TIRANA, Aug 5 Albania's central bank held its
benchmark rate at a record low of 0.5 % on Wednesday but said it
would ease them further to avert the effects of any escalated
measures to contain the coronavirus or if the stimulus fails to
impact the economy.
TIRANA, July 1 Albania's central bank held its
benchmark rate at a record low 0.5% on Wednesday and promised a
stimulative policy to help the economy emerge from the effects
of the coronavirus pandemic.
TIRANA Albania reopened its land borders and let people move around freely on Monday after 79 days of coronavirus curbs, but will still ban mass activities until June 23.
TIRANA, May 27 French renewables company
Voltalia SA has won a tender to build a 140 megawatt
(MW) photovoltaic park in Albania after offering to sell half
its energy to Albania for less than half the initial asking
TIRANA Albania will re-open crèches and kindergartens and kick off its tourism season on June 1, the health minister said on Tuesday, despite reporting a sharp daily rise in coronavirus infections.
TIRANA Albania will re-open its borders this month and prepare to welcome back tourists, Prime Minister Edi Rama told parliament on Thursday, with the country reporting no new coronavirus deaths for more than three weeks.
TIRANA Albanian authorities began demolishing the national theatre building early on Sunday after dragging away two dozen actors and activists protecting the site, drawing a large crowd chanting "shame" and "dictatorship".
ELBASAN, Albania Ardian Lami had been a waiter for 15 years when he found himself without a job after Albania shut down bars and restaurants in March because of the coronavirus outbreak.
TIRANA Albania plans to legalise the cultivation of cannabis for medical purposes, six years after beginning a crackdown on an illegal trade that turned it, by some accounts, into Europe's largest outdoor grower of cannabis.
TIRANA Albania had its lowest daily infections from the new coronavirus in eight weeks on Monday as half its 2.8 million people began enjoying more freedom in green zones and life went on almost as normal in the other half.