THE NATION

Unemployment rate hits 5% in 2020

According to the Labour Force Survey conducted in November and December 2020, the unemployment rate has increased drastically to 5%. An increasing trend in unemployment rate has been observed over the years except for the year 2019. As per the report, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a major effect on …

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Copyright workshop conducted for music artists

The Department of Intellectual Property, Ministry of Economic Affairs (MoEA) has conducted a sensitization workshop on copyright and related rights, with special emphasis on its management and enforcement aspects to the music artists. Music composers, singers and bands attended the workshop. Copyright is a right accorded to creators for their …

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28 April poll day for third thromde elections

The selection of candidates for the post of Thrompon and signature process by aspiring candidates for the post of Thromde Tshopga will begin from 20 March and the election campaign will begin from 2 April.  “Any election campaign before the issue of notification calling Local Government elections shall be dealt …

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Nu 128.1 mn in loans approved under the NCGS scheme so far

The quality of applications is improving according to NCGS The National Credit Guarantee Scheme (NCGS) has thus far entertained a total of 8,762 clients inclusive of applicants, enquiries and others. The record spans between 5th of October 2020 until 12th March 2021. As of friday, the total approved loans amounts …

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