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Jab-Chor, a platform for young Bhutanese entrepreneurs

Jab-Chor, platform launched in December 2018, is meant for young Bhutanese entrepreneurs to nurture and grow their business ideas through access to financing. The initiative is to encourage the venture based on trust and confidence supported by legally executed business partnership deed under the laws of the Bhutan. The first …

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Frontliners along southern belt follow COVID protocol: MoH Minister

The frontliners, comprising of armed forces, DeSuups and health workers stationed in their respective areas along the southern belt, will have to undergo quarantine and testing if they travel from Samtse to Phuentsholing and vice versa.   Minister of Health, Lyonpo Dasho Dechen Wangmo, said that frontliners within Samtse and Phuentsholing …

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Opposition says farmers not able to sell vegetables

The Opposition party in a release said it is disheartening and discouraging that farmers are not able to sell their vegetables this production season. They said that media reports and inquiry with farmers, especially those from the Southern, Central and Western regions, have made it clear that tons of vegetables …

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PACs recommendation on road maintenance being adopted

On 22nd June, 2021, the Joint sitting of the parliament adopted the Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) recommendation on the need to institute road asset and information management system to prioritize on road maintenance.  The joint sitting of the parliament also adopted the PAC’s recommendation on the need to coordinate and …

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Anti Corruption Committee gives feedback on ACC amendments

It was learnt that there was only one recommendation from Anti-Corruption Committee (ACC) made on the Annual Report 2019, but Good Governance Committee (GGC) has added four more recommendations during the 5th Parliament Session on 15 June. It was also said that GGC has not discussed a few recommendations from …

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