Tag: bilingual
Macedonia 12.05.19 | 11:11

With Pendarovski’s inauguration, Macedonia faces becoming a fully bilingual country

The certification given to Stevo Pendarovski by the State Electoral Commission that he was elected as President bore the name “Republic of North Macedonia”, but was also bilingual, under the controversial law for the use of the Albanian language. Pendarovski, who owes his win to ethnic Albanian...

Economy 10.05.19 | 18:41

Albanian opposition party demands bilingual banknotes

The Alliance of Albanians accused the ruling DUI party of failing to push for Albanian national issues after it was revealed that the new denar notes which will be put in circulation early next year will carry the name “Republic of North Macedonia” but will not be bilingual. As part of the...

Macedonia 01.02.19 | 13:49

Zaev confirms that Albanian ministers don’t even use the costly translation service put in place

In his rambling interview with N1 TV station, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev revealed that the Albanian members of his Government are not really using the Albanian language in Government sessions, despite their long insistance that a law making Macedonia fully bilingual is adopted. Zaev was asked by N1 what...

Macedonia 30.01.19 | 13:54

Macedonian Government holds bilingual session

During the session of the Macedonian Government on Tuesday, for the first time ethnic Albanian ministers spoke in Albanian, as provided in the controversial law on the use of languages. The law, which clearly violates the articles of the Constitution regulating the use of minority languages to municipalities...

Handball 27.12.18 | 10:20

I feel ashamed, humiliated, Vardar’s Stoilov leaves bilingual “Best Athlete of the Year” event

Vardar captain, handball player Stojanche Stoilov, left the “Best Athlete of the Year” manifestation, organized by the Agency for Youth and Sport as soon as he heard the winners of the awards from Tetovo and Cair schools addressing the audience in Albanian language. The first two awards...