BUSINESS

Trade and Gratitude tops PM’s visit in Bangladesh

Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay arrived in Dhaka today on a official visit to Bangladesh from 06-08 December 2014 at the invitation of Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh.  Lyonchhen was received at the Hazarat Shaljalal International Airport by the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Ministers and other senior government officials of …

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PM launches BDBL’s Gewog Based Banking Services in Kabesa

To commemorate 60th Birth Anniversary of Fourth Druk Gyalpo and as part of bank’s corporate social responsibility, Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay launched Gewog Based Banking Services and the Drinchen Ama Savings Scheme of Bhutan Development Bank (BDB) in Kabesa Gewog in Punakha on 10th December. According to press release of …

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Villagers making good on tourism boom in Taktsang

The farmers from the gewog in Paro near the Taktsang Monastery are busy cashing in on the tourism business.  The villagers provide riding and pack horses service for tourists, while others sell handicrafts along the footpaths. The farmers of Tsento Shari village located below Taktsang Monastery make a good income …

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Expediting the internal highway in the South

The issue of kidnapping and abduction in the southern areas in Bhutan, in the recent past, has raised many concerns and worries among the people. However, the Gelephu MP, Gopal Gurung, said His Majesty the King’s visit to Sarpang, in September this year, has eased the stressful situation and brought …

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Government says 10,000 MW is still on but not by 2020

Confirming earlier news reports of The Bhutanese the Minister for Economic Affairs Lyonpo Norbu Wangchuk said that 10,000 MW by 2020 cannot be achieved. Lyonpo said that in 2006 a target of 5,000 MW was set up between the governments of India and Bhutan. In 2008 during the visit of …

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Opposition questions govt on debt, local govt and BBS.

The Opposition party, on November18 in the National Assembly (NA), questioned the government on whether the government has prepared a road map for curbing the national debt, the absence of an annual conference of Gups, and on there not being an open selection for the appointment of the new Managing …

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