English | Dzongkha Thursday, July 2, 2020

Year-on-year inflation increases by 4.55 % as of April this year

The year-on-year inflation or Consumer Price Index in April this year has increased by 4.55 per cent from April last year. This means on average the consumers are paying 4.55 per cent more than what they paid in April last year for the same goods and services consumed by the household, according to the National Statistics Bureau (NSB).

Towards a Smarter, Greener and More Resilient Recovery through Innovation in Bhutan

The Gross National Happiness Commission (GNHC) and United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) signed a partnership agreement today to mark the start of a new UNDP-supported COVID-19 Response and Recovery Project funded by the Government of Japan (GoJ).
The Ambassador of Japan to Bhutan, Satoshi Suzuki joined the signing remotely from New Delhi, India where the […]

Samtse strictly regulates import and export to/from the district

Import and export of goods from the Samtse Integrated Checkpoint (ICP) have been ongoing for more than a month now. All measures to stop the transmission of COVID-19 have been put in place at the checkpoint. Businesses had to bring in their goods via Phuentshogling before the Samtse ICP opened for import and export vehicles.  

Schools in Thimphu and Phuentshogling resume today with safety measures in place

As schools across the country resumed for classes X and XII today, BBS finds out what COVID-19 safety measures schools in Thimphu and Phuentshogling have put in place to make their schools safe.

Build Bhutan Project launched today

Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering launched the Build Bhutan Project along with the Economic Contingency Plan document today. With a budget outlay of Nu 1.04 B, the project plans to employ 7000 unemployed, laid off, and overseas returnees in the construction sector.

Dorji Lopen appoints three lams today

Dorji Lopen appointed three Lams earlier today at the Tashichhodzong.

Pest outbreak in Thridangbi, Monggar worries maize farmers

With an outbreak of Cutworm and Armyworm in maize plants, farmers of Thridangbi Chiwog in Saling, Monggar are worried about the yield this year.

A guidebook titled Scouting-a path to success launched

The Health Minister launched a book titled Scouting-a path to success yesterday. Dawa Drukpa a teacher by profession and an active scout member is the author of the book.

People across the country express gratitude to His Majesty The King

For the first time in the history of Bhutan, a global pandemic threatened the livelihood of many Bhutanese who depend on the tourism and associated sectors. During these uncertain times, The Druk Gyalpo’s Relief Kidu, interest waiver, and deferment of loan repayment among other relief measures provided the much-needed support to tide over these challenging […]

Ugen Tsechup appointed as SAARC CCI Senior Vice President

Ugen Tsechup Dorji has been appointed as the Senior Vice President of the SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He will be serving as the Senior Vice President for two years and will take over the Presidency of SAARC CCI after Pakistan.

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