Thursday, 1 June 2023
Tag: Apostol Simovski
Simovski: I have no problem if they decide to change me, I am not married to the position
For three years, there has been tremendous pressure from citizens not to accept the census, the director of the State Statistical Office, Apostol Simovski, said in an interview with “Makfax”. Asked how much the boycott contributed to the results and how the number of 132,000 unregistered...
Simovski: We made an error with the atheists and we corrected it, the other data from the census are fine
When publishing the data from the census in the part of religious affiliation, a technical error was made, so as citizens who declared themselves atheists, the number of 355 was stated, instead of 8,764 people who declared themselves not believers, Apostol Simovski told MKD.mk , Director of the State...
Simovski: The census shows a real situation, we were not guided to meet someone’s expectations
The census was conducted according to European methodology and the relevance of the data cannot be disputed due to dissatisfaction with the numbers, the director of the State Statistical Office (SSO), Apostol Simovski told MIA. It is our obligation to show the real situation and we did it, we were not...
Simovski: Final census results to be announced on March 30
The head of the State Statistical Office said that the final results of the Census will be announced on March 30, for which an event is being prepared in the Philharmonic Hall. During the census process, every citizen had the right to register as they think. It is an illusion to expect population growth...
Simovski: The extra people on the voters’ list are people out of the country
Apostol Simovski, director of the State Statistical Office, says the people on the Voters’ List who did not register at the recent national census are out of the country. The absurdity is that for tomorrow’s local elections, the voters; list is just over 1.8 million, and the number, together...
Number of inhabitants is same as number of voters, there aren’t even those 500,000 who moved out of the country when SDSM was in opposition
What could be expected from the census came true. Macedonia has a population of just over 1.8 million, although many citizens remained uncounted because the census takers simply did not visit their home. But when one looks at the number of counted citizens, one cannot help but make a comparison with...
Simovski: It is pure nonsense that someone knows how many people declared themselves as Bulgarians, no one has accessed the data
The course of the census is as expected, even a little better than expected. On workdays, the daily average is around 100,000 people, with a slight increase over the weekends. We’re expecting next weekend to be even better, the director of the State Statistical Office, Apostol Simovski, said on the...
Simovski: There have been two hacking attempts to break into census system, but they were successfully warded off
State Statistical Office’s website is constantly under fire from cyberattacks and there have been two attempts by hackers to break into the census system, which have been successfully warded off, says Apostol Simovski. Our website is constantly constantly under fire from cyberattacks. Probably their...
Simovski threatens again: There will be sanctions for those who do not want to register in the census
The director of the State Statistical Office, Apostol Simovski, says that the campaign for the boycott of the census is active again, and he warns that there will be consequences for the people who will refuse to register in the census. We must all understand that this is a mandatory activity. This is...
Simovski: Only the Parliament can change the census law
The State Statistical Office isn’t authorized to postpone the census. Parliament is the only institution that can change the census law, SSO head Apostol Simovski told Kanal 5 TV on Monday evening. The State Statistical Office, stressed Simovski, maintains the positions that it can conduct the census...
Simovski: The census will not be postponed again
The director of the State Statistical Office, Apostol Simovski, told Deutsche Welle that the census, which was previously scheduled for April and due to the coronavirus was moved to September, will not be postponed again. We will provide all the conditions for its smooth implementation. We will make...
So far, only half of the census takers have been vaccinated
From a health point of view, the census will be safe as you enter a store to buy groceries, says the director of the State Statistical Office, Apostol Simovski. He said that homes will be visited by only one census taker who will respect all the protocols. We have no legal right to force census takers...
We are statisticians, not policemen: Simovski doesn’t know if anyone of the Grcec drug gang was a registered census worker
We are statisticians not policemen, to have knowledge if any of the registered census workers are involved in crime, SSO chief Apostol Simovski told Plusinfo, after yesterday the spokesperson of the opposition VMRO-DPMNE, Dimce Arsovski pointed out that one of the census workers in Saraj was arrested...
Simovski: Commission for Infectious Diseases decides whether to cancel the census or not
The head of the State Statistical Office, Apostol Simovski, said today that the cancellation of the census process in the country due to the Covid-19 pandemic depends on the Commission for Infectious Diseases. According to him, such a decision depends on the Commission, and if this health institution...
Simovski: Three years in prison for anyone who registers in the census app as if they were abroad
The census system is maximally protected and no one can break in with fake data, and criminal charges will be filed against anyone who tries to manipulate the system, ie to register as diaspora from their computer in Macedonia, the director of the State Statistical Office, Apostol Simovski told “Plusinfo”,...
Simovski: Let’s encourage our people abroad to register themselves electronically
With the statement that during the census of the diaspora by the members of their families, it will not be possible to fill in the data on ethnicity, religion and mother tongue, the director of the SSO Apostol Simovski, told Kanal 5, adding that he aimed to encourage our people abroad to use the opportunity...
Simovski confirms that for people not present in Macedonia, data will be provided by a person who knows them best
The State Statistical Office maintains the position that the census is a statistical operation and will conduct it in that way. We are aware that there will be political pressure, but it is up to us whether we will be able to resist. We are firmly determined to persevere in this and this operation to...
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,...
Mickoski: I still haven’t received an official invitation for the leadership meeting
The Minister of Health appealed to doctors to follow the example of the Nis Hospital and operate for free on the weekends
Grubi delivered a redacted version of the contract with Bechtel&Enka to the SCPC
Mickoski: It is high time for DUI, after 20 years in power, to go to opposition and reform itself
Anticorruption Commission: The use of the “European flag” is a political crime, we are powerless
Dimitrievski: The support for our civil movement grows, we will take the power and finally bring order to the country
Expensive life for the people, copious tenders for the Government
Kovacevski on Thursday to attend the meeting of the European Second Ligue of countries – Europe for poor, that is