๐†๐จ๐ฏ๐ญ. ๐ง๐ž๐ž๐๐ฌ ๐ญ๐จ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐œ๐ฎ๐ฌ ๐จ๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ข๐ซ ๐ฉ๐ฅ๐ž๐๐ ๐ž๐ฌ: ๐Ž๐ฉ๐ฉ๐จ๐ฌ๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ย ย 

๐‘จ๐’“๐’๐’–๐’๐’… 20% ๐’๐’‡ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’ˆ๐’๐’—๐’†๐’“๐’๐’Ž๐’†๐’๐’• ๐’‘๐’๐’†๐’…๐’ˆ๐’†๐’” ๐’‰๐’‚๐’—๐’† ๐’๐’๐’• ๐’ƒ๐’†๐’†๐’ ๐’‡๐’–๐’๐’‡๐’Š๐’๐’๐’†๐’… ๐’Š๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’‘๐’‚๐’”๐’• ๐’•๐’‰๐’“๐’†๐’† ๐’š๐’†๐’‚๐’“๐’” The Opposition Party, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT), has called upon the government to take a concern on their pledges and come up with concrete policies, plans and measures to address them with urgency in its remaining tenure. During a press […]

First ever Recovery Corner Cafรฉ in Phuentsholing

The Happiness Centre Recovery Volunteer Group (HCRVG) in Phuentsholing has started its first ever Recovery Corner Cafรฉ in the border town last week. The establishment is funded by Save the Children and supported by the Phuentsholing Thromde, Nazhoen Lamtoen, Rigsar Company, Ugyen Yoezer Supplier and the Royal Bhutan Police in Phuentsholing. The Centreโ€™s founder and […]

BIT and CIT deadline further deferred for tourism and service sectors

The entertainment sector has been removed from the list since most of the entertainment centers are in operation, according to the Ministry of Finance For tour operators, hotels, and airlines companies, the deadline for Business Income Tax (BIT) and Corporate Income Tax (CIT) filing for the income year 2019 has been further deferred until June […]

Nu 70bn budget outlay for FY 2022-23

The ministry will lift the rationalization measures if the domestic revenue performance improves. With the increase in the current expenditure outstripping domestic revenue, rationalization measures adopted in the Financial Year (FY) 2021-22 will remain in place to ensure that the national expenditure is maintained within the domestic revenue.  According to the Ministry of Finance (MoF), […]

Orange export plummets following limited supply this season

The export of oranges from Phuentsholing is coming to an end The orange orchards every year have provided farmers and orange exporters with more than just a livelihood option. However, the exporters in Phuentsholing say that the business so far has not been good compared to past years. With the orange export season coming to […]

RITH to submit third report on delinking to government in June

The report will be submitted to the government in June this year The Royal Institute for Tourism and Hospitality (RITH) will be submitting the third report on delinking RITH from the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) to the government in June this year. The officiating Principal of RITH, Ugyen Dorji said the third report that […]

Towards enhancing performance of banking employees

The CB program is a two-month course offered by the Financial Institutions Training Institute In a bid to enhance the performance of banking employees, another eight participants from various banks in the country, who are undergoing the Certificate in Banking (CB) program, were certified on January 1. The CB program is a two-month course offered […]

More number of BBP employees resigning

Around 226 people have resigned from the Build Bhutan Project so far It is 5am in the morning and there is already a long queue outside the physicianโ€™s cabin at the national referral hospital in the capital, with many eagerly waiting to obtain their Medical Certificate (MC) to travel overseas for study and work. Ugyen […]

The growing issue ofย copyright infringement

In what is likely to set a good precedent in deterring copyright infringement practices in the country, three individuals were ordered by the Thimphu District Court this week to pay compensation ranging from Nu 100,000 to about Nu 400,000 in a copyright infringement case to SamuhMediaTech.   The SamuhMediaTech had filed the case after the three […]

Trade deficit at Nu 39.7bn in just nine months

The balance of trade with India alone accounts for around Nu 31bn In just nine months this year, the country has imported goods worth more than Nu 63.5bn and exported goods valued at Nu 23.7bn, resulting in a trade deficit of about Nu 39.7bn. Trade deficitย is an economic measure of a negativeย balanceย ofย trade, meaning imports exceeding […]