Dewathang-Gomdar MP disappointed with work done by last government

The progress of the works of the past five years is very disappointing, concluded Member of the Parliament (MP) from Dewathang-Gomdar constituency Ugyen Dorji upon the completion of his three-week visit to his constituency. After travelling the length and breadth of his constituency, and spending hours with the local people, where he patiently listened and […]

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Opposite Effect: Pay Commission’s recommendation to widen the gap

The financial implication of the pay revision is estimated at Nu 17.9bn over the next four years The Fourth Pay Commission’s recommendations, if implemented as it is, are likely to further deepen income disparity in the country instead of narrowing the gap between the haves and the have-nots. The Pay Commission has recommended 29% to […]

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Widening works at Narphung affects commuters & residents

Frequent roadblocks at Narphung on the way from Trashigang to SamdrupJongkhar highway, cause inconvenience to both the commuters plying the highway and the villagers residing below the highway. Widening work along the 180km stretch from Trashigang to SamdrupJongkhar at Narphung has left two gewogs, Gomdar and Wongphu affected by falling boulders and landslides that keep […]

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Water shortage in Kanglung expected to end by July

Water shortage in Kanglung will finally be resolved with the construction of two water treatment plants in the gewog nearing completion by July end. Construction works include that of two water treatment plants, four reservoirs tanks and approach roads to the two sources. Two water treatment plants, one in Nimshingdrang and another in ShingchenGoenpa in […]

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Phuentsholing turns into a ghost town as border is sealed for Indian elections

The trade office in Phuentsholing has listed around 98 suspicious business establishments Phuentsholing town has been eerily quite and empty in the past two days with shutters down on as many as hundred shops possibly run by Indian businessmen. The Department of Trade office in Phuentsholing is on high alert, monitoring the closed business establishments […]

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‘I will strive to work even harder to develop football within Bhutan’

President of Bhutan Football Federation (BFF) UgenTsechup Dorji talks to Business Bhutan’s reporter DechenDolkar on becoming an executive member of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) during the 29th AFC congress held in Malaysia on April 6, how has football changed in Bhutan and the challenges plaguing football development in the country. UgenTsechup Dorji will represent […]

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