BUSINESS

One rule, too many penalties, say vendors at the CFM

The Centenary Farmer’s Market (CFM) or the Sunday vegetable market in Thimphu is a hubbub of people – the buyers, the vegetable vendors, children in the locality and children who have tagged along with their parents, and even the dogs that roam the vicinity rustling in the dumpsite, add to …

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A fiery Lhuentse General Election debate

Youth unemployment, development of Lhuentse through construction of roads and black topping, bridges, and BHUs made it on the long list of issues discussed and pledged upon by respective candidates of the Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) from the Gangzur-Minjay constituency during the public debates …

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The General Election public debate in Samtse

People of Norbugang, Samtse, and Phuentshogpelri gathered to witness the general election public debates conducted at dzongkhag yargay tshogdu (DYT) hall on Sunday. The candidates from the Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) shared their manifestos with the people, and pledged to fulfill their party promises if …

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A positive PDP defends its candidate replacements

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) President and General Secretary met with local journalists to clear doubts on the allegation of coalition of PDP and Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) on 12 June. PDP president Tshering Tobgay said, “Seven ex-DNT candidates have joined PDP in accordance with provision of our laws, some …

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Technical cooperation project concludes

  The five years of Technical Cooperation Project on the strengthening the quality of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) concluded on June 12 at the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR). The goal of the project is to contribute to producing human resources with necessary knowledge and skills …

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Young Bhutanese entrepreneur wins environmental stewardship award

The world premier event celebrated coinciding with the Environment Day, conferred a young Bhutanese entrepreneur the most deserving Global Environment Entrepreneur of the Year. The award is the outstanding Environmental Stewardship which recognizes the achievements by successful young entrepreneurs. The award was bestowed to the chief executive officer of Greener …

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Thailand- a medical tourism destination

  The director of Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Ms Runjuan Tongrut was in Thimphu to promote medical tourism in Thailand. She is also in-charge of dealing with India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Nepal. “Medical tourism combines health care with wellness, leisure and relaxation, which draws you away from daily routine …

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