10 July 2020
Skopje – New eco-friendly compressed natural gas (CNG) buses, procured by the City of Skopje, hit the streets of Skopje on Friday.
Skopje – Citizen association MOST will monitor the early parliamentary elections with nearly 900 observers at 696 polling stations selected by random and representative choice, thus covering 20 percent of the total number of polling stations across the country, said association president Darko Aleksov on Friday.
Skopje – 35% of media workers are paid between Mden 15,000-20,000 per month, which is far below the average salary in North Macedonia, while 67% are dissatisfied with their income, shows a survey conducted by the Independent Trade Union of Journalists and Media Workers (SSNM).
Bitola – I call on citizens to vote in large numbers without fearing for their health. We’ve ensured that electoral boards are supplied with protective equipment, while polling stations throughout the country are to be disinfected in the next few days, State Election Commission (SEC) president Oliver Derkoski said on Friday.
Shtip – Sveti Nikole-based clothing factory “Moda” has shut down its facilities after receiving the results of the COVID-19 screening of 210 workers, said Sveti Nikole Mayor Sasho Velkovski on Friday.
Athens – Crucial elections are taking place in North Macedonia next week, following a three-month delay because of the pandemic. The vote is important because it will determine whether the Balkan nation will continue on the Euro-Atlantic path that was cleared by the Prespes Agreement, largely due to Greece’s consent, or whether it will return to a path of uncertainty, which would endanger the prospects of its people, but also relations with Greece, Greek newspaper Kathimerini wrote in its online edition on Friday.
Spielberg, Austria – The Ferrari-owned track in Mugello will host a Formula One race for the first time on September 13 after the elite motorsport series confirmed an Italian double-header on Friday.