Housing crunch continues in Phuentsholing

Thousands of Bhutanese are still resorting to reside across the border town in Jaigaon, India, because of the exorbitant rents in Phuentsholing Contrary to the perception that the housing problems in Phuentsholing would be greatly resolved following the allotment of apartments to 506 registered applicants by the National Housing Development Corporation Limited (NHDCL) last month, […]

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Four points along Indo-Bhutan border included for Bhutanese export

Much to the relief of Bhutanese exporters, the Jaigaon Land Customs Station in Jaigaon, India has now officially included four border entry points as legal entry points for Bhutanese agro products. After discussion with the Indian representatives in Jaigaon this week, the Indian Customs officials in Jaigaon have declared points of Jaigaon near Phuentsholing, Chamurchi […]

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Govt. outlines plans to support mainstream media

Providing printing subsidy, capacity building courses and enhancing media council are plans that the government is looking into to address various challenges faced by the mainstream media. This was divulged by information and communications minister Karma Donnen Wangdi when quizzed by the Member of Parliament (MP) from Bartsham-Shongphu constituency in Trashigang, Passang Dorji (Ph.D), on […]

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