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Pristina Airport’s Employees on Strike, Check Your Flights
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Pristina Airport’s Employees on Strike, Check Your Flights

TIRANA, August 22 The employees of the Pristina International Airport have been on strike for three days in a row now, and warn that they will continue to be on strike until they have their rights fulfilled.  Many Albanian and international citizens travel to and from Albania through Pristina Airport due to more affordable prices....

Applications Open for Creative Economy Grants, Hurry Up!
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Applications Open for Creative Economy Grants, Hurry Up!

TIRANA, August 21 The craftwork remains value in the economy of a country, which based in tradition and history, gives a new dimension to the development of the trade of these products, within the country and abroad. In this framework, to return and develop further this sector, with so much potential that Albania has, the...

Central Albania Holds Record for Informal Workers
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Central Albania Holds Record for Informal Workers

TIRANA, August 21 Albanian employers continue massively to exploit their employees, without fulfilling their legal obligations first. Jobs that fall in the category of ‘black area’, where the employers don’t declare at the tax authorities the number of their employees, thus avoiding the obligations for paying their employees’ social or health insurances, or taxes for...

Administration to Introduce Installment Payment Plan
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Administration to Introduce Installment Payment Plan

TIRANA, August 21 Public institutions that have not paid either the social security or health insurance for their employees could enter into agreements make payments by installments. The Ministry of Finance and Economy has made some changes in the instruction ‘For tax procedures in the Republic of Albania’, where it underlines that only the public...

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....

Lake Ohrid Threatened by Pollution and Illegal Fish-Farming
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Lake Ohrid Threatened by Pollution and Illegal Fish-Farming

TIRANA, August 20 The karst springs, in the region of Lake Ohrid in Pogradec, eastern Albania are verified that create micro-habitats that support the lives of endemic species. Supply with freshwater and scarce nutrients is essential for the maintenance of the oligotrophic state of Ohrid Lake. Since 2002, in all of the karst area resources,...