In Commemoration Of World Elephant Day, Bhutan Records 678 Elephants, Up From 513 In 2011

There are 678 elephants in Bhutan, according to the second...

Aug 15, 2018 12:54

Start-up Centre In Bhutan Held Session To Provide Advice On Doing Business For Entrepreneurs

Guidance was provided during the first session on starting a...

Aug 14, 2018 12:06

About 91 % Of International Visitors Intend To Revisit Bhutan And 85 % Want To Recommend Nation Of Happiness To Others

The majority (80.4 %) of the international visitors expressed...

Aug 13, 2018 12:11

Gokab – The First Dance Studio To Be Registered In Bhutan For Dancing Enthusiasts

Gokab, a youth group comprising of mostly dance enthusiasts, has...

Aug 12, 2018 15:44

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Bhutan’s Satellite Deployed From ISS Along With Limited Edition Stamps Launched To Laud Event

Live-streamed on YouTube, representatives from various countries and institutes gathered at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) in...

Aug 11, 2018 16:08

Daily Professional Fee Proposed For Tour Guides To Boost Tourism In Bhutan

Such an initiative is also thought to help boost the image of the profession in Bhutan and retain senior tour guides.

Aug 10, 2018 12:09

More Than 70,000 Jobseekers Projected To Hit Bhutan’s Job Market In The Next 5 Years

About 70,469 jobseekers are projected to be in the market in the next five years, according to Bhutan’s Labour Ministry’s jobseekers’ guide...

Aug 07, 2018 17:56

9th Construction Expo Hosts Over 60 Participants From Countries Such As Singapore, Nepal And The United States

The expo which started in 2009 was one of the largest gathering of professionals, contractors and suppliers from the industry.

Aug 01, 2018 18:33

Features

In Commemoration Of World Elephant Day, Bhutan Records 678 Elephants, Up From 513 In 2011

There are 678 elephants in Bhutan, according to the second edition of the National Elephant Survey Report.

Aug 15, 2018 12:54

Discover Raju’s Passion For Making The Traditional Bhutanese Bow And Arrow

The class VI drop-out earns at least Nu 8,000 a month by making bows and arrows.

Aug 08, 2018 16:09

Bhutan Marks World Ranger Day To Honour Women Rangers In The Country

The day, themed ‘Stand with the World’s Rangers’, was aimed at recognising women rangers in the country. Today, the forestry department has...

Aug 02, 2018 17:53

VAST – A Champion Of Contemporary Art In Bhutan

The Founder of VAST, who is fondly known as Asha Karma, has devoted his time to promoting contemporary art ever since VAST came into being...

Jul 30, 2018 18:42

Sports

The Myriad Of Sporting Facilities Constructed In Bhutan To Promote Healthy Living

The government in its 11th FYP report stated that it undertook the development of various infrastructure and institutions to promote sports...

Jul 29, 2018 08:33

Adolescent Girls In Bhutan Learn About Health And Sanitation Through Weeklong District Cricket Championship

The national nutrition survey 2015 conducted by the Ministry of Health and UNICEF Bhutan found anaemia in adolescent girls to be a critical...

Jul 21, 2018 16:29

Future Of Bhutan’s Women Football Depends On The Development Of Local Coaches

The football coach of the national women’s team, Sung Jea Lee said that there is a need to train local coaches.

Jul 08, 2018 18:16

Bhutan’s Two Young Representatives Shared Their Unforgettable Experiences At The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia

Bhutan was represented by two students, Rigzin Tenzin, 12, from Gelephu and Kinley Deki Yangzom, 12, from Lobesa Lower Secondary School,...

Jun 30, 2018 14:06

Business

Start-up Centre In Bhutan Held Session To Provide Advice On Doing Business For Entrepreneurs

Guidance was provided during the first session on starting a business held at the newly established start-up centre at Changzamtog, Thimphu.

Aug 14, 2018 12:06

SDF To Develop E-Commerce Platform And Support Start-Ups In The South Asian Region

The SDF has already achieved and disbursed US$ 47mn for 12 cross-border projects.

Jul 24, 2018 09:03

Cottage And Small Industry Which Saw 20% Growth Is A Pillar Of Bhutan’s Industry Sector

To date, the CSIs constitute more than 90 percent of Bhutan’s industry sector.

Jul 19, 2018 13:46

Royal Bhutan Helicopter Services Has Generated Profits And Served More Than 500 Tourists And Locals Since 2016

The RBHS was launched with the primary objective of providing services during medical emergencies and natural disasters and also for tourism...

Jul 14, 2018 14:23

Travel

About 91 % Of International Visitors Intend To Revisit Bhutan And 85 % Want To Recommend Nation Of Happiness To Others

The majority (80.4 %) of the international visitors expressed that the culture and traditional charm attracted them to Bhutan.

Aug 13, 2018 12:11

DrukAir To Fly Between Bhutan And Singapore Via Guwahati Starting Sept 1

The new flight will connect Paro to Singapore via Guwahati.

Aug 09, 2018 10:37

Bhutan Records Highest Number Of International Leisure Tourist Arrivals In 2017

Bhutan continues to be an attractive tourism destination, which is evident from its growing popularity resulting in the increase in arrivals...

Aug 06, 2018 12:24

Going Against The Tourism Crush: Here's Why Bhutan Charges Tourists US$250 A Day

Attractions around the world are being destroyed by tourism, so much so that countries are starting to imposing taxes and restrictions - a...

Jul 26, 2018 16:00

Lifestyle

Gokab – The First Dance Studio To Be Registered In Bhutan For Dancing Enthusiasts

Gokab, a youth group comprising of mostly dance enthusiasts, has seen a healthy growth of membership numbers since its inception in 2015.

Aug 12, 2018 15:44

Red Rice Is Bhutan's Staple Food And This Brewery Has Turned It Into Its Flagship Beer

Namgay Artisanal Brewery is the new kid on the block and it’s got everyone talking about its red rice lager.

Aug 03, 2018 14:04

The Next Guardian – First Bhutanese Documentary Film To Be Screened In Theatres In Japan

This is the first time a documentary film from Bhutan will be screened in Japanese theatres.

Jul 31, 2018 11:26

Kadoo: Learn About Bhutan’s Unique Wildlife Through An Innovative Boardgame

Kadoo: The Big Game – Explore Bhutan's Wilderness was launched on March 24, 2018 as part of WWF Bhutan’s Earth Hour campaign.

Jul 28, 2018 08:02

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