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Waste not time to deal with waste

Kuensel 12 Aug 2022
Recently, close to 1,000 people launched a cleaning campaign in Thimphu ... The flagship programme is expected to introduce waste segregation, collection, transportation, treatment, recovery, and disposal facilities throughout the country in a phased manner, starting with Thimphu.
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Public transport fares up from August 1

Kuensel 30 Jul 2022
Fares of public transport will increase from August 1, the second revision of the year. A taxi ride from Thimphu to Paro will cost Nu 324 which is an increase of Nu 27 from the existing fare ... The Road Safety and Transport Authority (RSTA) revises fares twice a year, in February and August.
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Facemasks compulsory in Phuentsholing

Kuensel 30 Jul 2022
Rajesh Rai . Phuentsholing. Wearing facemasks has been made mandatory in Phuentsholing. The Southern Covid-19 Task Force (SC19TF) announced this on July 28 ... Positive cases have also been detected from the community ... A transporter, who travels regularly between Thimphu and Phuentsholing, Ngawang Tenzin, said most Phuentsholing residents don’t wear masks.
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Thimphu to try electric city bus

Kuensel 27 Jul 2022
Come January, residents of Thimphu can travel in a modern electric bus on the main city bus route ... The 27-seater bus with air conditioning will operate on Thimphu’s trunk line ... The experiences and lessons learned from operating it will be used in planning the next stages in the development of public transport in Thimphu, and in other cities.
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Clubs sign international players for 2022 BPL

Kuensel 20 Jul 2022
Thinley Namgay ... Transport United FC is recruiting five foreign players, three from India, one each from Cameroon and Ghana. Transport’s coach Bikash Pradhan said that the recruits would join the club next week. Thimphu City FC’s president Hishey Tshering said the club is signing one player each from Japan and Spain. .
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Three new clubs enter Bhutan Premier League 2022

Kuensel 15 Jul 2022
BPL 2022 will commence on August 13 in Thimphu. The three newcomer teams are RTC (Royal Thimphu College) FC, Under-20 BFF (Bhutan Football Federation) Academy FC, and the FC Takin ... The six best teams from the BPL qualifiers will play among BPL league clubs – Druk Lhayul FC, Paro FC, Thimphu City FC, and Transport United FC.
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FC Takin leads 2022 BPL qualifiers

Kuensel 23 Jun 2022
Thimphu Raven FC and Namlha FC have four points each and Friends United FC earned three points ... Coronation Cup Champion Druk Lhayul FC, 2021 BPL Champion Paro FC, Thimphu City FC and Transport United FC have already booked their places in the league.
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Druk Lhayul FC wins the first Coronation Cup

Kuensel 03 Jun 2022
Druk Lhayul FC defeated Paro FC and won the first Coronation Cup yesterday at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu ... Meanwhile, Druk Lhayul FC booked the final place after beating Thimphu City FC 1-0 on May 31 ... Thimphu City FC and Transport United FC managed seven points each.
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Coronation Cup final: Druk Lhayul FC to face Paro FC

Kuensel 02 Jun 2022
Druk Lhayul FC will face 2021 Bhutan Premier League (BPL) champion Paro FC in the final of the first Coronation Cup today at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu today ... Lhayul booked the final place after beating Thimphu City FC 1-0 on May 31 ... Thimphu City FC and Transport United FC managed seven each.
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Is Phuentsholing becoming expensive?

Kuensel 27 May 2022
A corporate employee said she found even vegetables were cheaper in Thimphu ... A businessman who deals in transportation said that Thimphu was expensive when the Sorchen driver-switching point was there. “After it was lifted, transportation charges decreased, making the rates cheaper in Thimphu,” he said.
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Thimphu thromde to construct sanitary landfill next fiscal year

Kuensel 21 May 2022
Thimphu thromde would construct a sanitary landfill to replace the open dump yard in Memeylakha next fiscal year ... Meanwhile, the flagship programme is introducing waste segregation, collection, transportation, treatment, recovery, and disposal facilities throughout the country in a phased manner starting with Thimphu.
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Waste gets new focus

Kuensel 20 May 2022
Thimphu Thromde’s plan to construct sanitary landfill to replace the open dump yard in Memelakha is welcome ... The good news is that a flagship programme is introducing waste segregation, collection, transportation, treatment, recovery, and disposal facilities throughout the country in a phased manner starting with Thimphu.
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First Coronation Cup begins today

Kuensel 18 May 2022
Thimphu City FC will face Paro FC in the first Coronation Cup today at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu. Thimphu City FC, Paro FC, Transport United FC and the Druk Lhayul FC will play a league format tournament with each team playing twice against each team ... Thimphu City FC’s ...
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Fuel transporters stop supply with no revision in freight charges

Kuensel 17 May 2022
Earlier, when the diesel price increased by almost Nu 7 per litre from midnight of May 1, fuel transporters said that they would not transport fuel from Phuentsholing to Thimphu and other western dzongkhags. However, fuel transporters came to a consensus after an official from Tashi’s BOD in Phuentsholing told them to wait until May 16.
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An all-electric taxi country?

Kuensel 10 May 2022
More are on the way under the Bhutan Sustainable Low Emission Urban Transport Systems project that aims to replace 300 more ... In other words, the cost of transportation will burn deeper in our pockets ... Using it to drive public transportation has multiple benefits ... It could or should bring down the cost of public transportation.

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