Category: Lifestyle
Life 06.05.19 | 18:00

UN report: Human society under urgent threat from loss of Earth’s natural life

Human society is in jeopardy from the accelerating decline of the Earth’s natural life-support systems, the world’s leading scientists have warned, as they announced the results of the most thorough planetary health check ever undertaken, the Guardian reported. From coral reefs flickering out beneath...

Life 06.05.19 | 16:34

Meghan Markle has given birth to a boy

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has given birth to a boy, she and Prince Harry announced on their Instagram account Monday, CNN reported. “We are pleased to announce that Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their firstborn child in the early morning on May 6th, 2019. Their...

Life 03.05.19 | 20:41

Skopje prepares for the Pope’s visit

Skopje intensively prepares for the Pope’s visit on May 7. Workers at the square are working to set the stage from which the Pope will hold Mass on Tuesday. The area is enclosed with white fences. Lamps are being placed, intervention on fountains is being carried out. These day trees on the Macedonia...

Life 30.04.19 | 10:59

Cloudy weather with occasional rainfalls

Mostly cloudy with occasional rainfalls and thunderstorms. Strong west winds will blow. Temperatures will range between 15C and 23C. Similar weather in Skopje with temperatures up to 20C.

Life 27.04.19 | 10:15

Orthodox believers celebrate Holy Saturday

Great Saturday is the day between Jesus’ death and His resurrection. It is the day of watchful expectation, in which mourning is being transformed into joy. The day embodies in the fullest possible sense the meaning of xarmolipi – joyful-sadness, which has dominated the celebrations of Great Week. On...

Life 26.04.19 | 08:48

Good Friday- Day of mourning for Orthodox believers

All Orthodox churches are marking Friday the day before the last of the Holy week – Good Friday – the day when Jesus Christ was crucified. According to the evangelic writings, on the day of the death of the God’s son the sky and the earth opened, the sun concealed itself and darkness fell over...

Life 25.04.19 | 10:42

Macedonian Christians celebrate Maundy Thursday

The entire week leading up to Easter marks the passion of Christ, his suffering during his last week on Earth and before his ressurection. It is the culmination of events during Holy Week beginning with Palm Sunday. The coming Good Friday marks the crucifixion of Jesus, the sadest day in the Christian...

Health 23.04.19 | 15:10

12,468 children aged up to 14 years vaccinated in Skopje

12,468 children aged up to 14 years were vaccinated of 16,361 unvaccinated children in Skopje. In the remaining public health centers across the country, 7,776 children of 26,495 unvaccinated children were vaccinated. Only with a vaccination rate of over 95 percent, will we provide collective immunity...

Life 22.04.19 | 16:25

Second day of Orthodox Easter (Monday), non-working day for all citizens

The second day of Orthodox Easter, April 29, 2019, is a non-working day for all citizens of Macedonia, the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy said in a press release on Monday. The Ministry congratulates the Easter holiday to all Orthodox believers in Macedonia.

Health 19.04.19 | 11:11

Medical teams set to start on-site vaccination

Medical teams are set to start on-site vaccination in primary and secondary schools on Friday, after a measles outbreak was declared on the entire territory of Macedonia. Education Minister Arber Ademi said Thursday that it is necessary to take measures in order not to compromise public health because...

Health 16.04.19 | 12:21

Measles epidemic declared in Macedonia

The Center for Public Health informed Tuesday that a decision was made to declare a measles epidemic on the entire territory of Macedonia. So far, measles epidemic was only declared in Skopje and Struga. The Center informs that there are currently 70 cases, of which 7 people are in critical condition. The...

Life 16.04.19 | 11:59

Aretha Franklin earns posthumous Pulitzer prize

Aretha Franklin received a posthumous special citation from the Pulitzer Prize committee on Monday, placing the soul titan in a prestigious class of musicians previously recognized, including Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Hank Williams, John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk and Bob Dylan. Franklin,...

Health 09.04.19 | 18:24

Mass exodus of Macedonia’s doctors: 83 doctors left the country within three months

According to the data of the Doctor’s Chamber of Macedonia this year a total of 83 doctors have requested certificates from the Chamber for leaving the country, unlike the quarter in 2018 when there were 69 requests. The Doctor’s Chamber is hoping that the measure announced by the healthcare...

Life 30.03.19 | 15:16

Daylight saving time begins

Daylight saving time in Macedonia starts early Sunday with clocks moving forward one hour, i.e. 02:00 am becomes 03:00 am. Daylight saving time ends on 27 October at 03:00 am.

Technology 27.03.19 | 10:01

NASA cancels first all-women spacewalk, cites spacesuit size problem

NASA astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch had been set to make history with the first all-women spacewalk this week, but the plan was jettisoned due to a lack of spacesuits in the right size. The first-of-its-kind mission had been scheduled for Friday, when the two astronauts were to install lithium-ion...

Life 27.03.19 | 09:44

Mostly cloudy weather with local rainfalls

Weather will be mostly cloudy with local rainfalls. Moderate to strong north winds will blow. Temperatures will range between 7C and 17C. Similar weather in Skopje with temperatures up to 14C.

Life 26.03.19 | 09:36

Mostly cloudy weather

Weather will be mostly cloudy with local rainfalls and snowfalls on the mountains in western parts of the country. Low to moderate north winds will blow bringing lower daily temperatures especially in northern regions. Temperatures will range between 10C and 18C. Similar weather in Skopje with temperatures...

Travel 25.03.19 | 17:52

Navagio Beach on Zakynthos unlikely to open for summer

Zakynthos Port Authority is unlikely to give the green light for the opening of the world-famous Navagio (Shipwreck) Beach this summer after the landslide of September 2018, the Greek Reporter reports. It is unknown whether one of the five most popular beaches in the world will receive the hundreds...

Life 22.03.19 | 09:11

Sunny and slightly overcast weather

Weather will be sunny and slightly overcast with low to moderate north winds. Temperatures will range between 15C and 20C. Similar weather in Skopje with temperatures up to 19C.

Life 19.03.19 | 08:57

Weather will be sunny and warm

Weather will be sunny and warm, with possible local rainfalls in the afternoon, especially in the mountains. Temperatures will range between 16C and 22C. Similar weather in Skopje with temperatures up to 20C.