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7th International Trade Fair 2017: Made in Bhutan fair being organized for the first time

By Tshering This year for the first time together with the International Fair, Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) is organizing the ‘Made in Bhutan’ fair to promote the locally produced Bhutanese goods and services to the domestic market and international visitors. The exhibition shall enable the participants as …

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Best laboratories in the east

By Tshering Mongar Eastern Regional Referral Hospital (ERRH), Tashigang Hospital and Kanglung BHU I has the best laboratories among the referral hospitals, district hospitals and BHU Is. This was revealed during the fourth Biennial Health Conference (BHC) on September 14 at the National Convention Centre, Thimphu. Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National …

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The land issue

Land is scarce and precious. Those who don’t own a plot are suffering. Those who own are making a fortune. Land is granted as Kidu only By His Majesty The King. It is the prerogative of the Druk Gyalpo. Other than that, any ownership unless inherited or bought legally is …

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The benefits of GST

The economic affairs ministry has warned traders to not consider GST benefits as profit and asking them to pass down the benefits to consumers. The warning comes at the right time when Bhutanese have started feeling the impact of the GST regime in India. Bhutan imports almost everything from India …

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A good opportunity for the jobless

The launching of three courses at the Jigme Wangchuk Power Training Institute is a good initiative and should be welcomed and lauded. There are not many programmes that seem realistic than those launched at Gelephu. In just more than a year, we will Bhutanese who will be able to fix …

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