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Bhutan is recovering and learning: PM 

The Prime Minister, Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay, who has been actively involved in supervising the disaster rehabilitation works for the last one week in Southern Bhutan said that Bhutan is well on the way to recovery from the first wave. He said, “Our main concern is of more heavy rains in …

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Rainfall predicted to return to normal levels

The Department of Hyro-Met Services (DHMS) reported that the rainfall levels could fall back to normal monsoon levels within the next few days. The heavy incessant rains have been due to a sustained low pressure zone in the southern Himalayan foothills. In its report to the Prime Minister on Friday, …

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Opposition takes off the gloves

As the government finishes its third year and as 2018 looms closer, the Opposition party has shifted itself to a higher gear in both criticizing the government and pointing to shortfalls, including election pledges made in 2013. In the most detailed and arguably the longest press conference till date the …

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MoF working on system to catch tax avoiders

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is currently in the process of studying a Revenue or Tax Intelligence System, that once set up will monitor tax evasions and investigate tax frauds. The Department of Revenue and Customs (DRC) under MoF has submitted a proposal to the MoF which is looking at …

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