BUSINESS

DHI companies adopt ‘Balanced Scorecard’

Training on the implementation of this management tool was attended by key officials One of the strategic and performance management tool used by many successful companies across the world, “Balance Scorecard” (BSC) is being introduced for the first time in Bhutan by DHI (Druk Holding and Investments). DHI also organized …

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Joint trade committee to be established

One of the main features of the Bhutan-Thailand bilateral trade agreement is to establish a joint trade committee that will be co-chaired by the commerce minister of the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand and the economic affairs minister of the Royal Government of Bhutan. This was discussed during the …

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A much better half for BOBL

The bank’s half yearly performance in terms of net profit have increased by 8.78% Despite a poor economic situation, the half yearly performance of Bank of Bhutan Limited (BoBL), the country’s largest commercial bank saw a significant progress this year as compared to the previous year. BoBL’s total deposits for …

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Setbacks of PHPA-I delay to be known by the end of next month

Bhutan could lose billions in revenue due to the geological blow for ‘setbacks are definite’ The precise time period of the delay and additional costs caused by the sinking of the right slope situated above the Punatsangchu Hydroelectric Project (PHPA) –I dam site will be known after September 19 when …

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Animation program “Ro-Ngoedrup-Chen” launched

To familiarize the Bhutanese children with local folktales, legends and mythology, the information and communication ministry’s (MoIC) Information and Media department (DoIM) launched an animation program titled “Ro-Ngoedrup-chen” on August 22 at the ministry’s conference hall. Most Bhutanese children are into foreign folktales by way of access to foreign television …

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LPG depots back to doing normal business

Commotions and rush for LPG cylinders at the Tashi Commercial Corporation (TCC) LPG depot have finally subsided after more than 20 days. TCC’s station manager, Karma Thinley said, “We are back to normal business after 22 days. Just a few days ago, people used to come at 3 am in …

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Children with disabilities are invisible in policies

Children with disabilities are often invisible in policies, in data and in societies, as revealed in the findings of State of the World’s Children (SOWC) report, 2013 which was launched at the Clock Tower Square. The global launch took place on May 30, 2013, and the official launch in Bhutan …

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Meat prices soar, results in poor sale

Despite a huge customer base for meat purchase in the capital, with the slight increase in prices during summer, meat vendors are now facing difficulties with the business. Yakthukpa meat shop owner, Shahbir Subbha said, “These days, we are selling beef under loss, even if there is a slight increase …

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UN Resident Coordinator, Ms. Christina Carlson called on Lyonchhen

Ms. Christina Carlson, UN Resident Coordinator called on Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay at the Gyalyong Tshogkhang on August 5, 2013. Ms. Carlson and Lyonchhen discussed on the Eleventh Five Year Plan, Wangtse Chhirpel, addressing poverty and enhancing entrepreneurship. Lyonchhen told Ms. Carlson that the 11th FYP was drafted by the previous …

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Art in Bhutan

A rendezvous plus exhibition With the objective to promote the Indian culture, strengthen Indo-Bhutan relationship, and for Indian artists to meet with Bhutanese artists, the colorful art fair called “Art in Bhutan” is being held for 10 days which started from July 28 at the Nehru Wangchuck Cultural Centre (NWCC) …

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