National Assembly decides to ratify UNCTOC

The House ratified the Convention with three reservations based on Articles 16.5 (a), 35.3, and 15.3 (TIP Protocol) The National Assembly decided to officially ratify the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNCTOC) and its subsidiary protocol. The National Assembly tabled the third reading on the UNTOC and its subsidiary protocol to prevent, suppress, […]

No specific plans and strategies to address Gungtong issues

The Home Minister says they do not have the authority to restrict the movement of people There are no specific plans and strategies to address the issue of rural-urban migration leading to Gungtong in the country, according to Home and Cultural Affairs Minister Ugyen Dorji. Lyonpo Ugyen Dorji said the ministry feels that it is […]

Customers complain about increasing prices of commodities in Phuentsholing

While the lockdowns have ended, they added that prices have inflated The customers in Phuentsholing are complaining about the shop owners in the border town charging high prices on most commodities. They say businesses charge more than double the prices after the border town was eased from the repeated lockdowns that were imposed due to […]

T/gang gets its first swimming pool

The swimming pool is at Godi, which is between Trashigang town and Rangjung Much to the relief of the residents and swimming enthusiasts in Trashigang, this eastern district got its first swimming pool at Godi, which is between Trashigang town and Rangjung. The Menchu Swimming Pool, which began operation more than a week now, has […]

Finance Minister proposes to defer GST implementation

According to the minister, it is not right to introduce the GST at this time since it would have a negative impact on commercial organizations and the general population The National Assembly proposed deferring the Bhutan Goods and Services Tax (GST) Amendment Bill 2022 on June 8. The GST was supposed to go into effect […]

Govt. not in a rush to commission other hydropower projects: MoEA Minister

The minister says it is instead trying to complete the projects that are in the process Economic Affairs Minister Loknath Sharma informed the members of the National Assembly that the government is not in a rush to commission other hydropower projects, which are in the pipeline. During the Question Hour, MP Rinzin Jamtsho from the […]