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Sweet Farm Unifies 200 Apple Farmers in Korca
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Sweet Farm Unifies 200 Apple Farmers in Korca

TIRANA, October 14 Over 200 apple farmers in Korca have unified their businesses in one single farm that produces 15 apple varieties. The farm consists of 20 hectares of utilized agricultural area and the initial investment was made by a returnee from Canada. Besides the fact that such a large farm would help farmers to...

Coastal and Tirana Properties Are Getting Harder to Sell
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Coastal and Tirana Properties Are Getting Harder to Sell

TIRANA, October 14 Properties got harder to sell during 2019. The data was confirmed by a survey conducted by the Bank of Albania (BoA) with residential and commercial contractors and real estate brokers. According to the respondents in Tirana, the average time to sell a property in the capital city during the first half of...

Discover Grazhdani Castle in Peshkopia
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Discover Grazhdani Castle in Peshkopia

TIRANA, October 11 Those who travel to Dibra for sure know how to taste the adventure as the region is known for its great food and outdoor experiences. Dibra is not as popular as other regions, yet it has the resources to develop a sustainable tourism industry that would provide social, environmental, and economic benefits....

EU Removes Albania from Grey Tax-Haven List
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EU Removes Albania from Grey Tax-Haven List

TIRANA, October 10 The EU removed Albania along with six other countries from its list of tax havens on Thursday following a meeting of European Union finance ministers in Luxembourg. “Albania, Costa Rica, Mauritius, Serbia, and Switzerland have implemented ahead of their deadline all necessary reforms to comply with EU tax good governance principles. These...

Albania, Serbia, and North Macedonia Pledge to Lift Barriers
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Albania, Serbia, and North Macedonia Pledge to Lift Barriers

TIRANA, October 10 A trilateral meeting between the leaders of Albania, North Macedonia, and Serbia held in the Officers’ Pavilion of the Petrovaradin Fortress in Novi Sad on Thursday marked the formal start of discussions on an initiative dubbed as small Schengen. Prime Minister of Albania Edi Rama, his North Macedonian counterpart Zoran Zaev, and...

Challenge Fund Launches 2nd Call for Innovative Ideas, Startups, & Organizations
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Challenge Fund Launches 2nd Call for Innovative Ideas, Startups, & Organizations

TIRANA, October 10 The second call for the Challenge Fund was officially launched on Thursday, October 10. The second stage is welcoming proposals that are innovative, sustainable, and feasible. If you have an idea that meets these criteria or, you run a startup or represent an innovation support innovation organization such as a hub, accelerator,...

House Prices Rise but at Slower Pace in Jan-Jun 2019
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House Prices Rise but at Slower Pace in Jan-Jun 2019

TIRANA, October 10 House prices in Albania grew by 1.8 percent during the first half of 2019 according to the Bank of Albania (BoA). The finding was based on a report conducted by BoA with over 300 real estate agencies throughout Albania. The data show that house prices growth rate slowed a tad in 2019....

Blue Eye Spring to Reopen for Visitors
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Blue Eye Spring to Reopen for Visitors

TIRANA, October 9 The Blue Eye nature monument, Delvina area, that was temporarily closed following a rock slide incident that happened last week, will reopen for visitors on Thursday, October 10. The Regional Administration for Protected Areas in Vlora (AdZM Vlora) announced on Wednesday that the site will be accessible for visitors who must with...

Memorandum of Understanding to Pave Way to Quality Education
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Memorandum of Understanding to Pave Way to Quality Education

TIRANA, October 9 A memorandum of understanding was signed on Tuesday by Minister of State for Diaspora Pandeli Majko and the National Focal Point of the UNESCO International Bureau of Education (IBE-UNESCO) in the Balkan Region, Jaagz Bajaj. The signing of the memorandum will further strengthen the relationship between sides on achieving quality education (SDG4),...