Tag: Ohrid
Macedonia 17.10.21 | 22:48

Excesses of the SDSM – DUI coalition in Ohrid gave the VMRO candidate an unlikely first round win

VMRO-DPMNE candidate Kiril Pecakov declared an unexpected first round win in the mayoral race in Ohrid. His supporters are already gathered in the center of the historic city to celebrate. All of Ohrid clearly gave the support for VMRO-DPMNE, doctor Pecakov said, adding that he enjoys a wide lead over...

Macedonia 16.10.21 | 18:24

Ohrid: Desperate, last minute road repairs a day before the elections

In their mad rush to make up for the lack of work over the past four years, SDSM appointed local officials in Ohrid were busily paving over a street in the village of Leskoec today, a day before the first round of the local elections. Media outlets filmed the machines pouring asphalt. This was a common...

Macedonia 28.09.21 | 14:38

Creating a new future is possible only with a clear concept: Changes – projects – victories

Creating a new future is possible only with a clear concept. That is the concept of changes, projects – victories, said the leader of VMRO-DPMNE Hristijan Mickoski. Mickoski presented Monday his vision for the future and success in front of the citizens of Ohrid at the Ancient Theater, where the...

Macedonia 27.09.21 | 20:53

“Change, projects and victories”

Opposition leader Hristijan Mickoski promised that VMRO-DPMNE will deliver change and concrete projects for the citizens, as well as victories in the local elections. The changes will include a change of the system of values that is in place now, and which results with mismanagement from the political...

Macedonia 27.09.21 | 20:03

VMRO-DPMNE begins the election campaign – Mickoski promises change and new values

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski called on the voters to turn out in large numbers and to vote out the SDSM candidates in the coming local elections, as the only sure way to put an end to the Zaev regime. Mickoski was speaking at the first campaign rally of the party, which traditionally takes...

Macedonia 27.09.21 | 18:53

LIVE VIDEO: VMRO-DPMNE begins its local elections campaign with a rally in Ohrid

VMRO-DPMNE begins its campaign for the local elections in October in the traditional style – with a rally in Ohrid. There, party officials will present the mayoral candidate, doctor Kiril Pecakov. You can follow the rally live.

Macedonia 23.09.21 | 10:19

Youth party activists will commit to free and fair elections

The Ohrid Institute will gather representatives of the youth organizations of the leading parties in Macedonia to sign a declaration in support of having fair, free and democratic local elections on October 17th. It’s a traditional event held before every election, meant to try and reduce polarization...

Macedonia 19.09.21 | 22:57

Serious traffic accident in Ohrid

The daughter of a well known businessman from Ohrid caused a traffic accident this afternoon, flipping her Mercedes. There are no casualties reported in the accident. Republika will not reveal the identity of the driver until the police issues its official report.

Macedonia 17.09.21 | 21:34

Outbreak in several schools in Ohrid forces 177 students into isolation

A coronavirus outbreak in Ohrid forced 177 elementary school students into isolation. The cases were diagnosed among Turkish language students in the school in the village of Leskajca, as well as in several Turkish language classes in the Bratstvo Edinstvo school in Ohrid. Other schools in Ohrid also...

Macedonia 27.08.21 | 09:52

Environmentalists demand that the city of Ohrid cleans up a burning dump site

The O2 initiative environmentalist group is calling on local authorities in Ohrid to clean up the Bukovo dump site. The tourist resort city keeps getting covered with foul smelling smoke because of the sit, which smolders and is set on fire. We’ve been waiting for years for this huge problem to...

Macedonia 25.08.21 | 09:40

Serbian tourist died after a diving injury in Ohrid

A tourist from Serbia died after a nasty fall during his vacation in Macedonia. The 26 year old man from Leskovac in Serbia was vacationing on lake Ohrid. Two weeks ago with his friends, he was diving into the lake when he hit a rock and sustained neck injuries. The man was operated on in Skopje, but...

Macedonia 14.08.21 | 19:57

Boat carrying tourists runs aground near the St. Naum port

A boat carrying tourists got stuck (ran aground) near the St. Naum port on Lake Ohrid, reported news 1.mk. The boat failed to free itself with the maneuvers of the captain and with the help of its engines, so another ship managed to get it out.

Macedonia 28.07.21 | 11:58

Even and balanced development of the whole of Macedonia

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski announced two steps that will allow significant decentralization of power in Macedonia. Mickoski said that under the future VMRO-DPMNE led Government, citizens will be allowed to divert a portion of their tax funds for a local project they support, and that a number...

Macedonia 25.07.21 | 23:52

Pecakov promises to keep Ohrid on the UNESCO list

Doctor Kiril Pecakov, who is the VMRO-DPMNE candidate for Mayor of Ohrid, pledged to put an end to the illegal overdevelopment of the region, which has threatened the coveted ranking of Ohrid as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The ranking was narrowly preserved this week, on the condition tha Macedonia...

Macedonia Culture 25.07.21 | 22:52

Ljutkov: VMRO-DPMNE will invest in our cultural institutions and heritage

Actor Zoran Ljutkov, who leads the Culture Committee in VMRO-DPMNE, condemned the Zaev Government for swapping four Culture Ministers in as many years. According to Ljutkov, this does not allow any serious discussion about culture and its management. During a party event in Ohrid, Ljutkov promised major...

Macedonia Culture 25.07.21 | 21:55

Mickoski announces two major projects that will lead to serious decentralization of power

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski announced two steps that will allow significant decentralization of power in Macedonia. Mickoski said that under the future VMRO-DPMNE led Government, citizens will be allowed to divert a portion of their tax funds for a local project they support, and that a number...

Macedonia 25.07.21 | 17:34

Government expresses gratitude to Bosnia and Russia for helping Ohrid keep its UNESCO status

The Government expressed its gratitude to Bosnia, Russia and other countries who helped in the final moment push to stop UNESCO from stripping Ohrid from its designation as a World Heritage Site.  Our special gratitude goes to Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Russian Federation, the delegations of China,...

Macedonia 19.07.21 | 15:28

Ohrid residents waiting for an hour and a half to get inoculated in the modular hospital

Ohrid residents are waiting even for an hour and a half in front of the vaccination site in the modular hospital to get inoculated, and no one informed them that the “Biljanini Izvori” vaccination site was closed, “Ohrid24” reported. The mass immunization of the population is...

Macedonia 14.07.21 | 21:20

Kiril Pecakov is officially VMRO-DPMNE’s candidate for mayor of Ohrid

Kiril Pecakov is officially VMRO-DPMNE’s candidate for mayor of Ohrid, revealed Antonio Milososki in an interview with TV Sitel. Our favorite for the municipality of Ohrid will be the current MP Kiril Pecakov, who was also a councilor in the municipality of Ohrid, well known to the citizens, conscientiously...

Macedonia Economy 12.07.21 | 10:01

Foreign tourists cancel their tours in Ohrid

Macedonia’s main tourist resort – Ohrid – is facing series of cancellations from foreign tourists. Companies from Belgium, Turkey, and particularly from the Netherlands – which is one of the main sources of foreign revenue for the city – are pulling out. Ohrid currently receives...

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