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Bhutan to pilot digital currency using private ledger

Over the last one and a half years, a handful of countries have been jumping on the central bank digital currency (CBDC) bandwagon. The uptake in fact...

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BPC’s alleged sexual harassment victim sought counselling help

The decision to hand over the case to the police was unanimously made by the BPC board of directors. According to the BPC’s Chief Executive...

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World is embracing Bhutan’s “high value, low volume” tourism policy: TCB DG

In the wake of climate change and the Covid-19 pandemic, countries around the world are exploring new tourism models and Bhutan’s “high value, low volume” policy could...

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Penal code puts bar license hiring in a predicament

The per capita (adult) alcohol consumption in Bhutan is 8.47 litres compared with the global average of 6.2 litres....

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Fronting plummets with government’s sensitization

With hundreds of businesses in Phuentsholing denying involvement of fronting activity, hundreds of other trading and service licenses surrendered their licenses. This is in regard to government’s...

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Chang Jiji accident: NHDCL to await court’s decision

The National Housing Development Corporation Limited (NHDCL) will await the directive of the court regarding the incident of a 58-year old woman who was seriously injured by...

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ISO certification laurels for Bank of Bhutan

As the country collects momentum in its transition to digital banking, the oldest bank in the country – Bank of Bhutan Limited gets certified by the International...

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Drayang dilemma: owners mull over “menu system” as alternative

Several Drayang owners are still unhappy with the government’s decision to abolish the erstwhile ‘request system’. ...