Thursday, 23 March 2023
Governments signs more food and beverage contracts even as it claims it is cutting costs
The SDSM led Government signed a contract to purchase bottled water, fruit juices and teas for 7 million denars on March 23rd, and then, six days later, signed another similar contract worth 3.8 million denars, said VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski. They are spending 11 million denars on drinks...
In the middle of a food crisis, the Food and Veterinary Agency plans to spend 8.3 million EUR on new office space
While Macedonia is facing food shortages and the Government is reduced to begging Serbia for supplies, the Food and Veterinary Agency announced that it will spend 8.3 million EUR to build its new office. The Government is introducing anti-crisis measures, Prime Minister Kovacevski says he will cut spending...
Suspicious contracts were signed by the former Mayor of Gazi Baba
The former Mayor of Gazi Baba in Skopje Boris Georgievski signed several suspicious contract with companies that are supposed to provide lighting in this part of the city. The first contract was signed in May with two companies and it’s worth 2 million EUR. But while the contract was still active,...
Following latest revelations, VMRO calls on the state prosecutors to investigate Zaev’s role in the Racket scandal
State prosecutors need to investigate Zoran Zaev following the latest revelations that he was directly involved in the Racket scandal, VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski. The key Racket suspects, Bojan Jovanovski – Boki 13 and his father Mile Jovanovski, directly pointed to the Zaev family –...
Arsovski: I will not apologize to Zaev for saying that he rules like a drug cartel boss
VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski said that he will not bow to Zoran Zaev’s demand for apology, and that he will go to court if necessary. Zaev threatens to sue Arsovski for his comments that “rules like a boss drug cartel that smuggles drugs using state resources”. Zaev is apparently...
More evidence that city of Skopje contracts were being rigged
A wealth of documents from the Skopje city hall prove that a contract worth 300,000 EUR to reconstruct water lines in Skopje’s Karpos district, was rigged. VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski continued to present evidence that shows that city inspectors were reviewing the work of the Koding 2...
Restaurants and cafes left in limbo as vaccine requirement goes into effect
Restaurant and cafe owners have responded to the ban on serving unvaccinated patrons by reducing their capacity. According to the Government order, restaurants are ordered to demand vaccine certificates or proof that the patron has overcome Covid-19, before allowing customers even in their open air areas. But...
VMRO-DPMNE: Corruption flows from the top of Zaev’s Government
Corruption in Macedonia begins and ends with Zoran Zaev and the first echelon of his Government, and not, as Zaev claims, with the low level clerks, said VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski. Zaev made the claim that the top of the Government is clean but the low levels of the public sector are corrupt,...
“Under Zaev, Macedonia became synonymous with crime and corruption”
Under Zoran Zaev, Macedonia became synonymous with crime and corruption, said VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski, after the publication of the latest State Department investment report. The report is highly critical of Macedonia, citing reports of corruption of Government officials and the selective...
Drone contract signed by the city of Skopje with Minister Carovska’s partner is a corrupt waste of taxpayers money, VMRO-DPMNE claims
The contract which the city of Skopje signed with the partner of Minister Mila Carovska, worth a million denars, has not been put into effect, said VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski. According to the contract, the Fly Cam company owned by Goran Georgievski, was hired to provide a drone that will...
Company owned by the family of Zaev’s “anti-corruption tsar” is accepting cash payments
Deputy Prime Minister Ljupco Nikolovski, who is in charge with fighting corruption, still hasn’t come out to explain the fact that his family forwarding company is accepting cash payments. In a press conference, VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski said that the Larikom company, which had a 2,100...
New problems reported with the Chinese coronavirus contract
VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski said that the party was notified that the Chinese coronavirus vaccine manufacturers have paid back the advance Macedonia paid for the purchase of 200,000 vaccines. According to Arsovski, this indicated that the contract is about to go south. The vaccines from China...
Arsovski: Paying half a million EUR to marketing agencies to organize events during a pandemic is clear abuse of public funds
The Government has refused to respond to questions about the scandalous hiring of politically linked public relations agencies for contracts worth half a million EUR. VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski did not name the companies involved but said that they one of them is owned by an official of the...
VMRO demands an independent investigation into the contracts awarded to an SDSM party linked PR agency
VMRO-DPMNE submitted a proposal to the DKSK Anti-Corruption Commission to investigate the contracts awarded to a public relations company linked to the ruling SDSM party. Brigada Design, owned by SDSM party member of the Skopje municipal council Bojan Ivanovic, has received contracts from the Innovation...
VMRO: Zaev’s “tomato diplomacy” failed, he must resign and allow a broad Government of national unity
Meanwhile, the opposition VMRO-DPMNE party called Zaev out for the failure of his foreign policy, which relies on making major concessions to neighboring countries on historic issues and issues of national identity in exchange for them allowing Macedonia to advance toward NATO and the EU. According to...
Just one corrupt institution could’ve equipped nearly all households who lack computers their children need to follow online classes
With the school year about to begin tomorrow, the pressing issue for many parents is how to provide the necessary IT equipment for their children. Almost all high school students and a majority of elementary school students will take their classes online, through a hastily prepared platform. But many...
VMRO: Zaev secured 20 million EUR in extra profits for the energy companies, and some of it is being diverted his way
The 7.4 percent energy price hike will increase profits of energy companies by 20 million EUR, said VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski. The conservative party claims that companies such as the EVN distributor are hiring security and other subcontracting companies linked to the Zaev family in a way...
Finance Minister Angelovska drained her Eurostandard account after it was publicly revealed by VMRO
VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski revealed that Finance Minister Nina Angelovska first reported her new apartment two days after he publicl reported the purchase. Angelovska is in the center of a major controversy after it was revealed that she withdrew her significant deposit of 250.000 EUR from...
VMRO calls for an investigation into the origin of the money SDSM poured into its election campaign
VMRO-DPMNE calls for an investigation into the funding of SDSM election campaign, as the party did not account for the source of its spending. VMRO spokesman Dimitar Arsovski called on the Anti-Corruption Commission to initiate an investigation for violation of campaign finance laws. SDSM spent over...
VMRO demands a manual recount of all ballots, says it’s the only way to remove the stain on the elections
VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski said that the State Electoral Commission has an obligation to dispel all public doubts and concerns over the chaotic conduct of the elections and especially their aftermath and the vote counting process. The opposition party, which came out virtually tied with the...
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