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Tourism tariff rationalization in 2017

The Economic Development Policy (EDP) of the government says that the Tourism Council of Bhutan will draw up a strategy for tariff rationalization by 2017. The EDP says the government shall create conditions to allow more competition and greater choices for visitors which is also code for changing the current …

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Security Guard bludgeoned to death in JDWNRH

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The Thimphu police have detained a 32-year old man in connection with the death of a JDWNRH hospital security guard who died of severe head injury, while on duty on the night of February 8. The 24 year old security guard from Wangdue working under Jachung Security Service (JSS) for …

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DNP to implement auction order after due diligence

The Finance Minister Lyonpo Namgay Dorji said that the finance ministry has no option but to allow the Department of National Properties (DNP) to auction nine units of Tandin Bidha’s building following a Supreme Court order. “There is a separation of powers and the government has to follow the order …

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