Starting a Business at the Global Entrepreneurship Week

An industry can be classified as a manufacturing, construction or...

Nov 19, 2017 10:43

Conserving the Traditional Art of Weaving

The mission of the Royal Textile Academy is to preserve and...

Nov 18, 2017 10:36

Bhutan to Graduate from Least Developed Countries Group by 2022

Bhutan has stable political, economic and social settings that...

Nov 17, 2017 09:01

Chencho Gyeltshen Named Most Valuable Player

The home team fought hard against one of the best Middle Eastern...

Nov 16, 2017 05:28

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Govt. to Waive Royalty for Tourists Visiting Eastern Bhutan

“Tourists visiting eastern dzongkhags need not pay the daily fee of USD 65 once the proposal comes through,” he said. The government, he...

Nov 15, 2017 07:18

A Gift from His Majesty The King to the People - Drop in Petrol Prices

“The reduction of fuel prices was not passed down because of the fear in the reduction of the domestic revenue, but to honour His Majesty’s...

Nov 11, 2017 10:52

A Very Successful Royal Visit to India

The Royal visit to New Delhi from 31st October to 3rd November was a big success by all standards. Most importantly, it demonstrated a new...

Nov 09, 2017 10:47

Gross National Happiness of Business Assessment Tool Proposed

The proposed GNH tool is expected to systematically assess a business establishment’s effort to integrate GNH values into its operations.

Nov 08, 2017 13:48

Features

Conserving the Traditional Art of Weaving

The mission of the Royal Textile Academy is to preserve and promote the traditional form of weaving.

Nov 18, 2017 10:36

The Disappearing Practice of Polyandry

The traditional practice of polyandry in Laya was born out of necessity – the remoteness of the place. Located up in the highlands, Laya...

Nov 10, 2017 06:50

30 Books Written by Children Released

Under the programme ‘Children Writing for Children,’ students between the ages of 12 to 16 from Zhemgang worked with Save the Children,...

Nov 09, 2017 17:40

Appeasing One’s Protective Deities

“Bhutanese families believe in the power of these deities to affect the welfare of human. They are located in or associated with certain...

Nov 06, 2017 13:22

Sports

Chencho Gyeltshen Named Most Valuable Player

The home team fought hard against one of the best Middle Eastern teams with experienced professional players and a physically strong team.

Nov 16, 2017 05:28

Coach Pema Returns to Lead National Squad

Coach Pema has the experience of leading the boys since he first took over the squad in the match against the Maldives during the world cup...

Nov 04, 2017 17:30

Archery Players in Bumthang Plead for Support

“Bumthang has four or five archery ranges but none is for traditional tournament. So we feel that there is not much support for the game....

Oct 27, 2017 12:19

Tandin Dorji Crowned as Best Archer

Tandin Dorji is now crowned as the best archer in the two-day BAF International Style Compound Archery Competition held in the capital....

Oct 23, 2017 07:17

Business

Starting a Business at the Global Entrepreneurship Week

An industry can be classified as a manufacturing, construction or service industry. The Regional Trade and Industry Office (RTIO) issues...

Nov 19, 2017 10:43

Bhutan to Graduate from Least Developed Countries Group by 2022

Bhutan has stable political, economic and social settings that could attract a lot of Foreign Direct Investments.

Nov 17, 2017 09:01

Applying the Concept of GNH on Social Enterprises

The essence of a social entrepreneur is what they can do and how they can balance the social and the commercial aspects of a business.

Nov 14, 2017 07:47

Climate Information Vital for Agriculture

The Agriculture officer with agricultural research and extension division, Sagar Acharya, said that the usage of climate information is...

Nov 13, 2017 08:00

Travel

Professionalising Bhutanese Tour Guides

When tourists arrive in Bhutan, the first thing they see is not the pristine mountains or the serene environment. They see the guides.

Nov 11, 2017 12:24

Pray to Conceive at the Chimi Lhakhang

For couples who longed to have children, miracles were said to have happened after they have received fertility blessings at the Chimi...

Nov 08, 2017 08:44

The Black-Necked Crane Festival

The arrival of the black-neck cranes signals the coming of winter and plays an integral role in the daily lives of the villagers. Highly...

Nov 01, 2017 13:54

Tourism Growth Boosts Handicrafts Business

“We can see the happiness in the colours and it’s very special. I think it’s essential that westerners come over, embrace the culture, take...

Nov 01, 2017 07:10

Lifestyle

Efficacy of Traditional Bhutanese Medicine

Research carried out by a postgraduate student at the faculty of traditional medicine under Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences...

Nov 07, 2017 07:39

Popularity of Bhutan Natural's Lemongrass Oil

Bhutan Natural began to import Lemongrass oil from Bhutan in 2016. “We have since established ourselves as a reliable supplier of Bhutan...

Nov 05, 2017 10:41

Weavers Recognised for Promoting Arts and Crafts

The 16th National Design and Art competition was organised in five different categories – gho (weaving), kira (weaving), embroidery,...

Nov 04, 2017 07:29

National Design and Art Competition’s Exhibition Opens in Thimphu

A week-long exhibition opened in Thimphu displaying the winning entries of this year’s National Design and Art Competition. Her Royal...

Nov 02, 2017 06:30

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