Tag: Ohrid
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...

Macedonia 09.07.21 | 16:48

Ohrid authorities covered trees in asphalt

Local authorities in Ohrid came up with a crazy idea to pour asphalt over trees near the Upper city gate. The local Ohrid24 news site reported the event, and called out Mayor Konstantin Georgievski for it. It comes only days after in Skopje, a number of trees on the main Vardar river quay had their roots...

Macedonia 09.07.21 | 11:20

Foreign Ministry issues modest reaction to Karakachanov’s video presenting Ohrid as the center of “Bulgarian-ness”

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned Friday the pre-election videos aired in Bulgaria, which, as it is pointed out, express territorial claims and one-sided feelings of belonging and appropriation to our country. In the efforts to strengthen the dialogue and strengthen the trust, all in order to...

Macedonia 08.07.21 | 18:06

Bulgarian nationalist party releases another pre-election video with territorial claims against Macedonia

Days before the early elections in Bulgaria, the nationalist VMRO-BND party led by Krasimir Karakacanov issued a new video with territorial claims on Macedonia. The video uses imagery of border fences, “unwanted” Roma people, gay pride parades and ends up with a video of lake Ohrid, as the...

Macedonia 07.07.21 | 19:32

Zaev’s Government insists there is “strong progress” made on the Kicevo – Ohrid highway

In a statement, responding to the opposition VMRO-DPMNE party, the Zaev Government insisted that work on the Kicevo – Ohrid highway continues. The Chinese funded highway is proceeding at glacial pace ever since Zaev grabbed power in 2017, and is already over three years past the date when it was...

Macedonia 07.07.21 | 09:34

Sela: Merko is building holiday houses in Ohrid’s Livadiste on ESM land

Sharing photos, which he says are new illegal constructions on the shores of Lake Ohrid, the leader of the Alliance for Albanians, Ziadin Sela, accused in a Facebook post that Struga Mayor Ramiz Merko and his relatives were behind the construction. Extremely alarming construction activities on the shores...

Macedonia 02.07.21 | 22:09

Zaev: Unfortunately, representatives from Bulgaria didn’t come to Ohrid, it’s not a good message!

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said in Friday’s interview with TV21 that, unfortunately, the Prespa Forum Dialogue was not attended by representatives from neighboring Bulgaria. He believes that it is not a good message. We sent invitations when the organization of the summit started. We had announcements...

Macedonia 02.07.21 | 21:03

Osmani meets Reeker and Palmer: Decision on official start of EU negotiations must not be delayed

Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani met Friday with Philip Reeker, US Acting Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, and Matthew Palmer, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and US Special Representative for the Balkans. To us, the United States is our longtime strategic ally and...

Macedonia 02.07.21 | 20:55

Banner with “This is Macedonia” message placed at Ohrid port

Unknown persons placed a banner with the message “This is Macedonia” at the Ohrid port on Friday. The banner was probably placed in response to the “Prespa Dialogue Forum” international conference which is being held in Ohrid, organized by the government. The banner was seen today...

Macedonia 16.06.21 | 21:48

First and second class citizens

During his remarks at the celebration of the 31st anniversary of the founding of VMRO-DPMNE, party leader Hristijan Mickoski warned that Macedonia is currently divided into first and second class citizens. Second class citizens are those 500,000 people who live on 150 denars a day, while the politicians...

Macedonia 16.06.21 | 21:14

Mickoski presents the new VMRO-DPMNE strategy – Macedonia for all

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski presented the new strategy of the party in the coming period – Macedonia for all. Mickoski said that the conservative party will extend a hand of cooperation to all, starting with the right and center right, and that it will add colors to its traditional...

Macedonia 16.06.21 | 20:06

LIVE: VMRO-DPMNE gathering in Ohrid

The gathering in Ohrid, to mark the 31st anniversary of the founding of VMRO-DPMNE, can be followed live, here.

Macedonia 16.06.21 | 16:51

VMRO-DPMNE will present its new strategy – “Macedonia for all”

VMRO-DPMNE will promote a new strategy this evening, named “Macedonia for all”, said party official Mile Lefkov. VMRO is having a gathering in Ohrid to celebrate the 31st anniversary of its founding, and the party leader Hristijan Mickoski said that a major new announcement will be made there. Lefkov...

Macedonia 16.06.21 | 09:47

VMRO-DPMNE celebrates its 31st anniversary in Ohrid, a major announcement is expected

VMRO-DPMNE will hold a grand reception at the amphitheater in Ohrid this evening, to celebrate the 31st anniversary of the founding of the party. During the event, it’s expected that party leader Hristijan Mickoski will have a major announcement. Mickoski did not reveal more details about what...

Macedonia 15.06.21 | 23:19

VMRO-DPMNE to reveal big surprise at party’s birthday celebration in Ohrid

VMRO-DPMNE will mark its 31st birthday at the Ohrid Ancient theatre tomorrow at 19 h, the party informed. The event will be addressed by the General Secretary of the party Gjorgjija Sajkoski and VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski. The party leader also announced a surprise for June 16. The way out...

Macedonia 15.06.21 | 12:01

Police raids an illegal marijuana farm near Ohrid

Two men were detained near Ohrid, after a farm with 890 stalks of marijuana was found. Organized crime units are investigating the area. Macedonia is becoming a major source country for marijuana under the Zaev regime, which is investing heavily in marijuana production, directly, through Zaev family...

Macedonia 13.06.21 | 10:40

Mickoski will announce a “game-changing” move on June 16th

VMRO-DPMNE will make a major announcement on June 16th, said party leader Hristijan Mickoski. He did not disclose details about what’s coming, but said that it will be a “game-changer”. We will announce a major new move from Ohrid, where we will celebrate the anniversary of the founding of the...

Macedonia Economy 12.06.21 | 10:11

New promise: The Kicevo – Ohrid highway will be finished by the end of 2023

Ejup Rustemi, the newly appointed head of the Macedonian Roads (JDPD) public utility company, said that the deadline to complete the Kicevo – Ohrid highway is now pushed to the end of 2023. Little work is being done on the key highway, which broke ground in early 2014. The Chinse Sinohydro company...

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