BUSINESS

DCT flags off campaign from Punakha

The Druk Chirwang Tshogpa (DCT) officially kicked off its campaign from Punakha yesterday. DCT President Lily Wangchhuk said the party decided to kick-start the campaign from Punakha because of the historical significance and symbolism of the dzongkhag. “The first king was crowned in the Puna dewachenpoi phodrang (Punakha Dzong) in …

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People Democratic Party (PDP) youth wing meet together

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) guaranteed 100% employment to the country’s youth if elected to power during its meeting in the Youth Development Fund (YDF) hall, Thimphu on Saturday, May 11. “As youth politics is important just now, in every part of the world, many youth are participating in politics, …

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ECB announces schedule for National Assembly elections

The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) following a royal decree officially issued the schedule of the National Assembly (NA) elections at a press conference on 29 April. The ECB’s Chief Election commissioner, Dasho Kunzang Wangdi shared the details of the event from party registration till the general elections schedule on …

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BKP announces its candidate in Punakha

With one more candidate from Lingmukha – Toedwang constituency, Punakha Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP) now has 45 candidates. Phuntsho Namgay, 48 who headed the Royal Institute of Management (RIM), Semtokha in numerous positions who  also worked as a consultant is the latest BKP edition. He has masters in Development Management …

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RICB achieves another milestone

The Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan Limited (RICBL) has now extended its social security services outside the country to Bhutanese students under a new health insurance scheme. The RICBL signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) on Thursday. With this, RICB shall insure all …

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Police refuse to register harassment case

The Woman and Child Protection Unit (WCPU) of Phuentsholing police station refused to register the harassment case of a 27-year old on 18 April. Yangchen (name changed on request), is an employee with a private firm based in Phuentsholing. She reported to the Phuentsholing police station after she received numerous …

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