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Tourism is in need of shifts

Greece needs to immediately upgrade its infrastructure, as well as the proper management of individual destinations of Greece, the new president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Giannis Paraschis, said during the presentation of Kathimerini's Reimagine Tourism in Greece initiative on Wednesday.

Germany Recognized the Macedonian Language, Identity and Culture

Last night, the German Bundestag voted on a resolution that unequivocally recognizes the Macedonian language, identity and culture, Thomas Hacker, an MP from the Free Democratic Party, told Deutsche Welle.

The resolution was introduced by the parliamentary groups of the three parties in the governing coalition - the Social Democrats, the Greens and the Liberals.

An erratic spring followed by a late summer

May was uncharacteristically chilly this year and many part of the country experienced rain on half of the month's days, while short-term forecasts point to wet and cooler days in the first part of June as well.

Kosovo Counts Cost of Delays to Integrated Health Database

Two months later, the treatment had ravaged his immune system.

Fearing for his life, Rron's family in the town of Vushtrri/Vucitrn, north of the Kosovo capital Pristina, sent him to neighbouring North Macedonia for a second opinion.

Hellenic Hydrogen laying foundations of investment plan

The joint vision of Motor Oil and PPC for the hydrogen economy, as initially reflected by the signing of the memorandum of understanding in January 2022 and then the establishment of the joint company Hellenic Hydrogen six months later, is moving into the next phase of implementation of the first investment plans.

Bulgaria’s President: Apparently it will take Time until North Macedonia Stands among the Democratic States

"Apparently, it will take time for North Macedonia to stand among democratic states. The leadership of North Macedonia must convince its citizens that it is building a democratic state in which there are no shootings and burning of Bulgarian clubs, in which Bulgarians are not subjected to systematic harassment, physical violence and staged trials."

More than 1 mln property owners exempt from ENFIA

Over a million property owners will be exempted from paying the Single Property Tax (ENFIA) this year, either because of low income and assets or because they live in areas affected by natural catastrophes.

An analysis of data from the Independent Authority for Public Revenue (AADE) also shows that compared to 2018, there are 171,703 fewer people that will need to pay ENFIA in 2023.

After Apple Spat, North Macedonia Eyes Bulgaria to Replace Russian Market

Pampulevski, like other apple growers in Debar, exports more than half his crop to Russia, but the Kremlin's war in Ukraine has sent relations with Skopje into a tailspin, and exporters are hurting.

Ljube Pampulevski and his family have been growing apples all his life. Photo: Ljube Pampulevski/private

The Macedonian MFA: Bulgarian MEP Kovachev does not meet the Conditions for Entry into the Country

Continuation of the case with the suspension of entry of the Bulgarian MEP Andrey Kovachev in the Republic of North Macedonia. The Macedonian Foreign Ministry issued a statement on why Kovachev's group and the other three Bulgarians were not allowed to enter the territory of North Macedonia and visit a Bulgarian military cemetery yesterday.

Tsipras insists on showdown with PM 

The president of SYRIZA - Progressive Alliance, Alexis Tsipras, addressed a new invitation on Saturday to Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis for a televised debate between the two men.

North Macedonia did not allow a Bulgarian MEP to enter the country

The Macedonian border police did not allow the entry into the country of the Bulgarian MEP from GERB Andrey Kovachev, the deputy chairman of the EPP, Milen Vrabevski, as well as three other Bulgarians. All of them, as every year on May 6, traveled to participate in the memorial service at the Bulgarian military cemetery in Novo Selo, Strumica.

Storms sweeping in from west

A spell of stormy weather will be sweeping into Greece from the west on Tuesday afternoon, bringing downpours, thunder and hail to many parts all through Wednesday.