There cannot be greater irony than the fact that even as we swim in the humongous abundance of water we should feel the want of it. Bhutan has one of the highest per capita availability of water in the world, yet households in parts of our country increasingly face absolute shortage of water. Lack of water for irrigation has led many rural folks to leave their land uncultivated and abandon their ancestral home in utter desperation.Read More »
The news of The Gyalsey’s birth had reached far and wide by the time the Prime Minister appeared on the national TV to formally announce the joyous occasion yesterday.Read More »
Bhutan woke up early today as the news of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen becoming parents ushered the dawn. The day long awaited came; a more happy day there couldn’t be to begin the day.Read More »
The national airline has issued a public apology on its inability to clear the baggage backlog on the Bangkok-Paro sector.Read More »
Zika is fast becoming an explosive pandemic. The infection is linked to the development of unusually small heads and brain damage in newborns.Read More »
ELectricity is our biggest export, the main source of revenue. Therefore, there is a heavy reliance on it.
What we are not realizing is that the export could be hampered if internal consumption keeps increasing as it has.Read More »
Our image may be in for a beating if the findings of the circulation audit is true.
An auditor has alleged that some of us have been inflating figures of our sales, creating fictitious receipts, and falsifying income, among others.Read More »
In a turn of events, the IT park is shedding its image as a white elephant.
By the end of this year, there could be a thousand Bhutanese, the majority youth, employed at the park. It may not have met initial expectations of bringing in a large IT company like Infosys or Genpact but it seems to be headed in the right direction in terms of employment and local skills development.Read More »
As we head into the New Year, nothing can be more savoury than the news that there has been a remarkable decrease in crime rate in the country.Read More »
Finally there is a solution to the simple problem that the government or the public corporations could never find so far. In the meantime, they have lost millions of Ngultrums, if we go back to the days when we introduced pool vehicle.Read More »