5 December 2021
Skopje – Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and Alternativa leader Afrim Gashi signed a program on joint action at the MPs Club on Sunday, following Alternativa’s decision to join the government and the parliamentary majority.
Skopje – North Macedonia registered 276 new COVID-19 infections after 2,720 tests were conducted in labs across the country in the past 24 hours. In the same period, ten deaths and 249 recoveries were reported, the Ministry of Health said on Sunday.
Skopje – North Macedonia’s Economy Minister Kreshik Bekteshi and Slovenia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development and Technology Zdravko Počivalšek, agreed at a meeting on Sunday that Slovenia will help North Macedonia in the development of spa tourism. Participants in the meeting, among other, stressed that Slovenia unreservedly supports North Macedonia in getting a date for EU accession negotiations.
Skopje – In life, we are always most inspired by individuals who do good, without anything in return. Voluntary, sincere, dedicated and honest, motivated only by the desire to help someone in need, to offer comfort, to serve other people and the community to which they belong, North Macedonia’s President Stevo Pendarovski said in a video message on December 5 – International Volunteer Day.
Skopje – On the International Volunteer Day 2021 – December 5, we pay tribute to volunteers for the tireless commitment and unconditional love they give in many processes for the good of communities, society and in support of many of our fellow citizens who must not be neglected, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev posted on Facebook.
Skopje – The budget we propose, in addition to its specificity expressed in numbers, also presents our efforts in the defined goals and principles that will guide us. Every penny of the citizens must be invested where it has the greatest effect. It’s a budget with greater “value for the money”, and there will be accountability for that, which is why five-year indicators for measuring the success of policies are introduced, Finance Minister Fatmir Besimi said in an op-ed, adding that it was time for a development budget that will result in accelerated growth through increased investments, but will also have the capacity to mitigate the crises and risks faced.
Skopje – The government has decided to allocate funds from the 2022 budget of North Macedonia to support the implementation of the Decade and the Strategy for the Roma.
Skopje – Skopje on Sunday is hosting ‘A Renewed Narrative for Accelerated EU integration’, organized by the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe – ALDE party and the Liberal Democratic Party – LDP.
Skopje – Police detained late Saturday two migrant smugglers near the Smokvica pay toll.
London – Ralf Rangnick intends to bring success and style to Manchester United.
New York — CNN fired Chris Cuomo on Saturday, four days after suspending him for aiding his brother Andrew’s sexual-harassment defense.
Jakarta – The death toll from the Semeru volcano eruption in Indonesia’s East Java province has risen to 13, officials said on Sunday.