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Picture of Trashigang and Trashiyangtse in the last one year

YEARENDER: The Fire Female Bird Year returned Trashigang’s lost wing with the resumption of the domestic airport at Yonphula in Kanglung gewog on November 11 last year. Four years after the airport was closed for renovation and improvement of safety measures in line with the international standard, the airport today ...

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Kanglung-Trashigang highway block

The road block that stranded more than 100 vehicles along the Kanglung-Trashigang highway following a major roadblock below the Lingkhar Lodge yesterday was cleared around 8:30pm.  Blasting works along the stretch, where blacktopping works are going on, caused the block.

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Former sales executive to stand for NC from Trashigang

Jamyang

Jamyang, former sales executive with the Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan Ltd. (RICBL), has declared his intention to stand as National Council (NC) candidate from Trashigang. If elected, the 31-year-old from Pam intends to help frame policies that are implementable and address the need of people. Jamyang said that many ...

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Former DPT MP to contest for Trashigang NC

Lhatu

… With focus on bringing harmony and unity to communities A former Member of Parliament (MP), Lhatu, from Wamrong constituency in Trashigang decided to contest in the upcoming National Council (NC) elections from Lumang gewog. The Druk Phuensum Tshogpa MP from 2008 to 2013 said that it is his desire ...

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HH Je Khenpo consecrates Lhabab Choeten in Trashigang

His Holiness the Je Khenpo consecrates the Lhabab Choeten at Kheri in Trashigang yesterday. Retired soldiers constructed the choeten as part of the retired armed forces’ social service project.

His Holiness the Je Khenpo consecrated the Lhabab Choeten at Kheri in Trashigang yesterday. Former soldiers constructed the choeten as part of retired armed forces’ social service project. Tshering Samdrup, the architect of the choeten, said: “By far this is one of the best. This is exactly what I wanted.” ...

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Trashigang prioritises unemployment in 12th Plan

Addressing unemployment issue will be one of the priorities for Trashigang dzongkhag in the 12th Plan. Set in the backdrop of the 12th Plan’s objective of just, harmonious and sustainable society through enhanced decentralisation, the dzongkhag aims to bring down its unemployment number to zero. According to the labour force ...

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Sacred Bakcham leads Trashigang tshechu

Monks of Trashigang dratshang practise the Rigma chu-dru cham that is performed on the last day of the tshechu

As Trashigang dzongkhag prepares for its annual tshechu, which begins from November 27, practice to perform the ancient dance of local deities, doe-gay-bak-cham, enters its 243rd year. The dance of eight groups of local deities is performed on the first day of the tshechu. Led by Jaro Dongchen, the heart ...

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Trashigang local leaders welcome PSL policy

The team has completed the financial literacy programme in 10 dzongkhags

Local leaders in Trashigang are happy that the central bank will launch a priority sector lending (PSL) policy next month. As a dzongkhag driven by agricultural activities, commercial farming and large-scale agricultural and livestock practices in the dzongkhag remained restricted until now because of lack of access to finance. To ...

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Trashigang’s lone pharmapreneur

Rinchen Chogyal plans to open another store in Trashiyangtse

An elderly woman walks into the medical shop in town. She approaches the pharmacist quietly and askes for an ointment. She describes the ointment for cuts and burns. The pharmacist shows her a blue tube and says that it’s the same medicine. The woman inspects the medicine, tries to open ...

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Trashigang completes 90 percent of 11th Plan activities

The construction of a two-storey parking lot in Trashigang is among the remaining 11th Plan activities

With about seven months left for the 11th Plan to be complete, Trashigang dzongkhag claims to have completed about 90 percent of its planned activities. The achievement, officials say, is in terms of implementing activities as well as in budget spent. Under the agriculture sector, the dzongkhag has cleared more ...

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