Cabinet asks ACC to investigate corruption charges against PM

The Cabinet submitted a letter to the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on March 16 on the instruction of the Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay to investigate charges of corruption against him concerning the building of a compound wall and security facilities at his private residence in Taba after he was accused by the Opposition party. This […]

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National Intellectual Property Policy 2018 launched

The minister for economic affairs, Lekey Dorji launched the National Intellectual Property Policy (NIPP) 2018 on Thursday. The NIPP will promote creativity and innovation for social, cultural and economic development in the country through appropriate legislation. During the launch, Lyonpo Lekey Dorji said that the policy has been formulated to provide clarity to the development […]

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PCAL management, employees lock horns over recruitment

The employees of Penden Cement Authority Limited (PCAL) are disgruntled with the employment scheme the management has put in place for the company’s workers. Around 130 employees, including 64 Indians employed on a muster roll, say they need to be employed on a permanent basis as they have served the company for more than 10 […]

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PDP offers serving cabinet secretary a ticket to contest

The current cabinet secretary, Kinzang Wangdi, has been offered the ticket to contest in the upcoming elections from the Barstsham-Shongphu constituency in Trashigangas a candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The Prime Minister also confirmed that the party did approach him to consider joining the party. However, even before the cabinet secretary has formally resigned […]

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Third Bhutan National Techstars Startup Weekend begins

To create startup culture in the country through promotion of entrepreneurship and innovation among youth, Ministry of information and communication (MoIC) is organizing the Bhutan National Techstars Startup Weekend from March 15 to 19. Over 155 participants representing seven colleges and graduates aspiring to be entrepreneurs are attending the event. The seven colleges are College […]

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