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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Bhutan’s private sector underdeveloped: WB

Employment: Growing unemployment in Bhutan can be attributed to several intra-personal and societal reasons. The demand and preference to join the public sector by jobseekers is one of the main reasons for the rising unemployment problem, especially among the youth and highly educated people.

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Customs Act in the offing

Council: The National Council (NC) yesterday deliberated on the Customs Bill, which aims to modernise customs administration in the country.

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NA debates defining fronting as a criminal offense

NA’s legislative committee will review inclusion of fronting in the Penal Code
Assembly: While ‘fronting’ has been recognised as major source of revenue leakage for the government besides compromising the quality of public infrastructure, the current penalty for engaging in business of fronting is mere cancellation of licence and closure of businesses.

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Honouring the rule of law

It is heartening that Project DANTAK and IMTRAT have agreed to streamline non-uniform labourers in accordance with the labour and immigration laws. This is a good example set by these two agencies to both internal and external agencies in the country that the rule of law must be followed and implemented without exceptions.

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MPs lock horns on maternity leave

Assembly: Of the 9,228 women civil servants in the country, 606 have availed the six months maternity leave, according to a report labour minister Ngeema Sangay Tshempo submitted to the National Assembly yesterday.

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