Dengue continues to rage on in Phuentsholing

Dengue fever in Phuentsholing continues to rage on. More than 40 cases are detected daily. The cases are however on the decline unlike in mid-August when more than 50 cases were detected daily. The lowest, eight cases, were detected on August 23. Till date, dengue cases have reached 1,400 in Phuentsholing. A few cases might […]

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House owners must issue rental receipts to tenants: DRC

The Department of Revenue and Customs (DRC) has notified house owners to issue rental receipts to tenants on a monthly basis. This is the second time that DRC is issuing such a notification.The first notification was issued in 2012 and the most recent one in the first week of August. The media and communication specialist […]

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Former labor minister and director general slapped with four charges by OAG

Former Labor Minister Ngeema Sangay Tshempo and current Director General (DG) of the labor ministry Sherab Tenzin have been slapped with four charges each by the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) in connection to the Overseas Employment Program (India). The case also involves the former Labor Minister’s wife and niece along with the DG’s […]

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Going digital, safe and affordable transport and supporting media in MoIC’s APA

With a total budget allocation of Nu 1,082.47mn in the fiscal year 2019-2020, the Annual Performance Agreement (APA) of the information and communications ministry (MoIC) was signed with Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering yesterday. The five crucial activities in the APA among others are the spillover construction of a film studio in Thimphu and Cinema […]

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Bhutan, Austria observe 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations

Bhutan and Austria celebrated the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations in Thimphu on Wednesday. The event was marked by a dinner reception hosted by Mrs. Brigitte Oppinger-Walchshofer, Ambassador of Austria to Bhutan, at the Banquet Hall of the Royal Institute of Tourism and Hospitality (RITH). Her Royal Highness Princess Sonam Dechan Wangchuck […]

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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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