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Interbank online payments from next year

The government is currently developing an e-payment gateway that will inter connect all local banks for online transactions

ICT: By next year, you should be able to pay for public services using only a mobile phone, irrespective of which bank you're a customer of.

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Investigation on to trace the payment for incinerators

The amount the thromde deposited into an account never reached the firm in Bangkok

Thromde: Investigations are on to trace the USD 85,000, about Nu 4.93M that the Thimphu Thromde transferred into an account of a firm in Bangkok, Thailand, but which never got deposited.

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Flood damages property

Breaking: The Amochu, which swelled because of heavy rainfall last night flooded the Bangay Bazar area and washed away seven huts while leaving two excavators completely submerged.

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Amochu flood

Latest: Amochu flood submerges three school buses, an automobile workshop and a dozer near Bangay, Phuentsholing.

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Thromde elections in January, 2016

LG: The Election Commission is all set to hold elections for all dzongkhag and yenlag thromdes except for Samdrupjongkhar and Pemagatshel in January next year with the recent Parliament session declaring the new thromdes.

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Expired LPG cylinders yet to be re-qualified

But dealers assure this won’t cause shortage in the market

LPG: Although the expired Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders sent for statutory testing have not arrived, dealers in Phuentsholing assured that there would not be any shortage of LPG cylinders in the country.

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Phuentsholing – a corruption hub?

Seven customs officials were detained and 15 business licences suspended since April 20

Update: With investigation entering its third month in Phuentsholing, the Anti Corruption Commission’s probe into the alleged customs mal-administration is likely to continue, as officials find evidences that could rebrand the commercial hub as the country’s corruption hub.

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Constructions on wetlands rampant in Shongphu

A team from the land commission is expected to inspect such activities soon

Land: Shongphu gewog administration’s repeated reminders to stop constructions on the wetlands of Chongthi and Buna in Trashigang have gone unheeded.

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