Author Archives: Sasko Golov

Court Service Members to Get Salary Supplements of 10%

After seven months, court service members will once again get salary supplements. 10% of the maximum of 25% for the month of October have been approved. That was decided at Thursday’s session of the Judicial Budgetary Council. The Trade Union of Workers in the Administration, Judicial Bodies, and Associations of Citizens said a salary increase of 78%, not a supplement ...

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Road Conditions 26.10.2023

Traffic on state roads runs smoothly, on dry roads. At certain roads going through ravines, minor rockslides are possible. The MAKEDONIJAPAT PE calls for careful driving and adjustment of the speed to the conditions of the road. The MAKEDONIJAPAT PE’s on-call teams are constantly on-site and keep all roads passable.

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PM Kovacevski Comments on Several Topics

PM Dimitar Kovacevski says talks on the elections issue should be convened by Parliament. As he points out, parties are the ones that will agree on the date. When a deal is reached and when all stands are aligned, the public will be informed, the PM points out. “Until then, everything is at the level of wishes, speculations. I never ...

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Criminal Code Changes Impacting Thaler Case too

In the Thaler case, as a result of the Criminal Code changes, the statute of limitations concerning the act of abuse of official position for ex-Minister of Transport and Communications Mile Janakieski, will expire. The proposal was made at Wednesday’s hearing by Prosecutor Lence Ristovska, while the decision is expected to be made at the next one. The lawyers representing ...

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US Ambassador Aggeler Visits Supreme Court

On Wednesday, US Ambassador Angela Aggeler paid a visit to the Supreme Court, where she met the institution’s President, Besa Ademi, and Justices. Issues concerning judicial independence were discussed. Independence of the judiciary is the strongest guarantee for the rule of law, while integrity of judges represents a key factor to achieve the independent judiciary’s principles, it was highlighted. “The ...

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WJP Rule of Law Index: North Macedonia Ranked 67th

In the 2023 World Justice Project (WJP) Rule of Law Index, published on Wednesday, North Macedonia is ranked 67th out of 142 countries, with an overall score of 0.53, as was the case in the previous three years. In the areas “Constraints on Government Powers”, “Absence of Corruption”, and “Criminal Justice” the country is ranked 97th, 75th, and 72nd, respectively. ...

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VMRO-DPMNE’s Kovacki Urges Spasovski to Resign over Mall Shooting

At a press-conference about the East Gate Mall shooting on Tuesday, VMRO-DPMNE MP Dragan Kovacki urged Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski to resign. “The Ministry headed by Spasovski is so incompetent that it cannot solve a case that happened in the centre of the capital, where a big number of chances for identifying and locating exists. The Ministry headed by Spasovski ...

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Oncology Clinic Committee of Inquiry Continues Activity

The Oncology Clinic Committee of Inquiry continued its activity on Wednesday. Ex- Deputy Health Minister Ilir Hasani didn’t collaborate with Venko Filipce, while his successor, Vladimir Rendevski, didn’t know why Bekim Sali dismissed Nino Vasev as head of the Clinic. The two former officials found out about the scandal from media. To the numerous questions from MPs, they didn’t give ...

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Road Conditions 25.10.2023

Traffic on state roads runs smoothly, on dry roads. At certain roads going through ravines, minor rockslides are possible. The MAKEDONIJAPAT PE calls for careful driving and adjustment of the speed to the conditions of the road. The MAKEDONIJAPAT PE’s on-call teams are constantly on-site and keep all roads passable.

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Five North Macedonia Nationals Waiting for Evacuation from Gaza Strip

A total of five North Macedonia nationals are waiting to be evacuated from the Gaza Strip. It’s about a married couple and a father and his two kids. The father’s wife is Palestinian. Evacuating them will depend on a decision by Egypt to lift the barrier at the border with Gaza. The information was presented on Tuesday, at the session ...

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