208 teaching slots short for B.Ed graduates

Around 592 B.Ed graduates will be competing for 384 slots in government schools this year, which means at least two candidates for one slot. The number of vacancies for the B.Ed course has increased by 130 from 254 last year. Of 649 B.Ed graduates registered for the main exams, 57 graduates withdrew their candidature from […]

Third Bhutan-Thailand Joint Trade Committee concludes

Bhutan and Thailand came up with a work plan to collaborate more in the area of promoting export of agriculture products, handicraft, branding of SMEs (e-commerce), and assistance in developing single window during third meeting of the Joint Trade Committee (JTC) held from September 26 to 27 in Thimphu. The meeting reviewed the decisions taken […]

WFP’s Menu Optimizer Tool (PLUS) selected for World Expo 2020

A menu optimizer tool called PLUS initiated by the World Food Programme (WFP) as part of the nutrition programme is one of the Global Best Practice projects selected to be showcased for the World Expo 2020 to be held in Dubai in October 2020. Bhutan is the country of implementation of the tool. The Expo’s […]

Haa and Gasa need to develop tourism products and infrastructure

Dzongkhag business representatives of Bhutan Chamber for Commerce and Industry (BCCI) of Haa and Gasa raised the issue on need to develop tourism infrastructures and products for the promotion of tourists at the dzongkhags. The issue was raised during the two-day annual general meeting of BCCI September 6 and 7. Haa dzongkhag business representative Rinchen […]