Overseas programs to be enhanced and continued: PM

Despite some overseas programs getting mired in lapses and controversy, Prime Minister Dr. Lotay Tshering maintained that overseas programs would be further enhanced and continued during the Friday Meet yesterday. “Overseas program packages will go on for the history of this nation and this is one of the ways to answer unemployment issue,” Lyonchhen said, […]

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PM says govt. did whatever it could in ‘Learn and Earn’ program case in Japan

Prime Minister Dr. Lotay Tshering maintained that the government has done enough in the ‘Learn and Earn’ program case in Japan and there was nothing much now that the government could do. During the Friday Meet yesterday, Lyonchhen said the government also has no intention of getting involved in the new findings of the two […]

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Construction sites need monitoring for safety standards

So far, the regional labor office in Phuentsholing has received nine cases of injuries at workplaces around Phuentsholing since 2017 Safety at construction sites and workplaces has become a concern with workers at most of the sites rarely using safety equipment like boots, helmets, gloves and etc.  The issue has emerged after the recent case […]

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Bhutan makes steady progress in human development since democracy inception

This is according to the fourth National Report launched last Tuesday As measured by various indexes and indicators, Bhutan has made steady progress in human development since democracy was introduced in 2008; implying that democracy provides an environment for people to flourish. This is according to the National Human Development Report (NHDR) titled ‘Ten Years […]

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Plastic ban kicks off in Phuentsholing

The Phuentsholing Thromde has started sensitizing people and restricting the entry of plastics The Phuentsholing Thromde has started restricting the entry of plastics particularly used as carry bags by people at the border gate in Phuentsholing starting from March 1. The initiative is in preparation to the ban on plastics that would be officially effective […]

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Happiness Center – drug abusers’ new home to recovery in Phuentsholing

The two-roomed center, near the Amochhu, accommodates recovering addicts and has been operational for a little more than a month The rain has just stopped. Heavy dumpers roar at the nearby riverbed outside, waiting to load dredged boulders. And inside a small and simple room, Bhup Dhoj Ghalley flips through his daily activity logbook. Few […]

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Koufuku International Limited to export its products to India

The company aims to go on a full-scale production mode once it starts exporting their products to the markets in India With the Koufuku International Limited (KIL), a dairy processing plant at Chenary in Trashigang, struggling to find local markets for its products, the company now plans to start exporting its products to India by […]

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