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Piloting the Digital Ngultrum

The move is driven by Bhutan’s desire to enhance digital and cross-border payments. By Staff Reporter The Royal Monetary Authority (RMA) has partnered with Ripple to use its infrastructure to pilot a central bank digital currency. According to an announcement from Ripple, the move is set to expand the country’s financial inclusion efforts and extend its commitment to sustainability as it aims to become …

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BPC suspends Director accused for sexual harassment

However, if the allegations labeled against him are found untrue, the Director could counter-charge the accuser for defamation By Tashi Namgyal/Thimphu The Director accused of sexual harassment of a female employee under Bhutan Power Corporation (BPC) has been suspended by the company after the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company issued a suspension order late last Friday. According to …

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π“π‘πž 𝐬𝐒π₯𝐯𝐞𝐫 π₯𝐒𝐧𝐒𝐧𝐠 𝐒𝐧 𝐭𝐑𝐞 𝐃𝐍𝐓 𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐦

However, queries surface as to whether the government and the prime minister is in murky waters following dissent in their own camps. By Rinchen Dorji The appointment of a new minister in the Druk Nyamrup cabinet last week has stirred a huge debacle among the DNT party honchos, whereby some senior party-members had even gone to the extent of questioning …

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Ruling party DNT has the lowest registered members

The ECB study also reveals that Druk Phuensum Tshogpa still boasts of the largest number of supporters in the country By Tashi Namgyal/Thimphu The Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) has the highest number of registered members among all the political parties in the country. According to a recently released list from the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB), DPT had 5,267 members, …

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Big blotch on a peace-loving country

Over 60% of minor rape victims were known to the perpetrators while 16% of the victims were related by consanguinity By Chimi Wangmo Bhutan is considered one of the safest and happiest communities in the world, however, the recent spate of crime against minors, especially young girls who had fallen prey to sexual predators, has shaken the conscience of the …

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