Phuentsholing – from a small border town to a business hub

The Thrompon says that Phuentsholing one day will be the next Singapore Though not to perfection, but the border town of Phuentsholing has witnessed and undergone drastic development as compared to a decade or two. It’s likely to be a new town for those who haven’t been to Phuentsholing for long. Concrete buildings across the […]

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DHI to finance entire recurrent expenditure by 2030

From 2008 to 2017, DHI and Group covered 50.30% of the total recurrent expenditures The government’s investment arm, Druk Holding and Investments (DHI), has set an ambitious target to fund the entire recurrent expenditure of the government projected at Nu 68.77bn by 2030. This is one of DHI’s 10-year plan, according to its publication ‘Into […]

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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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Works progress well for Phuentsholing township development project

The development works on the much awaited township project along the left bank of the Amochhu in Phuentsholing have begun. The Construction Development Company Limited’s Project Director, TsheringDrupchu, during the stakeholders meeting on January 24, said the works on zone A have begun in November by AFCONS Infrastructure Limited and have not seen disturbances so […]

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BAFRA seizes over 10MT of banned vegetables

Over Nu 7mn has been collected in fines from smuggling of banned vegetables More than 10 metric tons (MT) of vegetables worth Nu 15mn were seized following the ban of green chili, cauliflower and beans in the country from 2016 till December 2018. Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) temporarily banned cauliflowers and beans […]

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