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Labour minister explains where 16,346 youth are employed

Member of Parliament of Kengkhar Weringla, Rinzin Jamtsho, during the question- hour session in the National Assembly, questioned the Minister of Labour and Human Resources on the authenticity of employment status as claimed by the government. MP Rinzin Jamtsho also highlighted that in the last question-hour, the Labour Minister had …

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Bhutan to ask India for more LPG quota

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Faced with an increasing shortage of subsidized LPG cylinders across the country, the government is in the process of asking the Government of India (GoI) to allot more subsidized LPG cylinders quota for Bhutan. The Minister for Economic Affairs, Lyonpo Norbu Wangchuk said, “We are requesting the GoI to increase …

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Eminent Dungtsho now allowed to practice

The Bhutan Medical and Health Council (BMHC) has reversed its earlier decision to bar eminent Dungtsho Sherab Jorden and has asked him to continue with his traditional healing practices. The BMHC in a 13th November 2015 letter addressed to the Dungtsho said that last time around the council had stopped …

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Mega farms questioned in National Assembly

The MP from Khar-Yurung constituency, Zangley Drukpa, raised concerns on the farms in Samrang and Yusipang. He said as a Buddhist country, people in Bhutan hold high regard for the spiritual and cultural values of the country, and therefore, establishing of a mega farm by the government hurts the sentiments …

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