Foreign workers’ conundrums for construction sector

The construction sector says that the labor scarcity is due to the lack of quarantine facilities The limited quarantine facilities in the border towns is causing labor shortage for contractors and those into private constructions, divulged the Executive Director of the Construction Association of Bhutan (CAB), Tshering Yonten. According to the CAB, the construction of […]

More than a mere problem

Traffic congestion in Thimphu is nothing new. It has been there for quite some years now and even continues today. We see the problem getting only worse year after year as more vehicles find their way into the country. As of September this year, there were around 116,926 vehicles registered with the Road Safety and […]

Finance Minister refutes PDP’s allegation

Nu 19mn from the GRF has not been diverted to be used for my gain, says the minister After the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) issued a press release on Thursday highlighting the misuse of the General Reserve Fund (GRF) by the Finance Minister, Lyonpo Namgay Tshering, in a press briefing yesterday afternoon, refuted the allegation […]