Tag: Germany
Economy 01.10.22 | 10:40

Even with some of the lowest wages in Europe, Macedonians are forced to pay as much or more than Germans do for basic food items

The large inflationary spike in prices of staple items like flour and sugar have hit consumers in Macedonia very hard. But the blow is even worse due to the small market and the fact that wages in Macedonia are among the lowest in Europe. Republika is sharing prices in supermarkets in Germany, to compare...

Macedonia 12.08.22 | 13:26

Bulgaria didn’t want it either: The electric vehicle to be produced in Tetovo was declared the worst ever in Germany

The government yesterday boasted that electric vehicles will be manufactured in Tetovo. It sounds good, especially with the trend that has swept Europe for electric vehicles, especially after EU’s announcement that in ten years the production of gasoline and diesel vehicles will be banned. The...

Macedonia 13.04.22 | 14:37

Bulgarian authorities deny that they have promised anything to Germany regarding Macedonia

There is no change in the Bulgarian position on the European integration of Macedonia, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Teodora Gencovska told BNT. Nobody from the team of the Ministry in all its talks, meetings with European partners, with ambassadors of other EU or NATO member states, no one has abandoned...

Macedonia 25.03.22 | 14:52

Mickoski met with German diplomatic envoys Schutz and Stohr

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski met with German diplomats Susanne Schutz and Sabine Stohr, who are responsible for the Balkans and EU enlargement in the German Foreign Ministry. Druing the meeting Mickoski expressed his gratitude to Germany for their support of Macedonia’s EU integration...

Economy 24.03.22 | 12:21

Record increase in trade between Macedonia and Germany

The Government of the Republic of Macedonia in cooperation with the Delegation of the German Economy in the country informs about a record increase in trade between the two countries. According to the official statistics of the Federal Ministry of Economy and Climate Protection of Germany, as announced...

Macedonia 25.02.22 | 10:54

Germany records a huge spike in number of asylum seekers from Macedonia

Nearly 5,000 Macedonian citizens sought asylum in the European Union member states last year. This is a major increase compared to 2020, when only 1,230 were able to skip the Covid restrictions and do so. Of the total 4,922 applicants, 2,822 were first-timers. They often claim poverty as grounds for...

Macedonia 22.01.22 | 11:28

Luhrmann: EU accession talks with Macedonia and Albania should begin as soon as possible

German Minister of State for Europe Anna Lührmann considers that signals from the first meeting between the Macedonian Prime Minister Dimitar Kovacevski and his Bulgarian counterpart Kiril Petkov in Skopje are very positive and encouraging. I hope that bilateral issues will be resolved soon, she said. In...

Macedonia 14.01.22 | 20:05

Germany adds Macedonia back to COVID-19 ‘high risk’ list

Germany has added Macedonia back to the list of COVID-19 ‘high risk’ countries. As of Sunday, people traveling to Germany face stricter entry rules, i.e. unvaccinated travelers arriving in the country and people who haven’t been infected with the virus have to quarantine for up to 10 days, MIA’s...

World 13.01.22 | 11:48

German labour minister: the country needs even more immigrants

Hundreds of thousands of unfilled workplaces are currently registered in Germany. Robert Habeck, head of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWi) predicts that the problem will get worse in the coming years. Job vacancies, therefore, must be filled with migrants, the V4 news...

Macedonia 09.12.21 | 09:24

Dimitrov visits Germany, to meet top officials of the new German cabinet

Deputy PM for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov is paying on Thursday and Friday a visit to Germany for meetings with top officials of the new German cabinet. The program includes meetings with senior officials of the newly formed German government, including the new Minister of State for Europe –...

Macedonia 10.11.21 | 11:30

In one month, 200 passport applications were submitted to the Macedonian Embassy in Germany

In less than a month, over 200 people have been photographed, and about 70 Macedonian citizens have already obtained a new passport using the base station for issuing passports at the Embassy of the Republic of Macedonia in the capital of the Federal Republic of Germany. Macedonia’s ambassador...

Macedonia Sport 11.10.21 | 22:45

Germany beats Macedonia 0:4 in World Cup qualifier

Macedonia suffered a drubbing at the hands of Germany in the World Cup qualifier, losing the game 0:4. Our team more than held its own in the first half, that ended 0:0. The Macedonian players ever created a number of opportunities to score, and cause another upset, after the shock win against Germany...

Macedonia Sport 11.10.21 | 20:16

Macedonia – Germany game about to begin despite the heavy rain

The game between Macedonia and Germany at the Philip II stadium in Skopje is about to begin despite the heavy rain. Macedonia is without Bardhi, while Germany decided to have Werner in the attack, supported by Gnabri. Macedonia performed a major upset beating Germany in the first, away game, and is currently...

Macedonia 04.10.21 | 16:59

Osmani seeks German support for Bulgaria solution

Foreign Minister Bujar  met Monday with German Federal Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and Minister of State for Europe Michael Roth during his visit to Berlin on Monday. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the meeting between Osmani and Maas focused on the preparations before the EU’s Western...

Macedonia 15.09.21 | 16:46

German experts who are supposed to help with the Tetovo hospital fire investigation still haven’t arrived in Macedonia

The group of four German experts, who were supposed to come and help in the investigation after the catastrophic hospital fire in Tetovo last week, still haven’t arrived to Macedonia. Government spokesman Dusko Arsovski said that they are expected to arrive within days. Prime Minister Zoran Zaev...

Macedonia 02.09.21 | 19:24

People from Bitola fell prey to a scheme promising jobs in Germany

A fraudster took over 500 EUR from two citizens of Bitola, promising to help them find jobs in Germany. The two parties believed they are paying for a chance to find employment in Germany, but after a while, when they did not receive the promised job offers, they alerted the police.

World 18.07.21 | 21:13

Merkel says Germany must do more to tackle climate change

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday that Europe’s largest economy must get better and faster in tackling the impact of climate change after record floods caused the country’s worst natural disaster in nearly six decades, Reuters reported. “The sum of all events that we are...

Macedonia Sport 01.04.21 | 00:14

Loud celebrations in Duisburg as all of Macedonia and global football stars bow to the national team

Macedonian football players loudly celebrated their historic win at the World Cup qualifier against Germany in Duisburg. Macedonia beat all expectations to defeat Germany 2:1, even after having a clear penalty not awarded. Obligatory, the team sang the “Izlezi momce” chant song, as fans back...

World 04.03.21 | 11:06

German citizens will be able to get at least one free coronavirus test per week free of charge

Germany‘s coronavirus lockdown will be extended until March 28, but Chancellor Angela Merkel and state premiers have agreed to a path to opening up depending on infection rates. After hours of negotiations on Wednesday, they agreed to a step-by-step reopening strategy with an emergency brake system...

Macedonia 15.02.21 | 09:17

Not even the Prespa Agreement bans the use of “Macedonia”: Macedonians in Germany react

We call on the Macedonian government, instead of banning the use of the name “Macedonia”, to support the free expression of Macedonian citizens, and to further encourage the use of the name “Macedonia” because it is our centuries-old inherited historical name. Any ban is unacceptable...

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