Former journalist to contest for NC from T/yangtse

Citing his strength to be strong knowledge about the laws and policies in the country, former Bhutan Broadcasting Service (BBS) journalist Phurpa Gyaltshen is ready to take on the National Council elections this year. Thirty-nine year old Phurpa Gyaltshen is from Gocha village, Ramjar gewog in Trashiyangtse. He said he intends to serve the Tsa-Wa-Sum […]

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Former BBS producer to contest for council from Lhuntse

Forty-four year old Kinga Penjor, a former producer of Bhutan Broadcasting Service (BBS), will contest for the upcoming National Council (NC) elections from Lhuntse. Kinga Penjor is the only candidate from Thimyul village under Gangzur gewog in Lhuntse. He worked as reporter, television anchor and producer for 15 years at BBS before resigning last year […]

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DoFPS gets the biggest share of BTFEC’s funding

Receiving 37.86% of the total funds that have been released, the Department of Forest and Park Services (DoFPS) of the agriculture ministry received the maximum grants so far from the Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation (BTFEC). The other beneficiaries include the government, ministries, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), autonomous agencies, monastic bodies, institutions and private […]

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Norgaygang residents cry foul over central schools

The residents of Norgaygang (Bara) gewog in Samtse seem to be unhappy over the establishment and implementation of central schools in the country. The people raised their concerns over central schools during the visit of Opposition Leader (OL) Dr. Pema Gyamtsho to the gewog last week. A resident, during the meeting with the OL, said […]

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CEO, ED of RICBL relieved from service

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Executive Director (ED) of the Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan (RICBL) have been relieved from service starting Wednesday. The relieving order was issued after the RICBL board received a letter from the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on December 29, 2017 to take disciplinary administrative actions against CEO Namgyal Lhendup, Executive […]

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