Sunday, 25 July 2021
Macedonia 25.07.21 | 23:52

Pecakov promises to keep Ohrid on the UNESCO list

Doctor Kiril Pecakov, who is the VMRO-DPMNE candidate for Mayor of Ohrid, pledged to put an end to the illegal overdevelopment of the region, which has threatened the coveted ranking of Ohrid as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The ranking was narrowly preserved this week, on the condition tha Macedonia...

Macedonia Culture 25.07.21 | 22:52

Ljutkov: VMRO-DPMNE will invest in our cultural institutions and heritage

Actor Zoran Ljutkov, who leads the Culture Committee in VMRO-DPMNE, condemned the Zaev Government for swapping four Culture Ministers in as many years. According to Ljutkov, this does not allow any serious discussion about culture and its management. During a party event in Ohrid, Ljutkov promised major...

Macedonia 25.07.21 | 22:01

17 year old boy injured while he and a friend were practicing with a gun

A 17 year old boy from the village of Pirok near Gostivar was shot by one of his friends. The incident happened when the boys found the gun owned by the emigrant father of the injured boy. The boys were handling the gun when it went off.

Macedonia Culture 25.07.21 | 21:55

Mickoski announces two major projects that will lead to serious decentralization of power

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski announced two steps that will allow significant decentralization of power in Macedonia. Mickoski said that under the future VMRO-DPMNE led Government, citizens will be allowed to divert a portion of their tax funds for a local project they support, and that a number...

Macedonia 25.07.21 | 17:34

Government expresses gratitude to Bosnia and Russia for helping Ohrid keep its UNESCO status

The Government expressed its gratitude to Bosnia, Russia and other countries who helped in the final moment push to stop UNESCO from stripping Ohrid from its designation as a World Heritage Site.  Our special gratitude goes to Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Russian Federation, the delegations of China,...

Macedonia 25.07.21 | 17:23

Corona report: 24 new cases diagnosed out of 4,133 tests

The Healthcare Ministry reports 24 new cases of coronavirus infections, and no deaths.  The new cases were diagnosed out of 4,133 tests. The number of active cases is slightly increased, to 310. Of the new cases, six were diagnosed in Skopje and five in Tetovo.  

World 25.07.21 | 17:17

Hungary will refuse EU coronavirus funds if they are tied to political conditions

The Hungarian Government announced that the country will reject funds from the EU coronavirus program, if it is linked to political conditions unrelated to the pandemic. EU officials demand that Hungary revokes a law that will allow parents to block sexual education for their children if they find it...

Macedonia 25.07.21 | 17:06

Milcin: Zaev devalued our civic engagement, turned Macedonia into a patchwork of criminal gangs

Director Vladimir Milcin, who was a key architect of the Colored Revolution which brought Zaev to power, strongly condemned the way in which he is running the country, with the rampant crime levels and corruption. This situation did not begin under Zaev, but Zaev upgraded it. Macedonia is no longer a...

Macedonia 25.07.21 | 16:54

“Under Zaev, Macedonia became synonymous with crime and corruption”

Under Zoran Zaev, Macedonia became synonymous with crime and corruption, said VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski, after the publication of the latest State Department investment report. The report is highly critical of Macedonia, citing reports of corruption of Government officials and the selective...

Macedonia 25.07.21 | 11:12

Vucic: Under Gruevski, Macedonia used to take all the foreign investments bound for the Balkans, now they all come to Serbia

In a TV interview, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic spoke about how frustrated he was when, under Gruevski, Macedonia would take nearly all companies that were looking to invest in the Balkans. Five dozen significant manufacturing companies, mainly from the automotive industry, set up shop in Macedonia...

Balkans 25.07.21 | 10:59

Ten passegers killed after a bus from Kosovo crashed in Croatia

At least 10 passengers have died in a tragic bus crash in Croatia. Ten more have been badly injured.  The Kosovo registered bus was taking passengers from Pristina to Frankfurt. It was initially reported that the bus was from Macedonia, but this was quickly denied by the Croatian authorities. The Macedonian...

Macedonia 25.07.21 | 10:31

Less than 100 fully vaccinated citizens have contracted the virus so far, 13 were hospitalized

The Healthcare Ministry informed that 96 persons who were vaccinated with both doses of a coronavirus vaccine have afterwards contracted the virus. Of them, 13 were hospitalized, with no deaths. According to the Ministry, given that more than 330,000 people have been fully vaccinated, the fact that less...

Macedonia Economy 25.07.21 | 10:26

VMRO-DPMNE: It’s time we allowed trading with crypto currencies

Legalizing trading with crypto currencies and allowing them to be traded in for regular currency in Macedonia will enable developing this trade and bring financial benefits, the VMRO-DPMNE party said. The opposition party is promoting this proposal in the run up to the municipal elections. Citizens who...