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Labour minister defends employment agents

Adequate rules and regulations in place to protect jobseekers

Employment: Despite several complaints against overseas employment agents, the labour ministry says the agents have improved their service delivery over the years.

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Full adult literacy by 2020 achievable: MoE

Education: The Ministry of Education (MoE) is readying for the 2020 target of achieving 100 percent adult literacy rate by strengthening the Non-Formal and Continuing Education Division (NFCED) programme.

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Decreasing black-necked cranes concern villagers

oss of wetland to development activities seen as a main cause 

BNC: Declining numbers of Black-necked crane (BNC) arriving in Chumey and Tang in Bumthang, and Menbi and Dungkar in Lhuentse is concerning the communities that are used to seeing the birds in their fields.

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Zhiwa Ling lays off 22 employees

Employees cry foul over the retrenchment process

Hospitality: Overstaffed by about 39 employees, the Zhiwa Ling hotel in Paro last month retrenched 22 employees.

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GoI releases Nu 1.99B

Grant: After waiting for more than a year and having pre-financed the north east-west highway, the government of India yesterday handed over two cheques amounting to Nu 1.99B to the Gross National Happiness Commission (GNHC).

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Radhi needs irrigation water to augment rice production

Visit: Even as there is not enough water for irrigation, Radhi saw a good paddy harvest this year. It was only natural therefore that when Prime Minister visited the gewog on Wednesday, people brought up the issue of unreliable irrigation water in the gewog.

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