Three aspirant candidates for Thimphu Thrompon’s post

Thimphu Thromde has around 8,007 registered voters Three aspiring candidates will contest for the coveted post of Thimphu Thrompon during the Thromde elections scheduled on April 28. Out of the seven constituencies in Thimphu, nominations of Thrompon candidates were from Dechencholing-Taba, Jungshina-Kawajangsa, Babesa constituencies. Three candidates were nominated from their respective constituencies during the Dhamngoi […]

It’s not over yet

Quite a busy one this past week has been for our health and frontline workers, who have been tirelessly administering the Covid-19 jabs to more than 430,000 recipients in the country through 1,217 vaccination sites across the country. Since the nationwide vaccination rollout for Covid-19 in the country began on March 27, a total of […]

Unemployment rate hits an all-time high of 5% in 2020

The report shows that 32% of the population in Bhutan is economically inactive Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the country’s unemployment rate rose to 5% in 2020 and about 32% (157,114 persons) of the working-age population are economically inactive. The findings are according to the Labour Force Survey (LFS) conducted in November and December 2020 and […]