As Bhutan declared October 14 a day of mourning and the national flag flew at half-mast for three days to mourn the sad demise of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, we experienced a special bond shared by our two Buddhist Kingdoms.Read More »
It’s happened again.
Police have arrested two in connection with a scam promising employment in the US. Sixteen victims paid at least Nu 30,000 each.Read More »
Planned development activities take time. Sometimes it is the lack of resources that impede the launch of certain planned projects. At other times, there are technical issues to be sorted and ways ironed out.Read More »
Most tenants in Phuentsholing are at the mercy of their landlords.
You either silently accept any increase in the rent, even if it is twice in one year, or risk being evicted.Read More »
Twelve families of municipal workers moved in to their new home in Changangkha, Thimphu on Saturday.Read More »
While on the one hand, the government is talking about building a top-quality East-West highway that will make Bhutanese proud, some gewog connectivity roads are disintegrating even before blacktopping work is completed.Read More »
We are progressing. We are prospering. We have seen rapid economic development over the years. Our society is no longer what it was just a few decades ago. We have made quite a stride for which we should rightfully be proud of.Read More »
An important survey on drug use in the country begins this month.
The resulting study will attempt to provide us with concrete information on who are using drugs, what drugs they’re abusing, and how they’re abusing it. A picture will also be painted of what the social and health impacts of drug use are.Read More »
It is heartening that our country observed its first Senior Citizens Day recently at Zangdo Pelri in the capital city. A strong premise of our culture and tradition is respect for elders.Read More »
Judiciary and judicial system of the country have been on the limelight these past few months. Our society is changing, and changing rapidly. We no longer are a safely cocooned little nation at peace with itself.Read More »