US State Department: Albania has good business laws, but investors complain
Authorities in Albania have guaranteed a friendly environment in terms of laws, in order for businesses to operate efficiently however, companies still have complaints. This is the finding of a recent report issued by the US State Department concerning business climate in Albania in 2018. Foreign investors mention corruption, especially in the ju...
One of the founders of the SP, Luan Hajdaraga dies aged 69
One of the most prominent figures of the Socialist Party, Luan Hajdaraga has died yesterday at the age of 69 at Mother Teresa University Hospital. Hajdaraga had recently frequent health complications. A while ago, the late politician suffered a stroke, but yesterdays stroke seemed to be fatal for the 69 year old. Luan Hajdaraga was one of the f...
Media in a cage
This article has been written for Albanian Free Press newspaper andwww.albanianfreepress.alBy Plator NesturiIs it a lack of professionalism in the media or irresponsibility in the role that it plays? This debate could have been held long ago, because cases of speculations and excess use of the relations that exist between the press, politi...
Report: Number of illegal refugees in the south has increased
Theres a growing number of illegal refugees who have crossed the border into Albania. This was confirmed by the Helsinki Committee, after monitoring all border crossing points in the south of Albania. The first six months of 2018 have registered an increase in the number of illegal refugees crossing the border into the country, the report in que...
How can the Élysée Palace fall so quickly?
This article has been written for Albanian Free Press newspaper andwww.albanianfreepress.alBy Frrok ÇupiThe president of France, Emmanuel Macron has received a terrible blow. When it looked like the youngest French president had reached the peak, at that moment very moment he collapsed. It was the time when the world was admiring Macrons ...
Demand for business and individual loans goes up
Businesses and individuals have increased their demand for money. This is indicated by the numerous demands that theyve made for loans. Businesses borrow to improve their cashflow, while individuals borrow for home purchases. This is suggested by the latest observation of the Bank of Albania on lending during the second quarter of this year. Dema...
Politicians start their holidays, some of the tasks to be completed in autumn
August, which by many is considered to be as the month of holidays, is close. During this month, almost all state institutions will be closed along with the headquarters of the political parties. While these institutions leave for holidays, some of the tasks will need to be completed in autumn. Once September comes, the political atmosphere will on...
Adem Demaçi dies aged 82, Albanian politicians: He was Kosovo’s Mandela
Prominent activist from Kosovo, Adem Demaçi has passed away aged 82. The sad news was confirmed by the deputy Speaker of the Parliament of Kosovo, Xhavit Haliti during yesterdays plenary session. Our teacher, the man who spent 28 years in Serb prisons, has passed away. He died, but his activity will be remembered eternally, Haliti said. Meanwhil...
The end of the Balkans and the comeback of Southeast Europe
This article has been written for Albanian Free Press newspaper andwww.afp.alBy Plator NesturiWith the entry of Croatia in the European Union, which marked the 28thstar that was attached to the EU flag, with the granting of the candidate status to Serbia and with what can be easily considered as the miracle of Brussels, the signature of t...
Low income households struggle to pay their power supply bills, study suggests
The poorer a household, the more it struggles to pay the monthly power supply bills. This is the conclusion of a recent study, according to which, many Albanian households struggle to pay their power supply bills, adding that they cannot even use power supply to meet their basic needs. Households on incomes under 10 thousand lek a month spend no l...