Piggery farmers hopeful after BAFRA and DoL extend support

They are optimistic that their concerns would be resolved after forming of the cooperatives Farmers, who are into piggery farming, in Gelephu have formed the Gelephu Piggery Cooperatives (GPC) to address the issues and concerns of piggery farmers about a lack of market due to cheap imported pork. Forming the cooperatives was decided following the […]

Fuel prices hike drives construction costs higher

Transportation fees have increased from Nu 18,000 per jumbo trip to Nu 22,000 to Nu 25,000 now from Phuentsholing to Thimphu Apart from the already augmenting prices of construction materials, the all-time high cost of fuel now has started driving construction costs higher, according to those in the construction business. The prices of fuel, in […]