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Austria Pledges €600,000 to Earthquake-Affected Families
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Austria Pledges €600,000 to Earthquake-Affected Families

TIRANA, December 6 In light of the earthquake of November 26th, Austria pledges Euro 600,000 to the reconstruction of damaged houses. The agreement was signed on Friday by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) and the National Agency for Civil Protection. “The fund aims to improve the living conditions of families affected by the earthquakes of...

Albania Plans to Issue E-Visas to Facilitate Travel and Tourism
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Albania Plans to Issue E-Visas to Facilitate Travel and Tourism

TIRANA, September 27 A draft-law on Albania’s visa policy was issued for consultation by the Interior and Finance ministries. Among others, the bill foresees the establishment of appropriate mechanisms for issuing e-visas. The bill aims to offer a solution to issues associated with the lack of diplomatic missions in different countries. “The proposed changes to...

Bundestag Votes in Support to Albania and North Macedonia
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Bundestag Votes in Support to Albania and North Macedonia

TIRANA, September 27 While Albania and North Macedonia are waiting for a date to start EU membership talks by 2019, the German Parliament gave the green light to both Balkan countries during a voting session held on Thursday evening. The Bundestag support is import because it was one of the reasons why the start date...

How to Travel from Malta to Albania
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How to Travel from Malta to Albania

TIRANA, September 4 Have you ever wondered where do the people living in overcrowded destinations such as Ibiza or Malta spend their holidays? When crowds of millions start flocking to cities or islands with a few hundreds of thousands of inhabitants, the struggle begins. This is the reason why local authorities in Amsterdam or Majorca...

Albania, a Fast-Emerging Tourist Destination Among Swiss
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Albania, a Fast-Emerging Tourist Destination Among Swiss

TIRANA, 3 September The Swiss daily newspaper, 20 Minuten has dedicated on Saturday, 31 August, an article regarding tourism in Albania. The article titled ‘Swiss on vacation in Albania’, tells about a huge increase in demand of the people from Switzerland booking and wanting to come for holidays in the Mediterranean country.   According to the...

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...

State Department on Fiscal Transparency in Albania in 2019
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State Department on Fiscal Transparency in Albania in 2019

TIRANA, August 20 The United States Department of State has published on Thursday, 15 August 2019, the annual report titled ‘2019 Fiscal transparency report’, which assessed the fiscal transparencies of 141 governments, and indicates whether those governments made significant progress toward meeting the requirements during the review period of January 1 to December 31, 2018....

French Youth Roams Albania Roads in Europ’Raid 2019
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French Youth Roams Albania Roads in Europ’Raid 2019

TIRANA, August 7 779  young people from France, were in Vlora, on Monday, August 5, in the framework of the sportive and cultural tour, called Europ’Raid, promoting the coastal city as a perfect summer destination, in the network of tourist cities of Europe. The French youth, stunned by the beauty of Vlora, that offers at...