Tag: Veles
Macedonia 14.01.20 | 15:42

SDSM involved in pre-election patronage in Veles

VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski pointed to a series of nepotistic hirings in the public administration in the city of Veles. Close relatives of municipal Council members from the ruling SDSM party, Arsovski said, are being hired even though they are clearly not the best candidates for the jobs. Three...

Macedonia 21.12.19 | 11:11

Elderly man dies in fire in a historic part of Veles

An elderly man from Veles died in the fire which broke out in a historic part of the city. The Varnaliite complex, built in the late 1800s, caught fire yesterday evening,, and it took a major mobilization of firefighters to put it out. One of the conjoined houses burnt to the ground, and the 80 year...

Macedonia 18.11.19 | 18:29

Veles vegetable oil factory fined 50.000 EUR over the major fire in September

The Veles vegetable oil factory Blagoj Gorev was fined 50.000 EUR over the fire that broke out in September. A silo filled with 400 tons of pressed sunflower seed husks caught fire which required a major intervention by the fire brigade and endangered the near-by houses. The city was covered with dark...

Macedonia 17.11.19 | 14:39

Outgoing Prime Minister Zaev: As long as I breathe, Gruevski will not be saved!

Gruevski saved himself with the statute of limitations expiry for the Chinese loans !? As long as I breathe Gruevski will not be saved. He will not be saved because the case is alive, outgoing Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said at Saturday’s SDSM debate in Veles. He said the case would go on, decisions...

Macedonia 03.11.19 | 17:09

Janusev: Macedonia is being renewed, we will send Zaev to political history!

Talks on Renewal of Macedonia continue this weekend, after yesterday’s visit to Gradsko municipality, today we are in Veles, where we discuss the problems of the citizens, where a number of omissions are noted, both in the local and the central government. The citizens are primarily interested...

Macedonia 21.09.19 | 17:26

Veles people to Zaev: You are chasing young people from Macedonia!

The latest statement of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev that the young people are not a priority revolted the the young people from the city of Veles who greeted him with guerrilla action. Young people from Veles decided to tell Zaev and SDSM that they have chased the young people from Macedonia, that the...

Macedonia 27.08.19 | 10:11

Veles fire extinguished late last night

Late last night thanks to the Skopje Fire Brigade, the fire around Lake Mladost near Veles, which raged for about eight hours and threatened the city, was extinguished. A large area of pine forest and dry grass has been burnt and the material damage is immense. Firefighters from Veles, Sveti Nikole,...

Macedonia 26.08.19 | 23:02

Zafircev: This is not Siberia or Amazon, but Veles

This is not Siberia or Amazon, but Veles. The huge fire that erupted near Lake Mladost at noon today in just three hours burned a fifty-year-old pine forest, one of the few we could enjoy in the surroundings of the city. The fire was caused by negligent workers, and the damage is immense and irreversible....

Macedonia 26.08.19 | 22:49

Aerial photos of Veles fire

The flora and fauna along Lake Mladost near Veles have been completely destroyed due to Monday’s fire caused by some construction workers. Aerial photos that Republika has obtained show the extent of the damage caused. More than 50 soldiers, TTPE teams, helicopters and two PRD planes, which stopped...

Macedonia 26.08.19 | 22:34

Devastating video of the Veles fire

A video of the terrible fire that erupted near Veles was posted on social networks. The video was recorded hours ago. Now the fire has been contained.

Macedonia 26.08.19 | 22:29

Lake Mladost fire near Veles still burning

The forest fire that erupted on Monday above Lake Mladost near Veles is still burning near Bashino village and the Dine landfill, according to the Crisis Management Center. According to the latest information from the teams on the ground, the fire above Lake Mladost near Veles, is still active. The upper...

Macedonia 21.06.19 | 14:41

When covering a drain becomes newsworthy

Public relations officers of municipal services often have little to work with, but the teams from Bitola and Veles really scraped the bottom of the barrel in the past few days, and social media users in Macedonia took notice. Bitola was first to go with a press release announcing its new rainwater drain,...

Macedonia 14.04.19 | 20:23

LIVE: VMRO-DPMNE rally in Veles

VMRO-DPMNE is holding Sunday a rally in Veles, starting at 20:30 h. Party leader Hristijan Mickoski and presidential candidate Gordana Siljanovska Davkova will address the people. You can follow the rally live on the link below:

Macedonia 11.03.19 | 18:12

Veles man raped his former wife

A 32 year old man from Veles has been detained after he raped his ex wife. The attack occurred on March 9th, when the man waited for the unfortunate woman in front of her apartment. When she opened the door, he grabbed her and raped her, despite her attempts to resist him. The attacker then did not return...

Macedonia 27.02.19 | 18:04

Elderly man dies in fire near Veles

An elderly man from the village of Martolci near Veles died as the result of a fire he started in a field. The man, identified as J.A. (80), set fire to a pile of dried grass, the police informs. Unfortunately, the fire spread quickly and engulfed the man as well, inflicting lethal injuries.

Macedonia 04.02.19 | 09:34

Albanian politicians campaign on the case of seven children in a small village near Veles

Alliance of Albanians leader Ziadin Sela visited the Star Grad village in the mountains over Veles to bring Albanian language text books to the 7 children living there. The children were attending school in Macedonian due to the lack of enough children to form an Albanian language class. After the story...

News 29.01.19 | 19:02

Veles Mayor Kocevski says that next time he will walk out of an Albanian – only press conference

Impacted by the implementation of the new law on the use of the Albanian language, Veles Mayor Ace Kocevski said that in the future he will not accept to be “used for decoration” and attend press conferences where he doesn’t understand what is being said. Kocevski, who comes from the...

Culture 26.12.18 | 10:03

New Year-Christmas gala concert in Veles

A new Year-Christmas gala concert of the Macedonian Opera and Ballet (MOB) will take place in the Veles Theatre on Wednesday. This grandiose music event will be attended by 70 members of the Macedonian Opera and Ballet, of which 53 members of the orchestra and seven title-holders of the Macedonian Opera...