Education ministry’s indecision tortures P/ling teachers and parents 

With eight days to start school, many parents and teachers in Phuentsholing are growing anxious as the education ministry delays its decision on the students’ relocation and the transfer of their teachers. 

Offices and institutions in Thimphu could open only next month

Offices, institutions and schools in Thimphu would not open until the end of the month, as the second round of mass testing could take at least five days — January 25 to 29, Kuensel learnt.      

Three-star hotel under ACC “freeze notice” getting damaged

While the land encroachment case between the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and former Trongsa Dzongdag Lhab Dorji is still pending in the High Court, a property on the land in question is getting damaged.

Taskforce to review SOP

The National Covid-19 Task Force will head to Paro to review the standard operating procedures (SOP) and to identify why school buses were used or quarantine requirement was done away with, according to Foreign Minister Dr Tandi Dorji.