BUSINESS

Dungsum Polymers Ltd formally listed on RSEB

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Dungsam Polymers Limited (DPL), the first company ever in Bhutan that floated its shares at a premium price of Nu 165 per share formally listed with the RSEB (Royal Securities Exchange of Bhutan) yesterday at the DHI (Druk Holding and Investment) office, Thimphu. Within few minutes after listing, the share …

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PDP reveals solutions to national economic crisis

The party has come up with an ESP to counter the economic mess The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) at a press conference in Mongar yesterday morning made its economic stimulus plan (ESP) public, which entails recommendations to solve the country’s economic situation at the earliest, if elected to office. The …

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Bhutan ICT summit in Thimphu

BTL also launched its B-Wallet services at the event Delegates from the various organizations international organizations and high officials attended the Bhutan ICT (Information Communication and Technology) summit on 28 June  where the Bhutan Telecom (BTL) officially launched its B-Wallet services coinciding with its 50-year anniversary of the company. The …

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Zhemgang candidates field questions on youth and unemployment

Issues on unemployment and youth-related topics dominated the question and answer hour of the common forum in Zhemgang. The two Panbang candidates made good attempts to answer the questions coming from the inquisitive crowd gathered at the forum. The Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) candidate from the constituency and former Labor …

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Candidates make best pledges in Paro

The public debate for the Lamgong-Wangchang constituency in Paro was a regular affair, as far as public debates go. Except for a few suggestive terms that tugged at respective party’s shortfalls, the rest of the evening was routine familiarization of manifestos, ideologies, and pledges. The Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) candidate …

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An unholy experience follows a holy ceremony

Some 102 people who fell sick on the morning of June 24 reported to the Riserboo hospital with suspected food poisoning. Around 45 people from the large group admitted to the hospital, had earlier attended a ceremony of Holy Scriptures recitation (Bum) at Kheshing village under Trashigang, which was conducted …

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Meat shops running out of beef

Meat vendors are running out of the beef supply in their stores. Beef is as inclusive an item on every household menu, as the staple diet of rice. Some of the shops in the lower market in Thimphu near the Centenary Farmer’s Market were closed on Wednesday due to shortage …

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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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