BUSINESS

RMA launches Commemorative Gold and Silver coins

Her Royal Highness, Ashi Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck on Thursday graced the launching ceremony of the gold and silver coins at the Royal Monetary Authority. Four types of commemorative coins, two in gold and two in silver have been minted as a onetime limited edition released. The gold commemorative coins are …

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Helicopter to focus mainly on rescue, health and social needs

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PM dedicates helicopter launch to 60th anniversary celebrations Helicopter services have been introduced in Bhutan for the first time and it is a history in the making for the aviation sector in Bhutan. Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay launched the helicopter services in commemoration of the 60th Birth Anniversary of the Fourth …

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GEP- effective when job seekers understand procedures

Many job seekers who cannot register themselves into the Guaranteed Employment Program (GEP) online have to come all the way to the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR) in Thimphu to seek assistance and apply for a job. They say it is inconvenient for them to register from home. …

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Sunkosh and the Kuri-Gongri still on the table

During the monthly meet-the press, yesterday, Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay said the mega hydro projects in the form of the 2,560 MW Sunkosh and the 2,640 MW Kuri-Gongri reservoir projects are still on the table as part of the 10,000 MW package. “As it involves two countries, discussions are on the …

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1,000 volunteers clean Thimphu from Babesa to Taba

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A week long cleaning campaigning organized by the Greener Way, which concluded on Wednesday, saw tremendous support from around 1000 volunteers. The volunteers begin their cleaning campaign from Babesa and touched every part of Thimphu, going up till the extreme north till Taba. The Greener Way proprietor, Karma Yonten said, …

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University graduates see a bright future in agriculture

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It has been seven months since three aspiring commerce graduates formed a start- up organic agriculture business. They have managed to change the stereotypical notion that farming is only meant for uneducated people in rural areas. In fact, their educational background is only helping them to enhance agricultural works and …

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