Tag: Ohrid
Macedonia 21.05.20 | 16:54

Officers and soldiers ordered into self-isolation after an outbreak in Ohrid

Dozens of officers and employees at the police resort in Ohrid are ordered into self-isolation after several policemen were found to be Covid-19 positive. The resort is used by the Interior Ministry and a unit of the riot police brigade was sent there. Seven of them were found positive to the coronavirus,...

Macedonia 08.05.20 | 15:50

Dr. Pecakov: Zaev with the help of Kiceec’s paramilitary rigged the local elections in Ohrid

The “Racket” case revealed scandalous information related to Ohrid, Dr. a from VMRO-DPMNE said on Friday, adding that the testimony of the first defendant Bojan Jovanovski reveals that Zoran Zaev rigged the elections in Ohrid and that there were election irregularities. Bojan Jovanovski says...

Macedonia 15.04.20 | 18:24

Family of a victim from Labunista shares video of the moment they were turned back at the Ohrid hospital

The family of a 59 year old man from Labunista near Struga who died of the coronavirus shared a video of the tense moment when he was denied admittance to the Ohrid general hospital. The family sought assistance a week ago, but were turned back as the hospital is not equipped to deal with coronavirus...

Macedonia 10.04.20 | 14:54

Ohrid Mayor calls on the Government to close his city for outsiders

The city of Ohrid called on the Government to post checkpoints and to ban people from other cities from entry. Ohrid border Struga and the rural Labunista region which, due to their emigrant links to Italy, saw a major rise in coronavirus cases. Ohrid is also an important Orthodox Christian religious...

Macedonia 07.04.20 | 22:14

Ohrid police stops citizens from going toward coronavirus hit Struga

Local outlets in Ohrid are reporting that police is stopping citizens from heading west, toward Struga. A check-point is set on the main exit from the city. Only those who work in Struga or have urgent business there are allowed to go. Struga had a flare-up of the coronavirus epidemic. Some of the emigrant...

Economy 04.04.20 | 21:39

PE Vodovod Ohrid with over 250 employees in times of economic crisis spends 5 million denars for temporary employments

The President of the VMRO-DPMNE branch in Ohrid posted on his Facebook profile a document which shows that PE “Vodovod” from Ohrid signed an agreement with the Private Employment Agency “AKSIOS-VARDAR” from Gostivar in the amount of 5,000,000.00 denars. The public enterprise “Vodovod”...

Macedonia 01.04.20 | 20:15

The mother from Ohrid was not infected with coronavirus

The coronavirus test of the mother from Ohrid, who died along with her baby after giving birth late last night at the Skopje Gynecology Clinic, came back negative, the Ministry of Health informed. The mother from Ohrid likely died from sepsis, Covid-19 test is being performed According to the clinic’s...

Macedonia 01.04.20 | 13:32

Doctors from Ohrid say instructions from Minister Filipce prevented them from admitting the Covid-19 patient who later died

Doctors from the Ohrid general hospital are defending their call not to admit a patient with the coronavirus, who later died at home. In a press release, they informed the public that the hospital is not equipped to handle such cases, and that instructions from Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce were...

Macedonia 01.04.20 | 11:28

Tragedy: Coronavirus infected mother died along with her baby

A 34 year old woman from Ohrid, believed to be positive on the coronavrus, died yesterday evening in the Gynecology Clinic in Skopje. Her baby also dies. The woman was sent to Skopje after suffering from fever and complications in her pregnancy. An Ohrid news site reports that she had a severe case of...

Macedonia 29.03.20 | 20:59

Struga doctor describes the ordeal of her patient who was denied treatment in Ohrid and died of the coronavirus

A doctor who treated 66 year old Nemljune Ibraimi gave a shocking testimony of how doctors at the Ohrid general hospital refused to admit the woman, despite having serious difficulties breathing. The patient was in my van and I had her receiving oxygen. I had to heat up the van because it as cold outside...

Macedonia 29.03.20 | 14:14

Ohrid hospital director removed after a coronavirus patient died untreated

The head of the Ohrid general hospital was dismissed after a patient that was refused hospitalization there has died from the coronavirus. The 66 year old woman contracted the virus during visit to the family of a doctor from Debar, a city that was subsequently placed under quarantine. Nemljune Ibraimi’s...

Economy 08.03.20 | 10:45

10,000 overnight stays from China, South Korea, Japan and Turkey guests canceled in Ohrid due to coronavirus

About 10,000 overnight stays from guests from China, South Korea, Japan and Turkey have been canceled in March and April due to the spread of the coronavirus worldwide. Also, 99% of all tours with guests from the Asian market, which was the fastest growing globally, have been canceled for the coming...

Economy 20.02.20 | 09:40

Mickoski meets Regional Chamber of Crafts in Ohrid: State must pay more attention to crafts

Greater attention must be paid to the crafts that must receive state support, said Hristijan Mickoski, VMRO-DPMNE leader who met with the Ohrid-based Regional Chamber of Crafts. I visited domestic company “Ecospar” which provides livelihood for 30 families. More attention must be paid to...

Macedonia 13.01.20 | 13:19

Following the publication of the threatening audio tape, VMRO official says that the Agriculture Ministry is operating as a mafia association

Interim Deputy Agriculture Minister Cvetan Tripunovski strongly condemned the Minister Trajan Dimkovski, after it was revealed that one of his advisers was issuing death threats to  a fishery inspector in Ohrid. The chilling tape was revealed by the Lider news site. In it, the adviser Tome Mojsovski,...

Macedonia 08.12.19 | 13:24

Political disputes reflected in the celebration of St. Clement

Macedonian Orthodox faithful celebrate the day of St. Clement of Ohrid, the 9th century saint who established the university of Ohrid translating the Bible into Church Slavonic which helped spread Christianity across much of Europe. This year, the holiday is celebrated amid political controversy with...

Macedonia 04.12.19 | 18:10

Boat sinks in lake Ohrid, causing an oil slick

A small boat sank in lake Ohrid today, causing an oil slick in the Studenciste canal. Local authorities say that some of the fuel on board the boat Lihnida has spilled into the canal where many locals and businesses keep their crafts and that attempts will be made to remove it. Harbor master Goran Ustijanovski...

Macedonia 29.11.19 | 21:21

Ohrid hotels open their doors and offer free accommodation for Durres people

Fear, panic and insecurity among Albanian people after the deadly earthquake. Since tremors continue to be felt in the country following the devastating earthquake, families are massively displaced, fearing to stay in their homes, reports Sitel. Some of the Ohrid hotels, villas and private apartments...

Macedonia 22.11.19 | 10:35

Even Ohrid is choking after air pollution reaches dramatic levels

Ohrid, Macedonia’s main tourist resort, enjoys a reputation of clean environment with the surrounding mountains and the large lake ensuring clean air. But the local air pollution measuring stations show that even Ohrid is not immune from the horrific levels of pollution over winter. PM10 particle...

Macedonia 16.11.19 | 19:20

Macedonisation should not be exclusive right of Macedonian people alone

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski heard the problems of the Ohrid residents as part of the “Talks for Renewal of Macedonia” campaign. Mickoski promised Ohrid people a landslide victory on April 12, 2020, which will ensure as many MPs as possible so that VMRO-DPMNE can deliver on its...

Macedonia 16.11.19 | 15:49

Mickoski in Ohrid: Time comes for new politicians

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski heard about the problems of the citizens of Ohrid as part of the “Talks for Renewal of Macedonia” campaign in Ohrid. Mickoski told Ohrid people that the renewal means a new beginning, but also a new transformation for the image of politicians in our country....

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