Tag: Skopje
Macedonia 04.12.20 | 14:42

Patient aged 27 died of the coronavirus

A patient aged only 27 died of the coronavirus in the Infectious Diseases Clinic in skopje, Mkd.mk reports. The news site says that Healthcare Ministry sources confirmed the death of the young patient. It is being reported that the patient was admitted in a very difficult state after being treated at...

Macedonia 02.12.20 | 19:01

3.5 magnitude earthquake felt in Skopje

An earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale was reported at 2:09 pm on Wednesday in Skopje, the Seismological Observatory within the Faculty of Natural Science and Mathematics said in a press release. According to the data available to the Seismological Observatory, the earthquake was most strongly...

Macedonia 02.12.20 | 14:46

Earthquake felt near Skopje

An earthquake was registered in the area of Skopje half an hour ago. According to initial reports, it measured 3.4 degrees on Richter scale and was centered near the Macedonian border with Kosovo.

Economy 01.12.20 | 11:23

Direct line between Skopje and Kiev

Windrose is initiating a direct flight between Skopje and Kiev. The flights will be on Thursdays and Sundays. This is the first time Macedonia and Ukraine had a direct flight between their capitals.

Macedonia 22.11.20 | 11:27

Skopje expected to reach 10,000 active cases

The number of active cases in the capital Skopje is projected to reach 10,000 today, as Macedonia as a whole surpasses 20,000. Skopje has persistently had about half of the total number of coronavirus cases for the duration of the epidemic, and yesterday it had 9,854 cases. Macedonia sees over a 1,000...

Macedonia 13.11.20 | 14:40

Mickoski: They brought freedom, it is up to us to defend it!

Hristijan Mickoski, the leader of VMRO DPMNE, congratulated Friday the people of Skopje on 13 November, the day of the city’s liberation from the Bulgarian fascist occupation. They brought freedom, it is up to us to defend it. Happy 13 November Skopje !, Mickoski wrote on Facebook.

Macedonia 13.11.20 | 10:12

Skopje celebrates 76th anniversary of its liberation from Bulgarian “tourists”

Macedonia’s capital Skopje marks Friday the 76th anniversary of its liberation from the Bulgarian fascist occupation during World War II. On November 13, 1944, units of the Macedonian National Liberation Army liberated Skopje from the fascist occupation.    

Macedonia 11.11.20 | 17:07

Order to keep Skopje public transportation at 50% capacity completely ignored

While the latest round of Government restrictions, meant to slow the spread of the coronavirus, impose a mandate that public transport is filled only at 50 percent capacity, a photo of a packed Skopje bus was shared today. During much of the epidemic, the pubilc transport situation was made worse by...

Macedonia 11.11.20 | 16:47

Another earthquake shakes Macedonia

A new earthquake was felt across Macedonia today, after a strong shake jolted many from their sleep overnight. It is still being determined what was the strength of the latest quake. The initial, overnight quake was quickly followed by three siginficant and 30 lesser earthquakes.

Macedonia 10.11.20 | 00:06

Skopje’s tallest skyscrapers lost in the smog

The capital Skopje was blanketed in dense smog this morning, as the season of off the charts air pollution has officially begun. VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Naum Stoilkovski shared a photo of the Cevahir skyscrapers, the tallest buildings that dominate the skyline of Skopje, or would dominate it if you could...

Macedonia 28.10.20 | 17:05

Two new air pollution measuring stations placed in Skopje

Two new air pollution measuring stations were placed in Skopje’s Karpos and Lisice districts today. These stations will be operational 24/7 and should help gather more data on the sources of air pollution. Skopje and many other cities across Macedonia are gearing up for the annual spike in air...

Macedonia 27.10.20 | 17:24

Six coronavirus positive patients stopped at the Skopje airport last week

Border police prevented six people who tested positive to the coronavirus from leaving Macedonia. The attempts were made last week, and the persons had orders to self-isolate at home, but still tried to fly out through the Skopje airport.

Macedonia 27.10.20 | 11:25

Environmental genocide: Increased air pollution registered in Skopje

A high level of PM10 particles in the air was registered last night in the capital. At some of the measuring stations in Skopje, air pollution reached over 260 PM10 particles. For a week now, there has been a trend of increasing level of PM particles in the air, and this was confirmed by the Ministry...

Macedonia 26.10.20 | 17:44

Skopje Mayor Silegov is trying to adopt a “green action plan” without consulting the public, environmentalists allege

An environmentalist group from Skopje accused Mayor Petre Silegov of trying to have the city’s “green action plan” adopted without consulting environmental groups. “Eko Svest” reveals that the Skopje city council has put the plan on the agenda for tomorrow morning. This...

Macedonia 23.10.20 | 10:26

Kosovo PM Hoti pays visit to Skopje

A Kosovo government delegation led by Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti is paying Friday an official visit to the Macedonia. Hoti is set to meet with Prime Minister Zoran Zaev in Skopje, after which they will have an official meeting with the delegations of the two countries and a joint press conference.

Macedonia 20.10.20 | 08:56

Water supply restored to downtown Skopje

After spending much of Monday afternoon with dry faucets, the citizens of downtown Skopje had running water again at about midnight. The reason for the outage was a burst pipe near the Olympic pool. Repairing the problem required shutting down one of the main supply pipes in the city, and it left Centar,...

Macedonia 19.10.20 | 15:49

Much of Skopje left without water

Much of Skopje is without water today after a major defect occurred in a supply pipe. The defect happened near the Olympic pool in downtown Skopje, and is affecting a broad swathe of the downtown, as well as villages such as Sopiste, Rakotinci, Dobri Dol, Pintija, Dracevo and Studenicani. The city water...

Macedonia 12.10.20 | 10:45

Traffic patrols intensified after the tragic accident near Skopje

Skopje police took to the streets yesterday and fined over 300 drivers for speeding and other violations, after a tragic accident in which a 10 year old child and a man were killed in the village of Trubarevo. The tragedy was caused by driver who was speeding at least twice over the speed limit in a...

Macedonia 10.10.20 | 12:09

City of Skopje cleans up WW2 monuments ahead of the day marking the start of the partisan movement

The city of Skopje is cleaning monuments honoring the World War Two partisan struggle, as the country prepares to mark October 11, the day of the anti-fascist uprising in 1941. The plan is to restore some of the neglected monuments who mainly honor partisan fighters killed during pursuits or clashes...

Macedonia 10.10.20 | 10:40

Coronavirus outbreak in a kindergarten in Skopje

Two teachers in a kindergarten in Skopje’s Cair district tested positive to coronavirus, prompting an order to have four children sent to home isolation. Another teacher who was in contact with them is also being voluntarily isolated. The other four dozen children and 14 teachers continue to go...