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Making good use of a problem

Waste: The biggest problem for the staff of the National Piggery Development Centre (NPDC) in Gelephu was the stench. It was so awful that staff sometimes skipped meals. But that was then.

Tax exempted on books

Tax: Following an appeal from bookstore owners in Thimphu, the finance ministry has lifted both customs duty and sales tax for all books imported during 2015.

Speeding up PHPA II

Project to propose accelerating measures during EJG meeting

Hydropower: To speed up work, the Punatsangchu Hydroelectric Project Authority II  (PHPA), which is already more than six months behind schedule, will propose accelerating measures to the empowered joint group in its upcoming meeting next month.

Security to be intensified in Pasakha industrial estate

The issue of miscreants robbing factories and workers in the estate was discussed yesterday

Safety: Miscreants from across the border have robbed factory workers along the southern belt of Pasakha industrial estate several times, the Association of Bhutanese Industries (ABI) officials confirmed.

Displaced family hopes to be heard

Land: Sixty-nine-year-old Sangay Thinley of Jarigang in Wangdue has been running from the dzongkhag headquarters to Punatsangchu Hydropower Project Authority – I (PHPA-I) since 2009. He is tired and frustrated. His entire land was taken by the project in 2005.