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Mountains of waste in Elbasan: responsible parties play ping pong!

Despite promises made over the course of several decades, citizens still suffer consequences of the extreme pollution of the air, the land, and the river. Manushaqe Sejati has been living in the...

The untold story of Italian Call Centers in Albania

Companies that employ tens of thousands of Albanian youths show a dark side of neglect about their employees’ physical and psychological health. Migena L. is 22, and one of the toughest moments...

The medieval market of Kruja with souvenirs “Made in China”

A project aimed at supporting local production and preservation of traditional craftsmanship promised to reduce the number of imported souvenirs -- but it is not yielding the desired results. The presence of...

Dreams for an intelligent classroom turning to dust in Albanian schools

$3.7 million was spent to equip 47,000 students around Albania with electronic tablets – now, those tablets are forgotten by students and teachers, unused. The plan was grand. In 2014 Albanian Ministry...

Durrës 2017, the battle between concrete and terracotta is hurting tourism

The ancient city where once upon a time East and West collided, today is witnessing a stand off between concrete and ancient remains. Picture a port city where hundreds of ships arrive...

Black market soccer

https://www.youtube.com/embed/iGbv2bx44vA Most of Albanian soccer clubs have suffered a descent into informality over the years, as terms of contracts are ignored, pay is delayed for months at a time, and contributions for...

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