BUSINESS

‘Bhutan is very close to us’: Bangladesh Ambassador

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The Ambassador of Bangladesh to Bhutan Jishnu Roy Choudhury spoke with Sonam Yangdon on the state visit of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to Bhutan. What is the main purpose of PM Sheikh Hasina’s  visit? Ambassador: The Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is visiting Bhutan to attend International conference on Autism …

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Door and windows showroom launched in Thimphu

Fenesta, India’s biggest brand in Doors and Windows, is now in Bhutan with Ugen Trading house as its authorised dealer. Works and Human Settlement minister Dorji Choden and the Vice President of Fenesta inaugurated the showroom in Babesa, Thimphu, yesterday. The 125-year-old brand takes pride in bringing unplasticized polyvinyl chloride …

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Fiscal Incentives 2016 aimed at stimulating economic growth

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The finance the ministry has launched the Fiscal Incentives for the years 2016 to 2020 as part of the government’s recently launched economic development policy. The fiscal incentives have been categorised as Direct Tax Incentives and Indirect Tax Incentives in both general and sector-specific incentives. Some of the incentives offered …

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Health Helpline gets a flurry of calls from 2011 to 2017

Bhutan Health Help Center (HHC) recorded 113,221 calls for ambulance emergency services from 2011 to 2017, the highest among other services, according to a health ministry report. “Bhutan ambulance emergency service is mostly used by people with known illness and emergency cases like accidents, strokes, heart attacks and trauma,” an …

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Trashigang launches massive anti-rabies campaign after outbreak

Trashigang launches massive anti-rabies campaign after outbreak

A massive anti-rabies vaccination and information campaign has been launched in Trashigang town and the nearby villages after a rabies virus was reported in a stray. The dzongkhag’s livestock department tried the Human Rabies Immunoglobulin, the most expensive rabies antibody or vaccine, on the dog, described to be drooling and …

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Zone three parking area at Paro Airport to now be free

The Department of Air Transport (DAT) in consultation with its ministry will declare parking zone three, below the airport cafeteria till the BCAA office, as a free parking area from 1st April. Currently the parking charges for zone three is Nu.20 for thirty minutes or less. “After implementing the parking …

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Govt farm hits Sarpang Cooperative

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Ever since the agriculture ministry established two mega poultry farms with 80,000 birds, the smaller privately run poultry unit in Sarpang has been struggling to find a market for their produce. According to the Chairman of Sarpang Layers Cooperatives (SLC), Nima Lama, poultry owners are struggling with various problems. The …

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