13:00/21 January 2020
Skopje – At a meeting with Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov on the sidelines of the Davos World Economic Forum 2020 on Tuesday, Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has reaffirmed his country’s support for start of EU accession talks with North Macedonia.
Skopje – Deputy PM for European Affairs Bujar Osmani paid Tuesday a visit to the State Election Commission (SEC) and highlighted the importance of organizing fair, democratic and free elections, considering that the country needs to get a date for EU accession negotiations.
Skopje – Macedonian shoppers’ online purchases are on the rise and the number of online shops is growing day by day, as confirmed by the many transactions, the increase in their value, as well as increase in the number of devices at virtual points of sale, says the E-Commerce Macedonian Association.
Skopje – A Eurostat survey conducted in the latter half of 2019 for the use of IT technologies in household and individual consumption shows that one in four EU citizens avoids sharing personal data over social media for security reasons.
Moscow – Eleven people were killed in a house fire at a logging site in a village in the Siberian region of Tomsk, Russian authorities said on Tuesday.
Davos – Bulgaria consistently supports the efforts of the countries from the Western Balkans on their path towards EU membership, said Tuesday Prime Minister Boyko Borissov during the “Diplomatic Dialogue on the Western Balkans” session, held as part of the 50th World Economic Forum in Davos.
Beijing – Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei, whose apparent disappearance in China in late 2018 attracted worldwide attention, has been sentenced to 13 and a half years in prison for corruption by a Chinese court.