Municipalities have spent millions of Euros on representation, Strumica a record holder

  Authors: Angela Rajchevska and Bjanka Stankovikj Despite the public commitments to rational budget management, in reality most municipalities continue to spend carelessly when it comes to public money. The SCOOP research within the PEP project shows that 64 municipalities from the Republic of North Macedonia spent a total of 2,220,634 Euros for the last three years. On average, during this time period each municipality spent about 34,000 Euros,...

THE TEN RICHEST MAYORS “WEIGH” 30 MILLION EUROS

Authors: Angela Rajchevska and Bjanka Stankovic The ten richest mayors in the Republic of North Macedonia weigh about 30 million Euros. One of them is from VMRO-DPMNE, first on the list, while six gravitate or are members of the SDSM. Of the three mayors of the Alliance for Albanians party, all three are on the list of the top 10 richest mayors. First on the list is the mayor...

TWELVE “MOST PRIVILEGED” MPS: THE STATE PAYS THEM FOR BOTH RENT AND TRAVEL EXPENSES

Authors: Angela Rajchevska and Bjanka Stankovic Although belonging to opposing political camps, SDSM MP Aleksandar Kiracovski and VMRO-DPMNE MP Ilija Dimovski share a privilege given to them as MPs: they both use rent paid by the state and charge for travel expenses. Until recently Kiracovski held the post of Secretary General of the SDSM, but was dismissed after being publicly criticized for the employment of his close relatives, for...

Suspicious tenders for water supply equipment

Autor: Vlatko Stojanovski In the last ten years, the water equipment company „Tehnoskop“ has concluded over 200 public procurement contracts with a total value of over one billion denars (or approximately 17.5 million euros), mostly with public communal enterprises аnd especially with the communal enterprise from Skopje. According to the official data provided from appropriate institutions, they are organized in an association of providers of communal services – ADKOM,...

RASHIDI AND MINOV HAVE INCREASED THEIR PROPERTY, FIVE MPS WITH NEW CARS

MP Pancho Minov on his current property worth 45,198 Euros has added “unspecified property” worth 23,600 Euros. Surija Rashidi has complemented his current property list worth 21,984 Euros with five new lands worth 159,614 Euros. Xhevat Ademi has reported his children’s property, that is, they are declared as “Co-owner of TD IC New Drive LLC”. Authors: Bjanka Stankovikj and Angela Rajchevska Within a period of three months MPs Surija...

SOME COMPANIES SEW, OTHERS TAKE THE CASH

                  Маичките за „Линк Медиа Плус“ ги шиела компанијата „Супер хит,“ ремените ги произвела фирмата „Југомлаз-1 ДООЕЛ. Од МВР за оваа набавка велат дека била од крајна итност, затоа не распишале тендер. Но, за неполна година МВР склучило три бизниси со оваа компанија „тешки“ 195.000. DOCUMENTATION TABELARY PRINCIPLE OF LINK MEDIA   writes: Aleksandra Filipovska     The company “Link Media...

The last nail in Macedonian Railways hammered 50 years ago

Goran Lefkov Empty trains, shortage of wagons, few locomotives, disastrously bad railroads. Although the safest, most comfortable and cheapest, our railway traffic is about to fall apart. Only the harsh reality – bad railway infrastructure, abolition of the already existing lines and absence of investments for normal functioning of this traffic remained from the empty political propaganda that in the past prompted the hope that the journey by modern...