To control egg prices FCB to supply eggs at Nu 235 per tray from next week

Following the highest ever hike in the price of eggs in the market, the Department of Agriculture and Marketing Cooperatives (DAMC), Ministry of Agriculture and Forests has intervened to curb the rising price of the eggs. DAMC is also seeing to it that there is no shortage of eggs in the market. Before the intervention by the ministry, the egg price More...

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By tb admin On Friday, August 1st, 2014
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Electric Vehicles are the future of transport in Bhutan: PM

During the Meet-the- Press session held yesterday, the Prime Minister said the electric vehicles (EVs) are the future of transportation in Bhutan. He said even leading experts around the world share the same conviction. “We More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, July 25th, 2014
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Vehicle prices shoot up after tax revision

With the new vehicle taxation policy that is in effect already, a luxury passenger car now costs upto Nu10 mn and the Indian manufactured passenger cars will cost at least Nu 0.4 mn. The cost of the vehicle will More...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, July 25th, 2014
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PM meets the Commerce Ministers of SAARC countries

The SAARC Secretary General, Commerce Ministers and Heads of delegation from the SAARC member countries who are attending the Eighth SAFTA Ministerial Council Meeting made a joint call on to Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay More...

By The Bhutanese On Saturday, July 19th, 2014
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MoIC and RSTA planning to cap the number of taxis

The Road Safety and Transport Authority (RSTA) under the Ministry of Information and Communication (MoIC) is carrying out a nationwide survey from 15th to 31st July on the number of taxis in the country with the More...

By Tashi Deki On Saturday, July 19th, 2014
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BKP criticizes the government’s fuel tax calling it confused

With the government imposing a 5% green tax on fuel effective from Thursday the Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP) criticized the move saying it is a ‘confused policy’. BKP said the tax will not yield any desired More...

By tb admin On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Post taxes people prefer Indian cars to third country ones

With the new vehicle tax coming in, many Bhutanese will opt to import vehicles from India rather than third countries as the tax difference is at 45-125 %. The General Manager of Bhutan Hyundai Motors, Pema Loday, More...

By Tashi Deki On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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BKP points out flaws on the pay hike and tax front

During a recent press conference held on July 5, the Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP) voiced their stance, based on four grounds, regarding the pay raise that the government had pledged for the civil servants. BKP talked More...

By tb admin On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Poor drainage and lack of drinking water woes in Thimphu

The clogged up drains with overflowing water is a common sight in Thimphu during the monsoon season every year. During heavy downpours, sometimes the water flows right into people’s homes. The Thimphu Thrompon, More...

By tb admin On Friday, July 4th, 2014
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MoLHR launches a National Employment Policy to address unemployment

Regulation for Bhutanese job agents also launched The Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR) launched the National Employment Policy 2013 and Regulation for in-country Bhutanese Employment Agents 2014, More...