Forestry officials with agriculture and forests minister Yeshey Penjorekuensel

Most complaint of public office function  abuse

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Complaints on abuse of functions by the public servants continue to be the highest among 11 broad areas of corruption offences specified under the Anti-Corruption Act of Bhutan 2011. 
Pilgrims at Nub Tshonapata lake in Haakuensel

Domestic tourism in focus once again

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While Bhutan remains closed to international tourists owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, there is a renewed effort in promoting domestic tourism led by the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB). 
Forestry officials with agriculture and forests minister Yeshey Penjorekuensel

Two more constitutional post holders complete their tenure 

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On completing their five-year term, two more constitutional posts holders and three commissioners demitted their office on Friday, July 31. 
The guests taste the dishes the participants preparedkuensel

Cooks trained to prepare SJ hotels

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Following the government’s recent decision to allow open an entry point in Samdrupjongkhar, a two-week advanced cooking course was conducted in Samdrupjongkhar to boost the culinary skills of those in the hospitality and tourism industry.  
The Speaker spoke to MPs at RUB on July 30kuensel

Upcoming Parliament session expected in November 

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The upcoming session of Parliament, which was supposed to be the summer session of 2020, is being postponed further to November due to Covid-19, the Speaker has indicated. 
Forestry officials with agriculture and forests minister Yeshey Penjorekuensel

Bhutan marks 30 years of Convention on the Rights of the Child

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Today marks 30 years since Bhutan ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Forestry officials with agriculture and forests minister Yeshey Penjorekuensel

Inside the Covid-19 isolation ward

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With the confirmation of two more Covid-19 positive cases on July 30, Bhutan touched the three-digit mark (101) since the country reported its first positive case on March 5.
People wait in queue to buy tobacco products from duty free outlet yesterdaykuensel

Tobacco outlets open in Phuentsholing

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Soon after the opening of the “tobacco quota outlets” in Phuentsholing was announced yesterday, many rushed to buy the products at the two outlets at the customs building.
DT members discuss annual budget (Photo: Dagana Dzongkhag administration)kuensel

Dagana DT endorses annual budget through virtual meeting

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Considering the travel risks for dzongkhag tshogdu (DT) members this monsoon, Dagana dzongkhag, for the first time endorsed its budget proposal for the financial year 2020-2021 through a video conference on July 30. 
Forestry officials with agriculture and forests minister Yeshey Penjorekuensel

Looking at language teaching through Bhutanese folk tales

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In an attempt to conserve folk literature, language lover and lecturer, Dorji Wangchuk (PhD), has come up with a book: “English through folk tales of Bhutan.”
The new taxi stand has space for only 35 taxiskuensel

Parking space a problem in Thimphu

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A group of taxi drivers spend nearly three hours at the pick-up and drop-off zone near Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu arguing over the new lane system.
Forestry officials with agriculture and forests minister Yeshey Penjorekuensel

Thromde residents do not care about infrastructure 

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Residents of Gelephu thromde lack ownership of the public infrastructure in the thromde a survey has found. 
Forestry officials with agriculture and forests minister Yeshey Penjorekuensel

DoFPS introduces insignia system

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Coinciding with the World Rangers’ Day, the forest department introduced the revised insignia system for every rank in the profession yesterday.