Category: News
Macedonia 22.09.20 | 15:05

Healthcare Minister Filipce involved in yet another suspicious real-estate deal

On top of the large residential construction on Skopje’s Mt. Vodno, Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce also built a residential building in near-by Kozle, revealed VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Naum Stoilkovski. The opposition party demands an answer from the Minister how is he able to afford the ever growing...

Macedonia 22.09.20 | 14:56

Five new corona deaths reported over the past 24 hours

Five patients aged 50 to 60 died of the coronavirus during the past 24 hours, the Healthcare Ministry informed. This brings the total death toll of the epidemic to 705. The deceased patients are men from Tetovo, Gostivar, Prilep, Struga and Bitola. The Ministry also registered 88 new cases of the illness,...

Macedonia 22.09.20 | 14:17

Janusev call for a large turnout at the anti-corruption protest tomorrow

Former Secretary General of the VMRO-DPMNE party Igor Janusev urged the members and the citizens to show up for the large anti-corruption protest planned for tomorrow afternoon. Janusev resigned from his post yesterday for personal reasons, as VMRO also moved to add new members to the Executive Committee. The...

Macedonia 22.09.20 | 13:50

School records show that Goce Delcev’s knowledge of Bulgarian was not that good

As the dispute between Macedonia and Bulgaria over the national heritage of Goce Delcev grows and threatens to lead to a new blockade of Macedonia’s EU accession, the Lider news site published Delcev’s military academy record. It shows that while he was a young cadet in Sofia, Delcev’s...

Macedonia 22.09.20 | 13:10

Healthcare officials insist they will conduct autopsy on the body that was stolen from the Strumica hospital

Healthcare officials insist that they will conduct an autopsy on the man from Strumica who died with coronavirus symptoms yesterday, but whose body was stolen by a large group of family and friends. Over 20 men carried the deceased patient in the hospital bed he died in and drove off in a van, planning...

Macedonia 22.09.20 | 12:25

Nikoloski: The Tetovo development deal looks like a major SDSM – DUI corruption scandal

In an interview with Alsat-M TV, Aleksandar Nikoloski from VMRO-DPMNE said that the major development project in Tetovo clearly indicates corruption. The development, approved by the SDSM – DUI led municipal council after apparent bribes going to the Government led by the same parties, would allow...

Macedonia 22.09.20 | 12:12

VMRO schedules a major protest against SDSM corruption and mafia attacks

A large protest will take place on Wednesday afternoon, organized by the VMRO-DPMNE party in resposne to the mafia links in the SDSM – DUI led Government. One reason for the protest, which opposition leader Hristijan Mickoski called for today, is the attack on outspoken Government critic Ljupco...

Macedonia 22.09.20 | 12:05

In light of the twin crises in Macedonia, VMRO bolsters its Executive Committee with top financial and epidemiology experts

The new members of the VMRO-DPMNE Executive Committee include noted experts in the areas where Macedonia is struggling particularly badly at the moment – the economy and public healthcare. One new member that was announced yesterday is epidemiologist Velo Markovski. During the pandemic, Markovski...

Macedonia 22.09.20 | 11:29

VMRO calls on Healthcare Minister Filipce to resign after the latest dismal corona reports

Calling the latest coronavirus reports “signs of collapse of public healthcare”, the opposition VMRO-DPMNE party called on Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce to resign. The number of deaths from the pandemic rose to 700 yesterday, which is one of the worst death rates in Europe, and the pandemic...

Macedonia 22.09.20 | 11:23

Coronavirus death toll reaches 700

Seven months into the pandemic, the number of coronavirus patients who have died in Macedonia reached 700. The first positive case, a woman who arrived from Italy, was registered on February 26, and schools closed two weeks later, but the deaths initially were few and far between. Now, especially after...

Macedonia 22.09.20 | 10:32

Kasami wants to force private companies to use the Albanian language so they would hire more Albanians

BESA party leader Bilal Kasami joined the calls for a program of subsidies to private companies that will hire ethnic Albanians, and added the demand to make private companies bilingual. The idea also has the backing of the DUI coalition partner under the guise of “diversity in the workplace”....

Macedonia 22.09.20 | 09:45

Two incidents in the Strumica hospital: Body stolen to prevent autopsy and the family of a deceased boy attacks doctors

A second incident erupted in the Strumica general hospital yesterday after a nine year old child died, prompting angry reactions from his family. Early in the day a group of 20 men stole the corpse of a deceased patient to prevent his autopsy and to have him buried according to their religious rites. Hospital...

Macedonia 22.09.20 | 09:31

Serbia denounces Pendarovski for his letter to Patriarch Bartholomew

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic denounced the attempt by Macedonian President Stevo Pendarovski to urge a recognition of the Macedonian Orthodox Church from the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in Istanbul. Pendarovski wrote a letter to Bartholomew in which, while not mentioning the name of his...

Macedonia 22.09.20 | 09:18

US Ambassador Byrnes meets Ahmeti to discuss integration and the treaties with Bulgaria and Greece

US Ambassaador to Macedonia Kate Byrnes met with DUI party leader Ali Ahmeti yesterday, to discuss Euro-Atlantic integrations, including, it was said, the treaties with Bulgaria and Greece. Bulgaria is renewing its threat to block Macedonia from opening EU accession talks unless sufficient compromises...

Macedonia 21.09.20 | 22:14

Janusev steps down, Mizhari, Milososki, Velo Markovski are new members of VMRO-DPMNE’s EC

Aleksandar Nikoloski, Vlado Misajlovski, Ivan Ivanov, Sergej Popov, Nikola Micevski, Gordana Dimitrievska-Kocoska, Rasela Mizrahi, Stefan Andonovski, Marija Andonovska, Olga Lozanovska, Dafina Stojanovska, Velo Markovski, Trajko Slavecki, Vlatko Gjorcev, Dragan Kovacki, Koce Trajanovski, Kiril Pecakov...

Macedonia 21.09.20 | 21:54

Mickoski proposed extraordinary congress, the Central Committee refused

At tonight’s Central Committee of VMRO-DPMNE, the party leader Hristijan Mickoski proposed to the members to convene an extraordinary congress, but such a proposal was rejected. As VMRO-DPMNE says, Mickoski addressed the members of the Central Committee on the overall management of the party from...

Macedonia 21.09.20 | 21:28

Although they now deny: In 1948 students in Bulgaria studied the subject “Macedonian language”

The denial of the Macedonian nation, history and language by Bulgaria has no basis in reality, given that the Bulgarian state has officially recognized the existence of a separate Macedonian identity. Proof of this is the fact that the children in Blagoevgrad and the surrounding area studied the subject...

Macedonia 21.09.20 | 21:21

Palevski: I know that Zaev and Mijalkov are behind the attack on me

Ljupco Palevski – Palco, activist and president of the movement “Treta”, said Monday on Alfa TV that the government, i.e. Zaev and Mijalkov are behind the attack on him, in which he was brutally beaten. They were drug addicts, dealers, with small scooters delivering drugs around the...

Macedonia 21.09.20 | 18:08

If the leader of the Kale beaters became deputy prime minister with veto power, what kind of message does SDSM send?

Petre Silegov yet again forgets that SDSM has been in power for three years and again does not know what he is talking about, VMRO-DPMNE reacts. The only blame for the interethnic tensions and the situation in which the country is brought is with SDSM and this Government. This is a social problem and...

Macedonia 21.09.20 | 17:38

Pendarovski – Geer: Rule of law will be central in EU accession talks

The rule of law will be central in the EU accession talks. It is the starting point, but also the final step in the negotiations, new EU Ambassador David Geer said presenting his letters of credence to President Stevo Pendarovski on Monday. The EU Ambassador underlined that accession talks will be demanding...

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