The government is still not yet ready to sell shares of some of its state-owned enterprises to strengthen the country’s stock market. Bhutan's stock market, the Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay said is still the smallest and the slowest in the world.
The construction of the longest bridge in the country over Amochhu is delaying the completion of the 54-kilometre Samtse-Phuentshogling Highway. The highway’s construction which began in 2005 should have been completed by 2013.
National Environment Commission‘s test does not explain the mystery behind the death of scores of fish in Dungsamchhu in Samdrup Jongkhar. Hundreds of dead fish were washed ashore Dungsamchhu in November, last year, baffling the locals.
A helicopter was used to control a forest fire for the first time in Bhutan. Airbus H130 could contain the fire above Sangaygang in Thimphu within about five hours which otherwise could have taken longer. The chopper poured about 270 litres of water every four minutes.