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TE-TO will provide central heating for Skopje using imported gas from Serbia, the produced electricity to be sold to Belgrade

North Macedonia and Serbia are negotiating a contract for gas distribution to North Macedonia, so that the combined electric power plant TE-TO in Skopje can continue working without delays. During a press conference, the Republic of North Macedonia Government's Advisor for Energetics sector, Viktor Andonov informed that there are talks with our northern neighbor for import of the needed quantities...

The second part of Skopje Pride Weekend will be organized at several locations from the 15th to the 17th of September

The second part of the program of the jubilee Skopje Pride Weekend will be organized from the 15th to the 17th of September, at the Youth Cultural Center - MKC, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Stanica 26 Club, informed the organizers. The basic curatorial theme of this year's edition of the festival for queer culture, art, and theory,...

Another 6 defendants receive conditional sentences for the July incidents in front of the Parliament of NMacedonia

During yesterday's hearing at the Basic Criminal Court in Skopje, 6 more defendants accused for the incidents that happened in front of the Parliament of North Macedonia on the 5th of July, during the protests against the French proposal, received conditional sentences. They pleaded guilty and received court sentences for "participating in mob violence." "All of the 6 defendants, pleaded...

Skopje City Hall rejects the Bus Rapid Transit System, but with the budget rebalance, money were withdrawn for new public transport solution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 (EBRD). The previous leadership of the capital of North Macedonia in October last year announced the...

Russia donates monuments throughout Skopje and determines what inscriptions they will carry

"Eternal glory to the heroic fighters from the anti-Hitler's coalition who defeated Nazism and freed the European nations!" This sentence has been inscribed on the monument behind the Universal Hall in the center of Skopje, that was officially opened on the 9th of May 2020 by the Russian Ambassador to North Macedonia, Sergey Bazdnikin and the former Mayor of...

Apart from decreasing parking fees from March, Skopje City Hall has no solution for parking space problem

The number of cars on the streets of the capital of North Macedonia is spiraling up and, consequently, so is the lack of parking spots. People from different parts of Skopje are complaining every day that they are cruising for 10 minutes before they can find a free parking spot, and this problem is most evident in the central...

Skopje City Hall fails to publish map with over 150 cleaned illegal dumps

The cleanup of all illegal dumps and landfills in 82 days and the revitalization of the areas and their transformation into clean green spaces was an election promise of Mayor Danela Arsovska for the very start of her mandate at the helm of Skopje. On the 31st of January 2021, in her report, Arsovska backtracked from her promise to...

“Institutional silence” about name board for Ukrainian city of Sevastopol on Russian children playground in Skopje, North Macedonia

For more than a month, the Centar Municipality, City Hall of Skopje and the Foreign Affairs Ministry of North Macedonia are silent about the questions sent by Meta.mk about the new Russian playground behind the Universal Hall in Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia. The playground had a board set and then removed, that had the name of the...

PE Communal Hygiene selected only 0.32% of total waste collected in Skopje in 2021

In 2021, the community hygiene public enterprise (PE) of Skopje, the “Komunalna higiena - Skopje” (PE Communal Hygiene - Skopje) has managed to select and bale 538.8 tons of waste. The total quantity of collected waste last year was 166,678 tons. This means that the PE was able to select a modest 0.32% of the collected waste from the...

After 82 days in office, Mayor Danela Arsovska still hadn’t cleaned all illegal dumps throughout Skopje

The first 82 days since Mayor Danela Arsovska took over the helm of Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia, expired on Friday, the 28th of January, which prompted Meta.mk to check on site whether one of the most important promises that Arsovska gave in her election campaign was fulfilled: cleanup of the illegal dumps throughout Skopje. During her election campaign,...

[Photo] Citizens of Skopje pay homage to late music star Aki Rahimovski

Numerous citizens of Skopje, the capital of the Republic of North Macedonia, today paid homage to the late music star Aki Rahimovski. Condolence book was placed in the central Macedonia Square, and among others, the president of the Republic of North Macedonia Stevo Pendarovski and the minister of culture Bisera Kostadinovska – Stojchevska, signed it. A number of musicians from...

Last year 11,000 cubic meters of waste collected from illegals dumps in Skopje, 3-4 reports for illegal dumping each day

"Komunalna higiena", the community hygiene public enterprise of the city of Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia, last year collected 11,000 cubic meters of waste from the illegal dumps and other sites. Also, in 2021 their Eco Patrol handed a total of 1,359 Informative-educational Reports to the people and the legal entities that were caught dumping waste illegaly. By average,...

BEG wants to “central-heat” citizens of Skopje at 300% higher prices – and with Russian gas

Approximately 56 000 users connected to the central heating network in Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia, could get much higher bills from the 1st of January. Balkan Energy Group (BEG), the operator of the network, submitted request to Energy and Water Services Regulatory Commission of North Macedonia (EWSRC) for 300% increase of the fees for its service. Balkan Energy...

Skopje Zoo’s chimpanzee Coco celebrated its 26th birthday with tasty cake

The attractive inhabitant of the Zoological Garden in Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia, Coco the chimp, turned 26 yesterday. The caretakers at the Skopje Zoo prepared a delicious surprise for Coco on his birthday. "It celebrated its birthday with its caretaker Biljana, with whom it shares the same  birthday date. Apart from the birthday boy, the other chimpanzee also received gifts...

Name board for city of Sevastopol removed from Russian-themed children playground in Skopje

The Russian-themed children’s playground behind the Universal Hall in Skopje, built with money from the Municipality of Centar and the Russian Embassy in North Macedonia, caused a kind of a diplomatic scandal. Meta.mk discovered that among the boards with names of Russian cities, there was a board with the name of the Ukrainian city of Sevastopol. It's the...

Due to air pollution, Skopje’s Lisiche very dangerous to live in

The level of the air pollution in Skopje during October and November of 2021 was lower compared to the same period in 2020. Concerning the PM 10 and PM 2.5 particles during this past autumn, there is a trend of their decline, while the carbon monoxide and the nitric oxide were within the normal limits. The scope of the...

Elementary school pupils in Skopje marched in remembrance of their friends who died in tragic bus accident in Bulgaria

"Forever in our hearts", "The dreams ended up in ashes", "We will remember you", "We miss you!". With these banners, flowers in their hands and tears on their faces, the pupils from the Ismail Qemali Elementary School in Skopje, North Macedonia, on Wednesday gave their last respect to their friends who lost their lives in the gruesome bus accident...

Experts caution Skopje’s mayor Arsovska about BRT system: Do not make haste decisions about strategic issues!

Toward the end of the '80s, a referendum for introduction of trams in Skopje went unsuccessful by 1%. It took another 30 years for the procedure for introducing alternative public transportation in the capital to come to a closure. So, don't act hastily, say the experts after the statement of the new Skopje mayor Danela Arsovska that she does...

Rehabilitation of runway announced, Skopje airport with reduced working hours in 2022

Due to the rehabilitation works on the runway of the Skopje International Airport,  from the 28th of March to the 16th of May 2022 the arrivals and the departures to and from the biggest airport in North Macedonia will take place only between 5:30 PM to 9 AM each day. The updated flight schedules for the above mentioned period of...

A new Russian themed children’s playground emerged in the center of Skopje, North Macedonia

A children's playground with Russian thematic was built behind the Universal Hall at Skopje's city center during the local election campaign in North Macedonia. The playground, where the children from the surrounding buildings are supposed to play, has a floor with the map of the Russian Federation and the name of the state Russia is written in Russian language....