Monday , June 27 2016
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    His Majesty The King with the people of Jomotshangkha, Samdrupjongkhar. His Majesty spent the day ...

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Labour ministry looking into Qatar case

Bhutan’s embassy in Kuwait is also involved in finding out why the Bhutanese employees in Qatar have not been paid

Employment: A joint team from the labour ministry and the Royal Bhutan Embassy (RBE) in Kuwait could leave for Qatar shortly to address the issue of the unpaid Bhutanese employees.

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Govt. endorses gender based budget planning strategy

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Gender: A report titled ‘Gender Responsive Planning and Budgeting in Bhutan (GRPB): From analysis to action’ was launched in the capital yesterday. The report was launched by the finance minister Namgay Dorji and the deputy representative of UN Women, India Multi-Country Office, Patricia Barandun. During the launch, Lyonpo Namgay Dorji ...

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Gearing up for the Bhutan-Japan friendship offer

The offer is for the lean season months of June, July and August

Tourism: With barely a month left for the Bhutan-Japan friendship offer to kick off, many tour operators are not so optimistic of the offer aimed at attracting Japanese tourists to improve arrivals during the lean season months of June, July and August.

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King and Queen of Sweden to visit Bhutan

Royal visit: Another Royal Couple, Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden will pay a three-day state visit to Bhutan beginning June 8, at the invitation of His Majesty The King.

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Women vying for LG posts

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LG: If 34-year-old Lhaki Wangmo and 51-year-old Sonam from Nanong in Pemagatshel manage to woo the voters during the upcoming Local Government (LG) election, Nanong could be the only gewog in the country with two female local leaders.

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New name for BOiC

The new SOE will still have to wait for the SME banking regulation

Policy: The Business Information and Opportunity Centre (BOiC) is likely to be transformed into the Rural Enterprise Development Corporation, a state enterprise.

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My Country, My Town

  • Powerful wishes: Did these footballs hung from a tree have anything to do with the Leicester City victory? Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS
    Powerful wishes: Did these footballs hung from a tree have anything to do with the Leicester City victory? Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS
  • Dancing goat: Sometimes one just gets the urge to get up and shake a leg Photo by Kelzang Wangchuk, Kuensel, Thimphu
  • Tempting the foots: While recycling is all very well, these might revive long dormant soccer skills Photo by Ugyen Kencho
  • About to be pole-axed: With the ground beneath about to give away, it may not have long to stand Photo by Phuntsho Tenzin
  • From head to bed: A helmet finds an afterlife as a pot for a flowering plant. Photo by Sonam Wangdi, GAO, Dewathang
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