Tobacco black market still thriving

Though the government has been legally distributing tobacco products for some time now, some are misusing this interim measure Though the government has legally allowed the sale of tobacco products in the country through identified outlets as an interim measure, the black market is still thriving in the country. Bhutan Duty Free Limited (BDFL) is […]

Pur-Threl of HH the late Je Thrizur held in Punakha

His Majesty The King, His Majesty The Fourth Druk Gyalpo, Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen, and members of the Royal Family graced the Pur-Threl (scattering of holy ashes) of His Holiness the late Je Thrizur into Mochhu in Punakha on Tuesday. The Prime Minister and representatives from the government also attended the ceremony which was presided […]

RUB launches new website and E-book

In dedication to His Majesty the 4th Druk Gyalpo for His Majesty’s dynamic leadership, the Department of Research and External Relation of the Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) launched a website titled “Bhutan Himalayan Climate Studies” and an e-book titled “Reaching New Heights Through Policy Research and Practice” on Tuesday. The portal, according to the […]

Nu 9.11bn collected in CIT & BIT

An amount of more than Nu 9.11bn was collected as Corporate Income Tax (CIT) and Business Income Tax (BIT) from 90% of tax filer as of September this year. Of the total, more than Nu 8.1bn was collected from CIT and around Nu 953mn from BIT. Though the tax filing date for CIT and BIT […]