Home Minister’s case: will the govt. walk the talk?

The High Court upheld the lower court’s verdict on the fake insurance claim, convicting the home minister and three insurance officials of the Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan Limited (RICBL) on October 9. The home minister’s conviction has in particular raised a lot of questions on whether the ruling government would take action to remove […]

MoE waits for govt. directive to open ECCD centers

As an interim measure to fight local transmission of COVID-19, the government has closed all ECCD centers and parents have been informed to hold on for the time being. However, due to the closure of ECCD centers, most of the parents are facing difficulty in going about their regular schedule. Deki, a concerned parent said […]

Paradigm shift required to take up available jobs: Labor Minister

With the livelihood of 30,000 to 40,000 people affected by the pandemic, the labor ministry is brainstorming ideas and consulting stakeholders to employ them in various engagement initiatives, said Labor Minister Ugyen Dorji. “It is an engagement option now where they earn but are not necessarily employed,” said Lyonpo. Additionally, he said the ministry has […]