DEMOCRACY IN ACTION

PM meets the Vice President of ADB

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Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay was called on by Ms. Lakshmi Venkatachalam, Vice President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and her delegation at the Gyalyong Tshogkhang on 21st August. Lyonchhen conveyed that he was very happy to receive the Vice President and said that Bhutan would continue to draw inspiration from …

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Employment services to be decentralized to the local government

The Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR) shared its policy to decentralize employment services to local governments during the 21st Annual Dzongdas’ Conference held in Thimphu. According to the MoLHR, the objectives to decentralization employment facilitation services to local government are to mainstream employment in local government plans and …

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30 armed men abduct four in Sarpang

Eyewitnesses say about 30 unidentified men, well-armed with guns and khukuris (machete like knives), abducted four people from Norbugang village in Shomphangkha gewog, Sarpang at around 8 pm on August 7. According to a reliable source, no person in the village was physically hurt. There were no theft of material …

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Transportation fare to increase says RSTA

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With the green tax on fuel coming into effect last Thursday, the Road Safety and Transport Authority (RSTA) said that the transportation fare is likely to increase. The Director General of RSTA, Lham Dorji, talking about a hike in bus and taxi fares, said, “We haave already done a bus …

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