BUSINESS

Combating land degradation in the country

Land degradation due to natural as well as anthropogenic factors is becoming a serious concern in the country, and to address this, a workshop was conducted on assessing the economic benefits of sustainable land management (SLM) with an aim to identity potential policies that are beneficial for long-term growth. Minister …

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Employment agency to send 100 teachers to Thailand

Sending workers abroad to work is one of the strategies adopted by most countries to ease unemployment issues, which in turn, helps to increase the flow of remittance into the country, transfer of knowledge and experience, and instill a positive mindset among workers. An official from the Labour Department of …

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Better Business Summit knocks Bhutan’s door

Bhutan will host the Better Business Summit themed, “ Competitiveness through Collaboration”, for the first time, from 26-28 March in Thimphu. It is the first public-private dialogue of its kind in Bhutan. The theme for the summit, this year, takes aim at collaborative solutions to three sets of challenges, which …

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4th Bhutan International Education Fair

The Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) opened the 4th Bhutan International Education Fair at Changlimethang Stadium parking area in Thimphu yesterday. In his welcome note, Secretary General, BCCI, Phub Tshering, said the education fair is an annual event which provides people, especially those in the private sector, with …

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Gold smuggling case goes to OAG

With the investigation completed, the case of the gold smuggling involving seven non-nationals has been forwarded to the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) on March 6. On February 22, four non-nationals were arrested by the customs officials at the Paro International Airport. Two of them had arrived in the …

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Mobility through electric vehicles

Does the use of electric vehicles in an electricity-rich country like ours make sense? However, can we afford to buy the expensive electric cars? Already, in a span of just a week, two electric cars were launched in the capital, the Nissan Leaf and then the Mahindra e2o, launched at …

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