Bhutan’s Legend - Pemi Tshewang Tashi Is Now Successfully Made Into A Comic And Animation Film

It is a tale of how Pemi Tshewang Tashi, a warrior in his time,...

Sep 21, 2018 17:44

No Medals Won But Bhutan Was Recognised For Its Concept Of Happiness By Various News Outlets At The 18th Asian Games

Stephen Wade said that in the Olympics results, there is a direct...

Sep 20, 2018 17:10

Bhutan Ranks 134th Out Of 189 Countries On The Human Development Index

Bhutan has climbed a step up from its 135th rank in 2016,...

Sep 19, 2018 16:25

Cultivation Of Avocado Looks Set To Take Off In Tsirang, Bhutan

A few farmers have already started selling avocados in the Sunday...

Sep 18, 2018 15:38

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Bhutan Ranks 134th Out Of 189 Countries On The Human Development Index

Bhutan has climbed a step up from its 135th rank in 2016, according to the Human Development Indices and Indicators.

Sep 19, 2018 16:25

National Assembly Election 2018: Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa And Druk Phuensum Thosgpa Through To General Round

Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa secured 92,722 votes and Druk Phuensum Thosgpa secured 90,020 votes.

Sep 15, 2018 21:50

Samdrup Jongkhar Aims To Be The First Plastic Free Town In Bhutan

It may take time for Samdrup Jongkgar to become a completely plastic-free town but the residents will work towards fulfilling this dream...

Sep 11, 2018 16:56

New DrukAir Route Linking Guwahati, Singapore And Paro Set To Open Doors To Exciting Opportunities And More

The route is expected to facilitate travel, trade and people to people exchange in Bhutan, Assam and Singapore as well as with other North...

Sep 02, 2018 15:42

Features

Drukgyel Dzong Which Used To House Sacred Bhutanese Documents Lost to A Fire In 1951, To Be Restored By 2022

The reconstruction works began in April 2016 after the command of His Majesty The King to celebrate the birth of His Royal Highness (HRH)...

Sep 17, 2018 15:42

11 Year Old Author Revives Forgotten Snowball Culture Of ‘Khakey’ In Bhutan

Khakey is a custom that originated in Western Bhutan and was popular a few generations ago.

Sep 13, 2018 19:27

Woman In Bhutan Seeks To Set Up Greenhouse Project To Help Single Mothers And School Dropouts In Gelephu

Tshering Lhamo said that once her project proposal is ready, she will apply for a loan to realise her dream embarking on her new social...

Sep 07, 2018 16:58

Teacher In Germany Collects 'Happiness' Letters From Children - And She's Looking For More Letters From Bhutan

Karina Sillmann hopes to collect what she loves: The honesty and clear perspective of children.

Sep 04, 2018 16:57

Sports

No Medals Won But Bhutan Was Recognised For Its Concept Of Happiness By Various News Outlets At The 18th Asian Games

Stephen Wade said that in the Olympics results, there is a direct correlation between how much money a country spends and how many medals...

Sep 20, 2018 17:10

Bhutanese Female Athlete Aces In Athletics And Boxing While Juggling Studies

Tandin was selected to compete at the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia last month.

Sep 09, 2018 17:24

An American Won The Breath-Taking 268km Tour Of The Dragon Mountain Bike Race In Bhutan

The 268 km race is considered as the toughest one-day mountain bike race in the world.

Sep 05, 2018 16:30

Bhutanese Archers Won Two Gold And A Silver Medal At the World Historical Archery Championship, Hungary

The World Historical Archery Championship was held at Gyula, Hungary from August 13 – 19.

Sep 01, 2018 14:53

Business

Cultivation Of Avocado Looks Set To Take Off In Tsirang, Bhutan

A few farmers have already started selling avocados in the Sunday vegetable market for about Nu 250-350 a kilogram.

Sep 18, 2018 15:38

BEBL Group Aims To Export Bhutan’s Finest Agro-Products To New Markets Such As The Middle-East

Most of the Bhutanese commodities are absorbed within the Indian market, BEBL feels that the farmers are deprived of their deserving market...

Sep 14, 2018 17:52

Matsutake – A Highly Sought-After Mushroom Benefits Some Bhutanese And Is Also Exported To Japan

“Matsutake has helped us a lot,” Tauchu said.

Sep 03, 2018 17:12

Bamtech – An Innovative App Launched In Bhutan To Inform Users About The Cultivation Of Bamboo

The application features essential information regarding the usage of bamboo for housing, construction, the making of furniture and...

Aug 24, 2018 14:23

Travel

Handicrafts Shops Thrives In Paro Selling Bhutanese Textile, Paintings, Bamboo Products And More

With businesses picking up fast as a result of the tourism boom, the handicraft shops in Paro have even formed a committee with a...

Sep 16, 2018 14:56

Be Awe-Inspired By The ‘Dance Of The Terrifying Gods’ And More At The Thimphu Tshechu Which Starts On 19 Sept

Held from 19 to 21 Sept 2018, the annual Thimphu Tshechu (festival) is a vibrant visual feast for both locals and foreigners.

Sep 12, 2018 20:45

Tshechus (Festivals) In Bhutan Becoming A Platform For The Dissemination Of Social Messages

"The impact will be a thousand times more powerful. When a spiritual figure conveys a social message in line with religious belief, people...

Sep 08, 2018 19:00

Bhutan's 'unofficial ambassadors': Here's what it's like being a tour guide

In this series, Bhutan Times speaks to licensed tour guides and drivers on what it’s like working in the tourism industry in Bhutan.

Sep 06, 2018 16:18

Lifestyle

Bhutan’s Legend - Pemi Tshewang Tashi Is Now Successfully Made Into A Comic And Animation Film

It is a tale of how Pemi Tshewang Tashi, a warrior in his time, gave up his personal life as he dutifully carried out his lord’s order of...

Sep 21, 2018 17:44

Miniature Bhutan Creates Amazing Artworks Out Of Pencil Lead And Rice Grains

Miniature Bhutan carves on the lead of pencil tips to make traditional miniature sculptures such as the Buddha, traditional bridges, swords...

Sep 10, 2018 12:44

Bhutan Buy - E-Commerce Platform Seeks To Promote Sale Of Bhutanese Products And Change The Way Bhutanese Shop

Samir Pradhan started Bhutanbuy, an e-commerce company, the first of its kind in Bhutan.

Sep 06, 2018 23:30

Tree Hugger Photo Competition Organised In Bhutan To Celebrate International Biodiversity Day

The categories are as follows: the Best Tree Hugger, Smallest Tree Hugger, Largest Tree Hugger, Oldest Tree Hugger, Innovative Tree Hugger...

Aug 30, 2018 12:32

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