Category: News
Macedonia Sport 15.01.21 | 10:19

Handball: Sweden beats Macedonia 32:20

Macedonia suffered a serious defeat (32:20) from Sweden in its opening game of the World Men’s Handball Championship in Egypt. The Swedes were the better team throughout the game. Nikola Mitrevski, along with Stoilov and Pesev, were the bright spots in our team. And one consolation from the game...

World 14.01.21 | 23:14

Daughter of Hungarian coronavirus vaccine scientist is US Olympic gold medalist

In an interview with sports daily Nemzeti Sport, Hungarian-American Olympic gold medalist Zsuzsanna Francia, daughter of BioNTech biochemist Katalin Karikó, discussed her successful sporting career and her mother’s involvement in the creation of the coronavirus vaccine, writes Hungary Today. Zsuzsanna...

Macedonia 14.01.21 | 22:12

Mickoski: Karakachanov and Zaharieva confirmed that there are additional 12 requests from Bulgaria that Zaev is hiding from the public, and the government is still lying to the people

The leader of VMRO-DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoski, referred Thursday in an interview with TV Sitel to the additional 12 requests from Bulgaria, saying that he had publicly said in October that there were additional requests and that those requests were formulated as a non-paper, guideline or annex and that...

Macedonia 14.01.21 | 21:36

Mickoski: People die waiting for corona vaccines, while all countries in the region are getting vaccinated

The leader of VMRO-DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoski, stressed Thursday in an interview with TV Sitel while all countries around Macedonia started vaccination, our Government lags behind with the procurement of vaccines. As Mickoski emphasizes, due to the incompetence of the government, human lives are lost,...

Macedonia 14.01.21 | 21:14

Mickoski: The census is being pushed by force, we have sided with the people and the truth

The leader of VMRO-DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoski, stressed Thursday in an interview with TV Sitel that the census is being pushed by force, but that his party with its actions is on the side of the people and the truth. They are pushing the whole census thing by force because it s about a political, not...

Macedonia 14.01.21 | 20:53

Zafirovski: Police action in Vevcani was planned long time ago, Public Security Bureau director issued the order

The former vice president of Integra, Voislav Zafirovski, referred on the TV Alfa “Sto ne e jasno” show to the police action carried out yesterday in Vevcani, saying that it has been prepared for a long time. Zafirovski also stressed that the opposition could not be blamed for this unfortunate...

Macedonia 14.01.21 | 19:59

Mickoski: The government is forcing the census as a political, not a statistical operation

The leader of VMRO-DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoski, said Thursday in an interview with TV Sitel that the government is committing violence against the citizens of Macedonia with the census bill. They are pushing the whole thing by force, the census is seen as a political, not a statistical operation. We tried...

Macedonia 14.01.21 | 19:27

396 new COVID-19 cases, 15 die, including a 33-year old patient

The Health Ministry informed that out of 2,192 COVID-19 tests carried out in Macedonia in the past 24 hours, 396 new cases were registered in: Skopje-198, Kumanovo-12, Stip-12, Prilep-14, Tetovo-18, Struga-9, Veles-13, Bitola-14, Ohrid-11, Kavadarci-13, Gostivar-7, Gevgelija-4, Strumica- 13, Kriva Palanka-3,...

Macedonia 14.01.21 | 18:25

Nikoloski and Geer discuss Macedonia’s EU integration and current political situation

Vice President of VMRO DPMNE, Aleksandar Nikoloski, as President of the National Council for European Integration met Thursday with EU Ambassador David Geer. At the meeting I informed about the composition of the National Council for European Integration and the competencies that the Council has, the...

Macedonia 14.01.21 | 17:46

Over 1,200 Macedonian nationals enter Serbia as PCR test requirement gets lifted

As of Thursday passengers can enter Serbia without presenting a negative PCR test. A total of 1,657 passengers, including 1,240 Macedonian nationals and 417 foreign nationals, have entered the country via Tabanovce border crossing until 2 pm. The Macedonian passengers headed to Serbia, said that they...

Macedonia 14.01.21 | 17:22

Bulgaria fails to give vaccines to Filipce, despite his begging

All the COVID-19 vaccines arriving in the country will be certified and safe. The application plan will be designed according to the distribution plan, said Venko Filipce on Thursday. We have been communicating intensively with the “Pfizer” company in the past period because at this moment...

Macedonia 14.01.21 | 16:58

Although HIF denied, people on sick leave, maternity leave still haven’t received their November payments

Some of the people who use sick leave and parents on maternity leave still have not received their November payments. When we wrote ten days ago that a large number of citizens were left with empty pockets during the holidays, the Health Insurance Fund (HIF) said that the payments of benefits are regular,...

Macedonia 14.01.21 | 16:09

German officials raise the prospect of EEA membership for Balkan countries – instead of full EU membership

The German Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) paper quotes a politician close to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, stating that it would be more realistic for Balkan countries to ask for membership in the European Economic Area, rather than the European Union. The paper has raised the issue of closer...

Macedonia 14.01.21 | 15:12

Anniversary of the 1945 Communist massacre in Veles

The city of Veles marks the anniversary of the 1945 massacre of 53 citizens, killed by the Yugoslav Communist regime. The massacre was perpetrated as the Communists grabbed power in then Yugoslavia, and started going after people they labeled as political and “class” enemies. The killings...

Macedonia 14.01.21 | 14:55

Man rushed to hospital after an apparent shooting in Skopje

Police presence was evident in front of the “St. Clement” hospital in Skopje, after a man with gunshot wounds was rushed there for treatment. Eyewitnesses say that the man was brought in a car with shattered windows, apparently from arms fire. There is still no indication who the target...

Macedonia 14.01.21 | 14:18

Ethnic politics condemn the planned 2021 census to failure

The ethnic break-down of the coming census seems to be already agreed between the ruling parties. Under the proposed law, the census will take place in April, using very lax security criteria and will include non-residents – citizens who have moved out of the country long ago. Eurostat criteria...

Macedonia Economy 14.01.21 | 14:02

Unable to switch to a cleaner fuel source, Kocani’s Paper Mill announces it will close down

The management of Kocani’s Paper Mill company announced it will close down and has already informed its 120 workers not to come to work. The factory faced serious public criticism and protests for polluting the city. Management said that they are unable to switch to an alternative fuel source....

Macedonia 14.01.21 | 13:54

A day after the riot police intervention in Vevcani, still no answers from the Interior Ministry

The Interior Ministry still hasn’t reported official details from the heavy-handed intervention of the riot police in Vevcani yesterday. Participants in the ages old Vevcani carnival, held every year on the feast of St. Basil, were dispersed by the police which came out in force. Some citizens...

Macedonia 14.01.21 | 12:50

Owner of “Apce”, Skopje’s famous boza shop, has died

Elem Kadria, the owner of Skopje’ “Apce” bakery and sweets shop, has died, his family reported online. The family run business is an institution in Skopje. It’s best known for serving boza, a fermented grains drink popularized under the Ottoman Empire, as well as other syrup drenched...

Macedonia Culture 14.01.21 | 12:45

Highly critical UNESCO report sparks concern in the Zaev Government

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev held an e-conference with a number of ministers and local officials yesterday to discuss the dire report prepared by UNESCO, which found that the cultural and natural legacy of Ohrid is under threat. Zaev tried to blame the previous Government for the over-development of the...

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