• Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering opens the National CSI expo during the Bhutan Economic Forum for Innovative Transformation (BEFIT) conference yesterday. About 52 CSI entrepreneurs exhibited their products and services to the participants

    BEFIT to catalyse CSI growth

    At a time when the cottage and small industries (CSIs) globally are turning out to be mainstream financing target, Bhutan is well placed to reap the benefits.Not only the philosophy of Gross National Happiness is fully aligned with evolving investor and corporate mindset but its demography is also heavily skewed towards millennials, who think businesses should go beyond profits to improve society.

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Nanong villagers question PM

Lyonchoen is in the east on his tour of the gewogs

Government: Villagers of Nanong gewog questioned Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay on several issues related to pledges and taxes, during his meeting with the people of Nanong and Zobel gewogs, on January 16.

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Former Indian politician speaks on grassroots democracy

Democracy: If a country is to have a truly democratic system, responsibility remains mostly with the electors rather than the elected, according to Indian politician, Mani Shankar Aiyar, who recently spoke at 12th Friday Forum held at the Royal Institute of Strategic Studies (RIGSS) in Phuentsholing.

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Camp Raven concludes

His Majesty The King granted an Audience to the participants of Camp Raven during the closing ceremony of the camp yesterday.

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Urban voters apathetic to common forums

Candidates depend on word of mouth campaign

Election: In what could be a mater of concern for the election commission, voter apathy marred the common forum campaigns across the three thromdes of Thimphu, Phuentsholing and Gelephu, which will go to the polls on January 25.

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Labour minister defends employment agents

Adequate rules and regulations in place to protect jobseekers

Employment: Despite several complaints against overseas employment agents, the labour ministry says the agents have improved their service delivery over the years.

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