BUSINESS

S.M united beats Rigsum with a goal

The S.M United defeated Rigsum 3-2 in the ongoing Thimphu Futsal championship currently underway at the Changlimithang open stadium. The league/knock-out tournament has 18 teams in total playing for the championship and 18 matches have been played till now. The tournament started from 1 November and will end on 11 …

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Q&A

Tshewang Tashi, 46, from Langjophakha in Thimphu, is the first civil servant to join Bhutan Kuengyam Party (BKP). She served in the civil service for the last 23 years. Earlier she was head of the Central Coordinating Division and the Internal Audit Division.  She started her career with Department of …

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11th Plan needs to create 140,000 jobs

A total of around 140,000 jobs will be required in the 11th Five year Plan according to the Annual Report (Fiscal Year 2011-12) of the labor ministry (MoLHR). Although the MoLHR achieved 2.1% unemployment rate, much lower than the target set, yet the ministry should gear up to resolve the …

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Labor ministry adds 22 Competent Linemen to the job market

National certificate Level 2 (NC-2) vocational qualification was awarded to 22 Out of 25 Transmission and distribution Lineman in the capital. The recipients are now certified competent and it is also the seamless track for their higher education and upgradation of their skills and knowledge. The National assessment and certification …

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Bhutan will follow Singapore in ICT

IDA international and Temasek Foundation roll out first leadership training programme for senior Bhutanese ICT officers For the first time, Singapore and Bhutan signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Infocomm technology (ICT) on October, here in the capital. The collaboration of the two countries in ICT has just been …

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US Ambassador meets PM Jigme Y Thinley

After a visit to Soe, Naro and Lingshi, Prime Minister Jigmi Y Thinley met with the Ambassador of USA to India Ms. Nancy Powell at the Gyalyong Tshokhang yesterday. The US Ambassador arrived in the Country on 21 October on a six day official visit. Ms. Nancy Powell was accompanied …

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‘Poor Man’s timber prove to be a boon in poor Zhemgang

Amidst reports of dying bamboos in other parts of the country, those in Goshing gewog in lower Kheng of Zhemgang thrive prosperously. This comes as a stroke of respite for poverty stricken communities in Zhemgang. The communities remain ever expectant of the steady flow of cash income from sale of …

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