RCSC yet to decide on Director General’s case

An official from the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) admitted to having received the letter from the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) pertaining to the case of Director General (DG) Sherab Tenzin of the Department of Employment and Human Resources, Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR), but refused to comment further. Talking to Business Bhutan, MoLHR […]

Six-week-old baby dies after hours of ambulance wait at Largyab BHU

A six-week-old baby died at the Largyab Basic Health Unit (BHU II) in Dagana on Monday evening after almost hours of waiting for ambulance from Tsirang hospital to reach to the BHU. The baby girl was brought to the BHU in between 11 to 11:30am and breathed her last at around 6pm. The incident was […]

AAC brick users on the rise

Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) Brick users in the country have increased overtime. The concrete block company started supplying in the Bhutanese market since January, this year. Based in Pasakha, Phuentsholing, Bhutan Ecolite Brix Private Limited (BEBPL) started manufacturing AAC blocks and launched the product this January. It is an FDI and has two Bhutanese shareholders […]

Bhutan Hyundai Motors unveils Hyundai Venue

Bhutan Hyundai Motors (BHM) launched subcompact Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) Hyundai Venue at the clock tower square in Thimphu on Tuesday. Hyundai Venue is a well-designed, smart urban SUV, and comes with attractive pricing as the lowest variant (E 1.2 petrol) of Hyundai Venue costs Nu 0.637mn with 0.8mn vehicle quota and Nu 0.9mn without […]

Preventing child sexual abuse

One incidence of child sexual abuse was reported every week last year. The highest number of cases was reported from Gelephu. The perpetrators were men. What is the problem here? Where are we going wrong? Don’t we have strong enough policies and laws to protect our children and prevent such cases of abuse? Right now, […]