GDP drops to negative 10% in 2020

Bhutan’s GDP dropped to Nu 171.57bn in 2020 from Nu 178.56bn in 2019 Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the Bhutanese economy recorded a growth of negative 10% last year, which is a 16% drop as compared to a growth of 5% in 2019, according to the national accounts statistics 2021 released on Thursday. According to the […]

Timely information dissemination is important

Information, whatsoever, is important. It is based on the available information with which we make our choices or decisions. However, not just information, the timely dissemination of information is important. Disseminating proper information on a timely basis is important too. Unfortunately, this is what some of our concerned government agencies seem to be failing in […]

October to be observed as elderly month every year

All the elderly people throughout the country will have their health screening done this month Coinciding with the International Day of Older Persons, the Ministry of Health (MoH) launched the service package for older people in the country on October 1. The services include ‘priority signage’, ‘health and wellbeing handbook’ for older people throughout the […]