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Macedonia Economy 23.07.21 | 18:39

State Department warns potential investors in Macedonia about the high level of corruption

In its latest Investment climate report, the US State Department warns about the high level of corruption in Macedonia and the public disappointment with the deteriorating situation in this regard. …Macedonia has laws intended to counter bribery, abuse of official position, and conflicts-of-interest,...

Macedonia 23.07.21 | 14:30

Milososki: The content of the Resolution is very important and it is good for the Macedonian Parliament to vote on it as it is as soon as possible

At today’s press conference, let me emphasize our position and the satisfaction of the parliamentary group of VMRO-DPMNE and the opposition that was accepted at yesterday’s session immediately after the budget debate to discuss the Resolution on Macedonia’s state positions related to...

Macedonia 22.07.21 | 12:07

Siljanovska Davkova: With the current government, not only Macedonia is a weak country, but a country in decline

MP Gordana Siljanovska Davkova said at VMRO-DPMNE’s event in the municipality of Karpos that Macedonia with SDSM in power is not only a weak country, but a country in decline. Siljanovska Davkova pointed out that those who rule contrary to the general interest is a tyrant and asked if the citizens...

Macedonia 21.07.21 | 21:21

Mickoski: The resolution should be accepted by all parties without excuses and conditions, thus we will strengthen the state positions

The resolution should be accepted by all political parties, without conditions, seeking excuses, said the leader of VMRO-DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoski, answering a reporter’s question in relation to the resolution submitted by VMRO-DPMNE, which should be on the agenda of the Parliament ahead today’s...

Macedonia 21.07.21 | 15:20

Zaev will need a two thirds majority to postpone the local elections

As Zoran Zaev is trying to postpone the municipal election by several weeks, to the very last day of October, it is unclear whether he can even do it without the approval of the opposition parties. This would require amending the electoral code, which is done with a two thirds majority. The main opposition...

Macedonia 21.07.21 | 13:43

Chief prosecutor Joveski defends his colleague Vilma Ruskoska from allegations that she was sharing confidential information with the key Racket trial defendant

Public Prosecutor Ljupco Joveski was defensive of his colleague and fellow Zaev regime supporter Vilma Ruskoska, after she was accused of involvement in the major Racket scandal. Ruskoska prosecuted the case, in which she stopped short of investigating Prime Minister Zoran Zaev. Now, one of the key defendants,...

Macedonia 21.07.21 | 09:33

Opposition parties accuse Zaev of violating the Constitution with his attempt to delay the municipal elections

Opposition parties accused Zoran Zaev of violating the Constitution with his demand to push the municipal election date to October 31st. Zaev insists that this is needed to separate the elections from the planned census. This does not hold water, as the census can be conducted in November, which will...

Macedonia 20.07.21 | 20:29

Zaev is on collision course with Ahmeti over the mayoral race in Tetovo

Zoran Zaev responded to the demands from his Albanian coalition partners by playing it coy. The DUI party demands that Zaev supports their candidate in the coming local elections in Tetovo, but BESA demands that he remains neutral. Both these parties hope they can win the mayoral seat in Tetovo and both...

Macedonia 20.07.21 | 15:51

Ahmeti sets ultimatum for Zaev: Either support for DUI candidates or early parliamentary elections together with the local elections!

Either SDSM support for DUI candidates in Tetovo, Gostivar, Struga, Kicevo, Cair in the first round of elections or holding early parliamentary elections along with the local elections because DUI leader Ali Ahmeti will break up the government coalition. Ahmeti will put this on the table in front of...

Macedonia 19.07.21 | 17:02

Government event to promote Albanian contributions toward Macedonia’s independence

The Zaev Government plans to use the coming 30th anniversary of Macedonia’s independence to celebrate the contributions of the Albanian nation toward Macedonian statehood. The Government is hiring dozens of groups, many of them linked to the ruling SDSM party, to stage various events for the anniversary....

Macedonia 19.07.21 | 12:18

Trial in “Vodno plots” case postponed due to attempts to have a verdict in the “TNT” case as soon as possible

A hearing was to be held today in the “Vodno plots” case. But, before the process even started, it has been postponed until August 19. The Criminal Court says that the postponement is due to the request of the defense for translation of the evidence in the case of the Public Prosecutor’s...

Economy 18.07.21 | 10:04

Mickoski: Electricity getting more expensive with current government, the ruling majority didn’t support all amendments to reduce VAT as permanent solution

Ahead of the event in Bitola on the occasion of 31 years since the establishment of the Bitola Municipal Committee last night, VMRO-DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoski leader said regarding the announcements for cheaper electricity that electricity is not getting cheaper, but more expensive, and the government...

Macedonia 17.07.21 | 09:59

Mickoski: The four-year term plan envisages households having access to free gas connection, better environment…

VMRO-DPMNE Hristijan Mickoski leader presented the party’s program for the upcoming local elections in Gazi Baba, whose policies envisage free access to the developing natural gas network for half of all households. The highest percentage of air pollution comes from the heating system of our homes,...

Macedonia 16.07.21 | 10:15

Mavrovski: Zaev doesn’t know what he’ll be getting us into if he closes the REK Bitola energy plant

If Zaev goes through with his announcements to close the REK Bitola coal plant, get ready for major spikes in energy prices, warned  former VMRO-DPMNE official Spiro Mavrovski, who is in the running for Mayor of Bitola. The Zaev regime is openly raising the issue of shutting down Macedonia’s largest...

Economy 15.07.21 | 21:40

Mickoski: The first policy that VMRO-DPMNE presents to the citizens is: Cheaper electricity for households!

 VMRO-DPMNE leader, Hristijan Mickoski, says that the first policy that VMRO-DPMNE presents to the citizens is: Cheaper electricity for households! How will we achieve this goal? By modernizing and investing in environmental filtering and desulphurization of the two largest plants, REK Bitola and REK...

Macedonia 15.07.21 | 12:23

VMRO candidate Spiro Mavrovski warns SDSM leaders in Bitola they will soon be cast out by their own party after numerous corruption scandals

Former VMRO-DPMNE member of Parliament Spiro Mavrovski announced his candidacy for Mayor of Bitola. In an interview with Republika sent out a friendly warning to the current cadre of local leaders from the ruling SDSM party, particularly to the director of the large ELEM energy company Vasko Kovacevski,...

Macedonia 14.07.21 | 11:05

Mucunski: SDSM is not really serious about supporting the VMRO resolution on Macedonia’s relations with Bulgaria

In an interview with Republika, VMRO-DPMNE official Timco Mucunski says that Zoran Zaev and his SDSM party are not serious about supporting the resolution that would set clear red lines in the negotiations with Bulgaria. After VMRO proposed the resolution, SDSM initially protested it, then Zaev announced...

Macedonia 13.07.21 | 12:50

Mickoski: In Macedonia everyone can wave his flag, except us, Macedonians

Everyone is allowed to use his own flag in Macedonia, except for us Macedonians, said VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski in a social media message. Mickoski shared the comment he made during his recent Alfa TV interview, as Macedonians face continued challenges to their national identity and history. In...

Macedonia 12.07.21 | 12:08

Mickoski: The system can’t function with this level of crime and corruption

We can’t have a functioning system if it operates under the level of crime and corruption we have in our country, said VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski in a social media message, sharing his Alfa TV interview from last week. I have met with serious people in Brussels, and they say Zaev believes...

Macedonia 11.07.21 | 15:24

Mickoski: We will never have a respectable country without proper education

Without quality education and real reforms we will remain a hybrid regime, said opposition leader Hristijan Mickoski in his Alfa TV interview.  We will never have a respectable state without proper education. We will remain in company of countries like Benin, Bangladesh and Gabon, Mickoski said.

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