Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will go Bhutan on a three day visit from 19 to 21 April to attend an international conference on autism. She will also hold bilateral meetings... More
Bhutan’s economy is expected to grow 8.2% in 2017 and surge to a blistering 9.9% in 2018, according to the Asian Development Outlook 2017 report. To top it off, Bhutan has... More
The King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and his father, the fourth King of Bhutan Jigme Singye Wangchuck, supporting Bhutan's young prince Gyalsey Jigme Namgyel in Thimphu on March 11.... More
Bhutan are happier than Indians, Bangladeshis and Sri Lankans, according to World Happiness Report 2017 released yesterday (20 March) coinciding with the United Nations' International Day of Happiness.
Bhutan ranked 97th among 155... More
In India, where universities have turned a battleground over the right to freedom of speech and expression, students from neighbouring country of Bhutan feel that they never need to protest for... More
To prepare a long-term plan in improving Bhutan’s Climate Resilience programme, a grant of US$ 1.5 million between the Government and the World Bank was signed this Thursday (2nd March) .
Bhutan will share information with the Indian state of Assam on terrorist activities in the region. The country will also set up a Consulate General Office in Guwahati, the Indian state... More
Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay met the ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to India, Luo Zhaohui, Monday.
The ambassador is in the country on a five-day visit from January 21-25.
Transport operators in Bhutan see the Delhi-initiated Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Nepal (BBIN) motor vehicle agreement a major obstacle to their livelihood as the country’s the government is looking again to... More
After India and Nepal, Bhutan has started its export-import activities with Bangladesh using the Bangla Bandha land port. On the first day of new year, the Himalayan country officially starts the... More
Connectivity and infrastructure development received the utmost importance at the meeting of the BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) member countries in Thimphu, the Bhutanese capital.... More
Having failed to take the regional road connectivity plan forward as expected, India is drawing another plan to connect Assam with Bhutan by constructing a new International highway.
In November this year,... More
Bhutan and Nepal, two ‘least developed countries’ that could change the face of South Asia with the power of hydroelectricity. Both countries are part of Least developed countries (LDCs) listed by... More
For over two decades, Nepal, one of the poorest countries in the world, has generously hosted some 120,000 Bhutanese refugees. The predominantly Nepali-speaking Bhutanese identified as
Lhotshampas (southerners), were uprooted as a... More
Bhutan sees a bumper production of high quality of oranges this year. Still, fruit growers in the country fear the Indian move of scraping high value currency note would not help... More
Bhutan is looking at the sub-regional grouping of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) for better economic cooperation despite the setback of the Motor Vehicle Agreement (MVA). It insists on cooperation... More
Perhaps for the first time in Bhutan, every citizen is involving in a nationwide cleaning campaign on December 9 to commemorate the 10th anniversary the King’s accession to the throne.
The initiative... More
Preservation of culture, a cornerstone and one of the four pillars of Gross National Happiness (GNH) of Bhutan, lacks a legal foothold in absence of an Act or a policy.
Bhutan's Social... More
Bhutanese ministers including the Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay came under fire for frequently using helicopter services. The opposition alleged that the state is being unnecessarily burdened with such expenses.
Perception grew among... More
Slowly but steadily Bhutan is developing its relations with Israel. This is being done through agricultural training mooted out to Bhutan’s agro students by Israel. Israeli expertise on crop cultivation and... More
Bhutan, after blocking the ratification of the India initiated ‘four nations sub-regional road connectivity’ deal, has advanced a long way to minimize its dispute with China on border issues. The country... More