Domestic revenue estimated to grow by 7% for FY 2021-22

Tax revenue during the FY 2021- 22 is expected to grow by 25% from -19% in FY 2020-21 The domestic revenue is estimated to grow by 7% from a drop of -8% in Financial Year 2020-21. This is as per the Budget Report for FY 2021-22 that was presented to the parliament yesterday by Finance […]

Nu 1bn to be invested for internet networking system: MoIC Minister

The government has approved Nu 270mn in the 12th FYP With low internet speed in the remote areas of the country, the quality of education has been compromised, according to the Member of Parliament (MP) from Khar-Yurung constituency, Tshering Chhoden. Accordingly, the MP asked Information and Communications Minister Karma Donnen Wangdi on the plans and […]

Drugs availability not an issue despite pandemic and border closure

Since March 23, 2020 till April 30, the RBP seized 86,423 Sp+, 1211 Nitrosun, 378 Nitrazepam and 83 Corex bottles Early this month, the Punakha police arrested two men in their early 20s and 30s who tested positive for SP+ and THC (marijuana) in a multi-drug test One was also in possession of 218 pieces […]

Engaging media in fight against HIV/AIDS

Reporters and journalists from the media community discussed how media can better cover the issues on HIV/AIDs and advocate on the disease during the two-day conference on ‘Media Engagement on HIV and Key Populations’ that was organized by LHAK-SAM in Punakha this week. Although there is news in the media about the issue, not enough […]