Tshering Ngedup Thobchog

OCP fines 42 business entities in April

During the month of April, the Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) inspected a total of 244 establishments around Thimphu to check the compliance of Consumer Protection Rules and Regulations. The office also recorded 16 complaints from consumers across the country for that month. Out of the 244 establishments, 139 business …

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Government to soon start issuing bar licenses again

The restriction of bar license since 2010 has not reduced consumption of alcohol, but as some people have pointed out, it has increased illegal sale of alcohol, fronting, and unethical license trade and operation of numerous illegal bars. The motion to lift the ban on bar license has been passed …

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How offices are coping with staff testing COVID-19 positive

With the ease in COVID-19 restrictions, many government, corporate and private entities have had staff coming back to offices in large numbers and also testing positive which in turn affects the functioning of the office. There is no ministry, agency or company where staff have not tested positive in significant …

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