BUSINESS

DPT to campaign in the east in the final leg

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) campaign for the general round started from the south where the party president met the people of Dagana, Tsirang, Sarpang and then moved to Wangdue Phodrang in the last one week. Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) and DPT started their campaigns from the regions where the parties …

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DPT starts its campaign from the South

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa’s (DPT) campaign for the general round started after receiving blessings from the Machhen Lhakhang in Punakha Dzong. The party leader and team then departed on their journey towards Dagana on 24 September, where it held its first campaign meeting. The party leader and representatives met with the …

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Passenger bus and taxi fares revised

The fares for passenger bus and taxi has been revised by the Road safety and Transport Authority (RSTA), following the rise in price of petrol and diesel, and taking into consideration the other operating costs such as, cost of the vehicle, maintenance cost and driver’s salary among others. The revised …

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PDP & DNT in Gasa

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) received the majority of the postal ballot (PB) votes from both the constituencies, Khamed Lunana and Khatoed Laya, in Gasa. The dzongkhag also favoured Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) during the Primary Round of the National Assembly Election 2018. In Khamed Lunana constituency, PDP a total of …

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DNT &DPT dominate Paro

Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa’s (DNT) candidate, Namgay Tshering from Dogar-Shabha secured the highest support with 2,528 votes (2,009 EVM + 519 PB), followed by People’s Democratic Party’s (PDP) Gem Tshering with 2,389 votes (1,991 EVM + 398 PB), Druk Phuensum Tshogpa’s (DPT) Chencho Dorji secured 1,009 votes (820 EVM + 189 …

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Wangdue for DNT & PDP

Nyishog- Saephu constituency under Wangdiphodrang saw a total voter turnout at 7, 706 out of the total 10,166 voters registered for the primary round election. Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa’s (DNT) candidate, Wangchuk Namgyel, secured the highest votes with 3,033 votes (2,163 EVM + 870 PB) followed by PDP’s Kuenga with 2,530 …

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Bumthang goes for DPT

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) won Bumthang both in terms of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and postal ballot votes. Conquering both EVM and postal ballot, the party president in Choekhar-Tang secured 2540 votes compared to PDP which got 1048, DNT got 921 and and BKP got 237. DPT president Dr. Pema …

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How elections are being seen in rural Bhutan

The Chapcha-Bongo constituency receives good turnout for the common forums The Common Forum of Bongo-Chapcha constituency under Chukha started on 28 August. It will end with Getena gewog on 4 September. In terms of turnout Chapcha saw 188 people, Bjabchho saw 120, Bongo received 181  and Darla received around 195.  …

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