Thursday , December 14 2017

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Bhutan to remain a priority: JICA

Cooperation: While the KR-II grant assistance under which Bhutan received hundreds of power tillers in the past three decades ended earlier this year, Japan will continue to treat Bhutan as a top priority in its list of countries requiring support.

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Serkyem Garden inaugurated

President of Youth Development Fund (YDF), Gyalyum Ashi Tshering Pem Wangchuck and Vice President HRH Ashi Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck graced the inaugural ceremony of YDF's Serkyem Garden at the Nazhoen Pelri Youth Development centre, Thimphu on December 22.

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What ails the citrus crop?

A host of problems say experts, which can only be addressed through better management 

Agriculture: Citrus production has slumped across the nation, confusing and frustrating growers, agriculture officials say.

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No zebra crossings to cross

Lack of zebra crossings at certain areas may call for a need to revisit the plan

Traffic: A cooperate employee, Tenzin Wangchuk, is stuck at the Chubachu roundabout. There is no zebra crossing to get to the other side of the road for him to walk towards Bhutan Telecom.

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Thimphu will not get snow for sometime

Weather: If you are feeling unusually colder these days it’s because the temperature across the country has gone slightly below normal due to the westerly cold dry air blowing over the last few weeks.

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Guides against tariff liberalization

But welcome changes in standardization, daily allowance and training opportunities 

Tourism: A majority of about 100 guides who attended a discussion on issues and challenges in the guiding profession yesterday wanted the current system including the tariff to remain the same.

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