Tenzing Lamsang

Fifth private newspaper shuts down

Three private radio stations and two news magazines have also folded In a reflection of the long standing and ongoing sustainability crisis in the private media, the Druk Neytshul newspaper, a private weekly Dzongkha newspaper shut down this month. The owner of the paper, Namgay Wangdi, said, “The main reason …

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Austerity is coming

MoF sends out cost cutting circulars to government agencies as part of a new austerity drive However, its effectiveness is yet to be seen given that such past measures did not address the core causes of government flab and in-efficiency The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has sent out a circular …

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