Party in Focus: Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP)

Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP) spokesperson Sonam Tobgay talks to Business Bhutan reporter Lucky Wangmo in an exclusive one-to-one. 1. With 2018 elections approaching, what expectations does BKP have? Answer: BKP expects not to score points, catch headlines or is keen on hollow sound bites. We instead commit to uphold the law fair and square, but […]

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RMA approves e-money issuer rules and regulations

To promote financial inclusion through available digital financial services technologies, the board of the Royal Monetary Authority (RMA) has approved the electronic money or e-money issuer rules and regulations. According to a RMA press release, due to the unique geographical landscape, banks and non-banks in Bhutan face huge challenges to set up actual branches in […]

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Better Business Council’s fate to be decided in next nine months

Though Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay had announced that a Better Business Council would be established to facilitate sustained public-private dialogue on investment and business in Bhutan years back, the body is yet to see the light of day. However, the Better Business Secretariat has been carrying out the functions of the Council and will […]

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