23 September 2021
Skopje – Prime Minister Zoran Zaev at the annual meeting with the heads of diplomatic missions of EU member states in North Macedonia, which took place on Wednesday evening, expressed expectations that progress regarding the country’s EU integration will be achieved by the end of the Slovenian EU Presidency.
Skopje – “Macedonia 2025” is a positive example of the contribution of Macedonian Diaspora in the economic and democratic development of North Macedonia, President Stevo Pendarovski told a meeting with representatives of the organization in New York.
Skopje – Prime Minister Zoran Zaev in a video address on the International Day of Sign Languages, September 23, said “we strive for our society to fully accept the policies for affirmation and inclusion of sign language.
Skopje – According to the Health Ministry, a total of 778,408 people have been vaccinated in North Macedonia so far. 7,518 citizens were jabbed on Wednesday against COVID-19 nationwide, including 1,624 who received the first dose.
Skopje — As of Wednesday at 8 pm, census takers in North Macedonia’s 2021 Population and Housing Census have counted 1,309,840 persons, 405,266 households and 556,415 apartments in the country, according to the State Statistical Office on Thursday.
Skopje – Minister of Education and Science Mila Carovska met on Thursday with headmasters of elementary and high schools in Bitola. Interlocutors discussed at the meeting, which was also attended by Bitola mayor Natasha Petrovska, conducting in-person classes amid a pandemic, primary education reforms, as well as promoting high school instruction.
Skopje – Municipalities will have the opportunity to fiscally consolidate through a 10-year structural bond issued by the Ministry of Finance. This is one of the three facilities that municipalities will have at disposal in case of financial instability, as part of the amendments to the Law on Financing of Local Self-Government Units.
Skopje – Lawmakers of the opposition need to show awareness of workers’ rights and end the blockade, in order to create conditions in Parliament to adopt the bill declaring Sunday as rest day, said Minister of Labor and Social Policy Jagoda Shahpaska.
Skopje – Michael Heinrich, the author of a multi-volume biography on Karl Marx, will hold a public lecture titled “How to Read Marx’s ‘Capital’? Value, Fetishism and Impersonal Domination” during the CRIC 06: ‘Knot – Temporary Existence, Anxiety and Lost Future’ festival of critical culture at the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Islamabad – A school for girls was blown up in north-western Pakistan in the first bombing targeting female education in several years, weeks after the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.
Taipei – Taiwan has sent an application to join the global trading group known as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), Premier Su Tseng-chang said on Thursday.