Abhinaya Chhetri

OCP: 170 complaints recorded in 3 weeks

Market Price Index released for all Dzongkhags The Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) under the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MoEA) has been busy since the COVID-19 situation has led to shops hoarding or charging unreasonable prices on goods and services taking situational advantage. So far, the Department has been carrying …

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Bhutanese abroad deserve the same priority: PM

During the Meet-the-Press held yesterday, the Prime Minister (PM) Dr Lotay Tshering addressed the issue raised as a public concern by some on why the government is calling back Bhutanese who can stay abroad until the threat of COVID-19 is averted or contained. To this, the PM said that, Bhutanese, …

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Phuentsholing sees reduced traffic and business

The Bhutanese people are on alert after the first Covid-19 positive case was reported in Bhutan on 5 March. The people living in the border towns are extra cautious and worried should the situation worsen. The Bhutanese talked to people in Phuentsholing and some Bhutanese and locals residing in Jaigoan …

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COVID-19 impact on Airlines and Hotels

MoEA Minister says supplies will be maintained It is inevitable that COVID-19 will have consequences which would affect the market and the daily activities in the economy, and here we are on the first week after the first positive case had been detected in the country, where most shopkeepers and …

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Businesses in discomfort due to the global corona virus outbreak

Word has been travelling at alarming rates in the country through social media, hearsay and many other forms about corona virus since its accelerating threat has had everyone on their toes. Entrepreneurs in particular are expecting some change in the market and import trends, as many wholesalers and retailers’ livelihood …

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