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The institutions in North Macedonia still publish data in scan-to-PDF documents

If the personnel of the institutions had been trained to work with open data and about the process of publishing this data, as well as the advanced technical aspects thereof, then this knowledge has to be put into practice in their everyday work. This...

In two years, only 43 companies founded in North Macedonia with 1€ capital, the announced “Macedonian Startup Village” nowhere to be found

Two years after the Draft law for the amendment of the Law on Trading Companies was filed by the Ministry of Economy of North Macedonia and one year since it was enacted, the opportunity to found a trading company in North Macedonia with the...

The wolf still considered a pest and a legal target in North Macedonia, with money rewards disbursed for its killing

The wolf in North Macedonia is still considered a pest. He is one of the three big predators inhabiting the country’s mountains, together with the bear and the Balkan Lynx, but is least protected. This animal is still a legal target, for whose killing...

European fact-checkers approve a Code of professional standards – Metamorphosis Foundation signatory from N. Macedonia

More than 40 fact-checking organisations across Europe have agreed upon a professional Code that defines the standards of methodology, ethics and transparency required to combat misinformation effectively and with integrity. The “European Code of Standards for Independent Fact-Checking Organisation”, which was published today, has been...

North Macedonia’s authorities must provide money to solve the problem with the deposited arsenic at Lojane and the gypsum at Zgropolci

The State Environmental Inspectorate (SEI) of North Macedonia is conducting inspections and reports its findings on old environmental pollution to the Ministry of Environment. However, it has no other obligations related to environmental hot spots. "The ministry should secure assets for these locations to be...

Janjić: The Russian military intelligence service GRU is behind the litany against the EuroPride in Belgrade

Serbian political analyst Dušan Janjić said that since the members of the Night Wolves Motorcycle club have led the litany and protest in Belgrade against the EuroPride, it is evident to him that the Russian military intelligence service was its background organizer, informs the...

The food banks in Portugal can feed up to 4% of the total population

Portugal has over 10 million citizens and even 21 food banks, which can feed up to 4% of this EU member country's total population. Their main goal is to fight against throwing all kinds of food as waste and to divert the secured surplus...

High price for the highways loan, China remains in North Macedonia constructing even with European money

North Macedonia obtained a loan from the Exim Bank of China for the construction of the highways Kičevo - Ohrid, and Miladinovci - Štip, and now we are repaying the loan installments expensively due to the record strengthening of the US dollar against the...

How much will North Macedonia exploit the €9 billion Green Agenda for sustainable projects?

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The economic investment plan for Western Balkan's green transition weighs €9 billion. North Macedonia is part of the Western Balkan's Green Agenda, a long-term green socioeconomic scenario that should give the region a sustainable future. This country's civic organizations are unanimous that the Green Agenda...

Solar energy production must not leave North Macedonia without food

Building solar farms and using solar radiation to produce electricity is one of the most effective ways to reduce North Macedonia's dependency on imported electricity. The anticipated energy crisis once again reminded us how much the country is lagging behind in exploiting and investing...

After Meta.mk’s article on the gypsum landfill near Zgropolci, the Environmental Inspectorate of North Macedonia did a field inspection

There are no warning signs, the landfill hasn't been fenced off, there is no people presence in the surroundings, but there is an access dirt road to the landfill, where goat and sheep droppings can be seen. Those are some of the findings in...

EU awards North Macedonia €225.6 million in grants for new projects

At the end of July 2022, the European Union granted the first projects for the implementation of the Economic and Investment plan for Western Balkan. North Macedonia applied for 4 investment projects and was granted financial support for them in the total amount of...

Lake Prespa loses its water and dies out, protection measures to be implemented within the next six years

The wide sandy beaches of Lake Prespa in the very south of the Republic of North Macedonia are ideal for tourists in the summer months, but only until the visitors decide to replace sunbathing with swimming in the lake. Silt, algae, muddy and shallow...

AJM condemns the verbal attack on Meta.mk’s journalist Ilinka Iljoska after she photographed uncollected garbage

The Association of Journalists of Macedonia (AJM) condemned the threats and the insults that employees of Skopje's public enterprise for communal hygiene "Komunalna higiena - Skopje" (KHS) hurled at Meta news agency's journalist Ilinka Iljoska in Kisela Voda in Skopje, the capital of North...

Matka Canyon near Skopje to be re-declared a natural monument by the end of the year

The Matka Canyon, near Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia, still awaits its re-declaration as a natural monument and the genuine protection of its rarities. The Ministry of Environment is currently working on appending the text of the draft law for declaring the Matka...

The e.GO electric cars to be produced in Tetovo, North Macedonia

The government of North Macedonia at yesterday's session adopted a Decree for adopting the Agreement for state aid concluded between the government of the Republic of North Macedonia, represented by the Directorate for Technological Industrial Development Zones and Next.e.GO Mobile SE, the independent German...

Next school year in NMacedonia starts on the 1st of September, every following one is going to start on the 10th of September

Primary and secondary school students in North Macedonia are returning to the classrooms on the 1st of September, although there was an idea for the school year to start 10 days later, that is, on the 12th of September, confirmed for Meta.mk the Minister...

NMacedonia: July inflation rose to 16%, spending jumped 1.9% in a month

The annual inflation in the country in July 2022 rose to 16%, while the Consumer Price Index in the period from June to July 2022 increased by 1.9%, show the data of the State Statistical Office of North Macedonia. The Retail Price Index increased by...

Ukraine thanked North Macedonia for the donated tanks: A friend is known in trouble

Mykhailo Podolyak, an adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, did not forget to express thanks via Twitter on Saturday for the donation of T-72 tanks from North Macedonia to Ukraine. Podolyak wrote the following on Twitter in Ukrainian and Macedonian: "A friend is known in...

Skopje City Hall rejects the Bus Rapid Transit System, but with the budget rebalance, money were withdrawn for new public transport solution

Skopje citizens will not feel the convenience of a Bus Rapid Transit System (BRT), as the Skopje City Hall refuses to implement the €70 million project, the funds for it already being provisioned through a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development...