BUSINESS

His Majesty Grants Audience to Scouts

His Majesty The King granted an Audience to the participants of the 13th Scouts Leadership Training at Tencholing, Wangduephodrang on 12 January, 2020. 63 girls and 62 boys participated in the three-week training programme, which started on 23rd December. The scouts are class 10 students selected from their various dzongkhags …

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Lyonchhen says he was personally happier as a Doctor

The Prime Minister, Dr Lotay Tshering in a recent interaction with the private media opened up on any array of issues including on the difficulties and strains of the Prime Minister’s post. The statement was in the context of the Prime Minister talking of doing away with the Five-year plan …

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How home-based products can take off

Entrepreneurs are mainly seen as the driving force to prosperity in a country’s economy.  During the first formal cottage and small industries (CSI) flagship meeting, Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering  said effective implementation support for the start-up centers has to given. PM added that the start-up centers should have systematic …

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Govt expects economic growth to pick up in 2020

With the GDP growth rate hitting the second lowest recorded low of 3.03 percent in 2018, slowing of credit due to a liquidity crunch and its impact on large sections of the private sector- the situation looks bleak. The Bhutanese asked the Finance Minister and Prime Minister on the government’s …

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Opposition Party critiques govt on private schools

As the government decision on cut off point has caused an impact on the private schools, the Opposition Party, demanded for the government to give a clear direction on the future of the private schools. DPT stated that the government’s cut off policy is a historic mess as it has …

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Bhutan asks for concrete decisions on climate action

The 25th Conference of Parties (COP25) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is being held in Madrid, Spain from 2-13 December 2019 under the Presidency of Chile. The Bhutanese delegation to the High-Level Segment of the COP25 is led by Lyonpo Yeshey Penjor, Minister of Agriculture and …

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