Tag: Kocani
Macedonia 12.04.21 | 09:08

Roma and Macedonian groups clashed in Kocani overnight, shots were fired

A serious armed incident occurred in Kocani yesterday evening, between Macedonian and Roma citizens. A Roma man was found stealing during the evening curfew, and chased away. Shortly after, he returned with a group of men who were carrying sticks and metal rods, intent on attacking the Macedonian men...

Macedonia 24.02.21 | 23:14

Mickoski in Kocani: Justice will win when Zaev falls, the Macedonian spring is coming!

The president of VMRO-DPMNE Hristijan Mickoski paid Wednesday a visit to Kocani. Let’s put an end to the mafia deciding our destinies. The place of the criminals is in prison. From the first to the last, everyone will be held accountable. Because forgiveness for them is a murder of justice. Justice...

Macedonia 24.02.21 | 13:44

Employees of a marijuana plant caught trying to sell six kilograms on the black market

Three men from Skopje, Kicevo and Kocani were detained for selling marijuana which they took from the cannabis plant they were working in. Crime linked to the rapidly growing marijuana business in Macedonia is becoming an every-day event, as the drugs grown ostensibly for cannabis oil extraction are...

Macedonia Economy 14.01.21 | 14:02

Unable to switch to a cleaner fuel source, Kocani’s Paper Mill announces it will close down

The management of Kocani’s Paper Mill company announced it will close down and has already informed its 120 workers not to come to work. The factory faced serious public criticism and protests for polluting the city. Management said that they are unable to switch to an alternative fuel source....

Macedonia 21.11.20 | 16:26

Video of an attack of Roma citizens of Kocani against the police published online

Video footage of an incident that occurred 10 days ago in Kocani was revealed today. It shows several Roma citizens of Kocani fighting with police officers. The Interior Ministry informed that after the incident, three Roma men were detained. The incident broke out over a police raid at the Kocani market. Several...

Macedonia 28.06.20 | 10:54

Mickoski: How is the case of journalist Mladenov going?

SDSM could bring justice, and instead it brought only Louis Vuitton bags, and “wham-bam” court decisions. They could bring peace, and instead they brought unrest in the souls of the parents who lost their children in the Smilkovsko [case], and today, the perpetrators are walking freely, the...

Economy 27.06.20 | 16:50

Mickoski in Kocani: Our program envisages 640 million euros for farmers

From what I have discussed so far with the people of Kocani, I can say that the three-year pandemic led by this leadership of SDSM and Zoran Zaev has not gone unnoticed in a negative sense here. People are living poorly in a bad economic, social and even health situation, VMRO-DPMNE leader said during...

Macedonia 18.06.20 | 19:15

Kocani woman fled quarantine, was arrested drunk, with drugs and ammunition

A 36 year old woman from Kocani who was ordered to remain in quarantine at home after exposure to the coronavirus was arrested driving through the city with drugs and a small quantity of ammunition. The woman, identified as T.G., has violated the quarantine order this weekend. She was eventually arrested...

Macedonia 10.06.20 | 23:19

Mother of five from Kocani abandoned her youngest baby on the side of the road

A woman from Kocani is under investigation for child neglect after she abandoned her nine month infant on the side of the road. The 21 year old woman was caring for five children alone after her husband left for Germany several weeks ago, but was neglectful in the duties. She left four of the older children...

Macedonia 07.06.20 | 14:27

Nine kindergarten teachers in Kocani test positive

Tests in a Kocani kindergarten revealed that nine teachers and employees have the coronavirus. It’s the high concentration found so far, during the preemptive screening done to determine whether kindergartens in Macedonia can open after months of epidemic lockdown. Mayor Nikolco Ilijev appealed...

Macedonia 06.04.20 | 12:47

Alsat: Three patients died from the coronavirus overnight

Three patients died from Covid-19 overnight, reports Alsat TV. Two of them are reportedly from Tetovo, and the third from Kocani. The Kocani case was already confirmed by the local Mayor. This would bring the total death toll of the epidemic in Macedonia to 21.

Macedonia 06.04.20 | 11:57

Patient from Kocani died from the coronavirus

A man from Kocani has died from the coronavirus epidemic while being treated in Skopje. Kocani Mayor Nikolco lijev confirmed the news today, ahead of the scheduled Healthcare Ministry press conference where reports of newly infected and deceased patients are made. Ilijev said that he last spoke with...

Macedonia 05.04.20 | 10:47

Mother of four-month-old baby from Kocani, who died two days ago, is looking for answers from the authorities

The mother of a four-month-old baby from Kocani, who died two days ago, is looking for answers from the authorities about the cause of death. They took the baby to a check-up for the first time on March 29. Doctors told them the baby had a sore throat and a runny nose, and prescribed syrup therapy. Both...

Macedonia 06.02.20 | 21:01

Mickoski in Kocani: We must restore the dignity of the healthcare workers

Healthcare workers need to have overall respect from the system and motivation to work. This was stated by VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski after meeting with healthcare workers during his visit to the Kocani region. We must restore dignity and jointly build trust and take action through dialogue....

Macedonia 22.01.20 | 13:44

Man sets himself on fire in Kocani, was rushed for treatment to Skopje in serious condition

A 40 year old man from Kocani self-immolated today at noon in the city center. Witnesses say he doused himself in petrol and lit a match. Passerbys rushed to his aid and local shop owners used fire extinguishers to put out the flames. Emergency medical teams were sent out and the man was rushed to Skopje...

Macedonia 30.11.19 | 20:08

Mickoski in Kocani: VMRO-DPMNE is against any smuggling abolition or pardoning of politicians

The today reality ofMacedonia is so difficult that people are eagerly waiting for this government led by Zoran Zaev and SDSM to end sooner. The citizens of Macedonia on April 12 will have the opportunity to vote. I am convinced in the biggest offer ever because VMRO-DPMNE and the Coalition for “Renewal...

Life 05.11.19 | 10:06

Kocani- most polluted city in Macedonia this morning

The measuring stations in the country show that this morning the air pollution is highest in Kocani, followed by Tetovo and Kumanovo, and then Miladinovci. 78 µg / m3 PM10 particles were measured in Kocani this morning, 45 µg / m3 in Tetovo, and 36 µg / m3 in Kumanovo.  

Macedonia 30.09.19 | 21:40

Two brothers arrested in Kocani, suspected of killing their father in a family dispute

Two brothers from Kocani, aged 30 and 25, were detained this morning, suspected in killing their father after he attacked their mother. The incident was reported by one of the sons, who alerted the police that their 46 year old mother is injured in a knife attack perpetrated by their father. When the...

Macedonia 29.08.19 | 23:17

Mickoski in Kocani: Let’s wait for Zaev to call early elections and see if we are shining, or he will suffer huge defeat!

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski visited Thursday Kocani and talked to farmers, rice producers. The situation in Kocani and the Kocani region in terms of rice production is really alarming and I would say more cataclysmic compared to what was in the past, said Mickoski. He underlined that “people...

Macedonia 27.07.19 | 12:23

Incident involving warning shots reported in Kocani overnight

An incident was reported in Kocani overnight, after a 37 year old man reportedly attacked two security guards at a casino. The attacker pulled a gun and fired. Police was alerted and when they tried to arrest the man, who ordered him to stop and fired into the air as a warning. The man also fired twice...