BUSINESS

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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Having a ball without ball pens

Chhoden lower secondary school recently initiated a “green” move which saw the use of ballpoint pens replaced by fountain or ink pens. The man behind the move was a teacher, Rinchen Phuntsho, who on 24 March, 2012 made a presentation ‘zero plastic guilt-free writing’ on the history of ball pens …

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