BUSINESS

“BBS candidates need to refund to get back their documents”

The first batch of medical voice medical voice transcribers who failed to complete the one year training conducted by the five-year old Bhutan Business Solution (BBS) are complaining that the organization failed to return their original documents after they left the institute. A contract was signed on 27th July, 2010 between Department of Human Resources (DoHR) under the labor ministry (MoLHR) as the client and …

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Sherig Century celebrations launched on Teachers’ Day

The Sherig Century celebration which will last for a year is being launched coinciding with Teachers’ Day at the Nazhoen Pelri Hall, Thimphu. “Sherig Century- Celebrating 100 years in Educating the Nation” will be celebrated with the aim of bringing the whole nation together to pay tribute to the legacy …

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Integrating youth through sports

Playing games and sports is not only a pleasure or a healthy past-time,  but can also be used to inculcate discipline, confidence and leadership in the youth. This is what the Sports Coalitions in Action (SCIA) program under the Youth Development Fund (YDF) is doing for school leavers to integrate …

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Three principals appointed as Dungpas

Karma Dhendup,    Sonam Dorji,   Jamyang Cheda Yesterday in Thimphu, three principals were officially appointed as Dungpas of various Dungkhags . Sonam Dorji, 43, Karma Dhendup, 43, , and Jamyang Cheda, 42 were the three appointees. Sonam Dorji was the principal of Wangdue Lower Secondary School before being appointed …

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Sarpang observes World Malaria Day

  The fifth World Malaria Day with the theme “Sustain Gains, Save Lives: Invest in Malaria” will be observed today in Norbuling under Sershong gewog, Sarpang. About 436 malaria cases were  reported across the country in 2010 and just a year later, the cases decreased to 194 with one death. …

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NHDC looks at alternative housing materials

The National Housing Development Corporation (NHDC) is exploring the possibility of using alternative housing materials such as prefabricated building components or stabilized mud blocks to afford cheaper accommodation to middle and low-income people. The corporation plans to implement this project in far-flung districts or urban centres in Bhutan where accessibility is difficult or the cost of construction …

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Rupee crunch exacerbates drug shortage

While drugs are already in short supply, the rupee crunch is making the situation worse in the capital. The Operation Manager of Karma Tshongkhang (under Karma Group of Companies), Sonam Pemo, said if the INR crunch continues, there are good chances of their supplies being blocked. “If our supplies get …

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Wanna shop? Go online!

What’s new in the market? Online shopping! Online business is already thriving in most other parts of the world, and the trend is fast catching up in Bhutan, too. It has made shoppers’ lives easier and more convenient. People do not have to make an effort to go to the …

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