20 November 2020
Skopje – In the past 24 hours, a total of 722 people were caught without personal protective equipment, i.e. face masks, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said Friday.
Skopje – Given the criticality of the capacity of the National Bank of the Republic of North Macedonia (NBRNM) to take prompt supervisory actions to ensure the stability of the financial system, it is essential to preserve the NBRNM’s independence. This will enable it to continue fulfilling its mandates of maintaining price stability and protecting financial stability, which are crucial preconditions for sustainable growth.
Skopje – The world must unite in raising awareness of children’s rights. Only by taking coordinated action will we be able to create the right conditions to bring up future generations, Minister of Labor and Social Policy Jagoda Shahpaska said in a video message on World Children’s Day.
Skopje — Macedonian visual artist Pero Kovancaliev’s ‘Capitalist Adventure,’ the newest exhibition to open at the Kocho Racin Culture Center KO-RA gallery, showcases “smoke from the burnt matter of consumer society,” according to the author. The exhibition will run through Nov. 28.
Skopje – 43 additional hospital beds have been put at the disposal of Skopje-based COVID centers for treatment of confirmed and suspected coronavirus patients, of which 23 as part of the new COVID center within the Ophthalmology Clinic and and 20 within that in the ‘8 September’ hospital, the Ministry of Health said in a press release on Friday.
Skopje – Macroeconomic and financial stability has been maintained thanks to skillful policy management and the timely policy actions taken by the Government and the National Bank of the Republic of North Macedonia (NBRNM) have played an essential role in mitigating the economic and social impact of the pandemic, IMF mission said in the statement issued after conclusion of the virtual staff visit with the country’s authorities.
Vienna – The day when Bulgaria vetoed the start of EU accession negotiations with North Macedonia was neither a good day for Europe nor for the European perspective of our region, and especially not for us, Deputy PM for European Affairs Nikola Dimitrov said in an interview with Vienna daily newspaper Der Standard.
Geneva — The anti-viral drug remdesivir should not be used for hospitalized Covid-19 patients, the World Health Organization recommended on Friday, arguing that trials had failed to prove that this treatment is effective.
Washington — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday urged Americans to stay home for Thanksgiving, as the country suffers a massive spike in coronavirus infections.