Deliberation continues on Information Communications and Media Bill 2017 

Exemption of 30% entertainment tax for media houses and TV operators, the status of Bhutan Broadcasting Service as public broadcaster, and establishing Media Council and National Film Commission were the main issues during the deliberation of Information Communications and Media Bill of Bhutan 2017 in the National Council last Monday. The Deputy Chairperson MP Tshering […]

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PDP announces three more candidates

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) confirmed three more candidates for the upcoming parliamentary elections during the national party convention on November 12. Tandin Dorji, 41, will be contesting from South Thimphu Constituency, Dr Tobgay (PhD) will be contesting from Drametse-Ngatshang constituency in Mongar and Sonam Jatso will be contesting from Gangzur-Minjey constituency in Lhuntse. Tandin Dorji […]

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Former environmental consultant joins DPT

Kamal Dan Chamling will represent the party from Phuentshopelri – Samtse constituency The latest candidate to join Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) is Kamal Dan Chamling who will represent the party from Phuentshopelri – Samtse constituency. Prior to joining politics, he worked as a freelance consultant on environmental issues for Netherlands Development Organization, Asian Development Bank […]

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Face to Face with Ambassador of Australia to Bhutan

“Bhutan has been one of the most successful countries in winning Australian awards and endeavor scholarships. They are entirely based on merit. It is a global program, anybody can apply. Bhutanese win is a sign of high quality of Bhutanese students because they have to compete with the world” Business Bhutan reporter Dechen Dolkar talks […]

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What are we doing to improve food security in Bhutan? – ABIMBOLA ADUBI

    While Bhutan has seen immense growth along with impressive reductions in poverty, it remains a predominantly agriculture-based society, with the majority of the population relying on agriculture for their livelihoods. Most of the country’s arable land is cultivated by small farm holdings – an average size of 1.2 hectares – which produce most […]

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