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The latest news from Australia, overseas, and Macedonia, regular stringer report, sport,community announcements, press wrap, community report, interview with community members, feature and much more.




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Macedonia and Greece signed the agreement on the name change - Македонија и Грција го потпишаа договор за името

Yesterday at Lake Prespa, Macedonia and Greece signed the agreement on the name issue. At the same time, the opponents of the compromise in both countries took to the streets to express their objection to it. The leader of the Macedonian opposition party VMRO-DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoski, reaffirmed his position against the agreement, saying that it is detrimental to Macedonian national interests. - Во преспанско Нивици, вчера беше потпишан договорот меѓу Македонија и Грција во врска со името....


Popov - The agreement threatens Macedonian identity

Dr. Chris Popov, long-time human rights activist in Australia, says he's disappointed with the agreement on Macedonia's name dispute with Greece. He hopes the Macedonian people will say 'NO' should a referendum be held on this issue.


Macedonian President Ivanov refuses to sign the agreement for the name with Greece

According to the President of Macedonia, George Ivanov, the agreement for the name between Macedonia and Greece is against the Macedonian Constitution, and says he would not sign it. The debate on this controversial issue continues to develop. Some political experts claim that accepting the name "Republic of North Macedonia" allows for the national identity to remain Macedonian, while others argue that this solution is against the national interest.


Republic of North Macedonia - a triumph according to Zaev and a defeat according to Mickoski - Република Северна Македонија - победа според Заев, пораз според Мицкоски

“Republic of North Macedonia” for overall use, and “the Macedonian language” without а footnote - that is the political agreement that Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev struck with his Greek counterpart Alexis Cipras, over the name issue. The opposition leader Hristijan Mickoski called the solution “a surrender and defeat”, and said that his party will vote against it in the parliament. - "Република Северна Македонија" за севкупна употреба и "македонски јазик" без фуснота - тоа е...


I play football even if I can't walk - Играм фудбал иако не можам да одам

The younger Jane Velkovski from Skopje suffers from spinal muscular atrophy. Although tied to a wheelchair, Jane lives with and for football and uses every free moment to play football with his friends. "When I play football, I feel equal to everyone and I forget everything" His inspiring story was included in the UEFA campaign "EQUALGAME". This allowed him to meet with famous football names. On invitation personally to the famous Paul Pogba was guest of Manchester United and watch...


Грета Станоевска - нов дипломатски претставник на РМ во Канбера

Г-ѓа Грета Станоевска на функцијата вршител на работите во амбасадата во Канбера доаѓа со повеќе од 20-годишно искуство во Министерството за надворешни работи на РМ


VMRO-DPMNE: Early parliamentary and presidential elections and no changes to the Constitution of Macedonia - ВМРО-ДПМНЕ: Предвремени парламентарни и претседателски избори и никакви промени во Уставот на Македонија

Supporters of the opposition VMRO-DPMNE party protest in front of the Government building in Skopje, Macedonia, Saturday, June 2, 2018. Tens of thousands of Macedonian conservative opposition party supporters gathered late on Saturday for anti-government protests in front of the country's government building in the Macedonian capital Skopje. - Поддржувачите на опозициската партија ВМРО-ДПМНЕ протестираа пред зградата на Владата во Скопје, Македонија, во саботата, 2 јуни 2018 година....


New publications, genres and writers highlight the 2018 Macedonian Book Fair - Нови публикации, жанрови и писатели го истакнуваат македонскиот саем на книгата во 2018 година

The 2018 Macedonian Book Fair, coinciding with St.Cyril and Methodius Day, promises to offer avid readers more genres, new publications by local writers, books in English by Macedonian writers, as well as activities that will be aiming to inspire younger writers. The Macedonian Literary Assoc. "Koco Racin" Inc, of Melbourne annually invites writers of Macedonian background working in Australia and abroad, to make their literary works part of this year's book fair at the Mill Park...


Karatists of Macedonian origin won 8 medals for Australia at the Oceania Championship - Каратистите со македонско потекло освоија 8 медали за Австралија на првенството на Океанија

Marijana and Mishela won the third place in the kata for seniors, while in the junior competition U21 Marijana won a gold and Mishela silver medal. Pece Naumovski won the second place in the kumite, while Theo Cvetkovski won the third place. Makayla Tasevska won two bronze medals in the kata and kumite. - Маријана и Мишела во сениорска конкуренција го освоија третото место во ката, додека во конкуренција на јуниори до 21 година Маријана освои златен а Мишела сребрен медал. Пеце...


The UK's Teresa May to visit the Republic of Macedonia

Macedonia media silent over the UK Prime Minister's visit to the Republic of Macedonia. No-one is commenting on the reason behind the announced visit. Yesterday, US ambassador to Macedonia Jess Bailey announced that the US is hopeful of Macedonia's NATO integration.


A deep appreciation for the art of translation - Длабоко ценење за уметноста на преводот

Paul Filev recently launched his second translation in a series of books by Macedonian writers. His latest, 'Alma Mahler', is a novella by Sasho Dimoski, author of three novels in Macedonian as well as a collection of dramatic texts. The book presents the imagined memories of a talented, passionate woman living in the shadow of a famous husband, the Austrian late-Romantic composer and conductor, Gustav Mahler. Paul Filev succeeds in keeping within close proximity of the original portrayal...


Stephanie Dimovska and Makayala Tasevska are selected to represent Australia for the 2018 Oceania Karate Championship - Стефани Димовска и Макајла Тасевска ќе ја претставуват Австралија на првенството на Океанија во карате

Stephanie at the Oceania championship will compete in the kata while Makayala in the kata and kumite. Both say for SBS Radio that they are ready for new successes and worthy of representing Australia. - Стефани на шампионатот на Океанија ќе се натпреварува во кати додека Макајла во кати и кумите. И двете за СБС Радио велат дека се подготвени за нови успеси и достојно да ја претстават Австралија.


A positively healthy way to age - Позитивно здрав начин на стареење

Macedonian elderly citizens and their families were treated to a multicultural afternoon packed with music, entertainment, feature film and healthy snacks at the Whittlesea Shire Council's Theatrette last month. One of the many programs promoting Positive Ageing available to all communities living in the shire. - Македонските постари граѓани и нивните семејства уживаа на мултикултурното попладне, преполно со музика, забава, игран филм и здрави закуски во театарот на Опжтината Витлеса...


"Another Way of Living" a book by Dr. Snezana Dzambazova – Popordanoska - Промовирана книгата 'Another Way of Living' -Да Се Живее Поинаку- од Др. Снежана Џамбазова-Попорданоска

Dr. Snezana Dzambazova – Popordanoska’s latest publication is based on scientific research in the field of psychology and years of professional experience. The book contains answers, practical tips and strategies to overcome emotional pain and suffering. - Најновиот труд на Др. Снежана Џамбазова - Попорданоска е базирана на научни истражувања од областа на психологијата и на повеќегодишното професионално искуство во нејзината работа. Книгата содржи одговори, практични совети и стратегии...


40 Years of Macedonian Orthodoxy at 'St. Nikola' in Preston - 40 години од осветувањето на Mакедонскaта Православна Црква "Св. Никола" во Престон

Celebrations are in order at the Macedonian Orthodox church of 'St. Nikola', where parishioners will gather to mark 40 years of service to the community. Reverend Mile Taleski talks about the early beginnings and achievements throughout the decades, including the ambitious plans for a children's daycare centre and housing, as the committee lays down its grand vision for a more secure future. - Во тек се празнувања во МПЦ "Св. Никола" во Престон каде парохијаните ќе се соберат за да го...


Daniel Georgievski is looking foreward to the third Grand Final in the A League - Даниел Георгиевски очекува трето финале во А лигата

Newcastle Jets player Daniel Georgievski expects a good game and a win against the Melbourne City. He wants the final opponent to be his former club Melbourne Victory. In a conversation for the SBS radio he says he is satisfied with the performances for Jets despite the injuries he suffered during the season. - Играчот на Њукасл Џетс Даниел Георгиевски очекува добра игра и победа против Мелбурн Cити. Посакува во финалето противник да им биде неговиот поранешен клуб Мелбурн Виктори. Во...


Madi Krstevski gets through blind audition and joins team Kelly on The Voice - Мади Крстевски се придружи на тимот на Кели на музичкиот натпревар ‘The Voice’

17 Year old Madi Krstevski has her sights set on learning as much as possible about the music industry in Australia, and her appearance on Channel Nine's 'The Voice' as well as a three year course at RMIT University, will help her achieve just that. Madi dances, composes and says meeting Boy George and Kelly Rowland gives her an insight on how to communicate and collaborate with the superstars! - 17-годишната Меди Крстевски сака да се запознае што е можно повеќе со музичката индустрија во...


Brain drain of Macedonia - Not in the case of Simon Andov - Одлив на “мозоци” од Македонија – Не во случајот на магистер Симон Андов

"I felt it was my duty to return to Macedonia and offer my help" says the young man from Negotino who received his Master of European Union Law title at a university in France. And as Macedonia deals with its brain drain, Simons life path heads in the opposite direction. - “Чувствував должност да се вратам во Македонија и да ја понудам мојата помош”,вели младиот Неготинчанец кој се стекнал со титулата магистер по право на Европската Унија на универзитет во Франција. Тој, во време на...


Zoran Siljanoski: The joy of having a profession that feels like a hobby - Зоран Силјаноски: Работата ја чувствувам како хоби

Video producer, CH 31 presenter, artist and musician Zoran Siljanoski says, having a video production company has enabled him to take on producing a weekly 60-minute TV program in Macedonian, and in doing so, has come to understand that many of his viewers are keen to watch programs dedicated to the lives of Macedonians in Australia. Mr Siljanoski produces and presents 'Macedonians in the Aussieland', and and is also interested in collaborating on short feature films in Australia and...


“St Archangel Gavril” from Sydney - Donates $320,000 to 120 Macedonians in need - “Св Архангел Гаврил” од Сиднеј - $320,000 помош за 120 болни лица во РМ

The president of the Australian -Macedonian Humanitarian Association St Archangel Gavril from Sydney, Tatjana Nedelkoska says the feeling of helping someone in need is beautiful and that the motto of the organisation is: Love your neighbour as yourself. - Претседателката на хуманитарната асоцијација “Св Архангел Гаврил” од Сиднеј ,Татјана Неделкоска вели дека чувството да се помогне некому во неволја е прекрасно и додава дека мотото на членовите е “Сакај го ближниот свој како себе си “.