English | Dzongkha Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Bhutan and Finland meet to explore trade

To identify potential areas to develop trade relations between Bhutan and Finland, commerce chambers of both the parties met in the capital, yesterday.

New Thimphu bus terminal plan in limbo

The plan to construct a new bus terminal in Olakha is still up in the air as Thimphu Thromde and the land owners remain at loggerheads over several land related issues.

ACC’s revised gift rules for fair gift management

Heads of public agencies will now have to be more responsible when it comes to managing gifts. The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has inked a new chapter on gift administration in its revised Gift Rules 2017.

City bus service for YHSS, LMSS students

Thimphu Thromde in collaboration with the City Bus Service will together set aside 12 buses for the students of Yangchenphu Higher Secondary School and Lungtenzampa Middle Secondary School by mid April.

Sri Lanka’s defense university to continue offering scholarships to Bhutan

General Sir John Kotelawala Defense University in Sri Lanka will continue to offer scholarships for Bhutanese students to pursue medicines (MBBS) and other courses.

“Triple P” policy proves effective in Monggar

PPP or Triple P policy, aimed to reduce juvenile delinquency cases was launched in Monggar, three years ago.

Bumthang residents plagued by road problems

Residents in Bumthang Thromde are not happy with the condition of roads in the town. Most parts of the roads that connect the entire town are narrow and potholes are omnipresent along it.

2 private schools in Thimphu introduce boarding facilities

Two private schools in Thimphu- Nima Higher Secondary School and Educating for Lifelong Citizenship (ELC) High School- have introduced boarding facilities. The move is expected to help students perform better in schools and minimise youth related issues.

Shortage of conservationists eases

Bhutan now has a good number of its own wildlife conservationists. The Ugyen Wangchuck Institute of Conservation and Environment Research, and Wildlife Conservation Division has 15 conservationists.

31 infected in chickenpox outbreak in Karmaling primary school

An outbreak of chickenpox at Karmaling primary school in Lhamoidzingkha dungkhag, Dagana, has left 30 students and a teacher infected with the viral infection.

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