Bhutan’s march to progress since the first Five-Year Plan in 1961 has been nothing short of phenomenal. We had the advantage of being small and a late starter.Read More »
It was a special National Day for Bhutan yesterday, especially for those in attendance in Trongsa.
They were graced by the presence of His Majesty The King, His Majesty The Fourth Druk Gyalpo, and His Royal Highness The Gyalsey.Read More »
The nation celebrates the National Day today. It is the 109th National Day that we are celebrating.Read More »
It’s been more than a year since the less paper initiative was adopted but we’re still seeing an unreasonable amount of paper floating around.Read More »
It was on December 15, 2003, when tears were shed, and voices choked and cracked. It was on this date when most Bhutanese heard for the first time that their beloved King Jigme Singye Wangchuck was in the south, leading the troops in the combat zone to flush out militants after having exhausted all possible peaceful means.Read More »
The winter break for students has arrived.Read More »
A woman from Wangdue, who is mentally ill, created quite a scene at the court recently.Read More »
In an effort to improve and promote filmmaking in the country, the government will fund the construction of a four-storey complex for the film industry.Read More »
Thousands of Bhutanese participated in a mass cleaning campaign yesterday. Children as young as three were seen tagging along their parents and elders, picking up waste lying by the roadsides and drains. There were powerful people. There were powerless people, too.Read More »
Exactly ten years ago today, the Great Fourth Druk Gyalpo Jigme Singye Wangchuck handed over the destiny of Bhutan to His Majesty Druk Gyalpo Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Drukyul continued its journey of unprecedented peace, harmony and prosperity.Read More »
We are an agrarian society. A significant portion of our population is still in agriculture. Yet we do not produce enough to feed ourselves, let alone export what we grow.Read More »
Youth unemployment is growing. For a country like Bhutan, this could have serious implications.
According to the labour ministry’s Labour Force Survey Report 2015, 147,000 people will be looking for employment by 2018. The figure is staggering. It is worrying.Read More »
With mounting losses, the national airline has informed the government that it will stop flying to Gelephu domestic airport from next month.Read More »