Kuensel (Bhutan)

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) -  The case of eight babies that died at the neonatal intensive care unit has come to an end with an independent team ruling out hospital-acquired infections (HAI) as the cause.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Bhutan’s unemployment rate stands at 3.4 per cent according to the 2018 Labour Force Survey Report released by the National Statistic Bureau yesterday. This is an increase from 2.4 per cent in 2017. 

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - A debate between the Cabinet and ruling MPs has ensued on whether or not the Pay commission report should be tabled in parliament as a money Bill.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) -  A debate between the Cabinet and ruling MPs has ensued on whether or not the Pay commission report should be tabled in parliament as a money Bill.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) -  With the Wangchhu river recording the lowest flow due to the worst hydrology since 2008,  the Druk Green Power Corporation (DGPC) saw the lowest generation of electricity last year.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) -  Bhutan exported Nu 5.8B (US$ 73.239M) worth of goods in the first three months of this year and imported goods valued at Nu 15B (US$ 211.267M), leaving a trade deficit of Nu about Nu 9.2B (US$129.577M).

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) -  No other overseas programme has been as controversial as the Learn and Earn programme in Japan. And perhaps, no other issue has provoked the authorities to pay as much attention.  

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) -  The International Climate Initiative (IKI) has indicated financial support of €9M and WWF Germany €1M for the “Living Landscapes - Securing High Conservation Values in South-Western Bhutan” project. 

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) -  Following the visit to Japan, the labour ministry has started working on the extension of visa for the youth in Japan. The ministry is also pursuing new programmes to explore job opportunities in Japan.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) -  An independent team that investigated the recent death of eight babies at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in the national referral hospital has ruled out HAI as the cause of death.