Hydroplant Will Destroy Bushtrica River

Hydroplant Will Destroy Bushtrica River

The Bushtrica river, one of the two rivers that are usable for rafting in Albania, will be destroyed as a result of the construction of a new hydropower plant. The last few years the Bushtrica had turned into a frequently visited site for tourists and rafting enthusiasts. But a decision of the government to build four […]

Earthquake Hits Greece and Turkey

Earthquake Hits Greece and Turkey

A heavy earthquake of 6.7 on the Richter scale has hit the Greek island of Kos and the Turkish city of Bodrum. Two persons were killed, while 170 others were injured. According to the Greek authorities, the collapse of a wall in the old part of the city caused the death of two tourists from […]

Tirana Still Most Polluted City of Albania

Tirana Still Most Polluted City of Albania

According to the Director of the National Environmental Agency (AKM) Julian Beqiri, Tirana continues to be the most polluted city in Albania during 2016. Overall, Beqiri stated, municipalities continue to perform poorly in terms of pollution reduction and waste management, in spite of the territorial reform, which was expected to increase the efficiency of municipalities […]

Serious Suspicions about Manipulated KESh Tenders

Serious Suspicions about Manipulated KESh Tenders

KESh, the Albanian Power Corporation, is once again involved in a dubious procurement procedure. During May and June, it invited an open tender to clean the area in front of the metallic grills on one of the four turbines in Fierza hydropower plant. The cleaning is necessary to allow free passage of water through the turbines; the […]

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