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Truthmeter.mk: Thirty Children with Cerebral Palsy Live In Isolation in Ohrid, the State Is Silent

Children with cerebral palsy in Ohrid live in complete isolation. They do not have any day care centers. Parents complain that their children are discriminated against and excluded from society, Truthmeter.mk writes.   Author: Sonja Rilkovska   Children with cerebral palsy from Ohrid face total isolation. Excluded from the educational process and social life, fully disconnected, they are locked in their homes. There...

New roads were being built in Macedonia last year, the expectations for this year are they will be put into use

During this year, North Macedonia expects an increased development of its road infrastructure, including putting into use of several new roads that were being built in the past few years. Despite the usual delays during the implementation of the projects due to the common problems that were bolstered last year with the COVID-19 pandemic, in 2021, the improvement of...

Construction of Kichevo-Ohrid motorway will breach deadline for the second time, the analyses to follow!

The Public Enterprise for State Roads is preparing detailed analyses for the extension of the deadline for the building of the Kichevo-Ohrid motorway. It is highly probable that the deadline will be breached for the second time since the contractor, the Chinese company Sinohidro, took the job to supposedly finish the construction of the motorway in the length of...

The Government of North Macedonia will insist on the demolition of all illegal constructions around Lake Ohrid

UNESCO's draft-report about Ohrid is a loud alarm about the situation with the Lake Ohrid region which imposes an enormous need for the highest level of engagement by all parties, so that all risks that are jeopardizing the Lake Ohrid will be removed. This is one of the conclusions from the meeting between Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and the...

UNESCO requests the idea for a marina in Lake Ohrid to be abandoned for good

UNESCO's draft report about the condition of Lake Ohrid's natural and cultural heritage is causing waves not only among the public in Ohrid, but also among the wider public in North Macedonia and incited reactions from the local self-government as well. The report has already arrived in all the relevant institutions on the central and the local levels, and the...

Ohrid will receive 97.000 EUR from the state budget to remove the illegall constructions in accordance with UNESCO recommendations

The municipality of Ohrid will receive from the state budget 6 million MKD or 97.000 EUR so that it can implement the UNESCO recommendations to solve the problem with the illegal constructions on the shores of Lake Ohrid. At the moment, there is a tender procedure underway in Ohrid about urban planing documentation for the beaches, and the Mayor of...

The Public enterprise and Mountain Rescue Service cleaned the garbage in Kaneo in Ohrid

Ohrid's public enterprise for utility services "Ohridski Komunalec" and the Ohrid Red Cross' Mountain Rescue Service on Sunday morning  carried out a coordinated action of cleaning the rocky and hard to access part of the Kaneo area from the waste left behind by the influx of young people who regularly party until dawn. "We didn't remain indifferent to the waste...

During weekends, Lake Ohrid’s shoreline is overloaded with garbage, enthusiasts are cleaning it up (Photo gallery)

The season at the Ohrid Lake has already begun and with it, some ugly scenes seem to arrive. Many locations on the shoreline are full of waste left by the visitors. Fortunately, Ohrid has enthusiasts that are dedicating their time and energy to prevent the shoreline to become a landfill. The past weekend, "Chist Ohrid" (Clean Ohrid) Initiative, second...

Survey: Most of the young people will either skip the vacation this summer or will head for Lake Ohrid

The young people in North Macedonia have different plans for their summer vacation in the forthcoming period, showed the survey that was carried out by the @studentarijamk Instagram profile. The questions were posted online on 5 and 6th of July, and 3.129 respondents replied. When asked whether they plan a summer vacation during the next three months, 51.8 % of...

Filipche: New cases of COVID-19 in Skopje and Ohrid contracted at celebrations – which are banned

We have new clusters and unfortunately, I have to state that people have failed to comply with the protective measures. Despite the ban, people organize mass gatherings and that is absolutely devoid of logic. We have citizens that are gathering even though it is banned. Weddings cannot be held when they are banned. Citizens cannot gather since it is...

The State Commission for Prevention of Corruption is demanding criminal responsibility for the construction of the platform in Matka, the procedure for the Illegal construction near “Chinarot” is starting

The State Commission for Prevention of Corruption (SCPC) is raising criminal charges against the mayor of Saraj - Blerim Bexheti for the construction of the illegal platform at Matka Lake. At today’s session, SCPC opened cases for the illegal construction of the pizza restaurant near the Chinarot (the centuries old oak tree) in Ohrid. This restaurant is owned by...

Ohrid – Sveti Naum: A project for reconstruction of the old road will be selected by the end of the year

Instead of building a new express way, the state decided to reconstruct the current road Ohrid-Sveti Naum. From the Public Enterprise for State Roads, in an interview for “Meta”, they said that by the end of 2019 the most favourable bidder for the preparation of the project documentation for the reconstruction of the road Ohrid - Sveti Naum will...

Od “nemira u Skoplju” do džamije u Ohridu ima 175 kilometara i 100 svetlosnih godina

Formulacijom “Nemiri u Skoplju: Makedonci prave nerede zbog dolaska turskog predsednika Erdogana” srpski portal “Dnevno.rs” je plasirao krajnje neumesan pokušaj da se privuče što je moguće više čitalaca bombastičnim naslovom. Он je stavljen iznad jednog normalnog članka, naime prenete vesti srpske novinske agencije “Beta” o poseti ambasadorke Turske u Makedoniji, Tulin Erkal Kare Ohridu, odnosno rekonstruisanom objektu Alipašine džamije, kada...

The distance between the riots in Skopje and the mosque in Ohrid is 175 km and 100 light years

With the formulation "Riots in Skopje: Macedonians are causing riots because of the arrival of the Turkish President Erdogan", the Serbian portal "Dnevno.rs" unsuccessfully tried to attract more readers by using a bombastic title for their article. It was placed on a normal article that was actually a reprinted news article by the Serbian news agency Beta about the visit...

Gruevski from Ohrid: On October 15th, there shall be a referendum about the new era in Macedonia

On the 15th of October there shall be local elections and at the same time there shall be a referendum for the new era and the new dawn that is coming for Macedonia, that no one will be able to withhold, that is backed by this nation and the people that have made comparisons, stressed VMRO-DPMNE's party leader Nikola...

On Friday Priebe will be attending the Ohrid school of Natural Science

Reinhard Priebe, the head of the commission, who on behalf of the EU in 2015, prepared a list of the necessary reforms the country needs to overcome the obstacles on the path towards EU membership, will be holding a lecture at the Ohrid School of Natural Science on Friday called "Democracy and the rule of law". His arrival in the...

Ohrid full with tourists for the New Year holidays

Hotels in Ohrid and most of the smaller private accommodation have been fully booked for the New Year holidays. Hotelkeepers are delighted and hope that the 10% reduction in the turnover from the few months of 2016, will litten the upcoming holiday weekend. Traditionally, besides domestic tourists being the largest number of visitors in Ohrid and Struga, tourists are coming...

City of Ohrid completely shut down as suspects in “Divo Naselje” case are transferred to Ohrid

Last night in the centre of Ohrid, around the building of the Sector of Internal Affairs, there was a heavy police guard presence, which sparked anxiety and talk among the city’s citizens. For two days, the street and the parking in front of the Ohrid Sector of Internal Affairs, the prison and infront of Ohrid’s fire station, have been blocked,...

Skopje Earthquakes Brings Crowds to Ohrid

Many senior citizens of Skopje, mainly pensioners have come to Ohrid to escape the stress of the series of earthquakes that struck Skopje and the epicenter areas on the outskirts of the capital, which have yet to show any signs of stopping. Everything works, mainly owners of holiday homes and vacation apartments, who usually go on summer vacation at the...

UNESCO expresses concern about Ohrid Lake, activists have created a petition to preserve the region

World Heritage Centre of UNESCO at it’s 40th meeting in Istanbul expressed serious concerns about the future of the region of Ohrid, due to the numerous infrastructure projects that have been proposed, confirming that they would probably cause a significant and potential impact on the outstanding universal value of the region of Ohrid. Following the decision of the World Heritage...