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NPLs to be frozen for 3 years

With the recent Non Performing Loans (NPL) framework resolution released by the Royal Monetary Authority (RMA), it means that the private sector or those sectors that had been listed under the NPL were provided an extension of 3-year period for their NPLs. Many private firms stated that it was much …

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Boulder Export boost amid COVID-19

According to the General Secretary of Bhutan Export Association, the Boulder export is in full swing and it is going smoothly after starting the containment zone. He said that before the containment zone was facilitated around 100 to 150 truckloads were ferrying boulders from Phuentsholing and Samtse and 60 truckloads …

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30 lockdown violation cases registered with Thimphu police

Thimphu police has registered 30 cases related to lockdown violation since the second lockdown as of now. Though they do not detain any suspects with the risk of local transmission in the detention, this time they have detained two suspects who are repeat offenders. Police said that before detaining any …

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Health Minister thanks her Health Family

The Health Minister Dasho Dechen Wangmo in a message to the health staff said 2020 has been a challenging year for all of humanity and Bhutan is no exception. “However, it is a deeply reassuring fact that we have collectively endured in might and spirit that was as unprecedented as …

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250 shops identified in Thimphu for opening

250 shops are to be opened in the different zones in Thimphu, and the health surveillance teams have already tested all of the shopkeepers. Thromde will provide them with cards after testing negative for COVID-19, and the shopkeepers are required to wear and display the cards so that it is …

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