English | Dzongkha Monday, July 16, 2018

Some WeChat users raise privacy concerns

WeChat, a popular Chinese mobile messaging app, is widely used by the Bhutanese, both young and old. But of late, some users have raised concerns over how private and secure the app is. Many claim their accounts have been hacked.

Bridge over Chamkharchhu to benefit over 200 households

A steel truss bridge is being built over Chamkharchhu near Kurje Lhakhang in Bumthang. The bridge is expected to open by next December.

His Majesty grants Dhar to new Dzongdags, Drangpons & Gup

His Majesty The King granted Dhar to two Drangpons and Dzongdags, and a Gup, at Tashichhodzong in Thimphu today.

Salang tendrel for mini dry port construction held

The salang tendrel or ground breaking ceremony for the construction of the first ever mini dry port in Phuentshogling was conducted today.

AMC & BSB build farm machinery of national standard

The Agriculture Machinery Centre (AMC) in Paro collaborated with Bhutan Standards Bureau and started building a mechanised farm tool that suits the national standard.

BSB certifies 4 organisations for providing quality services to people

For the first time, Bhutan Standards Bureau (BSB) certified Phuentshogling Thromde office, Bank of Bhutan and two private companies: Karma Feeds and Bhutan Bitumen for assuring quality services to the public.

Man aged 30 nabbed for larceny case in Punakha

Police in Punakha on Sunday detained a 30-year-old man for robbing some shops in Khuruthang town.

ACC advocates on curbing corruption

The officials from the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) reminded civil servants, corporate employees, armed force personnel and members of the NGOs and religious organisations in Phuentshogling about the importance of declaring assets annually.

National, SAARC Food Security Reserve not maintained

The Royal Audit Authority (RAA) has recommended the government to provide sufficient funds to enable the Food Corporation of Bhutan Limited (FCBL) to maintain National as well as SAARC Food Security reserves.  

Electronic Government Procurement (e-GP) System launched

The use of Electronic Government Procurement (e-GP) System will be made compulsory from January next year. Launched yesterday by the Prime Minister, the government will, in the next six months, pilot the system to see its efficacy.

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