Farmers continue to bear brunt of wild animals in Sipsu 

Farmers in Peljorling (Sipsu) in Samtse are gradually losing their patience as rummaging of their fields by elephants and wild boars shows no signs of stopping. It has been more than years now that farmers have become victim to these wild animals. The furious farmers also stopped cultivating their farmlands once after seeing their produce […]

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A local journalist faces defamation charge for Facebook post

The first hearing of the case between a journalist from Kuensel based in Tsirang, Nirmala Pokhrel, and a woman who was alleged to be battering and mistreating her six-year-old stepdaughter began at the Tsirang Dzongkhag Court Thursday. Nirmala Pokhrel was charged for the offence of libel by the woman for making a post on Facebook […]

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Plots at Dhamdum to be tendered out by month end

The Dhamdum Industrial Park (DIP) will be tendering out plots available in its 349-acre park to interested applicants or companies by the end of this month. The Project Engineer of DIP, Sonam Wangchuk, said the industries can start construction and operate, albeit the construction phase is expected to take another 10 years. Works presently are […]

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Bhutan is on the right track to improve business climate

World Bank resident representative for Bhutan and senior country economist, Yoichiro Ishihara talks to Business Bhutan reporter Lucky Wangmo about the country’s ranking in the ease of doing business, hindrances to investment climate and how far Bhutan has come.   1.What is Doing Business? Answer: The World Bank launched the Doing Business (DB) project in […]

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