Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services upgraded its outlook on Albania’s credit rating to ‘stable’ from ‘negative’, the Ministry of Finance announced today. Continue reading S&P upgrades Albanian credit rating to ‘stable’
The biggest oil extraction company in Albania, Bankers Petroleum announced today that is currently under negotiations with the government of Albania for its fiscal regime, after the government decided last year to cancel the majority of tax incentives for this industry. Continue reading Bankers Petroleum announces possible deal with Albanian Government on tax issues
Albania economy grew by only 0.44 per cent during 2013 the slowest growth since 1997 says national Institute of Statistics. But the worst part of the economic slowdown may be over. Continue reading Economy grew by dismaying 0.44 per cent in 2013
Many saw the Sochi toilets with double seats and made fun.
But in Albania since several years now, especially in the countryside, there is a growing trend of locally designed double toilets. Continue reading The curious trend of Albania double seat toilets
The murder by police of an Albanian prison inmate highlights a culture of impunity, racism, violence and ill-treatment of migrants in Greece, a new Amnesty International report says.
Besar Likmeta BIRN Tirana
At the end of March, police at Nigrita Prison, in northern Greece, reportedly beat to death Ilia Kareli, an Albanian inmate held in solitary confinement. Continue reading Amnesty Pans Greece’s Treatment of Migrants
Albanian Police forces made a peaceful incursion in Lazarati village (south Albania) better known as cannabis capital and advised village children to abandon growing cannabis and to read more books, a local newspaper report. Continue reading Albanian police enters in cannabis capital; give advices on how to manage drug earnings