BUSINESS

New upcoming capital works in Phuentsholing town

The Phuentsholing municipality has hauled out new capital developments in the town this financial year in different places. All these works would be implemented within 30 June this year. The municipality is upbeat about the construction of a new road and the construction and commissioning of new water supply in …

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DNT brings in eight more

    Kinley Dorji for Radhi-Sakteng constituency, Trashigang A former Director of Department of Human Resources, under Ministry of Labor and Human Resources (MoLHR), he resigned to join Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT). The 61-year old has a Masters in Educational Administration from the University of New England, NSW, Australia and …

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An initiative to promote ease of business

As part of the on-going Royal Government of Bhutan–IFC Licensing Simplification Project (LSP), a comprehensive e-Portal of business licenses was developed and launched in August 2012. Subsequently, the Prime Minister of Bhutan signed an Executive Order to make the update and use of the e-Portal mandatory across all 29 license-issuing …

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BoBL connects final dots, services go nationwide

With the Bank of Bhutan Limited’s (BoBL) latest branch opening, people of Gasa can now forgo the downhill travel to Punakha to avail banking services. With this the BoB has reached services to every Dzongkhag.  For added convenience, an ATM machine has also been installed. Chief executive officer Passang Tshering …

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BCCI President finds business issues and solutions in Dzongkhags

Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) president Ugen Tshechup Dorji during his five Dzongkhags tour shared his agenda for the country’s private sector and took note of grievances expressed by various business communities. For the first time in its history BCCI office bearers are visiting every business community across …

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PM lists how the government highlighted Bhutanese culture

From art, crafts, language, literature, music and films to spirituality, the government has taken numerous steps to preserve and promote Bhutanese culture, according to the State of the Nation report. The Prime Minister Lyonchhen Jigmi Y. Thinley in his recent state of the nation report delivery to parliament detailed the …

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“It’s not just a temporary shortage”

Observers pointed out that the government’s state of the nation report failed to reflect the magnitude of the Rupee crisis and growing inflation In the recent state of the nation report to Parliament, Prime Minister Jigmi Y. Thinley said that INR shortfall is only temporary, and everything possible is being …

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