SKOPJE (Macedonia), November 27 (SeeNews) – Following are some of the main stories carried by online versions of Macedonian media on Friday morning. SeeNews has not verified these reports and cannot vouch for their accuracy.
- Whether or not ongoing negotiations between Macedonia and Greece on the name dispute will register progress depends on the prime ministers of both countries, Nikola Gruevski and George Papandreou, who will meet Friday afternoon, the Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt told Skopje-based A1 TV station. Bildt has arrived on an unexpected visit to Skopje on Thursday. Regarding the possible veto by Greece to Macedonia's accession to the European Union, Bildt said he believes that "things do not go in that direction”.
- A 77-year-old patient has died of swine flu in Macedonia, the country’s second death related to the A1/H1N1 virus, health authorities said on Thursday.
- A one kilometre-long business complex, including commercial buildings and multi-storey car parks will be built in Skopje’s downtown. Unofficially, an unnamed English corporation is interested in the construction of the complex.
- Fifty-two percent of Macedonia's population aged over 15 is using Internet, the study conducted by the global market research agency GfK’s Skopje branch. Internet penetration in Macedonia has risen by an annual 2.0 percentage points so far this year.