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Fines up to Imprisonment for Aggressive Pets’ Owners
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Fines up to Imprisonment for Aggressive Pets’ Owners

TIRANA, 16 September  With the beginning of this week, some changes are expected to be done in the upcoming plenary session at the parliament, in the Penal Code, regarding the owners of pets. Especially for those who own dogs, will have harsher penalties if they break the law. Referred to the new changes in the...

These Jobs Had Highest Wages in Q2, 2019
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These Jobs Had Highest Wages in Q2, 2019

TIRANA, 12 September The average monthly gross wage for an employee in Albania was Lek52.645 in the second trimester of 2019. The Institute of Statistics has posted on Wednesday, 11 September the publication titled ‘The salary statistics’, and based on the report the average monthly wage was increased by 4.5% compared to the same period...

Albanian Emigrants Petition Directed to Italian Prime Minister
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Albanian Emigrants Petition Directed to Italian Prime Minister

TIRANA, 10 September The Albanian immigrants working in Italy have started an online petition, where they request to the Italian government to acknowledge their contributions, for their retirement. On the petition titled ‘The pension is a right, we support the Italian-Albanian agreement’ (in Italian: La pensione e’ un diritto, sosteniamo l’accordo Italia-Albania) is noted that...

How to Obtain Work Fitness/Capability Assessment in Albania?
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How to Obtain Work Fitness/Capability Assessment in Albania?

TIRANA, 6 September The latest decision by the government gives the attribute of releasing the medical report to the family doctor, which is then given by the employee to the employer. Regarding the decision ‘To define the rules, of the types procedures of examining medical tests that will be carried out depending on work, and...

Why do Albanians Emigrate?
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Why do Albanians Emigrate?

TIRANA, August 28 The Austrian Central Bank has published a few days ago the results of a survey carried out at the end of 2017, regarding the Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe (CESEE) countries. The report revealed that 8.3% of the individuals able for work (25-64 years old), aim to immigrate within a year of...

Europeans Make Up 60% of Foreign Residents in Albania
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Europeans Make Up 60% of Foreign Residents in Albania

TIRANA, August 23 In 2018, there were more than 14.000 foreigners who have chosen to live and work in Albania. According to the official data, published on Thursday, 22 August 2019 by the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT), titled ‘Foreigners and asylum seekers in Albania‘ regarding last year,  14.162 foreigners had the authorization to stay and...

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...