BUSINESS

In-country training programs fail to attract enough takers

Roping in enough applicants especially classes X and XII pass-outs for in-country training programs is always a herculean task for the labor ministry. In-country training programs provided by the ministry  almost all the time remain under capacity. “Tourism, hospitality and the construction sectors are the priority sectors where employment opportunities …

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Facility to patent your invention in Bhutan

But inventors will need to wait two years for a patent to be registered  The intellectual property division (IPD) of the ministry of economic affairs (MoEA) has finally established a registry for patents as mandated by the Industrial Property Act of the kingdom of Bhutan, 2001. This means inventors are …

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Absconding laborers drain local contractors’ purses

Fleeing laborers is a chronic problem among local contractors. Foreign laborers absconding from the country has delayed projects and eventually resulted in penalties for missing the deadlines. A businesswoman Jambay even went to Cooch Bihar in India frisking for her absconded thikadar whom she had paid Nu 0.6 mn initially …

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Community forest plans to ward off smuggler

The porous border along Samtse has unwittingly invited a lot of unfavorable issues concerning illegal felling of timber; illegal collection of sand, boulders and river bed materials, firewood, fishing and grazing of cattle. While there are efforts in place to resolve these issues amicably through regular dialogues between the two …

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