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PDP’s Economic Stimulus Plan

PDP’s Economic Stimulus Plan

A national level task force has been formed and mandated to finalize the newly instituted People’s Democratic Party (PDP) government’s Economic Stimulus Plan (ESP). The task force has been mandated… Read more »

A Performance-based term for Ministers

A Performance-based term for Ministers

It looks like the five years term will not be a breeze for ministers under this government as the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has already come up with punitive parameters… Read more »

Subsidies on LPG and Kerosene to be restored

Subsidies on LPG and Kerosene to be restored

The subsidies on cooking gas and kerosene have now been reinstated in the country bringing a huge sigh of relief in many of the Bhutanese households for whom the earlier… Read more »

JYT’s resignation creates room for a  by-election

JYT’s resignation creates room for a by-election

The former prime minister and Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) President Jigmi Y. Thinley submitted his resignation on July 31. He submitted his resignation through the National Assembly secretary to be… Read more »

The National Council election sees less voters

The National Council election sees less voters

The National Council election in April saw an overall turnout of less than half the registered voters in the country. In the Dzongkhags, voter participation varied from 33 to 73… Read more »

DPT president to give back his land

DPT president to give back his land

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa president, Jigmi Y.Thinley, said he would like to give back his land in Gyalpoizhing, while meeting with the people there during his campaign. The land that racked… Read more »

The RCSC smack

The RCSC smack

Two teachers involved with the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the Druk Chirwang Tshogpa (DCT) have been asked to compulsory retire by the Royal Civil Service Commission for breaching the… Read more »

DHI Stands firm against rupee crisis

DHI Stands firm against rupee crisis

While the economic sectors like the construction and transport sectors have been hit the hardest by the shortage of Indian rupees, DHI-owned companies have managed to avoid the impact. Officials… Read more »

Sarpang Kidnap case gets closure

Sarpang Kidnap case gets closure

After a spate of kidnappings that rocked Sarpang last year, people are finally relieved that the perpetrators have been brought to justice. Five men, three from the bordering Indian state… Read more »

Interim government takes over

Interim government takes over

The dissolving of the parliament and cabinet saw the interim government headed by the chief justice taking over the task to govern the country. Some of the interim government’s responsibilities… Read more »