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Urban planners prefer pedestrianization over removing traffic space

Though Thimphu thromde has announced its decision to remove parking space along Norzin Lam, the plan is facing serious opposition from business owners, house owners and hotels along Norzin Lam. Thrompon Kinlay Dorjee’s plan of removing the parking space but not going for pedestrianization for a section of the road …

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Bar licenses being sold online

Among the many business fronting cases reported, it is perhaps the business license to run a bar that is the most audacious as some are being advertised online in the social media for sale.  A senior trade officer, Dhurba Giri, said bar license is a legal document and it cannot …

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Dengue takes two more lives making it 6 in total

Ministry of Health (MoH) has received around 9,000 suspected cases of dengue as of now, of which 3,309 are dengue positive cases detected by Rapid Test Kits. The cases were reported from 19 Dzongkhags, of which 2,536 (77%) are from Phuentsholing Hospital. However, the tests done at the private diagnostic …

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Bhutan Crowd Funding running successfully: An initiative by RSEB

Bhutan Crowd Funding, initiated by the Royal Securities Exchange of Bhutan (RSEB) and supported by the Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan, is licensed to operate the first crowd-funding portal under the Crowd Funding Rules and Regulations 2019. The license was issued during the BEFIT 2019 under the theme of catalyzing …

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Dhan Maya gets three-month visa extension

Dhan Maya Tamang got a three-month visa extension till 24th November 2019 after with help from well wishers in Bhutan. The Ministry of Labour and Human Resources on its Facebook page also put up a most thanking the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for also working on the issue, though it …

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PM Modi to visit Bhutan on August 17

Lyonchhen Lotay Tshering confirmed during the Meet the Press Session on Friday that Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi will be visiting Bhutan on 17th August 2019 and will be leaving on 18th August the next day. Lyonchhen said that the details of PM’s visits are being worked up on …

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