The signboard standardisation rule is upon us again. Thimphu Thromde is expected to implement the rule very soon, which means signboards in the city will have to be designed as per the guidelines and should be approved by the authorities. In the event of noncompliance, person or business responsible will be fined according to the number of days of violation.Read More »
The Constitution guarantees the right to all Bhutanese citizens to ask questions. It also guarantees the right of a citizen to not answer a question and journalists are aware that this right goes both ways.Read More »
In what was yet another historic moment in the life of this nation, His Majesty The King on Sunday installed Sertog on the Utse of the Drukgyal Dzong, coinciding with the first birth anniversary of our beloved Gyalsey.Read More »
The government has dropped its pledge to introduce a 20 percent quota in elected offices for women.Read More »
The Nation’s Son His Royal Highness Gyalsey Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck is one year old tomorrow. On this same day last year, the Kingdom experienced enormous joy and happiness with the birth of The Gyalsey.Read More »
The Bhutanese man who went missing in Bangkok for 10 days has finally been found. We are thankful to those people who may have helped him get through his 10-day ordeal, which undoubtedly must have been a dreadfully frightening experience.Read More »
It is as if our roads get hit by massive objects from faraway galaxies on a daily basis. Look around and there are potholes that could well be craters.Read More »
Having achieved a GDP growth of 6.5 percent in 2015, economic forecasts for the coming years look promising.Read More »
Vacation is over. It’s time for school again.
As we look ahead from this season’s tail end, Shelley comes to mind. We are very much in the winter’s icy grip, but spring, the time of rebirth, regeneration and hope, isn’t far behind.Read More »
Culture is not static. It changes and evolves.
However, globalisation is occurring on a rapid rate today. Some argue that this is leading to a loss of local cultures and traditions.Read More »