BUSINESS

Book on local government elections launched by ECB

The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) on Tuesday launched a book on the first ever study of local government elections in Bhutan. It was co-launched by the Danish ambassador to Bhutan Freddy Svane and the chief election commissioner of Bhutan Dasho Kunzang Wangdi. The whole process of research as well …

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BKP offer’s ministerial berth to Opposition

If everyone is the same and if everyone is dubbed ‘a political party’, then probably one of them will pull a wild card… to stand out. In a press conference yesterday the Bhutan Kuen-Ngyam Party (BKP), Spokesperson Sonam Tobgay presented ‘a very rare political ethos’ as he described it. The …

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Paro CMO defends Dental staffs

The Health officials in Paro clarified the recent incident at the Paro Dzongkhag hospital involving a 73year old woman who passed out during a routine tooth extraction process by two dental technicians. A clarification letter was sent to this paper by the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of the Paro dzongkhag …

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TashiCell connects final dots, services go nationwide

TashiCell on August 15 went full circle to achieve nationwide coverage as 960 mobile subscribers in Lhuentse connected to its network. Five year old TashiCell, Bhutan’s first and only private cellular service provider has now upped its customer base to 133,000 registered and active users. The nationwide connection was achieved …

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First chicken meat production ranch in the east

Chicken meat production in eastern Bhutan is a business that majority desisted to undertake due to religious stigmas but a lone farmer rose to the occasion and started a farm. It’s now been a few months and the farmer, Sonam Wangdi, is more than glad he did not ‘chicken out’ …

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Possible alternatives to charge Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles have started to pick up in popularity but, of late recharging the car battery has been a bit of an issue for those who have purchased the environment-friendly machine. There is however inspiring news on that front. Karsang Dorji an Executive Engineer for Druk Green Power Corporation (DGPC) …

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La Aum Lyonchhen

The project seeks to inspire and support the political aspirations of Bhutanese women Just as the next parliamentary elections is around the corner, nationwide media advocacy campaign titled “La, Aum Lyonchhen” designed to encourage women to contest for elections in 2013 is all set to be launched. Produced with financial …

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