Information Society

Notaries on strike until December 11

In their latest clash with the Digital Governance Ministry, notaries have decided to strike until December 11, saying that the digital platform for property transfers that will be created will not also be under the responsibility of the Justice Ministry. What's more they said that the digital procedure described has not been provided for in legislation.

Albanians Mull Options as Data Security Takes New Hit

Last month, Credins Bank became the latest target as the Homeland Justice hackers hit a private entity for the first time.

Authorities say they have everything under control and have banned media from reporting on the content of the leaks. But ordinary Albanians are increasingly concerned for the security of their personal data.

BoG governor on Bloomberg: The new support tool may be shelved

The new tool being promoted to shield southern European countries as interest rates may rise "not need to be used if it is strong enough to persuade investors not to try it".

This is what the governor of the Bank of Greece and member of the Board of Directors of the European Central Bank, Giannis Stournaras, said in a televised interview with Bloomberg.

Fmr Chamber Speaker Valeriu Zgonea, convicted to 3 years in prison for influence peddling

Former Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Valeriu Zgonea was convicted on Monday by the Bucharest Tribunal to three years imprisonment for the crime of influence peddling, in a case in which he stood accused by the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) of intervening to appoint the daughter of a local social-democrat councilor in Buzau to an important public position.

Acting CommMin calls discarding ministry totally uninspired decision as much European funds would be lost

Discarding the Ministry of Communications would be a mistake, given that it would lead to delays in the digitisation programmes and the loss of a large amount of European funds, said the acting Communications Minister Alexandru Petrescu told AGERPRES on Thursday.

North Macedonia minister: Prespes deal 'opens doors' to opportunities

Damjan Mancevski, North Macedonia's Minister of Information Society and Administration of the Government, hailed Tuesday's scheduled visit to Skopje by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, saying it paved the way for closer economic cooperation between the two countries.