Impact of Regional Tourists on Bhutan’s Tourism Policy

Regional tourists, especially from the South Asian Association...

Dec 15, 2017 09:22

RENEW, Empowering the Disadvantaged

The organisation, which works towards renewing the dignity of...

Dec 14, 2017 11:04

Athletes Seek Insurance to Cover Injuries

According to him, there were incidents in the past where an...

Dec 13, 2017 07:06

Solar Fencing Proves Effective in Kangpara

Farmers said that they had to take turns to patrol their fields...

Dec 12, 2017 10:08

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Education Ministry Working on Providing Lunch in All Schools

There are 301 schools under the school-feeding programme out of which 147 schools provide three meals a day while 154 provide lunch only.

Dec 10, 2017 10:23

East-West Road Widening Project Enhances Travelling For Bhutanese Commuters

Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay, in an earlier interview with the Bhutanese media, said that the East-West Highway is an important project,...

Dec 05, 2017 06:01

Exhibition on Bhutan Opens in Hungary

The President of Hungary-Bhutan Friendship Society, Zoltan Valcsicsak and curator of the Flag Museum, Laszlo Balogh, organised the...

Dec 04, 2017 10:24

Techstars Startup Weekend Bhutan (Eco-Tourism): 54 Hours where innovation meets happiness and sustainable development

The eventful weekend saw 130 keen people in attendance, of which 56 pitched ideas. This was the fifth time that such an experiential...

Nov 29, 2017 08:46

Features

Impact of Regional Tourists on Bhutan’s Tourism Policy

Regional tourists, especially from the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries do not have to pay the USD 200 to...

Dec 15, 2017 09:22

RENEW, Empowering the Disadvantaged

The organisation, which works towards renewing the dignity of women, addresses the issues of gender inequality through awareness, education,...

Dec 14, 2017 11:04

Solar Fencing Proves Effective in Kangpara

Farmers said that they had to take turns to patrol their fields in the rain. Bumden Zangmo, 24, recollects how she has spent sleepless...

Dec 12, 2017 10:08

Bhutan Government Waives Off USD 65 a Day for Tourists

The move is expected to promote tourism in the eastern part of the country

Dec 11, 2017 09:33

Sports

Athletes Seek Insurance to Cover Injuries

According to him, there were incidents in the past where an athlete had to bear his own expenses for injuries suffered in the match. “When...

Dec 13, 2017 07:06

​Bhutan to Face China on Dec 11

Bhutan will play China for the second time in five years on Monday. The two played for the first time in the same place in 2012 during the...

Dec 09, 2017 10:06

U-16 Cricket Team Prepares for ACC Eastern Region Cup

“Looking at the other teams in our group, I think we can win matches. We are playing against China, Singapore and Malaysia. We do have...

Dec 03, 2017 08:40

Stakeholders Discuss National Sports Policy

The Bhutan Olympic Committee submitted a proposal to the government for the development of the national sports policy. The Government...

Nov 23, 2017 07:35

Business

Fuel Price Drop to Spur Economic Growth by 1%

“The drop in the prices will stimulate the economy by lowering the cost of transportation, resulting in a drop in prices for consumers and...

Nov 27, 2017 10:48

Ac​hieving the 100% Employment Pledge

The government has spent Nu 1.156 billions for the unemployed youths by involving them in trainings, workshops, internship opportunities for...

Nov 26, 2017 09:04

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

Travel

Journey to the Fascinating Royal Highland Festival in Laya

Chimi Wangmo, based in Thimphu, traversed through beautiful landscapes to witness the fascinating Royal Highland Festival in Laya.

Dec 07, 2017 09:18

Dochula Tschechu – Truly Captivating!

What makes the Dochula Druk Wangyel Festival unique is that while the mask dances performed elsewhere in Bhutan are centred around religious...

Nov 24, 2017 05:19

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

Lifestyle

Indulge in Awesome Japanese Food in Bhutan

On our various visits to the first ramen joint in Thimphu, we have seen Japanese diners as well as Bhutanese families stopping by for a...

Dec 06, 2017 07:40

Savour a Bit of Switzerland in Bhutan

The restaurant owners are a Swiss-Bhutanese couple who hail from Bumthang, where their family owns the Swiss Guest House, Red Panda Brewery...

Dec 01, 2017 08:29

Uncle Toby’s Kitchen Review

If you feel like having a juicy piece of chicken, try the Pan Seared Chicken at Nu.300. This herb encrusted chicken breast packs a punch...

Nov 22, 2017 09:18

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

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