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The opportunities in the Agro Business

A group of panelists from different sectors held a discussion on agri-business during the Better Business Summit held yesterday. Though agriculture as one of the five jewels of the economy involving 70 percent of the private sector workforce, yet it contributes only 18 percent to the country’s GDP. The country …

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Educationist Sangay Dorji elected from Chukha

Competing against five candidates, Sangay Dorji, 38, from Bongo gewog, Chukha won the race with 5,079 votes (EVM- 3,916, Postal Ballot- 1,163).  Against him was Hem Kumar Ghalley who secured 3,534 votes followed by Tshewang Lham, a lone woman candidate, securing 2,458 votes, Kinley Dorji securing 1,725 votes, Pema Tenzin, …

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Pemagatshel elects Choining Dorji

47-year-old Choining Dorji from Dechhenling gewog won the majority of the votes to secure his win in Pemagatshel. He got 3,846 votes (2,340 EVM votes and 1,506 Postal Ballot votes).  Sonam Dhendup came second with 2,583 votes followed by Sherig Dentshog with 2,133 votes, Sangay Wangchuk secured 1,821 votes and …

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Tashi Samdrup wins the final race from Trongsa

Tashi Samdrup, 42, from Nubi gewog in Trongsa, won the NC race against his two opponents. He has secured 2,309 votes (EVM- 1,695 and Postal Ballot- 614), while his opponents, Tharchen, an incumbent, secured 2,005 votes, and Gyem Dorji secured 1,344 votes. He said the win in the election has …

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