Cut in prices downgrades higher maize production

Cut in prices downgrades higher maize production

TIRANA, Sept. 20 – Corn production registered an almost record high in Albania this year boosted by favorable weather conditions, but farmers complain the cheaper prices they are being offered is making its cultivation little profitable. With harvesting already in

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Neranxi Culinary Institute marks 10th anniversary of foundation

Neranxi Culinary Institute marks 10th anniversary of foundation

TIRANA – “A cuisine chef does never arrive at the destination. He is always in a long search of perfection and novices. But it is a beautiful road never getting you bored,” the President of the ‘Neranxi Company’, Nikollaq Neranxi

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Albania to play warm-up game against Jordan ahead of Israel Nations League qualifier

Albania to play warm-up game against Jordan ahead of Israel Nations League qualifier

TIRANA, Sept. 10 – Albania will play a warm-up game home to Jordan before heading to Israel for the second-leg Nations League qualifier. The home friendly, scheduled for Oct. 10 is a key test before Albania takes on Israel four

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European competition banned Skenderbeu remain Albanian Superliga favorites

European competition banned Skenderbeu remain Albanian Superliga favorites

TIRANA, Sept. 20 – Albania’s reigning champions Skenderbeu have made a good start this season and are favorites to win again despite their future depending on a decision by Switzerland-based Court of Arbitration for Sport after they were handed a

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Senior US diplomat Elisabeth Millard visits Tirana

Senior US diplomat Elisabeth Millard visits Tirana

TIRANA, Sept. 19 – Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the State Department’s Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Elisabeth Millard began a visit to Tirana on Wednesday. She was welcomed by President Ilir Meta, with whom she discussed Albania’s main

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High migration, poor skills hampering Albania’s productivity, governor says

High migration, poor skills hampering Albania’s productivity, governor says

TIRANA, Sept. 19 – Containing the migration of qualified workers and upgrading labor force skills in the private sector remain key to boosting productivity in Albania as the Balkan country gradually switches to a new growth agenda, central bank governor

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Eurochambres: Corruption is poison for investors to Albania, region

Eurochambres: Corruption is poison for investors to Albania, region

TIRANA, Sept. 19 – European business representatives say Albania has to tackle corruption and strengthen rule of law in order to be more attractive to foreign investors and attract much-needed investment and know-how that creates new jobs and bridges the

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Gov’t-opposition clash over National Theatre bill amendments

Gov’t-opposition clash over National Theatre bill amendments

TIRANA, Sept. 19 – Albania’s Socialist majority in the Parliamentary Committee of Productive Activities voted on Tuesday for amendments in the law for the building of a new National Theatre building, opening a competition for the realization of this project

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Tirana-Elbasan highway gets another $16 mln to exceed initial costs by 44%

Tirana-Elbasan highway gets another $16 mln to exceed initial costs by 44%

TIRANA, Sept. 18 – Albania is borrowing another $16 million to carry out emergency intervention in a highway linking Tirana to Elbasan, central Albania, but also serving as a hub to southeast Albania and neighboring Greece and Macedonia, in several

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Albania considers ban on energy drinks to under-18s

Albania considers ban on energy drinks to under-18s

TIRANA, Sept. 18 – Albania is trying to follow the UK’s recent legal initiative to impose a ban on energy drinks to anyone under the age of 18 and limit the advertising of sugar-sweetened beverages in similar measures to legislation

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