facebook page.

Macedonia 13.01.21 | 11:27

Citizens of Negotino warned not to drink the water

After Struga and Tetovo, Negotino was also added to the list of cities where the water is not safe for consumption. The reason are the heavy rains that have dragged dirt and other impurities into reservoirs. Local authorities in the central city are urging the population to drink bottled water, or boil...