Saturday , October 10 2015

Breaking News
  • Regional aviation body to move to Bhutan

    The presence of the body is expected to boost the country’s poor aviation oversight capabilities

    Aviation: In what is being deemed a major achievement for the aviation industry in Bhutan, the office of the Cooperative Development of Operational Safety and Continuing Airworthiness Programme – South Asia (COSCAP-SA), responsible for improving the safety oversight capability of member states, among others, will be based in Bhutan from next year.

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Latest News

PF for drayang employees

Labour officials warn others to start the mandatory scheme

Benefit: The labour and human resources ministry has called on drayang owners to start provident fund (PF) schemes for their employees, as part of enforcement of the Labour Act 2007.

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Rumour mill makes mega farm butchery


Project: The quiet village of Samrang has lately been waking up to dust and groans of heavy machines. Forests are being cleared and grounds levelled for the mega farm on some 800-acre land in the village. At least 20 massive ponds have been dug where farm will be.

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Tapping the regional organic market

Lemon grass oil is the only organic product Bhutan exports today

NOP: Bhutan could soon export organically grown products to neighbouring countries in South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).

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Bhutan Post to introduce e-ticket system

The corporation also hoping to eventually introduce a smart card system

Transport: In an effort to improve public transportation in the capital city, Bhutan Post will introduce an electronic ticket system from tomorrow.

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My Country, My Town

  • Flower petsWith a little imagination (as shown here), a lot of stuff can be put to use and not laid to waste. Photo by Karma Dupchu, Kuensel
  • Sign out: As the road’s been dug up, it’s going to be a go-slow zone with or without the warning Photo by Karma Dupchu, Kuensel, Thimphu
  • Red hot: Helmet needed when consuming these chilis in case your head explodes. Photo by Tashi Dawa,In-charge,Tingtibi Extension Office
  • Future trucker, for sure: Don’t worry, kid, there’ll still be a demand for good drivers when you’re big. Photo by Kinzang Dorji, Adm. Assistant, Chapcha MSS, Chhukha
  • A problem of plenty: Surplus apples end up as pierced decorative pieces on metal fence posts. Photo by Khesar Subba, Thimphu