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Plastic bags sales in North Macedonia garnered €720,0000, the money will be used for waste selection

The sale of the biodegradable plastic bags in North Macedonia in just four months – from the 1st of December 2021 to the end of March 2022 brought MKD44.7 million, or over €720,000, to the state’s coffers, says the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning (MEPP) for Meta.mk. The calculations and the payments by the retailers from the plastic...

Concessionaire terminates contract for arsenic exploitation at Lojane, North Macedonia

Turkish company Kaltun Madencilik A.Ş submitted a request to the Ministry of Economy of North Macedonia for unilateral termination of the concession agreement due to lack of economic interest for further execution of the concession to exploit the deposited arsenic, informed the Ministry of Economy. The Turkish concessionaire in 2014 signed an agreement with the Macedonian government for exploitation of...

Concessionaire keeps numb on cleanup of arsenic from Lojane, authorities announce inspection

After Meta.mk's article about the situation with the stockpiled arsenic and other toxic mineral raw materials in the tailing ponds of the former Lojane Mine and the deposits near the village of Tabanovce in relative vicinity, the Ministry of Economy of North Macedonia sent a request to competent inspectorates to conduct an inspection and to take measures if they...

Thousands of people in Kumanovo region in past 4 decades have been poisoned by arsenic and other toxic deposits

In the past several decades, the villages of Tabanovce, Lojane and Vaksince in the Kumanovo region have been continuously poisoned by arsenic and other toxic elements that had been dispersed on two locations near the border of North Macedonia with Serbia. At the first location, in the proximity of the Tabanovce Railway Station there is an illegal dump with hundreds...

More than 1,000 migrants stranded at Tabanovce, while all eyes are on the summit in Brussels

More than 1,000 migrants mostly from Syria and Iraq are currently stranded at Tabanovce, the Macedonia-Serbian border, because the Serbian authorities refuses to allow transit for the migrants and further along the Balkan route, the Ministry of Interior (MOI) told “Meta”. Meanwhile, at the Southern border, according to information from the Greek side, apparently additional restrictions have been applied to...

MOI: 617 migrants from Afghanistan stranded at Tabanovce as Serbia refuses them entry

Over 600 migrants from Afghanistan are currently stuck in the reception camp at the Macedonian-Serbian border-crossing of Tabanovce, after Serbia closed its border to migrants with citizenship from Afghanistan, the Ministry of Interior (MOI) told "Meta". The MOI, also told "Meta" that they deny the information from news agencies and some of the Greek media that Serbian and Macedonian authorities have...

6.000 refugees pass through Macedonia daily

Over the past day and night, more than 4,000 refugees with seven special trains were transferred from the reception camp in Gevgelija to the northern border, Tabanovce. However, this morning two more special trains were packed and transported another 1,000 migrants to the northern border, reports officals from the railway station in Gevgelija. UNHCR estimates that more than 6,000 migrants...

Quiet day in Gevgelija – Small groups of migrants are crossing the border

The situation on the Macedonian-Greek border at Gevgelija is quiet. Around 600 migrants crossed the border during the night and headed to the Tabanovce crossing at the Serbian border with the five o’clock train. The Ministry of Interior reports that they are processing numbers of migrants, according to their capacity, to cross the border. Those who belong to vulnerable categories...