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An Economic Revolution in the making as RMA, Govt and NLC open up finance, support and land for Cottage and Small Industries & Agriculture

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As youths graduate from colleges or finish their high schools, the first thought is usually to get into a salaried job, preferably a government one. The Royal Monetary Authority (RMA) working with the government and National Land Commission (NLC) wants to instead encourage entrepreneurship and boost Bhutan’s economy and exports …

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NA to go in for 11th session in June 2018

This will not be the last session of the National Assembly of Bhutan

Speaker cites Constitutional requirement to do so  The National Assembly Speaker Tshogpon Jigme Zangpo said that the National Assembly (NA) will be heading for a 11th session sometime by June 2018, in order to fulfill a Constitutional requirement of having two NA sessions in a year apart from other Constitutional …

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Unemployment down to 2.1 percent

The Economic and Private Sector Development (EPSD) Committee comprising of  seven committee members categorized the National Employment Situation report into four parts; national employment situation, youth engagement and job plan 2016-17, youth engagement and job plan 2017-18, challenges and the recommendations from the findings of the Committee. The findings on …

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ACC finds in-transparency and lapses for Film Awards

Recommends administrative action and rescinding of awards  The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) has found in-transparency and administrative lapses by the Bhutan Film Association (BFA) for the 16th National Film Awards (NFA) in the case of the criteria for best three films that received the Prime Minister’s award along with Nu …

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His Majesty in Trakar Kuchoe

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An unprecedented number of people attended the concluding day of the Takar Kuchoe, gathering at the festival to be doubly blessed by the presence of His Majesty The King.An unprecedented number of people attended the concluding day of the Trakar Kuchoe, gathering at the festival to be doubly blessed by …

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