English | Dzongkha Friday, December 15, 2017

Government still undecided on BOiC-BDBL merger: PM

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay said the government is still undecided about the Business Opportunity and Information Centre (BOiC)-Bhutan Development Bank Limited (BDBL) merger.

Issue being raised on Chamkharchhu fairly late: PM

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay said the issue being raised on Chamkharchhu Hydropower Project is fairly late. Bhutan-India governments had signed an agreement on the construction of Chamkharchhu Hydropower Project in 2006.

REC’s employees service to be extended

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay said the services of 42 employees of the Royal Education Council will be extended for six months.

Trade deficit mostly on account of hydropower: PM

Despite several fiscal measures the government had introduced to curtail imports and boost exports, the economy’s trade deficit has continued to increase from Nu 2 billion in January this year to Nu 7 billion in June.

Gyaltshab Jigme Dorji Wangchuck graces inauguration

His Royal Highness Gyaltshab, Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, graced the inauguration of newly built buildings of Thrimshing Central School, under Trashigang Dzongkhag on Wednesday. Her Royal Highness, Ashi Yaetsho Lhamo accompanied His Royal Highness the Gyaltshab.

OAG releases Indian businessman for a bail of Nu 80 M

Office of the Attorney General (OAG) released the owner of JPLP Departmental Store in Phuentshogling, Lal Chand, on a bail of Nu 80 M, yesterday. He is of Indian origin.

His Majesty grants audience to India’s Commanding-in-Chief

His Majesty The King granted an audience to the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Command of the Indian Army, Lt. General Praveen Bakshi, who is on a visit to Bhutan from September 14-18.

HRH Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck appointed as Chairman of IRC of Olympic Council of Asia

His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck, His Majesty’s Representative and the President of the Bhutan Olympic Committee, has been appointed the Chairman of the International Relations Committee (IRC) of the Olympic Council of Asia.

PM concludes Gelegphu tour

The Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay visited 12 gewogs of Samtenling, Gelegphu, Senggey, Gakiling, Shompangkha, Dekiling, Tareythang, Umling, Chhuzanggang, Chhudzom, Serzhong and Jigme Chhoeling under Sarpang Dzongkhag. The five-day tour ended on September 16.

Bhutan’s half yearly inflation at 5.7 percent

Bhutan’s half yearly inflation between January to June this year has averaged 5.7 percent, which is significantly lower compared to the same period last year according to figures available with the National Statistics Bureau (NSB).

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