Cold storage facilities to make home grown vegetables available

Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF) has identified five places in the country to establish advanced cold storage facilities to retain home grown vegetables, especially potatoes, to make it available for the Bhutanese consumers, and also to help reduce vegetable import. The estimate and plans for setting up the cold storage technology is complete More...

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By Tashi Deki On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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The threat of vector-borne diseases in Bhutan

In order to control vector-borne diseases in the country, the Ministry of Health (MoH) will observe the World Health Day in Phuentsholing with the theme of vector-borne diseases on April 7. A clean up campaign will More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, March 28th, 2014
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A summit to better business

National and international participants gathered for the first ever Better Business Summit, in the capital, that started on March 26. The summit was held to promote policies, strengthen institutions and generate More...

By Tanden Zangmo On Friday, March 28th, 2014
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Bhutan to observe Earth Hour today

Bhutan will join rest of the world today, in observing the Earth Hour, by switching off the lights. The day is observed on the last Saturday of March every year because it is a time of spring and fall equinoxes More...

By Tanden Zangmo On Friday, March 21st, 2014
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Boosting aquaculture in Bhutan to reduce fish imports

A study carried out by the National Center for Aquaculture (NCA) in Gelephu found that Bhutan imported 4,853 metric tonnes (MT) of fish in 2012 costing Indian Rupees (INR) 350 million. The center is looking at methods More...

By Tashi Deki On Friday, March 21st, 2014
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Combating land degradation in the country

Land degradation due to natural as well as anthropogenic factors is becoming a serious concern in the country, and to address this, a workshop was conducted on assessing the economic benefits of sustainable land More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, March 14th, 2014
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Better Business Summit knocks Bhutan’s door

Bhutan will host the Better Business Summit themed, “Competitiveness through Collaboration”, for the first time, from 26-28 March in Thimphu. It is the first public-private dialogue of its kind in Bhutan. The More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, March 14th, 2014
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Employment agency to send 100 teachers to Thailand

Sending workers abroad to work is one of the strategies adopted by most countries to ease unemployment issues, which in turn, helps to increase the flow of remittance into the country, transfer of knowledge and More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, March 7th, 2014
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4th Bhutan International Education Fair

The Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) opened the 4th Bhutan International Education Fair at Changlimethang Stadium parking area in Thimphu yesterday. In his welcome note, Secretary General, BCCI, Phub More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, March 7th, 2014
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Gold smuggling case goes to OAG

With the investigation completed, the case of the gold smuggling involving seven non-nationals has been forwarded to the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) on March 6. On February 22, four non-nationals were arrested More...