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 1 to December 5. There were 35 IMOs from Ministries and Autonomous agencies who participated in the training. It is aimed at effective facilitation More...

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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...

By The Bhutanese On Friday, January 2nd, 2015
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Performance agreement of six autonomous agencies to be reviewed

The Government Performance Management Division (GPMD), Office of the Prime Minister will conduct a mid-year review of the Annual Performance Agreement (APA), as directed by the Prime Minister. The review of the More...

By tb admin On Friday, December 26th, 2014
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ADB presents an improving economic outlook for Bhutan

The government has implemented 5% green tax on fuel and 5% tax on telecom services provided by the telecom operators. The government has lifted ban of alcohol, furniture and vehicles by revising the existing sales More...

By tb admin On Friday, December 26th, 2014
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Bhutan Citizens’ Initiative to deliver free services to the needy

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay, launched the Bhutan Citizens’ Initiative portal website dedicated to His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo’s 60th Birth Anniversary celebrations at Terma Linca Resort, Thimphu More...

By tb admin On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
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Non Tariff Measures are a major obstacle in trade liberalization among SAARC nations

Bhutan, being a land locked country, has limited trade opportunities. With the Ngultrum being pegged with the Indian Rupee, Bhutan conducts a majority of its cross border trade with India. Apart from India, the More...

By Tanden Zangmo On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
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Home ministry and RBP looking for the kidnapped student and drivers

The Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs and Royal Bhutan Police have written to their Indian counterparts to help search for the 14-year-old boy who was abducted from his village, Purano Basti, Gelephu, on the More...

By tb admin On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Trade and Gratitude tops PM’s visit in Bangladesh

With H.E. Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh at the Prime Minister’s OfficeLyonchhen Tshering Tobgay arrived in Dhaka today on a official visit to Bangladesh from 06-08 December 2014 at the invitation More...

By tb admin On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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PM launches BDBL’s Gewog Based Banking Services in Kabesa

To commemorate 60th Birth Anniversary of Fourth Druk Gyalpo and as part of bank’s corporate social responsibility, Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay launched Gewog Based Banking Services and the Drinchen Ama Savings More...

By tb admin On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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5by20 program named Best Global Initiative for Women’s Economic Empowerment

The Coca-Cola Company’s 5by20 program was named Best Global Initiative for Women’s Economic Empowerment at the Women in Leadership Economic Forum in Dubai. Susan Mboya, president of The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation, More...