Matter of interpretation of the Public Finance Act: Finance Minister

FM responds after the Opposition accused that a legal lapse has occurred in the implementation of the NCGS In response to the letter that the Opposition Party submitted to Prime Minister Dasho Dr Lotay Tshering stating that the government had committed a serious legal lapse in the implementation of the National Credit Guarantee Scheme (NCGS) […]

The beginning of an end

This is something like the beginning of an end. The number of new COVID-19 cases reported worldwide fell by 16% last week to 2.7mn. The number of new deaths reported also fell 10% week-on-week to 81,000, according to WHO. Five of the six WHO regions of the world reported a double-digit percentage decline in new […]

Exorbitant electricity bills attributed to average billing system

The average billing was adopted predominantly for Thimphu and Paro The Bhutan Power Corporation Limited (BPC) has clarified that the high electricity bills generated was because the billing was done based on the average consumption of the past three months. The BPC has been receiving numerous complaints regarding the electricity bills raised after the second […]