Tag: post office
Macedonia 04.12.20 | 11:53

Struggling Macedonian Post Office goes on a large hiring spree

Despite facing major financial problems after the collapse of its exclusive Eurostandard Bank partner, the Macedonian Post Office is hiring 280 new workers. The announcement was made shortly after SDSM party official Jani Makraduli was named to lead the Post Office, which is one of the largest public...

Macedonia Economy 12.11.20 | 19:11

Zaev defends his plan to sell the Macedonian Post Office and other key public companies

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev supported the highly controversial plan to sell off a number of publicly owned companies, including the Macedonian Post Office and much of the Macedonian Railways. His Governemnt is badly strapped for cash, and its mismanagement, and apparent criminal activities, deteriorated...

Macedonia Economy 11.11.20 | 21:52

Everything must go: Finance Minister Besimi says major publicly owned companies will go on sale in 2021

Finance Minister Fatmir Besimi said that the Government will try to reduce the huge deficit it plans for next year by selling off a number of fully or partially publicly owned companies. Most iconic among them is the Macedonian Post Office, whose sale was already announced by Prime Minister Zoran Zaev. The...

Macedonia 14.10.20 | 12:10

The government has decided: The post office will be privatized

At Tuesday’s session, the Government established the new text of the Law amending the Law on Postal Services, which will be submitted for adoption by the Parliament. In this regard, the Government instructed the Deputy Prime Minister in charge of Economic Affairs, the Minister of Economy and the...

Economy 25.09.20 | 11:31

Kostovski: SDSM wants to privatize the Macedonian Post Office

Businessman Trifun Kostovski warned that the ruling SDSM party is planning to sell off the Macedonian Post Office. Kostovski’s Eurostandard Bank, which recently went under, had an exclusive contract to conduct payments through the 330 post office branches across the country, and he claims that...

Economy 03.09.20 | 17:07

Union representing 2,300 postal workers sounds the alarm after the Eurostandard Bank collapse

The union of the Macedonian Post Office is demanding an urgent meeting with Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, as 2,300 employees face to be left without pay or even fired. The post office heavily relies on the now bankrupt Eurostandard Bank, which had an exclusive contract to use the postal network for cash...

Economy 13.08.20 | 15:08

Collapse of Eurostandard Bank stops all financial transactions through the Macedonian Post Office

The Macedonian Post Office said that it is unable to do most of the usual services it offers t ocitizens, such as paying utility bills, paying out retirement incomes and welfare, after the Eurostandard Bank collapsed and lost its licence yesterday. The bank owned by oligarch Trifun Kostovski has an exclusive...

Macedonia 15.05.20 | 17:21

Post Office tellers stole 25.000 EUR from 26 customers

Nine tellers working in the Macedonian Post Office, and their superior manager, have been charged with stealing 25.000 EUR from the accounts of 26 citizens. The money was taken using forged withdrawal slips, signed in favor of their manager in the branch in Skopje’s Cair district. The theft was...

Macedonia 14.02.20 | 14:58

Post Office wants to add 280 new employees months before the elections

The management of the Macedonian Post Office has opened an ad for no less than 280 new full time employees. The ad prompted immediate allegations of abuse of public funds in the pre-election period. More than 100 job openings are in Skopje, and the rest are distributed across the country. The interim...