Unless it’s urgent, though, no new legislation will be introduced in the upcoming parliament session
Draft Bhutan National Chamber Of Commerce And Industry Bill: The Bhutan chamber of commerce and industry would once again submit its draft BNCCI (Bhutan National Chamber of Commerce and Industry) bill for endorsement in the upcoming parliament session.
Through the bill, the chamber aims to get a legal support system for intervention in government policies, and for its existence as [... Read More]
Some of the reactions at home to the Endeavour scholarship results announced last week, which saw only one Bhutanese applicant go through, seemed to suggest that Australia owes us something.
This is utterly ridiculous and embarrassing, to say the least.
Hopes were high among applicants, who numbered around 2,000 by one estimate, considering the numbers that got scholarships last year. There were also rumours afloat that some scholarships slots for some other country had been allocated to [... Read More]
The treatment plant that supplies water to about 5,000 people in Rinchending
But by providing the college with its own supply, a portion could be passed on to others
Rinchending Treatment Plant: With Phuentsholing thromde working to renovate the Rinchending (Kharbandi) water treatment plant, people living in the area are hopeful that the erratic water supply to their homes will soon improve.
Having lived with an acute shortage of water for years, residents say they are tired of complaining to the municipality.
“Our theumi always tell us that [... Read More]
Druk Air’s inaugural domestic flight at the Yonphula airport in Trashigang
Yonphula, Trashigang: Suspension of domestic flight to Yonphula in Trashigang since June this year has resulted in poor business for hoteliers in the dzongkhag.
Hotels catering to tourists, like Druk Doethjung, Lingkhar resort and KC Hotel, saw numerous cancellations, because of unavailability of flights to the dzongkhag.
The flight was suspended for runway repair six months after it was started in December last year.
Hoteliers said those, who cancelled their reservations, were mostly tourists with a [... Read More]
A more than year old break-in is yet to be broken after at least nine separate probes
Shop Burglary: A shop burglary, which nine police officials took turns at piecing together, and more than a year on, the investigation continues.
It was on the morning of October 21, when the 54-year-old shop owner found the lock of her shop gate cut and the shutter locks broken.
She alerted her neighbours around the Norzin Lam area – [... Read More]
Bhutan decided to have the unitary system of Government. It is governed as one single unit with one legislature. Bhutan has a proud history of Local Government with sound foundations for a genuinely workable democracy at all levels of society.
The decentralization policy fully enabled the people to participate in the decision making process. His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck, the Fourth Druk Gyalpo, initiated the decentralization process with the establishment of the Dzongkhag Yarkye [... Read More]
Champions: Druk Green does the victory lap
Druk Wangyel Tournament: Druk Green beat Thimphu Nyamro in two straight sets to win the Druk Wangyel national archery tournament on traditional bamboo bows, played over the weekend at the Changlimithang archery range in Thimphu.
Having won the first set on Saturday 25-20, Druk Green’s reached the winning score of 25 for the second set on Sunday morning, while Nyamro trailed at seven points.
Thimphu Nyamro had beaten Bhutan Power Corporation to enter the final, [... Read More]
Coca-Cola National League: The lone goal scored in the first seventh minute of the game was also the one that decided the winner of the match yesterday on the new artificial turf at Changlimithang stadium, Thimphu.
Ugyen Academy FC beat Zimdra FC 1-0, earning itself three points in the ongoing Coca-Cola National League tournament that resumed yesterday after it was put off, following the inauguration match between Ugyen Academy and Drukpol on December 15, [... Read More]
Test: The glass would break if the cracks were indeed caused by the blasting
Some Indian experts were hired to conduct a study, the result of which is awaited
Mandgechu Project: Recent artificial tremors and subsequent cracks on some of the landmarks of Trongsa, residents and authorities of the dzongkhag attribute to activities being carried out at the Mangdechu hydropower construction site.
Authorities have reported of extension on existing cracks on the walls of Trongsa dzong that overlooks the gorge of the Mangde river, and fresh cracks appearing on [... Read More]