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Harsher Penalties for those Who Flout New Smoking Law
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Harsher Penalties for those Who Flout New Smoking Law

TIRANA, August 7 The new law ‘For the protection of health from tobacco products’ which strengthens a series of measures, will come into force, on 15 August 2019. Referred to the changes, the electronic cigarettes will be prohibited, tobacco with warming or in bottle/hookah, in closed premises, applying for that the same rules, as for...

Albanian Women Outlive Men, Eurostat Report Confirms
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Albanian Women Outlive Men, Eurostat Report Confirms

TIRANA, August 1 Albanian women outlive men with a difference by 3 years. According to the report published by Eurostat, on Thursday, 25 July 2019, titled ‘Life expectancy at birth in the EU, men vs. women’, in 2017,  the life expectancy in Albania, for men was 77.1 years and for women 80.1 years. Whereas, the...

Retirees Protest in Front of Italian Embassy in Tirana
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Retirees Protest in Front of Italian Embassy in Tirana

TIRANA, June 13 A group of retirees protested today in front of the Italian Embassy in Tirana, requesting from the neighboring country to acknowledge the pensions of Albanian emigrants through an agreement, as it is with some other countries. The appeal was made to the Italian ambassador in Albania, Alberto Cutillo. Whereas a part of...

Giving Back, the Best Way to Step into the New Year
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Giving Back, the Best Way to Step into the New Year

TIRANA, January 2 We at Invest in Albania and Manoolia Digital Agency strongly believe that the secret of happiness, especially during this time of the year, is helping others. Giving back to our country and communities is our obligation. Even this year, in cooperation with Fundjave Ndryshe and Food Bank Albania we supported 14 families...

EBRD to Support New VET School in Patos
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EBRD to Support New VET School in Patos

TIRANA, December 11 A new vocational school is expected to open in Patos, Fier (southern Albania). The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announced that it will support an Albanian company, which operates in the metal manufacturing sector, to establish its own school. The vocational education and training school will offer welding qualifications, work-based...

Govt Scraps Carry-Over Exam Fee amid Students Protests
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Govt Scraps Carry-Over Exam Fee amid Students Protests

TIRANA, December 6 The Albanian government has scrapped a decision on the additional fee per credit for every carry over exam following days of protests in Tirana and other cities. Minister of Education, Sport, and Youth Lindita Nikolla declared in a press conference that the decision adopted by the Council of Ministers has been annulled....

Perform an Act of Warmth, Join Tirana Coat Drive
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Perform an Act of Warmth, Join Tirana Coat Drive

TIRANA, December 5 You can warm someone during the cold days of winter by donating a coat that you no longer use. Join the winter coat donation event on Thursday, December 6 at Europa Park, Skanderbeg Square at 13:00 – 15:00 hours. The purpose of this initiative is to trigger the generosity of Tirana’s people...

Start off the Holiday Season on the Right Foot, Support a Cause
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Start off the Holiday Season on the Right Foot, Support a Cause

TIRANA, December 4 The holiday season is upon us and during the month of December, Invest in Albania will dedicate special attention to giving back initiatives throughout the country. To Invest in Albania and Manoolia Digital Agency the holiday season brings with it the season of giving. During the past years, we had several opportunities...

Student Categories that Are Entitled to Free Education 
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Student Categories that Are Entitled to Free Education 

TIRANA, November 30 Undergraduate and graduate students that demonstrate excellent academic records or belong to a defined group of categories will be exempt from all the tuition fee in public universities. The Council of Ministers based on a proposal made by the Ministry of Education approved a verdict and according to it, the following categories...