BUSINESS

Rupee crunch exacerbates drug shortage

While drugs are already in short supply, the rupee crunch is making the situation worse in the capital. The Operation Manager of Karma Tshongkhang (under Karma Group of Companies), Sonam Pemo, said if the INR crunch continues, there are good chances of their supplies being blocked. “If our supplies get …

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Wanna shop? Go online!

What’s new in the market? Online shopping! Online business is already thriving in most other parts of the world, and the trend is fast catching up in Bhutan, too. It has made shoppers’ lives easier and more convenient. People do not have to make an effort to go to the …

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Empowering communities through wireless networking

Around 11 students gathered at the Youth Development Fund (YDF) conference hall for a three-day wireless networking training workshop organized by Rural Education and Development (READ) in collaboration with Digital Employment Foundation (DEF), India from 10 April. “These participants were selected from the regions where READ offices were established,” said …

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Two new systems to boost construction industry

Two introductions in the construction sector – the new point based system (NPBS) evaluation for contractors and modified contractor classification system aim to generate more employment opportunities in the industry while laying the field for fairer play. As of   February 1, there was 209% increase in employment in construction industry …

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