The House Committee of the Bhutan National Assembly, which was earlier dissolved, has been reinstated following the Speaker’s pronouncement that it was a continuous committee, which should only dissolve with the... More
Challenges related to young entrepreneurs, tourism and connectivity in the region among others, will be addressed in the 70th executive committee meeting of South Asian Association for Regional Corporation (SAARC) Chamber... More
Water samples collected at various locations from the rivers in Thimphu and Paro were found to contain bacteria E.Coli.
E.Coli is commonly found in the faeces of humans and other animals, indicating... More
Five weeks have passed since the confrontation between China and India at Doklam, but the crisis remains unresolved. It has become an issue of pride, with no one willing to step... More
Speaker Jigme Zangpo has informed the National Assembly’s house committee members in writing that their recent decision to dissolve the committee has violated the National Assembly (NA) Act and the Rules... More
With the election strategies chalked out, the Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) has started preparing for next year’s parliamentary elections.
The first priority for the party is to book their maiden berth in... More
After failing to produce defendants before the court, the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) withdrew eight cases of the 51 charged in the ATM card racket from the Phuentsholing drungkhag... More
The twenty-three vehicles, including a bulldozer and three motorbikes that the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) seized over the years, have caught the commission in a different fix.
The vehicles are collecting dust and... More
More than two years after the implementation of a suicide prevention action plan, preventing suicides in the Bhutan still remains a challenge.
At least eight suicide cases were reported every month until... More
The Bhutanese Royal Audit Authority (RAA) for the first time will review the judiciary systems and practices.
The review will be carried out between July 24 and September 4.
“The review will not,... More
The recently implemented Indian Goods and Services Tax (GST) have slowed Bhutan’s cement export to India.
Cement has a 28 percent GST that the Indian buyers would have to bear. This has... More
The two newly formed political parties, Druk Gaki Tshogpa and Druk Kuenphen Tshogpa, are yet to register with the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB).
According to ECB, the promoters of the political... More
Bhutanese patients seeking traditional medicines have been increasing steadily by about 10,000 patients a year according to the health system review report.
The National tradition medicine Hospital (NTMH) in Thimphu serves as... More
If Bhutan cultivated all the land left fallow, the country would produce additional 10,323.315 metric tonnes (MT) of paddy every year.
According to the 2015 agriculture statistics, 6,345 acres of paddy fields... More
One teacher has voluntarily resigned every day since the beginning of this academic session.
Figures available from the education ministry state that in the last five months, 120 teachers have resigned compared... More
The recent Doklam event has many versions. The Indian media naturally had the versions of their government though they shared what the Chinese also said.
The best way to see the truth... More
The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is reviewing an investigation report on embezzlement and suspected fraud amounting to Nu 576.469 million (M) at the Bhutan Development Bank Limited (BDBL) in... More
Although South Asian countries have potential to generate energy and water available for food production, climate change remains a challenge.
At the SAARC regional consultation meeting on water, energy and food nexus... More
Although Bhutan is still at the negotiation stage on its accession to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) since 2004, the registrar of Bhutan Medical and Health Council, Sonam Dorji said becoming... More
Bhutan has the highest number of (24.6 percent) smokers in the region, a report on mental health status of adolescents in South-East Asia states.
Despite complete ban on tobacco sales, tobacco use... More
Although the Bhutanese labour and human resources ministry has completed the labour force survey for 2016 -2017, the ministry has not generated the report yet because of flaws that were pointed... More