Thursday , January 19 2017
  • REDCL likely to increase rural lending

    Fund: The Rural Enterprise Development Corporation Ltd (REDCL) is likely to increase its rural lending limit to Nu 500,000 from Nu 100,000. REDCL announced this on January 16 during the ongoing ninth Local Government Chairpersons’ Conference (LGCC) in Phuentsholing.

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A manual for consistent laws

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Legislation: Clear, specific, and unambiguous legislation is necessary for the country to be governed well, for the state apparatus to function appropriately and for state finances be managed effectively. Otherwise, misinterpretations or disputes, could delay governance.

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MHPA to downsize workforce

A petition was submitted to the finance minister by those affected 

Employment: Some 16 households in Dangdung village that have lost land to the Mangdechhu Hydropower Project Authority (MHPA) submitted a petition to the finance minister Namgay Dorji on October 30.

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Police to forward battery case in Haa to OAG

The case involves soldiers and a Haa resident 

Crime: Police in Haa conducted an investigation involving a 32-year-old Haa resident and some soldiers of the Royal Bhutan Army (RBA) Demo Company in Haa, who were involved in a physical altercation on October 17.

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Phrumsingla Park provides solar fenceing

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Agriculture: No longer required to guard their fields at night from wild animals, the people of Shingnyer are grateful to the Phrumsingla National Park (PNP) for providing them with solar fenceing.

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Dzongkhalum block cleared

Connectivity: The Trongsa-Zhemgang highway is once more open to traffic. The block in the area was cleared and the stretch opened to traffic yesterday.

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Parliament to get its own TV station and radio

Media: An independent radio and TV station for Parliament are in the pipeline.

The radio station is likely to be started in the near future as the UNDP (United Nation Development Programme) has already committed to fund its establishment. Setting up the TV station, however, will take time as funds have to be mobilised.

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My Country, My Town

My Country, My Town