Dengue fear looms in P/ling amid surge in Covid-19 cases

P/ling reported the first and the highest case of dengue in 2019 As the rainy season approaches in Phuentsholing, the usual dengue fear looms amid fear of coronavirus among residents here in the border town. The Phuentsholing residents have now been urged to prepare for dengue, a mosquito-borne viral infection which continues to emerge and […]

Domestic debt up by 42.3% to Nu 9bn in first quarter of 2021

However, the total public debt is down by 0.1% to Nu 224.9bn in Q1 of 2021 Bhutan’s domestic debt increased by 42.3% during the first quarter of this year nearly amounting to Nu 9bn, compared to the end of the fourth quarter of last year, according to the finance ministry. It saw an increase of […]

Attract, but retain too

In a heartening development on the education front, a qualitative selection system has been initiated to attract high performing high school graduates into the teaching profession starting this year. This is done by having the admissions for the Bachelor of Education programs carried out first before the admissions in other undergraduate programs of the RUB […]