Monthly Archives: August 2022

Simovski: Only Data for Residential Population Valid for New Employments

Director of the State Statistical Office (SSO) Apostol Simovski opposes the results of the methodology prepared by the Ministry of Information Society and Administration (MIOA) according to which the representation of Albanians among the public administration employees should be 31.54%. “The only valid category according to which these parameters are calculated is the residential population of the country. As a ...

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Bytyqi: I Feel Very Bad About Booing Incident During “Peace Fest”

Deputy PM for Economic Affairs Fatmir Bytyqi said in an interview for Kanal 5 that he feels very bad about the incident during the “Peace Fest” concert when the audience booed the presenter when she read the welcoming address in Macedonian language. “We still live in a divided society, with great distrust, and we are not yet mature enough to ...

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Mickoski: Government Doesn’t Have Support for Constitutional Changes

VMRO-DPMNE Leader Hristijan Mickoski claims that the government is uncertain and that they still do not have the support of 80 MPs in the Parliament in order to conduct the Changes to the preamble of the Constitution, which would register the Bulgarian minority along with the other ones that live in North Macedonia. “I gave them a choice, to either ...

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Ruskovska Suspended from BPPOOC, Finance Police Director Muaremi Resigns

The State Public Prosecutor Ljubomir Joveski initiated on Tuesday disciplinary procedures against Head of the Basic Public Prosecutor’s Office for Organised Crime (BPPOOC) Vilma Ruskovska and prosecutors Ivana Trajceva and Elizabeta Josifovska, also from BPPOOC. The disciplinary procedures are namely initiated in relation to the search conducted by BPPOOC in the office of the Director of the Finance Police Department ...

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Government Introduces Plan for Saving Energy from 1 September

Economy Minister Kreshnik Bekteshi presented on Tuesday the newest plan of the Government of North Macedonia for saving energy and reducing the costs for the same, which is expected to enter into force on 1 September 2022. “We and the rest of Europe are about to face a rather challenging winter when it comes to the situation with the energy ...

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BPPO to Investigate Opening of Clubs Tsar Boris III and Ivan Mihailov

The Ohrid-based Basic Public Prosecutor’s Office (BPPO) had initiated procedures in relation to the opening of an association of citizens named after former and late Bulgarian Tsar Boris III. From BPPO Ohrid they report that they suspect certain errors and irregularities were conducted in the procedure of the registration of the association. Three months ago, a political party filed charges ...

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590 New COVID-19 Cases, Among Them VMRO-DPMNE Leader Mickoski

The Health Ministry informs that over the past 24 hours they have registered 590 new COVID-19 cases out of 1,593 tests conducted among citizens. The Health Ministry also registered 583 patients recovered from COVID-19 infection, as well as two deaths. So far in the country, 336,041 cases of COVID-19 were registered, of which 323,051 have recovered, 3,564 are currently active, ...

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Gov’t, Opposition with Different Views on Recommendations of Historical Figures

SDSM welcomed the recommendations of the Macedonian-Bulgarian Commission on Historical Affairs for mutual observation of historical figures and changes to history books in primary schools. “We all saw today that the recommendations do not affect the national identity or the language, and that there is no redefinition of the history of our country as Bulgarian, like VMRO-DPMNE and their leader ...

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Mickoski Will Leave Politics if Bulgarians Enter Preamble

VMRO-DPMNE Leader Hristijan Mickoski said during his visit to Tetovo on Monday that he is ready to keep his words for withdrawing from politics if the ruling majority adopts the constitutional changes in the Parliament for registration of Bulgarians in the preamble of the Constitution. “This is my proposal to PM Dimitar Kovacevski: Let the Parliament u on the daily ...

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Maricic: Boos During “Peace Fest” Not Initiated by DUI

Deputy PM for European Affairs Bojan Maricic said on Monday that the boos and jeers during the opening address in Macedonian language at the concert for the 21st anniversary of the Ohrid Framework Agreement have not been provoked or initiated by DUI. “There always were and will be attempts for provocations and destabilisation of the country, but they never have ...

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