Tag: bitola
Macedonia 13.08.20 | 12:48

Brothers from Bitola charged with producing and hoarding child pornography

Two brothers from Bitola were arrested for enticing a minor to film pornographic material, and for possession of a huge cache of child pornography. The brothers are aged 51 and 52. One of them is charged with luring a 13 year old girl to film pornographic materials in 2016. The man was residing in Australia...

Macedonia 01.08.20 | 15:58

Covid-19 kills young man from Bitola who survived leucemia as a child

A 27 year old man from Bitola, who succumbed to the coronavirus epidemic, had previously suffered from leucemia. The Healthcare Ministry issued a statement saying that the young patient was treated for leucemia as a child for over a decade, which left serious problems with his immune system. He contracted...

Macedonia 30.07.20 | 12:48

Scooter driver killed in an accident in Bitola

A young man from Bitola was killed while driving an electric scooter yesterday afternoon. The 26 year old man was hit by a car while driving in the northern part of the city. He was immediately taken to a hospital but succumbed to the injuries.

Macedonia 15.07.20 | 15:51

Chain voting attempt reported in Bitola

Police was called on a voter in Bitola, who came to a polling station with several additional ballots. The incident was reported around 13h. When election observers noted that the female voters has ballots on her, they demanded an intervention. This could be a case of chain voting, also known as “Bulgarian...

Macedonia 06.07.20 | 20:14

Durlovski to Sekerinska after the flooding in Bitola – You removed the Star of Kutles from the water pipe covers but forgot to clean them

Following the flash flooding that hit Bitola this weekend, VMRO-DPMNE candidate Igor Durlovski asked his opposing candidate Radmila Sekerinska from SDSM why the ruling party focused on scraping the manhole covers instead of cleaning the sewage system. One of the most humiliating elements of the imposed...

Macedonia 04.07.20 | 22:11

Streets flooded in Bitola after a torrential rain

A torrential summer rain caused flooding in parts of Bitola. Citizens are sharing pictures of cars half submerged in murky water and farmers are also reporting damages. Surprisingly, the rain affected even the higher areas of the city. It was a short but intense burst of rain, typical for the summer...

Macedonia 04.07.20 | 13:31

Leaked tape shows henchmen of the Zaev family ordering that the car of an opposition activist is set on fire to cover up corruption in REK Bitola

A shocking new audio leak reveals a conversation between people close to Zoran Zaev’s brother Vice Zaev. In the conversation, which has all the hallmarks of a mafia group plotting its next moves, they plan to set fire to a car owned by a VMRO-DPMNE activist in Bitola who was outspoken about their...

Macedonia 28.06.20 | 16:07

Durlovski: The Renewal will bring modern and European education to Macedonia

The head of VMRO-DPMNE’s list in the fifth electoral district Igor Durlovski, said Sunday in Bitola that the “Renewal of Macedonia” programme will bring many reforms that will help the young generations in education, as well the educators. Knowledge reveals our potential, develops it...

Macedonia 24.06.20 | 17:36

Bitola man charged with sexually assaulting his 13 year old niece

A 13 year old girl from a village near Bitola reported that her uncle was touching her inappropriately. The incident was reported yesterday to a doctor who called the police. During the night, the 37 year old suspect was arrested and charges of sexual assault are being filed.

Macedonia 22.06.20 | 19:57

Fight against corruption and a 25 percent increase of salaries – VMRO will present the main planks of its program in Bitola

VMRO-DPMNE will present the main planks of its election program tomorrow in Bitola. The event is scheduled at 13h, and will be held under the logo Renewal – our pledge. Typically for VMRO, the program will contain over 1.000 projects the party pledges to implement in the next four years, if it...

Economy 17.06.20 | 10:05

After failing to buy its own machines, ELEM signs a new contract worth 5,5 million EUR with the Markovski coal digging company

The state ran ELEM energy company gave a contract worth 5,5 million EUR to the Bitola based Markovski company for digging of coal for the REK Bitola coal fired power plant. The year long contract is the first that is signed after ELEM (ESM) failed to go go ahead and begin the purchase of digging machines...

Macedonia 09.05.20 | 15:33

Bitola: Dutch citizen arrested for sexually assaulting his child

A 61 year old Dutch citizen was detained after sexually assaulting his minor child. The attack was reported by the mother of the child, a woman from Bitola who alarmed the police on Tuesday morning. The police did not disclose much additional details about the incident, other than that charges are being...

Macedonia 16.04.20 | 11:49

Bitola doctors were left waiting for days to get the results of an inpatient who eventually came back Covid-19 positive

A doctor from Bitola’s general hospital accused Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce of keeping the hospital in the dark for days over the case of a Covid-19 patient. We waited to have the Covid-19 test results of an inpatient for four days. Now we find out that he was positive all this time. This...

Macedonia 02.04.20 | 11:07

Anesthesiologist, gynecologist and nurse from the “Plodnost” hospital in Bitola infected with Covid-19, hospital director calls for mass testing

Three of the staff at the Bitola Hospital “Plodnost” tested positive for the coronavirus. It is about two doctors – an anesthesiologist and a gynecologist and a nurse. The anesthesiologist and the nurse three days ago had fever and mild cough for one day and are now in good health condition,...

Macedonia 31.03.20 | 09:48

Bitola man who was in self-isolation found dead

A 60 year old man from Bitola who was in self-isolation because of the coronavirus, has been found dead in his house, TV21 reports. The man returned to Bitola from Canada and was ordered into his home for two weeks. After his family failed to get him on the phone, the house was broken into by the police...

Macedonia 30.03.20 | 17:20

Bitola: 20 citizens fined 2.000 EUR for curfew violations

Bitola prosecutors are going after 20 citizens who violated orders linked with the coronavirus epidemic. The violations are mostly linked with the curfew and they wil be fined with 2.000 EUR each.

Macedonia 29.03.20 | 17:46

Gynecology clinic in Bitola closes after the owner’s son was diagnosed with the virus

The Plodnost gynecology clinic in Bitola will close for two weeks after one of the doctors there tested positive. Clinic owner Tase Trpcevski confirmed that his son Hristijan has the virus. Two mothers with newborn children remain there at the moment but will be discharged tomorrow and no new patients...

Macedonia 28.03.20 | 15:41

Mountainside hotels like Molika will be used to quarantine returning Macedonian citizens

Molika, a mountain side hotel built beneath the Pelister peak near Bitola, is also being converted into a quarantine area for Macedonian citizens returning from abroad. Up to 90 people will be housed there, ordered not to leave their rooms for two weeks. The Sirok Sokak hotel in Bitola is already being...

Macedonia 28.03.20 | 11:50

Citizens returning from Malta quarantined in downtown Bitola

A group of Macedonian citizens who returned to the country from Malta are being placed into a hotel in downtown Bitola. The Sirok Sokak hotel was offered by the owner as a quarantine site, but the move caused anxiety in the city, given that it is located in a densely populated area, right on the main...

Macedonia 02.03.20 | 13:45

SDSM official from Bitola threatens to assault a VMRO official who publicized the infamous “shooting bride” video

SDSM party official from Bitola Zivko Asprov has threatened Vasko Naumovski, a former member of Parliament for VMRO-DPMNE, who publicized the shocking impunity which Asprov enjoys after his daughter was filmed shooting in the air. The incident occurred during the woman’s wedding, when she was filmed...