Tag: Slovenia
Macedonia 07.04.20 | 17:12

Hungarian and Slovenian aid delivered to the Kumanovo hospital

Interior Minister Nake Culev today visited the Kumanovo hospital, to deliver medical protective gear that was sent as a donation from Hungary and Slovenia. Both these countries sent masks and medical protective gear to Macedonia following calls from opposition leader Hristijan Mickoski. We are aware...

Macedonia 03.04.20 | 18:56

Nikoloski: Our huge gratitude to Slovenia for its help

VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski expressed his gratitude to the Slovenian Government for the planeload of medical assistance that was delivered today. The aid was sent after a direct communication between VMRO Presdient Hristijan Mickoski and newly elected Slovenian Prime Minister Janez...

Macedonia 03.04.20 | 15:42

Mickoski: At my request, Slovenia provided assistance to Macedonia which at this moment is important for people on frontline in fight against coronavirus pandemic

VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski had a phone conversation with the Prime Minister of Slovenia, Janez Jansa, in which Mickoski asked for Slovenia’s assistance in protective masks and medical gloves. On Tuesday I had a telephone conversation with the Prime Minister of Slovenia and the leader...

Balkans 29.03.20 | 19:54

Slovenia adopts a huge financial aid package to combat the effects of the corona epidemic

Slovenia is preparing a mega rescue package named the Corona Law, which will provide three billion EUR to prop up the economy in the expected economic downturn. Prime Minister Janez Jansa said that it will provide 700 EUR in assistance to self-employed citizens whose jobs evaporate, 150 EUR to students,...

Balkans 03.03.20 | 18:55

Janez Jansa elected Prime Minister of Slovenia

Slovenian conservative leader Janez Jansa was officially elected as Prime Minister again. He received 52 votes in favor, after his SDS party agreed the terms of a new ruling coalition with several centrist parties. We will waste no time and we will begin resolving the problems of our citizens right away,...

Balkans 26.02.20 | 16:58

Jansa on the verge of forming the next Slovenian Government

Slovenian conservative leader Janez Jansa is about to form the new Government after the left wing coalition led by Marjan Sarec collapsed. Jansa won the last elections, but a motley group of centrist and left wing parties did all they could to form a coalition without his SDS party. But after their coalition...

Macedonia 25.02.20 | 15:38

Slovenian TV channel crew amazed by Zaev’s “achievements”

Slovenian Nova24 TV reports on the dismal failure of Zoran Zaev’s attempt to drum up popular support for a law that actually helps him avoid being placed under a serious investigation for corruption and abuse of office again. Following the scandalous adoption of a law that entrenches the control...

Macedonia 12.10.19 | 12:06

Zaev took the Slovenian Prime Minister all the way to the southern border to avoid hearing football fans chant “Never North – Only Macedonia”?

Republika was informed that the protocol for the visit of Slovenian Prime Minister Marjan Sarec was altered to ensure that he and Zoran Zaev steer clear from the Macedonia – Slovenia football game in Skopje. Sarec apparently timed his visit to Macedonia with the important qualifier in mind. Their...

Sport 10.10.19 | 23:18

With two goals from Elmas, Macedonia beats Slovenia 2:1

Macedonia beat Slovenia 2:1 in the 2020 European football championship qualifier in Skopje today. Both goals for the home team were scored by Elif Elmas in the second half, after his first half goal was disallowed in a dubious move by the referee. Angered by this injustice, Macedonia had a furious second...

Other sports 17.09.19 | 21:05

Macedonia’s team scores second victory at the European volleyball championship, with chances for second round

After Monday’s first historic victory of Macedonia’s volleyball team at the European Championship, this afternoon our team achieved another triumph over host Slovenia 3-1 in sets. With this triumph, the Macedonians made a big step towards the second round of the European Championship. The...

Sport 17.09.19 | 10:22

Macedonia beats Belarus at the European volleyball championship

Macedonia scored its first win at the European volleyball championship in Slovenia. Macedonia played Belarus, and after losing the first set 23-25, was able to turn the game around and win 3-1. Captain Nikola Georgiev was the best player in the winning team, with 35 points. Бисер Балкански...

Macedonia 25.05.19 | 14:29

Facebook users self-organize to help a child with 4th degree burns get a medical helicopter ride to Slovenia

Macedonian citizens are by now accustomed to the public campaigns urging them to donate for the treatment of a patient suffering from a rare disease or whose treatment abroad costs too much for the family and is not being covered by the public Healthcare Fund. But the latest example is particularly jarring....

Macedonia 29.03.19 | 17:17

Macedonia at the bottom according to quality of life, Slovenia is the leader

Last year Macedonia and its capital Skopje were at the bottom according to the quality of life. These are data from Numbeo.com, a database of countries around the world. Numbeo provides current and timely information on world living conditions including cost of living, housing indicators, health care,...

Sport 25.03.19 | 10:38

Macedonia draws Slovenia 1:1 in European Championship qualifier

Macedonia drew with Slovenia 1:1 at the away European Championship qualifying game played on Sunday evening. Macedonia was more than an equal opponent to Slovenia and had a number of chances to take the lead but it was Slovenia who scored the first goal owing to our sloppy defending, through a header...

Macedonia 12.02.19 | 09:27

Slovenia expected to ratify Macedonia’s NATO membership

The Parliament of Slovenia is expected to ratify Macedonia’s accession to NATO today. Speaker Talat Xhaferi is in Ljubljana today and will speak at the Slovenian Parliament. He is also expected to visit Albania on Thursday, when the Albanian Parliament should vote on the accession protocol. Under...

Balkans 01.02.19 | 17:50

Meat from sick Polish cows ends up in the region, discovered in kebabs

Small quantities of meat from sick cows in Poland ended up in Slovenia, which was delivered via Germany, Slovenian media have reported, and the news was confirmed by Slovenia’s Food Safety Agency. After the affair was revealed, the Agency first informed that Slovenia was not among the 10 EU countries...

Balkans 02.01.19 | 13:35

People swim and jump into the water during a traditional New Year’s swim in Slovenia

For the 15th time now, New Year’s Jumps to the sea were organised at the main beach of Portorož at the Slovenian coast. A record number of nearly 700 people participated at the jump to the Adriatic Sea, which showed today a temperature of 11 degrees Celsius. Participants are not only local people,...