The Winning Team For The History Books – Yeshey Dorji

I am encouraged to know that the 4th Pay Commission has been constituted, although there is no requirement under the Constitution that every new government should establish a Pay Commission. But this is a wise political move. Whatever recommendations the Pay Commission comes up with, the government will be blameless. And, quite obviously, the Commission […]

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Drying up of water sources, a major concern

Drying up of water sources is likely to have bigger and numerous impacts unless there are specific interventions Water sources are the mainstay of Bhutan’s economy as it provides water for drinking, irrigation and hydropower generation, besides supporting the rural livelihood of about 70% of the country’s population practicing subsistence farming. And while the country […]

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Clarification from Mountain Hazelnuts

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for the article about Mountain Hazelnuts (MH). At present more than ten thousand orchards have been planted across the nation in a joint investment between farmers, communities, and the Company. While there are many encouraging developments, some of the orchards are slow to fruit for a variety of normal biological reasons. […]

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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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Tax reforms Make it uniform

“Narrowing the gap” is certainly an idealistic concept. And the Prime Minister declared in the current parliament session that the government does not aim to make everyone equal but simply narrow the gap. This does hold some sense because doing away with the gap entirely is not possible. There will always be haves and have-nots […]

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