BUSINESS

Tenants awaits Tenancy Act revision

People who rent houses and apartments across the country are eagerly waiting for the new government to fulfill its pledge on the revision of the Tenancy Act. People’s Democratic Party (PDP), during its campaign, pledged to revise the Tenancy Act in order make it more practical and implementable. A provision …

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30 artisans take part in APIC’s training program

Agency for Promotion of Indigenous Crafts (APIC) under the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MoEA) is conducting an intensive training of skilled artisans on babzo (masks), patra, and souvenir making in Kawajangsa, Thimphu at the Zorig Chhusum Institute for 10 days, which began yesterday. Participants include some 30 skilled artisans, all …

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PDP dominates in Wangdue and Chukha, falls short in Thimphu

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) replicated their primary elections win as it dominated the Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) in Wangdue Phodrang’s Athang-Thedtsho and Nyisho-Sephu constituencies. In the Athang-Thedtsho constituency, which has 8,773 total registered voters, the PDP candidate Tandin Wangchuk got 632 postal ballot votes and 3,199 electronic voting machine …

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Dispute settlement bodies dissolve prior to Poll Day

The twenty dzongkhags’ election dispute settlement bodies dissolved automatically on July 4, 2013 (nine days before Poll Day), and the central election dispute settlement body dissolved automatically on July 7, 2013 (six days before Poll Day). Thereafter, all election-related cases shall be decided directly by the Election Commission of Bhutan …

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Weekend market transforms to daily horror for people

The Centenary Farmer‘s Market (CFM) in the lower market (popularly known as saabji bazaar) area in Thimphu is one of the most busy and crowded area in the capital city. It’s a commercial hub where buyers, sellers, and suppliers meet every day of the week except on Tuesdays, and as …

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Closing of loans crash dreams of some students

Closing of loans has, directly or indirectly, affected people in commercial sector like the building owners, construction owners, vehicles and land dealers, etc. And now among those affected are the youth and their future. Due to the government’s decision and consequentially the financial institutions’ move to put restrictions on loans, …

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PDP reveals solutions to national economic crisis

The party has come up with an ESP to counter the economic mess The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) at a press conference in Mongar yesterday morning made its economic stimulus plan (ESP) public, which entails recommendations to solve the country’s economic situation at the earliest, if elected to office. The …

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