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Tax Inspectors to Raid Call Centers, Construction, & Manufacturing Companies
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Tax Inspectors to Raid Call Centers, Construction, & Manufacturing Companies

TIRANA, November 25 The tax administration warned that the action against the informal economy will focus on three sectors that offer most jobs in Albania. Hence, call centers, construction, and footwear and textile manufacturing companies will be monitored by tax inspectors in December. In the meantime, the General Directorate of Taxation informs that workplace inspection...

Unknown Destinations: Explore Seman River Valley
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Unknown Destinations: Explore Seman River Valley

TIRANA, November 20 Someone that drives non-stop from Tirana to Vlora misses the chance to explore a huge number of overlooked destinations along the road, especially in the Fieri region. Besides Apollonia and Bylis Archeological Parks, Ardenica Monastery, or Divjaka-Karavasta National Park that are popular tourist attractions, Fieri is home to many other underrated destinations....

Non-performing Loans Ratio Hits Record Low
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Non-performing Loans Ratio Hits Record Low

TIRANA, October 7 The Non-Performing Loans (NPL) ratio in Albanian banks dropped to 11 percent, in August 2019, thus reaching the lowest level since December 2009. Even though at a low pace, the NPL ratio is dropping and the goal is to reach a single-digit ratio. A low level of NPLs encourages bank’s lending activity....

Albania and Kosovo to Scrap Roaming Charges
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Albania and Kosovo to Scrap Roaming Charges

TIRANA, November 9 Starting next summer, Albanians and Kosovans will enjoy free roaming when traveling between the two countries, if the two governments okay an agreement during Peja’s joint meeting set to take place on 28 November. Chairman of the steering board of the Albanian Electronic and Postal Communications Authority (AKEP) Kreshnik Gashi said in...

Albania Recommended to Start EU Membership Talks
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Albania Recommended to Start EU Membership Talks

TIRANA, April 17 Today is a good day for Albania and as the country along with Macedonia got the recommendation from the European Commission to start accession talks to join the European Union. High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini and European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and...

Nivica Canyon, the Little-Known Stunning Natural Wonder
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Nivica Canyon, the Little-Known Stunning Natural Wonder

TIRANA, January 30 Among all the natural wonders, canyons are the most difficult when it comes to capturing their beauty in photos. Albania is a playground for adventurers, hikers, and photographers, yet many areas are still unknown even among Albanians. In many cases, international expeditions are those that help to explore stunning places like Nivica...