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Who Isn’t Eligible for the Foreign Pensioners Tax Break?
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Who Isn’t Eligible for the Foreign Pensioners Tax Break?

TIRANA, January 28 The expected approval of a few amendments on the tax regime this Thursday by the Albanian Parliament would be a significant incentive for foreigners looking for a retirement destination where they can pay zero tax on their income. Secondly, it would give a boost to senior tourism also known as silver tourism....

Hija e Korbit Treasure, One of the Biggest Found in Albania
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Hija e Korbit Treasure, One of the Biggest Found in Albania

TIRANA, January 27 Perhaps the legends of hidden treasures in Albanian lands are not just myths. Exactly 38 years ago, archeologists were informed about an amazing treasure trove of coins at Hija e Korbit (The Crow Shadow) one the left bank of Devolli River, close to Maliq town. An estimated 618 silver coins from different...

Books to Read Before Visiting Albania
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Books to Read Before Visiting Albania

TIRANA, January 15 Books are a great way to prepare for a visit to a foreign country. While online travel guides and maps, and language on the go apps assist the traveler to get to know the next destination before heading out to a different place. Books make the first introduction to new cultures and...

Majestic Photos of Albanian Mountains as Seen from Italy
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Majestic Photos of Albanian Mountains as Seen from Italy

TIRANA, January 10 Albania and Italy are close and the shortest air distance between Vlora and Otranto is about 91 km. Yet, it’s not easy to observe the Italian coast from the Albanian Riviera. On the other hand, people on the other side of Otranto Strait are luckier. Every winter, the inhabitants of Salento and...

How Many Italians Lived in Albania in 2019?
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How Many Italians Lived in Albania in 2019?

TIRANA, January 7 The number of Italian citizens living and working in Albania in 2019 was estimated at 1,680, Monitor magazine reported on Tuesdayreferring to the Registry of Italian Residents Abroad (AIRE). The data collected by AIRE on Italian citizens living abroad provides important insights into the reasons why they are residing in another country...

Albanians Name Star and its Exoplanet Illyrian and Arber
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Albanians Name Star and its Exoplanet Illyrian and Arber

TIRANA, December 18 Albania’s history now has a place in the starry sky. At a distance of 407.7 light-years, the ‘Arber’ exoplanet now orbits the yellow giant ‘Illyrian’ in the constellation of Leo Minor. On the occasion of its hundredth anniversary, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) has revealed at Paris Observatory the names of Star...

German October 2019 Brings People and Cultures Together
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German October 2019 Brings People and Cultures Together

TIRANA, October 2 The 13th edition of the German October also known as the weeks of the German-Albanian culture will start this Saturday. Gur, gur behet ure (von Mauren zu Brücke) is the motto of this edition of the German October that will offer numerous events in seven Albanian cities. The program includes music, cinema,...

Ismail Kadare Wins ‘Pak Kyongi’ Prize for 2019
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Ismail Kadare Wins ‘Pak Kyongi’ Prize for 2019

TIRANA, 18 September Ismail Kadare, the well-known Albanian writer has won the award Pak Kyongni for 2019. In the official announcement made by Kim Uchang, chief of the selective committee, says that the works of Ismail Kadare cause the readers to ponder and feel strongly about their relationships with certain historic events. The ceremony where...