Raw material security, the biggest challenge for industries

Securing raw materials for heavy and medium industries in the country is one of the major challenges that they currently face. Industries feel that securing raw materials is paramount for their survival. Most of the industries are mineral-based, and except for cement industries, no other industries are secure about their raw materials. Except for electricity […]

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Bhutan connects to global research and education community

Local researchers, academics and medical doctors can benefit from extensive global collaboration opportunities that foster knowledge sharing and capacity development with the launch of European Union (EU) co-funded Asi@Connect Bhutan project on August 21 in Thimphu. The project enables its regional high capacity and high quality internet network, Trans Eurasia Information Network (TEIN) to connect […]

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DHI to establish R&D and technology center

Druk Holding and Investments (DHI) plans to establish a research and development (R&D) and technology center of excellence (CoE) through its recently established innovation and technology department. With a larger objective of providing an impetus for knowledge-based society, building technology and for economic diversification of the nation, DHI positions itself to collaborate, build program and […]

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FCB staffs surrender 61 subsidized LPG cylinders to mark Foundation Day

The staffs of the Food Corporation of Bhutan Limited (FCBL) have surrendered 61 subsidized Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders to avail non-subsidized LPG cylinders through “Our Gyenkhu: Citizen’s Initiative for the Benefit of Rural and Underprivileged Households in Bhutan” while marking FCB’s 45th Foundation Day. FCB is the first agency to come forward in Phuentsholing […]

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