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Prices of food and non-food items shows marked increase

According to wholesalers and retailers, the price of some food and non-food items have increased due to the increase in transportation charges. The data from National Statistics Bureau (NSB) show that the prices of consumer goods and services have increased by 5.32 percent compared to same month of last year. …

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RRCO Phuentsholing penalizes late payment of BST

The Regional Revenue and Customs Office (RRCO) in Phuentsholing has been fining people for late payment of Bhutan Sales Tax (BST). Phuentsholing went into lockdown from 17 January till 28 February. The deadline for payment of the taxes during the lockdown was on 6 February in Phuentsholing. “Even if a …

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Nu 871 mn spent to quarantine 134,233 people till date

The government has spent Nu 871 million (mn) on quarantine centers with 134,233 individuals quarantined across the country till date, according to data from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). The Prime Minister Dasho Dr Lotay Tshering had earlier said that around 100,000 people have undergone quarantine in various quarantine centers …

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