Vehicle quota for each household to be reviewed – PM

Prime Minister Dr. Lotay Tshering maintained that vehicle quota for each household that the ruling party pledged during the general election campaign will be reviewed at the Friday Meet session yesterday. “The pledge is still on and if it benefits people, then we will come up,” said Lyonchhen. However, the Prime Minister said it would […]

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Budget planning not necessary for pledges: PM

The opposition has criticized the government for lack of vision and clarity and unambitious 12th Five Year Plan The government has not allocated specific budget for some of the pledges but it is confident of fulfilling them and achieving self-sufficiency, said Prime Minister Dr. Lotay Tshering at the Friday Meet session yesterday. On Thursday, the […]

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Opposition warns unemployment will worsen under this government

The Opposition party has warned that unemployment problem in the country will only become worse during this government’s term. Speaking at the Opposition’s Press Conference on Thursday, Member of Parliament (MP) from Pangbang, Dorji Wangdi, said that the biggest problem in the country is unemployment and that it is going to aggregate and become worse. […]

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Who will be the next PM of Bhutan?

Who will be the next Prime Minister of Bhutan? The question has sparked debate among the Bhutanese as Bhutan gears up for the third general round of elections. Pema Gyamtsho, 57, is a seasoned politician with 10 years of experience in politics and Lotay Tshering who participated in the 2013 elections though unproven in the […]

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P/ling voters expect farm roads, agro revival and development of extended Thromdes

For the voters of one of the biggest constituencies, Phuentsholing, recent development activities have left them dissatisfied. Phuentsholing constituency, which is comprised of a Thromde and six gewogs, has 10,737 registered voters. Maintenance and up-gradation of farm roads and hospitals, irrigation channels and revival of agriculture in the constituency are top expectations of the voters […]

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DPT confident about winning election

After coming second in the primary round, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) is now confident that they can win the general round of the third parliamentary election on October 18. After completing tour in the central and southern parts of the country, DPT president Pema Gyamtsho said the party is expected to form the government. “The […]

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