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Khamdang-Ramjar MP detained

Police detained the Khamdang-Ramjar’s Member of Parliament (MP) Kuenga Loday  on 1st March for an alleged illegal road construction case in Trashiyangtse. The gewog’s Mangmi and his three sons were also detained a few months ago in connection to the case, but were out on bail till date. And along with …

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7-day mandatory quarantine to continue: Health Minister

The Health Minister restated that the 7-day mandatory quarantine will not be done away anytime soon because of risks posed from porous borders. Lyonpo said that they are very much aware of how it has disrupted livelihoods of some people, especially for people who have to travel on a frequent …

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How to file taxes online after new extensions

The Department of Revenue and Customs (DRC) notified the general public that the PIT date has been here on extended until 31st of March 2021 and filing of BIT and CIT has been extended till 30th April 2021. Tax payers have been requested to file their taxes online through the …

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Launch of Creative Industries Export Strategy Bhutan (2021-2025)

The first Creative Industries Export Strategy (CIES) for Bhutan 2021-2025 was inaugurated yesterday in the presence of Kinley T. Wangchuk, Director General of Department of Intellectual Property (DOIP), MoEA, Dorothy Tembo, Deputy Executive Director of the International Trade Centre (ITC) and Gerald Daly, United Nations Resident Coordinator, Bhutan office.  The …

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NPLs to be frozen for 3 years

With the recent Non Performing Loans (NPL) framework resolution released by the Royal Monetary Authority (RMA), it means that the private sector or those sectors that had been listed under the NPL were provided an extension of 3-year period for their NPLs. Many private firms stated that it was much …

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BPC to reissue bills

The Bhutan Power Corporation Limited (BPC) said it has been receiving numerous complaints regarding the –electricity bill amount for the bills raised after the 2nd nationwide lockdown. As a part of BPC’s COVID-19 contingency plan and standard operating procedure (SoP), BPC resorted to the average billing of the customers during …

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