Thursday , August 16 2018

A giant citrus management orchard in Dagana

Farmers are concerned about dwindling incomes from citrus farming
Agriculture: Despite farmers concerned of not earning enough from citrus farming, the Farm Machinery Corporation Ltd (FMCL) has started a giant citrus orchard in Dolopchen in Kana gewog, Dagana.

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Firefighters save Tango Monastery

Fire: After battling it for more than three days, around 300 firefighters including members of the armed forces, DeSuups, foresters, civil servants, monks, villagers and other volunteers managed to control the blaze near Tango monastery yesterday.

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Govt. implementing alcohol policy

… but demand for local beers growing 
Alcohol: During the ongoing consultative health workshop in Wangdue, Bumthang’s Dzongkhag Tshogdu (DT) chairperson questioned health officials on why the government is producing many alcohol products despite being aware of its impact on society.

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Remit Bhutan launched in Perth

Financial: The finance ministry launched Remit Bhutan, a foreign currency account facility for non-resident Bhutanese in Perth, Australia on February 14 according to a press release from the Royal Monetary Authority (RMA).

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