Thinley Wangmo becomes Under-19 Badminton Champ

True to the expectation of many, a class 12 passed student of Phuentsholing Higher Secondary School, Thinley Wangmo, emerged winner in the Woman’s Final Badminton Championship (U-19) held in Phuentsholing last week after winning four matches in a row. The 18-year-old champ credits her success to her parents and coaches who have been supporting her. […]

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Boulder exporters complain of delay in payments from importers

The delay in receiving payments from importers is a major issue confronted by boulder exporters while exporting boulders from Bhutan to Bangladesh. It has been learnt that payments for some exporters were blocked for months even after having had delivered the boulders to the destination. The exporters feel there could be discrepancy between the importers […]

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RTA’s winter weaving program trains 41 school going girls

Around 41 school going young girls aged 9 – 19 will be completing their winter weaving course at the Royal Textile Academy (RTA) in Thimphu on Monday. The weaving course started on December 19 last year and comprises students who had decided to spend their winter vacation fruitfully. As a beginner, students were taught to […]

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MPs pocket driver allowance without employing drivers

Parliamentarians claim Nu 6,000 allowance for personal driver every month. In five years, 58 MPs entitled to the allowance would altogether take a whopping Nu 20.88 mn. Parliamentarians are entitled to a monthly allowance of Nu 6,000 for employment of personal drivers but none of them have a driver on payroll. Yet this allowance is […]

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Green Road to use plastic waste from Thromde’s landfill in Toribari

Phuentsholing Thromde has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Green Road to facilitate the management of the landfill, collection of plastic waste and further use it in black topping of roads within the vicinity in the 12th Plan. With the signing of the MoU, Green Road will now extract plastic waste from Thromde’s landfill […]

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