BUSINESS

Government cannot restrict the number of hotels: PM

During the Friday meet, the Prime Minister Lyonchhen (Dr) Lotay Tshering, in response to a question said that that the number of hotels in the country has increased over the years because of a flaw in the policy where fiscal incentives were provided to hotels indicating people should invest more …

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Rationalized curriculum to be implemented soon

Learning the irrelevancy and taxing nature of the syllabus practiced in the education system, the rationalized curriculum, also known as curriculum thinning will be implemented this academic session. The Director of the Royal Education Council (REC), Kinga Dakpa said the work started since the beginning of 2017 which involved the …

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Domestic maids pledge hinges on monitoring system: PM

One of the 25 pledges in 120 days of the DNT government is that it would, ‘Initiate recruitment of domestic workers by reviewing and amending immigration rules and regulation and institute stringent monitoring standards and guidelines for that.” The issue is currently being looked at by a committee under the …

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TCB to come up with a clear-cut tourism policy

Highlighting some of the discussions held at the first ever National Tourism Conference, Lyonchhen (Dr.) Lotay Tshering said that there is humongous potential to take the tourism sector to the top. Lyonchhen said that going by the statistical importance given by everyone on the tourist visiting Bhutan, permitting regional tourist, …

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Govt defends MoLHR officials in Japan case

Despite instructions from ACC to take administrative action, media reports and complaints by parents the government chose to defend the Ministry of Labor and Human Resource officials involved in the Japan case. The Prime Minister Lyonchhen (Dr) Lotay Tshering claimed that the investigation is not over as the Office of …

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