Sunday , October 22 2017
  • SOEs to implement six months maternity leave from 2018

    Except for three state owned enterprises (SOE), which have already implemented it, the remaining 12 companies would have to implement the revised maternity leave from three months to six months from January next year as per the Cabinet’s directives.

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Highways top Samdrupjongkhar’s concerns

Lyonchoen assured to look into the maintenance of the highway and the progress on other roads

Visit: The increase in population and number of vehicles over the years calls for a pliable highway between Samdrupjongkhar and Samdrupcholing dungkhag, the people of Phuntshothang gewog raised to Lyonchoen Tshering Tobgay yesterday.

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Royal tour of Chukha concludes

Visit: His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen concluded the Royal Tour of villages across Chukha dzongkhag with a visit to the Dokhachoe Gonpa in Chapcha yesterday.

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Discussions to prioritize Dzongkha underway

The issue of national language’s declining quality is likely to be tabled in the upcoming Parliament session

Language: The social and cultural committee of the National Assembly (NA) is consulting stakeholders on the quality of Dzongkha language to table the issue for discussion in the upcoming Parliament session.

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Protecting cultural heritage through photographs

A weeklong workshop on photographic documentation is underway in the capital

Workshop: To safeguard the country’s rich cultural heritage through photographic documentation, a weeklong workshop began in the capital yesterday.

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Bhutan Foundation donates TraumaMan to JDWNRH

Health: To train health workers at the National Emergency Education Centre (NEEC), Bhutan Foundation yesterday donated a SimuLab TraumaMan worth Nu 1.8 million (M) to the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH).

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Four fronting cases deferred, eight more with OAG

But court proceedings on Lal Chand’s tax evasion case will continue

Corruption: Phuentsholing dungkhag court has deferred the trial proceedings for four fronting cases after the Attorney General wrote to the court requesting it to temporarily suspend the hearings.

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Tourists ask for better restroom facilities

The lack of roadside amenities is perhaps a tourist’s nightmare during their stay in Bhutan

Tourism: Of the various activities that tourists indulge in to experience the Bhutanese tradition and culture, relieving behind the bush is one of them.

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