SKOPJE (Macedonia), November 30 (SeeNews) – Following are some of the main stories carried by the online versions of Macedonian media over the weekend and on Monday morning. SeeNews has not verified these reports and cannot vouch for their accuracy.
- The fourth tender for the supply of 202 double-decker buses has failed, as all three candidates failed to meet the tender requirements, Macedonian Transport Ministry said. The bidders were: Chinese company Zhengzhou Yutong Group, Bulgaria's King Long and Alexander Dennis from Great Britain.
- Macedonian power producer ELEM said that the price of electricity for households could rise by 10%-15% in the beginning of next year. The Regulatory Energy Commission is expected to soon decide on the possible price rise.
- Macedonian and Greek Prime Ministers, Nikola Gruevski and George Papandreou, failed to achieve any progress on resolving the name issue at their meeting on Friday afternoon, but decided to continue negotiations held under UN auspice.
- Macedonia's government spent some 10 million euro in 2008 and 7.7 million euro in 2007 for various campaigns and commercials, according to the state auditor’s office.
- Four Macedonian wineries: Tikves, Skovin, Dalvina and Imako, supported by United States Agency for International Development (USAID), participated in the international wine fair in Moscow held on November 26-28.