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Albania & Kosovo Have Highest Marriage Rates in Europe
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Albania & Kosovo Have Highest Marriage Rates in Europe

TIRANA, February 14 How many weddings do you want per year? Albanians: Yes Albanians love to tie the knot more than people from any other European country, official data confirm. Eurostat released some soft stats on the occasion of Valentine’s Day that show which country had the highest number of marriages relative to the population...

Albanian Music Legend Nexhmije Pagarusha Dies Aged 86
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Albanian Music Legend Nexhmije Pagarusha Dies Aged 86

TIRANA, February 7 One of the biggest and most beloved singers Nexhmije Pagarusha, has died at the age of 86 on Friday following a short disease. Pagarusha, known as the nightingale of Albanian music, leaves a legacy in music that will endure for generations to come. She remained true to the values of Albanian music...

Where Can Albanians Travel Visa-Free in 2020?
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Where Can Albanians Travel Visa-Free in 2020?

TIRANA, January 8 As Henley and Partners point out a passport to some means freedom and other restriction. What about Albanian passport holders? Every citizen that holds an Albanian passport can travel to 114 world countries without a visa, a visa on arrival or an electronic travel authorization eTA according to the 2020 Henley and...

Kosovo to Join Albania’s Power Grid in 2020
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Kosovo to Join Albania’s Power Grid in 2020

TIRANA, December 3 Starting April 2020 Kosovo will end dependence on Serbia’s power grid and join Albania’s power grid instead following an agreement signed on Monday by the Transmission System Operator of Albania and the Transmission System and Market Operator Company of Kosovo (KOSTT). “This is a historic agreement for Kosovo and KOSTT,” Chief Executive...

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...

Konfindustria Supports Kosovo’s Decision on 100% Taxes for Serbian Goods
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Konfindustria Supports Kosovo’s Decision on 100% Taxes for Serbian Goods

TIRANA, November 26 The Confederation of Albanian Industries (Konfindustria) supports the recent decision of the Kosovan government on an immediate rise of taxes on imports of Serbian goods from 10 to 100 percent. According to Konfindustria and based on the principle of reciprocity, the change is conforming to the free trade agreements signed by the...

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 and Kosovo Last in Europe in Terms of GDP per Capita
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Albania and Kosovo Last in Europe in Terms of GDP per Capita

TIRANA, October 25 With a current GDP per capita of $5,260 Albania ranks last among the European countries, excluding the former Soviet republics, the World Economic Outlook, October 2018 report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) says. Albania jumped four places compared to the previous year as it ranks 102nd in a list of 191...