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Wednesday December 8 2021

RAA reinstates clearance for nine LG candidates

Royal Audit Authority (RAA) yesterday reinstated audit clearances for the nine local government candidates whose clearances were revoked last month disqualifying them from participating in the local government elections. 

P/ling’s service sector struggling to find skilled workers

Small service sector businesses in Phuentsholing are finding it difficult to...

Skilled worker shortage in Mongar

Fabrication and automobile workshop owners in Mongar are facing difficulty to...

The burden of increasing housing rents

In about six months, the loan deferral service extended to Bhutanese...

Editorial

Implementing laws is the answer to gambling

The issue of gambling keeps coming to the Parliament. Since the last discussion, a lot has changed- at least in the forms of gambling. We are not talking about the high stake dice and card games, but both online and offline gambling where stakes are even higher and risk too.

For inclusive society

Inaugurated on Saturday, Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu became perhaps...

Not the dead end

The prospect of becoming an elected local government official...


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Sports

Bhutan wins two bronze in Asian Youth Para Games

In her first attempt, Sapuna Subba made history, winning bronze medals in badminton, SH6 singles and mixed doubles, at the 2021 Asian Youth Para Games (AYPG) in Bahrain, yesterday.  

BTF becomes a full-fledged member of International Tennis Federation

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) upgraded Bhutan Tennis Federation...

India House Golf Tournament 2021

His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck awarded prizes...

Bhutanese para-athletes in Bahrain for 2021 AYPG

Sapuna Subba, a Class XII student of Gesarling Central School in Dagana, is...

Business

RSEBL to offer its system to the Maldives Stock Exchange

Royal Securities Exchange of Bhutan Limited (RSEBL) will sell its software system to the Maldives Stock Exchange.

Should we worry about the national debt?

The government plans to borrow more and put the...

National debt at Nu 315, 288 per person

If the national debt is divided among the population,...

Capital expenditure increases significantly as Covid-19 restrictions ease

With the relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions, the capital expenditure...

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Civil Society Matters

Bhutanese civil society is receiving some attention with the...

A Perspective on the Construction Industry

Construction is a global industry, with a total estimated...

A wrong disqualification can shut down democracy

The disqualification of aspiring local government candidates dominated the...

Misconceptions surrounding honey production

There are some people who doubt and some who...

State Secrets should not be a shelter to bury lapses of the state agencies

His Majesty said “media – newspapers, television, radio and...

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