Corruption: The Phuentsholing dungkhag court will begin court proceedings of the six defendants, who were charged for the criminal offence of forgery and reporting of false information, early next month.
Safety: Drivers entering fuel stations are now greeted with a large signboard cautioning them not to use their mobile phones and to keep their engines switched off while refuelling.
CPI: Bhutan jumped three places up the ladder to 27th place on this year’s corruption perception index (CPI), once again emerging as the cleanest nation in the region and 6th in Asia.
Fuel: Drivers of government agencies and corporations who are used to making “side income” in collusion with fuel attendants, while fuelling pool vehicles, will see their source of income gone.
Reconstruction: The three-storied Kuenray of Wangduephodrang dzong will be completed by the end of March to mark the Zhabdrung Kuchoe, which celebrates the 400th year of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal’s arrival in Bhutan.