CGTN: China’s efforts in the fight against COVID-19

CGTN: China’s efforts in the fight against COVID-19

The CGTN recently traced back the steps that China took in its fights against the spread of COVID-19. The report begins with the city of Wuhan a located in China’s Hubei Province with a population of 11 million residents, where the

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CEO of Tirana International Airport elected as the new Chairman to lead the FIAA

CEO of Tirana International Airport elected as the new Chairman to lead the FIAA

TIRANA, Feb. 26 – On February 26th, during its Annual Assembly Meeting, the Foreign Investors Association of Albania (FIAA) elected its new President, Constantin von Alvensleben, along with the new Board of Directors members that will lead the Association in

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Editorial: The virus, the fear and the struggle to prepare

Editorial: The virus, the fear and the struggle to prepare

TIRANA TIMES EDITORIAL Albania is still spared the experience of having confirmed infected people with the coronavirus (COVID- 19) that is wreaking havoc in many countries across the globe, and most importantly for Albania, in neighboring Italy. However authorities expect

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PM visits Moscow under Albania’s OSCE Chairmanship

PM visits Moscow under Albania’s OSCE Chairmanship

TIRANA, Feb. 26 – Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama visited Moscow on Wednesday under Albania’s chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, where he said Russia can use its influence to bring the world closer to peace.  

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Albania ranked among top ten countries with highest asylum seekers number

Albania ranked among top ten countries with highest asylum seekers number

TIRANA, Feb. 27 – According to the European Agency for Asylum (EASO) report, Albania continued to be among the top ten countries with the highest number of asylum seekers in Europe in 2019. According to the report, the number of

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Coronavirus at the gates: gov’t increases security measures

Coronavirus at the gates: gov’t increases security measures

TIRANA, Feb. 25 – Health authorities in Albania confirmed they are increasing measures to prevent the coronavirus, which has officially arrived in neighboring Italy, from entering the country. Officials said there is no reason for Albanians to panic and that

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WHO Regional Director for Europe calls for unity to contain spread of COVID-19

WHO Regional Director for Europe calls for unity to contain spread of COVID-19

During the joint press conference in Italy on COVID-19, WHO Regional Director for Europe, Dr Hans Kluge, pointed out the efforts being made to contain the spread of the virus amid the rapid increase in cases all over Europe. Kluge

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January marked by increase in maritime freight transportation

January marked by increase in maritime freight transportation

TIRANA, Feb. 26 – According to the latest monthly report by INSTAT, the volume of loaded and unloaded goods at all ports in Albania during January 2020, was 329 thousand tonnes, up by 10.3 percent compared to the same period

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Construction of National Theater to be financed through public funds as Municipality withdraws PPP

Construction of National Theater to be financed through public funds as Municipality withdraws PPP

TIRANA, Feb. 26 – On Wednesday, the Municipality of Tirana announced that it was unable to reach an agreement with the private construction company ‘Fusha sh.p.k’ for the construction of the new National Theater in the capital city. As a

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Italian authorities raise concern over Albanians’ involvement in cocaine trafficking

Italian authorities raise concern over Albanians’ involvement in cocaine trafficking

TIRANA, Feb. 26 – Although Albania is still considered as a country which mainly deals with the production and trafficking of marijuana, Italian judicial authorities are concerned about Albanians’ growing involvement in cocaine trafficking. During an interview with Ora News,

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