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Labour Minister defends overseas employment program

The Minister of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR) Lyonpo Ngeema Sangay Tshempo assured that the country would send its youths only to countries where the human right is respected and there is a Bhutanese embassy.  During the question hour session of the National Assembly on 26th May, the Minister, Ngeema …

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MoLHR says govt employed 15,840 youths in 23 months

The government has provided jobs to 15,840 youths from July 2013 to May 2015, according to the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR). The Labour Minister, Ngeema Sangay Tshempo, emphasized a sum of Nu. 1,034 mn was kept to generate employment when the opposition moved the motion on the …

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Govt questioned on unhappy taxi drivers driving electric vehicles

During the question-hour session of National Assembly held yesterday, the MP of Bumdeling-Jamkhar, Dupthob, questioned the government on a recent appeal letter sent to the Prime Minster by a group of electric vehicle (EV) owners. He said that letter expressed their dissatisfaction on use of electric vehicles as taxis, and …

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Exhibition on Buddhist heritage sites of India

A photo exhibition on the Buddhist heritage sites of India has started at the Gyelyong Tshokhang. India’s  Ambassador to Bhutan, Gautam Bambawale and the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Chimi Dorji as well as Members of Parliament and Cabinet Ministers attended the opening ceremony on 4th June. The ambassador …

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Question on U-turn by RBP on orderly 

Radhi-Sakteng MP Jigme Wangchuk said given the education level of the police personal, it has become embarrassing to work as an orderly in the Royal Bhutan Police (RBP). He reminded the house that it was agreed during the deliberation of the RBP bill in 2009 that the orderly system has …

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BOiC on track to fulfilling objectives: MoEA Minister

During the question-hour session of the National Assembly on May 26, Economic Affairs Minister, Norbu Wangchuk, said the Business Opportunity and Information Centre (BOiC), within its nine months of operation, has been beneficial to the people and the economy. He said the BOiC goal is to establish cottage and small …

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