Bhutan Expects Record Low Inflation In 2018

The nine-month average inflation rate this year was recorded at...

Dec 09, 2018 11:47

Lhop Widows From Samtse, Bhutan Keep Their Culture Of ‘Duk Tsho Hang’ Alive

There is a thriving custom among the Lhops – women are not...

Dec 08, 2018 22:08

Recognising And Addressing The Needs Of The Differently-Abled In Bhutan

The theme ‘Empowering persons with disability and ensuring...

Dec 07, 2018 14:13

Austrian Delegation Seek Investment Opportunities In Bhutan And To Foster Stronger Ties

According to the Austrian delegates, eight companies from diverse...

Dec 06, 2018 12:42

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Catch Exciting Film Screenings, Cultural And Sports Events At ‘Japan Week 2018’ In Bhutan

The ambassador of Japan to Bhutan, Kenji Hiramatsu is hopeful that ‘Japan Week’ will prove beneficial in promoting people to people...

Dec 04, 2018 20:15

Yonphula Airport In Bhutan Sees More Passengers With Increased Flights Per Week

Operations manager with Koufuku International Limited, Sanjok Biswakarma, said that the changes in the flight timing were well-timed.

Dec 03, 2018 22:29

Twins Need Time To Recuperate, Will Not Be Returning To Bhutan Anytime Soon: Dr Karma Sherab

“After the discharge, the Children’s First Foundation has decided to keep the family at the retreat centre where physiotherapy and all the...

Nov 30, 2018 14:25

Twin Girls Nima And Dawa - Discharged From Hospital And Healing Well

A paediatric surgeon with JDWNRH, Dr Karma Sherub, who was in Melbourne to observe the surgery earlier this month, said the girls are doing...

Nov 22, 2018 15:57

Features

Recognising And Addressing The Needs Of The Differently-Abled In Bhutan

The theme ‘Empowering persons with disability and ensuring inclusiveness and equality,’ was also observed in other dzongkhags.

Dec 07, 2018 14:13

Sightings Of White Bellied Herons Declining In Bhutan

The White Bellied Herons are secretive birds, often intolerant of close proximity to humans.

Dec 05, 2018 22:03

The Moving Mandala: Inside Bhutan's Sacred Dance Festivals

At the annual events, monks perform cham, choreographed rituals that serve as enlightening visualizations and honor the influential guru who...

Dec 04, 2018 15:53

My Green School – Book By Bhutanese Educator Thakur S Powdyel, Expected To Be Taught In Schools Across Japan

Professor Miwako Hosoda believes that ‘My Green School’ will be of much interest to students, educators and researchers.

Dec 02, 2018 09:31

Sports

Japanese Volunteers Taught Football Skills To Some Young Monks And Hope to Reach Out To All Other Monastic Institutions In Bhutan

Held on World Children’s Day on 20 November, the programme was spearheaded by the Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (JOCV).

Nov 24, 2018 06:06

Female Archer Dorji Dema Hopes To Inspire More Women To Take Up Archery In Bhutan

Dorji Dema, a mother of three is among the first women in Bhutan to play in an archery tournament.

Nov 05, 2018 08:11

Bhutanese Bagged Gold In Both Men And Women’s Category In The Scenic But Gruelling Laya Run

In a gruelling race where both locals and foreigners participated, Bhutanese won gold medals in both the men and women’s category.

Oct 24, 2018 18:01

Bhutan's 'Judo Girl' Fighting For Her Sport Back Home

By competing at the Youth Olympic Games Bueno Aires 2018, 16-year-old Yangchen Wangmo is blazing a trail for judo in the small archery-mad...

Oct 10, 2018 12:45

Business

Bhutan Expects Record Low Inflation In 2018

The nine-month average inflation rate this year was recorded at 2.61 percent, the lowest figure since 2004.

Dec 09, 2018 11:47

Austrian Delegation Seek Investment Opportunities In Bhutan And To Foster Stronger Ties

According to the Austrian delegates, eight companies from diverse sectors such as energy, engineering, tourism and health visited Bhutan to...

Dec 06, 2018 12:42

Asian Development Bank Provides USD 35m To Develop Bhutan’s Health, Technical And Vocational Education Sectors

The grant agreements were signed between the Finance Minister and ADB’s Country Director on 29 November at the Ministry of Finance.

Dec 01, 2018 05:48

First-Ever Women’s Edition Of The Start-Up Weekend In Bhutan Aims To Promote Entrepreneurship And Innovation Culture

Eighteen women from diverse backgrounds took part in the event, where they pitched business ideas, worked in teams and presented their...

Nov 27, 2018 13:26

Travel

Lhop Widows From Samtse, Bhutan Keep Their Culture Of ‘Duk Tsho Hang’ Alive

There is a thriving custom among the Lhops – women are not allowed to wear ornaments after their partners die.

Dec 08, 2018 22:08

Bhutan Received 71,417 International Visitors In 2017; Singapore, USA And Japan In Top 10 List

In 2017, Bhutan received 71,417 international visitors and the revenue earned was USD 79m, the highest arrival and revenue since 2012.

Dec 03, 2018 11:25

Phobjikha Valley Sees Increasing Number Of Black-Necked Cranes – Birds Regarded As Sacred By The Bhutanese

Since October, close to 270 black-necked cranes have already arrived in the Phobjikha Valley.

Nov 28, 2018 20:23

Be Thrilled By Adrenaline-Pumping Dance Moves At The Dochula Festival On 13 December

The Dochula Druk Wangyel Festival was initiated by Her Majesty the Queen Mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo as a tribute to His Majesty the Fourth...

Nov 20, 2018 17:05

Lifestyle

Aku Tongmi: A Song For Bhutan Launched To Revive Traditional Bhutanese Music

The book consists of 10 Bhutanese songs including the National Anthem.

Dec 05, 2018 07:04

Research Done By Bhutanese Artists To Revive Ancient Culture Of Using Colours Sourced From Nature

Artists Penjor Dorji and Norbu Tshering are about to complete a research on using natural pigments to create artworks in Bhutan.

Nov 29, 2018 07:51

Skateboarding Looks Set To Take Off In Bhutan With The First-Ever Skate Park Built In Thimphu, In Memory Of Johnny Strange

The 8000 square foot skate park, designed and built by CA Skateparks, is Bhutan’s first.

Nov 25, 2018 06:26

Exploring The Usage Of Minerals In Traditional Bhutanese Medicine

One of the challenges in the usage of minerals as ingredients in traditional medicine is the rarity of minerals.

Nov 16, 2018 15:58

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