MIA Flash


30 October 2021

30 October 2021 

Skopje – There is no competition between the Chamber Investment Forum (CIF) and the Open Balkan initiative. The thing is that North Macedonia, Serbia and Albania shouldn’t wait, they should be allowed to move faster all the while staying open for the others, says Goran Svilanović, Serbian diplomat and former secretary general of the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC).

Skopje – The sick and frail, persons infected with COVID-19 and in isolation, inmates, detainees, people in retirement homes and internally displaced persons are voting on Saturday in the second round the 2021 local elections.

Skopje – Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday (Oct. 31), with the clock adjusting one hour backward, i.e. from 03:00h to 02:00h.

Skopje – The University Clinic for Neurosurgery has introduced a new method for treating brain hemorrhage, Health Minister Venko Filipche posted Saturday on Facebook.

Skopje – Police officers found on Friday evening four migrants from Cuba and arrested the 50-year-old driver from Kumanovo, the Interior Ministry said in press release on Saturday.

Skopje – Three new luxurious ski resorts are set to be built in North Macedonia, in line with global standards, on Jablanica, Bushova Mountain and Karadzhica, the acting director of the Agency for Foreign Investment and Export Promotion Dejan Pavlevski told a joint press conference on Saturday with Italian consultant Daniele Costantini.

Skopje – The voting of the sick, frail, COVID-19 patients, inmates and people in nursing homes in the second round of the local elections is taking place uninterrupted and problem-free, State Election Commission spokesperson Ljupka Gugchevska told a press conference on Saturday.

Skopje – North Macedonia’s Public Prosecutor’s Office continues to monitor activities related to the election process via a temporary commission, it said in a press release on Saturday.

Skopje – The ballet ‘Giselle’ is set to premiere on Saturday at 8 pm at the National Opera and Ballet.

Sofia – Vessela Tcherneva, Deputy Director of the European Council for Foreign Policy (ECFR), told the Bulgarian National Radio on Saturday that Western Balkan countries are drowning in their own issues and expect no help from Brussels, MIA reports from Sofia.

The Group of 20 (G20) leading industrialized nations start their two-day meeting in Rome later on Saturday with climate action ahead of the COP26 summit and the coronavirus likely to dominate.

French President Emmanuel Macron has appeared to suggest the UK has not kept its Brexit pledges as a row over fishing rights intensified.

In Austria, rapidly increasing numbers of infections are leading to tighter anti-coronavirus rules for the unvaccinated.

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