Tag: strumica
Macedonia 23.11.20 | 16:38

No spare beds in the Strumica hospital

The Covid-19 ward in the Strumica hospital is filled to capacity. Currently 83 patients are treated there, 40 of them inpatient. We have 23 specialists who are helping out and given the relatively good level of staffing, things are more or less normal. But we are concerned about the high number of patients,...

Macedonia Sport 12.11.20 | 23:39

Parties break out across Macedonia

Parties celebrating the historic entry in a European Championship are breaking out across the country. In Strumica, Sasko Pandev, the brother of team captain Goran Pandev who scored the crucial goal against Georgia, had the famous Angusevi brass band to celebrate. Sasko got Goran on the phone to share...

Macedonia 01.11.20 | 10:10

Kostadinov is hypocritical, it’s a shame that Zaev family’s car collection is worth as 10 ambulances

The director of the Strumica hospital confirmed the chaos and crime of the Zaev and Filipce families in the healthcare. While SDSM and Filipce spend the money from the healthcare on their own luxury expensive cars and haciendas, the Strumica hospital has no money for a new ambulance and asked for donations,...

Macedonia 17.10.20 | 12:36

Strumica patient given medical assistance outside the hospital doors

A video sent by a reader from Strumica to the news portals “Faktor” and “Hashtag” shows that health facilities are overwhelmed. According to his claims, it is about the Strumica hospital, which due to the overwhelmed capacities, can not accommodate all citizens, so some are given...

Macedonia 15.10.20 | 11:52

Parties in “Avatar” night club made Strumica Covid-19 hotspot

After the numerous parties in the “Avatar” night club, contrary to the regulations of the Commission for Infectious Diseases, Strumica became the largest COVID-19 hotspot in Macedonia, Kurir writes. In the past 10-15 days, one of the most serious candidates for introduction of stricter measures...

Macedonia 22.09.20 | 13:10

Healthcare officials insist they will conduct autopsy on the body that was stolen from the Strumica hospital

Healthcare officials insist that they will conduct an autopsy on the man from Strumica who died with coronavirus symptoms yesterday, but whose body was stolen by a large group of family and friends. Over 20 men carried the deceased patient in the hospital bed he died in and drove off in a van, planning...

Macedonia 22.09.20 | 09:45

Two incidents in the Strumica hospital: Body stolen to prevent autopsy and the family of a deceased boy attacks doctors

A second incident erupted in the Strumica general hospital yesterday after a nine year old child died, prompting angry reactions from his family. Early in the day a group of 20 men stole the corpse of a deceased patient to prevent his autopsy and to have him buried according to their religious rites. Hospital...

Macedonia 20.09.20 | 22:32

First corona cluster in kindergarten after reopening: Children in Strumica kindergarten infect each other

The two children from the kindergarten in Strumica, who tested positive for Covid-19, most likely contracted the virus in the kindergarten. Despite initial claims that the two cases had nothing to do with the first infected child, epidemiological surveys completed this afternoon showed the opposite. The...

Macedonia 05.09.20 | 12:50

Zaev’s family members partying in a night club that openly defies coronavirus restrictions

The long running issue with the Avatar night club in Strumica, which continues to hold mass attended parties despite the coronavirus restrictions appears to have a political angle. Social media users have posted pictures of the son of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and their cousins partying in Avatar. Zaev...

Macedonia 04.09.20 | 17:15

Trafficker arrested near Kumanovo while transporting 34 illegal migrants from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh

A man from Strumica was arrested wile transporting 34 illegal migrants near Kumamovo. A police chase after the vehicle ended up when the driver, fleeing the pursuit, hit into the fence of a house and then tried to flee on foot. Officers arrested the 28 year old man from the village of Banica near Strumica....

Macedonia 29.08.20 | 19:14

High school students from Strumica protest against the planned online education model

High school students from Strumica protested today to demand they are allowed to study in person, and not just online. The school year is expected to begin on October 1, a month late, and only the youngest elementary school students will be allowed to study in person, while all others will study online. We...

Economy 24.08.20 | 14:55

VMRO demands an investigation into the politically linked companies who received credits from the failing Eurostandard Bank

Prosecutors need to investigate whether companies from Strumica, linked to the SDSM party, took up credits worth over 55 million EUR from the Eurostandard Bank, said Gordana Dimitrieska – Kocoska from VMRO-DPMNE. With the collapse of the bank owned by oligarch Trifun Kostovski, 200 million EUR...

Macedonia 28.07.20 | 11:29

Police detains nearly a 100 illegal immigrants in one night

Macedonian police detained nearly 100 illegal immigrants in one night, in three separate raids, proving that the Balkan migrant route is operating at a fast pace. The biggest incident was reported yesterday evening in the village of Tri Vodi near Strumica, where a young man from Veles was stopped while...

Macedonia 19.07.20 | 15:34

Calls to shut down a Strumica night club after photos of a packed concert cause outrage

Photographs from the packed Avatar nightclub in Strumica, with young people partying without any protection and even less distancing, caused outrage in the country. Healthacre Minister Venko Filipce called on the police to intervene, but this could be difficult given that the owner appears to be a major...

Macedonia 09.07.20 | 22:32

Strumica Mayor asks for police support after groups of illegal migrants were seen crossing the area

Two days after local media outlets published footage of illegal migrants walking freely around Strumica, Mayor Kosta Janevski finally responded – by calling on others to deal with the problem. Strumica is the new link in the Balkan migrant route. With the fair summer weather and the lifting of...

Macedonia 08.07.20 | 18:45

Alfa TV investigates the Strumica tax scandal – the shell companies involved are linked to the Zaev family

Alfa TV attempted to investigate the tax fraud scandal involving five companies from Strumica allegedly linked to the Zaev family. The companies received an eye-popping 5.2 million EUR in rebates from the tax authority in just the first four months of the year, clearly indicating fraud. The scandal was...

Macedonia 07.07.20 | 16:55

Migrant trafficker causes a major accident in Strumica

A driver transporting a group of illegal migrants caused a serious traffic accident in Strumica in which three migrants were injured. The driver, a man from Kocani, was speeding through Strumica, possibly to evade a patrol, and hit three cars. Some of the migrants in his van fled after the accident....

Macedonia 29.06.20 | 15:13

Strumica town hall awarded dozens of contracts, worth a million EUR, to a company ran by the son of his advisor

The municipality of Strumica signed over 70 contracts, worth a total of a million euros, with the company DIKOR, owned by the family of Cvetanka Laskova, adviser to SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev. Zaev was Mayor of Strumica for over a decade and is suspected of diverting the municipal budget toward his...

Macedonia 24.06.20 | 20:46

Nikoloski: The change must begin from Strumica – it was ruled by Zaev far too long

Strumica has been ran by one man for 18 years and it’s time for change, said VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski, who is leading the VMRO-DPMNE list in the 4th electoral district and is directly opposed to Zaev who leads the SDSM – BESA list. The change must begin here, from Strumica....

Macedonia 21.06.20 | 21:48

VMRO reports a major tax fraud operation involving a businessmen linked to the Zaev family

During a press conference, VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Naum Stoilkovski presented details about several little known companies from Strumica, the stronghold of SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev, who have collected astronomical sums in tax rebate. In the first five months of the year, these companies have received...

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