Minjur Dorji

Quit overdependence on banks for capital, RMA Governor

The governor insisted the old private and government-owned companies list themselves in the stock exchange or issue bonds to the public rather than expect 100% capital from commercial banks The Business community in the country should explore alternative means to acquire funds and not entirely depend on commercial banks, the …

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When the government and the private sector met

Of the ten submissions made by the business community, seven were shot down by the PM for lack of intelligence Almost a month after the private sector submitted their wish list to the government through the Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (BCCI), the government responded to the issues at …

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New and improved Pedestrian Day will not allow taxis

Save for a not-so-distant reaction to be pre-empted from the Taxi community, the Business sector should stand appeased for now as the government has taken into account a fair share of their Pedestrian day proposal. The BCCI Secretary General, Phub Tshering said the private sector’s submission was clearly to provide …

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Bhutan will follow Singapore in ICT

IDA international and Temasek Foundation roll out first leadership training programme for senior Bhutanese ICT officers For the first time, Singapore and Bhutan signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Infocomm technology (ICT) on October, here in the capital. The collaboration of the two countries in ICT has just been …

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Bhutan drops six places in business ease index

Bhutan’s ranking dropped to the second last position in South Asia just ahead of war torn Afghanistan Bhutan slid six places down from its last year’s position to stand at 148, much below all other South Asia region countries except for Afghanistan, under the latest ‘Ease of Doing Business’ index …

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