Tag Archives: Lyonchen Jigmi Y Thinley

PM justifies visit to Haa

“I have bigger reasons for my trip to Haa Sombeykha,” said Lyonchen Jigmi Y. Thinley during the recent ‘Meet the Press’. The Lyonchen was responding to queries by the media and speculation by people about his recent tour to Haa which many quarters had pronounced as premature politicking for the …

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Democracy and political prospects in 2013

With four political parties now and 2013 nearing the political scene is getting warmer. In the first parliamentary elections, the People’s Democratic Party was a strong favorite with many predicting a PDP win. This was while the underdog, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa went about its rounds in what many say was …

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Wholesale cartel makes 216% profit on imported vegetables

A study by Department of Agriculture and Marketing Co-operatives shows that Bhutanese kitchens pay exorbitantly high rates and recommends that FCB take over wholesale of vegetables to bring down prices   Next time you visit the Centenary Farmer’s Market in Thimphu make sure that you drive a hard bargain. A study by the Department …

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