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ABTO seeks online permit for regional tourists

Digitalising the process would save time and resources at the Phuentsholing border 

Tourism: Regional tourists will be able to process tourist permit online if the government agrees to the request from the Association of Bhutanese Tour Operators (ABTO).

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No takers for hardware and pharmaceutical items

Only alcoholic beverages were sold in the fourth auction that was held yesterday 

ACC: Hardware and pharmaceutical goods worth Nu 6.08 million (M) did not see any takers at another phase of auction held yesterday in Phuentsholing. The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in its investigation related to tax evasion and other related corruption in Phuentsholing this year had seized these goods.

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Learning the new goals


A weeklong programme has begun to inform children about the new international development goals 

SDGs: In a week starting yesterday, students in schools across the country will learn about the new development goals that the United Nations member countries adopted on September 25.

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Happiness defined through 4,290 photographs

The Council encourages submissions from foreign participants to diversify the meaning of happiness

TCB: With an entry of about 70 photographs a day, the Bhutan Photo Campaign, Happiness is… that the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) launched in July received 4,290 entries of yesterday.

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Four schools come together for a reading fiesta

The move was to learn from each other and celebrate the national reading year 

Education: For the first time in Sarpang dzongkhag, four schools jointly celebrated the national reading year through a reading fiesta on September 26.

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