Sunday , October 22 2017
  • SOEs to implement six months maternity leave from 2018

    Except for three state owned enterprises (SOE), which have already implemented it, the remaining 12 companies would have to implement the revised maternity leave from three months to six months from January next year as per the Cabinet’s directives.

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PM visits Lhuentse

Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay with the people of Kurtoe gewog in Lhuentse

Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay began his gewog tours in Lhuentse dzongkhag yesterday with Kurtoe. A resident of Tabe chiwog, Tenzin Dhendup raised concerns on how the gewog budget was spent and its benefit to the public. He suggested that the government study the impact of the allocated fund.

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Mongar gets 21 contract teachers to address shortage

Mongar education sector deployed 21 contract teachers to address teacher shortage in schools across the dzongkhag on October 17. Four of the 21 contract teachers were assigned to Drametse Central School (DCS) while the rest were sent to the schools in the gewogs.

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MPs visit European Parliament in Brussels

The Bhutanese delegation with the members of the European Parliamentary delegation in Brussels

On the invitation of the President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, National Assembly Speaker Jigme Zangpo led a parliamentary delegation from the National Assembly and the National Council on an official visit to the European Parliament in Brussels from October 17 to 19.

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Care Bhutan for recovering addicts

To ensure that they do not relapse, Care Bhutan, a social enterprise has been providing aftercare support, considered the most crucial stage, to over 17 recovering addicts from this year.

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Picture story

Semchen Tshethar Tshogpa, the Animal Life-Saving Association, an NGO based in Thimphu, saved 34 yaks from being slaughtered between September 21 and October 19. The yaks were rescued from Chamgang.

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