BUSINESS

Bird flu outbreak confirmed in Dagana

A suspected Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (H5N1) outbreak was detected on 29 December last year on a lone poultry farm in Lhamoizingkha under Dagana. Farm Gaon located about 2.5 kms away from Lhamoizingkha town is prominent for rearing mixed types of birds like ducks, pigeons, geese, chicken. And often, wild …

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Growing an Organic Dasho Nishioka garden

Five young and aspiring agriculturalists in Panbang under Zhemgang dzongkhag scouted out the property’s most promising garden spots  and eventually settled on a sunny site which judging from its thick growth of grass was highly fertile. The members have agreed to name the garden as the Nishoka Organic Garden in …

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First HRD advisory series to curb unemployment

The labor ministry (MoLHR) will soon launch its first Human Resources Development (HRD) advisory series to curb unemployment issues and develop an appropriate human resources development policy, plans and programs for all the agencies. A total of around 140,000 jobs will be required in the 11th Five year Plan and …

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Traders pour out issues in the face of sluggish business

Problem number one on the list of business related issues from all pockets of the country are loans, town planning, and business fronting. The business community now banks their hopes and look to the Bhutan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) and the government for answers.   In the South …

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Seasons change, fashions change, and businesses prosper

Winter in all its glory may not be sensually appealing but for those who improvise on fashion with every changing season even winter inspires its own trends. And complementary to that shopkeepers who try in every which way to cater to the tastes, the likes and obsession of the Fashionistas, …

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Kishuthara – a winter alternative for Lhuentse

There is not much works around in winter and farmers of the country are a bit relaxed but it is not really the case for Lhuentse farmers who always kept themselves engaged in off-farm activities which mainly focus on weaving by women of all ages. The principle source of the …

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