SKOPJE (Macedonia), October 19 (SeeNews) – Following are some of the main stories carried by 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 European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will support Macedonia’s transport, energy and banking sectors, EBRD representatives said after meeting Macedonia's Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski on Friday.
- Macedonian law enforcement authorities filed charges against three former owners of the Swedmilk dairy company, allegedly involved in tax evasion and falsifying of accounting books in the 2006-2008 period that led to company’s bankruptcy. A bankruptcy procedure against Swedmilk over a debt of more than 30 million euro was launched by a Skopje court earlier this year.
- Macedonian oil refinery OKTA, owned by Greece's Hellenic Petroleum, tops the list of the 200 biggest companies in the country with total revenues of 658 million euro in 2008. Fixed-line Makedonski Telekom, majority owned by Hungary's Magyar Telekom is the most successful company, with a net profit of 106 million euro last year, according to the annual publication “200 Biggest”, published by the privately-owned Euro Business Center in cooperation with the Macedonian Economy Ministry.