NA discusses National Debt which is at 92% of GDP

The Nganlam MP, Choida Jamtsho, raised concerns on the increasing National Debt in the National Assembly on May 27, which is to reach 121% of GDP in the 11FYP as reported in the Annual Audit Report 2014. He said the debt to GDP (Gross Domestic Product) ratio must be maintained at or below 60% of GDP, but currently it has reached to 92% of GDP. He asked More...

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By Tanden Zangmo On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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Highlanders encouraged to take up yak husbandry

The nomads in Haa are taking yak husbandry more seriously with the help of the Department of Livestock (DoL), Ministry of Agriculture and Forests. The ‘High Land Development Activity’ is a year-old program initiated More...

By Tashi Deki On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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Opposition MP questions Agriculture Minister on promotion of vegetable produce

Question hour During the first Question Hour session in 3rd Session of the National Assembly, the opposition raised the issue home grown vegetable production to meet the entire need of the country and to help curb More...

By tb admin On Friday, May 16th, 2014
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A tribute to skilled workers

In support and honor those who work with their hands, the “National Zorig Day” was observed on May 14 at the National Institute of Zorig Chusum (NIZC), Thimphu. The day also makes the public aware of the skilled More...

By Tashi Deki On Friday, May 16th, 2014
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No price revision for meat in Thimphu

The meat vendors’ tshogpa in Thimphu is disappointed with the outcome of the meeting conducted last Tuesday with the Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) as their proposal to revise the meat prices by More...

By Tashi Deki On Friday, May 9th, 2014
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Meat prices to be re-discussed on Tuesday meeting

Business has been on the slump for meat vendors after the import of beef and pork from India was stopped due to a hike in meat prices. However, there will be a meeting conducted with concerned agencies to discuss More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, May 9th, 2014
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Drukgyel tops Multimedia content contest

The initiative is to promote innovation in education Drukgyel Higher Secondary School (DHSS), Paro came in first among five schools as a part of a pilot project in the multimedia content development (MCD) contest More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, May 2nd, 2014
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Report shows why Bhutanese are skeptical about the unemployment rate

The official unemployment rate is relatively low and declining but the issue is still gaining national importance and people are skeptical about official unemployment rates, The World Bank report, “Bhutan Development More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, May 2nd, 2014
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Kuwait to provide jobs for Bhutanese going overseas

A Kuwaiti delegation led by the Vice Chairman of Alshaya Company, Abdulla Alshaya, was in Bhutan for a meeting with the Labour and Human Resources Minister, Ngeema Sangay Tshempo, and senior officials on May 1 in More...

By tb admin On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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MoU between RAA and the Office of the Comptroller and Audit General of India renewed

To continue strengthening the skills of auditors through exchange programs, the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Royal Audit Authority (RAA) and the Office of Comptroller and Audit General of India More...