Official Investigation on Palm Oil in Dairy Products

Official Investigation on Palm Oil in Dairy Products

The Agency of Food Control (AKU) recently conducted official investigation regarding the presence of palm oil in dairy products in Albania. Spurred by the concerns expressed in the investigative TV show Fiks Fare about the presence of palm oil in dairy products, which showed that some product labels did not indicate the presence of vegetable oils, the AKU declares: […]

PD Registers for the Elections

PD Registers for the Elections

The Central Election Commission (KQZ) approved today the request of the Democratic Party (PD) to be registered as electoral subject for the elections of June 25. Also the Republican Party (PR) of close PD ally Fatmir Mediu registered for the elections, although it is not known yet whether he will run with his own party […]

Blushi: Coalition with Rama Only When I’m PM

Blushi: Coalition with Rama Only When I’m PM

LIBRA party leader Ben Blushi, who is also the main candidate for the party in Tirana, talked yesterday evening with a panel of journalists in TV program Opinion. Blushi, a former PS deputy who broke away from the party to form his own, was skeptical about Prime Minister Edi Rama’s chances during the upcoming elections: […]

The Power Plant in Narta – A History of Failure

The Power Plant in Narta – A History of Failure

Many years ago, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the European Bank of Investment (EBI), the World Bank, and the Albanian Power Corporation (KESh), then the state company for production and distribution of electric power, jointly contributed to the building of the oil power plant with capacity of 100MW in Narta, Vlora. The power […]

Veliaj Plans to Build Not 20, But 30 New Schools

Veliaj Plans to Build Not 20, But 30 New Schools

Mayor Erion Veliaj announced yesterday that the municipality will build 30 new schools in Tirana. During an electoral meeting in Kashar, Veliaj declared: The Albanian government, our Prime Minister Edi Rama, has approved the co-financing with the Municipality of Tirana for 30 new schools, including 2 9-year schools and one middle school in the Kashar-Yzeberisht-Kombinat […]

Kavaja Local Elections – Who Are the Candidates?

Kavaja Local Elections – Who Are the Candidates?

According to the McAllister+ agreement, the local elections in Kavaja that were canceled on May 7, will be held on the same day as the general elections, on June 25. A few days ago, the Central Election Commission (KQZ) approved May 26 as the final deadline for the registration of candidates for Mayor of the […]

High Court Will Judge Peza Case

High Court Will Judge Peza Case

The High Court will take over the case against PS deputy Alfred Peza for hiding income, money laundering, and not declaring his wealth. Peza’s was sent to the High Court today by the General Prosecution. The investigation into Peza’s finances started in January, when it became public that Peza’s wife had bought shares in Credins […]

Drive-By Shooting in Vlora – The Details So Far

Drive-By Shooting in Vlora – The Details So Far

Yesterday evening, Vlora OShEE director Roland Saliu and Erven Hyseni, owner of the local tv channel Vlora Channel were executed yesterday in a mafia-style attack on a bar. What is known so far? Yesterday around 19:40 Saliu and Hyseni were present in one of the bars owned by Hyseni, near Flag Square in Vlora. The two […]

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