Municipal events in the hands of non-governmental organizations

author: Vesna Koloska Story is originally published at Kanal 77 web page   The news that police filed criminal charges against the President of the civil society organization “Stip Pastramalijada 2013” on suspicion of embezzlement of money from Pastramajlijada in 2013 and 2014 was a bomb in the public. According to the charges of SVR Stip to the Public Prosecutor, “the person A.Dz. in the period from 11.09.2013 until...

Express road to long-term problems in Eastern Macedonia

The express road project in Eastern Macedonia of 23 million Euros, as promised by the ruling party in the last election, has become more expensive to 56 million, not for a highway, but for expansion of the existing road which should become express road. The study of a German company, however, shows that the highway will cost 70 million Euros. Residents of the surrounding areas are in panic for...

Sahara in Macedonia: Unfinished plans of the controversial businessman

Subrata Roy, 66-year-old controversial businessman from India, came to Macedonia in June 2012 with a wide smile and full of optimism, as an actor of Bollywood films. Dressed in a white shirt with short sleeves and a black jelick, modern version of the traditional Indian clothing, in Macedonia he was introduced as the savior of domestic economy. He met most of the ministers, the mayor of Ohrid and Prime...

They save on heating to replace the asbestos roof

What conditions do primary school students in Skopje have, do schools have enough space for uninterrupted teaching, and do they have gyms, arranged school yards, what level is hygiene at? Inbox 7 team toured several schools in Skopje to see if they meet the basic criteria prescribed by law. First we visited the oldest school in Macedonia, “Ss. Cyril and Methodius”, which is located in the center of Skopje....

The oldest school in Macedonia has no school gym

For one meter less they cannot build a school gym, they lack “only two classrooms” to save electricity and heating, they need “just a new roof” so as not to destroy the renovated school. These are the most common problems faced by primary schools in Skopje to boast they can have classes in normal conditions.   Inbox 7 team toured several schools in Skopje to see if they meet...

Traffic fines highest in Macedonia

Macedonian citizens are again faced with increased penalties. The government is drafting amendments to the Law on Road Safety which provides reinforcement of penal policy. Inbox 7 surveyed how it is in other countries and what penalties are paid by citizens. We decided to analyze the most common traffic violations in countries in the region and the European Union. Penal policy in Macedonia is studied by Zoran Popovski, presidential...

Foreign media not interested in Macedonian TV stations

Ownership structure in the Macedonian media is problematic. Currently there is no media in this country that is on commercial basis. Formerly it was A1, say experts in the country. For Stole Naumov, journalist and former member of the Broadcasting Council, the ownership structure of the media is unfavorable. “There should be transparent media ownership. Not everyone who wishes, to have its own media. The situation is similar with...

Lots of TV stations, empty TV screens

Political establishment and their trends for total control over the media for realization of greater political influence are the main culprits for continued destruction of television industry in Macedonia, believe television business experts in the country. “Not to agree with Sitel and A1, in 2004 SDSM government let three other TV stations to broadcast a signal on the whole territory, Kanal 5, Telma and Alsat M. When VMRO came...