BOiC sets up regional office in Trashigang to boost business in the East

The Business Opportunity and Information Centre (BOiC) launched its regional office in Trashigang on 5th February 2015. The Minister of Trade and Economic Affairs, Lyonpo Norbu Wangchuk, graced the event as the chief guest at the Trashigang Middle Secondary School 2015. The office is located at the ground floor of building no. 621 in Green Valley, More...

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By tb admin On Sunday, February 8th, 2015
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PM meets with Wood Based Industries Association to hear woes

The representatives of the Wood Based Industries Association (WBIA), in their first meeting with the Prime Minister, held in the capital on January 26, discussed issues such as the establishment of a sawmill by More...

By Tanden Zangmo On Sunday, February 8th, 2015
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2,999 vacancies created and 986 youth employed under GEP

As per the latest report published on the status of Direct Employment Scheme (DES) under the Guarantee Employment Program (GEP) of Ministry of Labour and Human Resources, as of 1 July 2014 till 31 December 2014 More...

By tb admin On Friday, January 23rd, 2015
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Bhutan’s energy exports drops by Nu 1bn

Bhutan’s energy export dropped by Nu 1bn while the import value increased by nearly Nu 100mn, as per the Department of Hydropower and Power Systems, Ministry of Economic Affairs. One of the four hydro-projects, More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, January 23rd, 2015
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Opposition party demands fully employment of B. Ed graduates

The Opposition party, in the press conference on January 19, said that the government should take the full responsibility of the problem of surplus of teachers, caused due to a policy change by the government. The More...

By tb admin On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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BCCI membership fees put into use for building human resource capacity in private sector

A main source of revenue for the Bhutan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BCCI) comes from its membership fees. Each micro and retail business, as a BCCI member, pay Nu 100 in a year. The Deputy Secretary General, More...

By Tanden Zangmo On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Local orange juice production doing well in Pemagatshel despite numerous challenges

Various measures and innovative scheme are being implemented to elevate poverty in Pemagatshel, listed as the third most poverty stricken dzongkhags in Bhutan, according to the Bhutan Poverty Survey Analysis. Among More...

By Tanden Zangmo On Monday, January 12th, 2015
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Eggs from India to the rescue in the east as price of local eggs soars

The steep increase in the price of eggs, with each egg costing Nu 15, has affected the people in the east. The price was at an affordable Nu 8 per egg earlier. The price increase started in December, forcing the More...

By tb admin On Monday, January 12th, 2015
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Effort to bridge the government and media gap through IMOs

To provide understanding and clarity on the roles and responsibilities of Information & Media Officers (IMOs), the Department of Information & Media (DoIM) organized a weeklong IMO training from December More...

By tb admin On Monday, January 12th, 2015
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Enhancing women’s participation in political affairs at local and national level

The Minister for Works and Human Settlement (MoWHS), Dorji Choden said the government is focusing on how to increase women’s participation in politics, both at local and national level. She said the government More...