DEMOCRACY IN ACTION

MoH ready if community transmission occurs: Minister

The Ministry of Health (MoH) is ready with the Community Transmission Mitigation Strategy if the country goes into the red zone. MoH’s objective will shift from prevention to reducing mortality and morbidity and to protect the most vulnerable population in the country. Health Minister Dechen Wangmo said if there is …

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DPT on the verge of losing its President and OL

The President of Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) who is the Opposition Leader (OL) Dr Pema Gyamtsho will be joining the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) as its new Director General in mid-October after the retirement of its current DG Dr David Molden. This is according to an announcement …

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College students worried about semester exams

College students across the colleges in Bhutan are glad to be resuming their classes on campus after almost four months of online classes. However, Gedu College and Sherubtse College students are now worried about the upcoming exams on 13th July. Some of the students said that they have had just …

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Businesses express gratitude for relief measures

The loan interest waiver and continuation of Druk Gyalpos Relief Kidu through His Majesty’s command, deferment of loans for 12 months, soft loans and various other monetary and fiscal measures have come as a huge relief for businesses. Chimi Zangmo of Dorji Elements said “This was way more than expected. …

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