A civil engineer among NC aspirants from Samtse

Resolute in his belief that he can bring positive developments in his community, a 28-year-old civil engineer is one of the aspiring candidates who would be contesting in the upcoming National Council (NC) elections from Samtse this year. Ugyen Lama, who worked as a project engineer with M.T.K Construction Private Limited in Wangduephodrang from 2015 […]

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51 annual performance agreement targets achieved

Of the total 378 activities that the 10 ministries set at the beginning of the Financial Year 2017-18, 51 have already been achieved. The Prime Minister, Dasho Tshering Tobgay, applauded the ambition of the ministries during the mid-year review of the Annual Performance Agreement (APA) on Wednesday. Some of the initiatives achieved include establishment of […]

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Face to Face with Passang Dorji

Business Bhutan reporter Chencho Dema caught up with Passang Dorji, a former journalist and PhD scholar, to talk about his venture into politics. Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) declared Passang as its candidate for Bartsham-Shongphu Constituency, Trashigang, for the 2018 National Assembly elections, last Tuesday. 1.Tell us a bit about yourself Answer: I am Passang Dorji […]

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Bloggers are not journalists – Nawang Phuntsho

To say bloggers are not journalists is to say oranges are not carrots. Bloggers are not journalists. That’s true. But can bloggers become journalists? Maybe. Can journalists be bloggers? Yes. In fact, it would be only proper and appropriate for journalists to blog their opinions as opposed to being ‘politically’ correct all the time. So […]

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Civil servants want high altitude allowance

Civil servants of Sephu, Gangtey and Phobji gewogs under Wangduephodrang dzongkhag wants high altitude allowance. But though the civil servants have raised the issue to the authorities, so far they have not received any positive response. The Gewog Administrative Officer (GAO) of Sephu Gewog intends to propose for discussion in light of all the difficulties […]

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Social worker to contest for NC from Mongar

A university graduate with a passion for social work, Pema Dorji is the lone candidate from Silambi gewog in Mongar to declare his candidature for the upcoming National Council (NC) elections. Twenty-eight year old Pema Dorji told Business Bhutan that he wants to contribute toward strengthening the house of law while focusing on social services. […]

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