English | Dzongkha Thursday, December 14, 2017

Lack of parking irks Phuentshogling’s vegetable vendors

Vegetable vendors in Phuentshogling claim that the recent allocation of taxi parking near the vegetable market is affecting their business.

Sharpa Gewog’s vendors prefer the roadside

It all comes down to money. Vendors of Sharpa Gewog in Paro prefer selling crops on the roadside of the highway than in the vegetable market shed.

Poor cordyceps quality disappoints buyers in Paro

This year’s first cordyceps auction was held in Tsento,  Paro yesterday.  As is the case almost every year, this year too, the quality of the cordyceps collected from the dzongkhag was poor, leaving the bidders disappointed once again.

Low prices disappoint potato farmers in east

Farmers in the east are not happy with the prices they are getting for their potatoes at the Samdrup Jongkhar auction yard.

Zhemgang town’s only tailoring business thrives

Thirty three-year-old Pema Lhamo is causing quite a stir as the only tailor in the whole of Zhemgang town. The mother of five from Goshing Gewog learned tailoring as a student at the Zorig Chhusum institute in Trashi Yangtse.

Choongkha farmers unhappy with low beans price

Despite mass production of beans, people of Choongkha under Bongo Gewog in Chhukha are not happy as their beans failed to fetch better price this time.

Retired civil servant treads untrodden path by taking up commercial farming

Fifty-year-old Norbu Gyeltshen is among the first few farmers to take up commercial farming in Berdoongma, a village in Trashigang where large scale farming is almost unheard of.

Residents in Thimphu feel the pinch from soaring egg prices

Residents in the capital say these days buying eggs is a pocket-burner for them. Eggs have become expensive due to dip in the production from poultry farms in Tsirang.

Two companies get Food Safety License

Zimdra Food Private Limited and Namgay Artisanal Brewery received the “Food Safety License” from Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA).

Bhutan wants to raise its ranking in ease of doing business

The government commits to take Bhutan to the top 50 in ease of doing business ranking. Currently, the country is ranked at 73 out of 190 nations across the globe.

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