While the penetration of social media has enhanced communication and transformed the information sharing culture in rural Bhutan, users are now seeing the ugly side of technology.
Recently, an unclothed... More
The level of innovation in Bhutan’s agribusiness firms is low, according to a World Bank report, which calls for the government to establish entrepreneurship and innovation hubs.
The report, which... More
The Prime Minister of Bhutan Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay said, the suspension of South-South National Highway’s construction is not because of external pressure and definitely not the government of India... More
According to the latest agriculture reports, large movement of people from rural to urban centres is hurting the agriculture sector badly. Fifty-three percent of farming households faced labour shortage... More
Bhutan became the fifth country in the world to be recognised by Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) framework for maintaining high standards of public financial management (PFM) system.
Bhutan maintained solid growth and economic stability in the first half of this year, according to the World Bank’s Bhutan Economic Update September 2017 report.
World Bank’s resident representative, Yoichiro... More
Chief Justice Sinha is already history after his flight to Australia amidst much drama and corruption allegations made by the Government. His has been a dramatic regime anyway which began with calls to uphold the supremacy of... More
Over the years many highly developed economies with sophisticated markets and long functioning banking systems have faced significant banking crises or banking failures. The role of Central Banks is critical in not only preventing and/or pre-empting failures... More
At long last Aung San Suu Kyi has finally revealed the government’s new strategic plans for the trouble state of Rakhine. This is essentially the long-promised roadmap constructed around the recommendations of the Kofi Annan Advisory Commission... More
Clearly an important part of the United States’ “regional approach” to Afghanistan is the role that India is to play in re-building the war-torn country. Notwithstanding the crucial consequences this policy would produce in terms of triggering... More
Afghanistan has been accepted as a permanent member of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Jin Liqun, president of the Beijing-based institution, formally presented a certificate confirming... More