A foundry from Virgin Islands in Probistip

Originally published on TV Iris   A company from Virgin Islands wants to build a foundry in Probistip and it will melt scrap metal and steel. The foundry will be built just two kilometers from the open tailings of lead and zinc mine Zletovo, where 11 million cubic meters of toxic cadmium, molybdenum, copper and gold are deposited. This has upset the residents of the town, who through the...

From building expansion to usurpation of others’ homes

author: Biljana Stavrova   For four years some of the residents of the so-called Railway Colony settlement, located in the center of Skopje (behind Universal Hall), have been facing strong pressure from contractors who want to build residential – commercial buildings there. They say they cannot accept their unfavorable offer for sale of the property and to put signature on contracts that do not protect their rights. We have...

Architects who will design the new clinical center involved in a series of scandals in Italy

Author: Mence Atanasova Toci The text was originally published on NOVA TV site on January 2nd 2015. Immediately after the announcement the editorial board of NOVA TV received a denial by the Ministry of Health. The remarks of the Ministry are herein. The denial is published in full under this article.     Antonio Savoino from the Italian company Aren Srl which won the tender for design of the...

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...