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RENEW, empowering the disadvantaged

To respect, educate, nurture, and empower women, especially those in difficult circumstances, Her Majesty the Queen Mother Sangay Choden Wangchuck founded RENEW in 2004. The organisation, which works towards renewing the dignity of women addresses the issues of gender inequality through awareness, education, strategising action plans to promote and advocate ...

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Steam Sea bass with Chinese Green

Ingredients Sea bass – 150gms Chinese gabbage – 60gms Ginger,  – 50gms Bok choy – 60gms Asparagus – 60 gms Bell pepper – 60gms Spring onions– 5 no. Fish stack – 250ml Soy sauce – 4 tbs Sugar – 1 tbs Oil – 1 tbs Method  Season the seabass with ...

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The most important aspect of a job is your attitude

Lama, I’ve trained in cooking and want to open a restaurant in Thimphu. What do you think? Is there potential? Can I make money from this kind of enterprise?  Well, if you want to open a restaurant you will first need to decide on who is your target market. A ...

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Adopt a PET!

Kuzu everybody! I cannot tell you what my name is because I don’t have one yet. Not because no one is looking after me or taking good care of me, but because I am actually one of the few lucky puppies who is born at the shelter! There is not ...

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Helping home-based workers

SAARC Business Association of Home Based Workers (SABAH) project was implemented in seven SAARC countries in 2010 to help poor or marginalised home-based women workers from informal sectors in the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) member states. With funding support from SAARC Development Fund (SDF), SABAH Bhutan was ...

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Mahāyāna Tradition

The Mahāyāna (ཐེག་པ་ཆེན་པོ་) tradition is a system of Buddhist ideas and practices which began to rise around the beginning of the Common Era and spread to many Buddhist countries in Far East Asia, South East Asia, Central Asia and the Himalayas. Mahāyāna, which literally denotes ‘great vehicle’ in contrast to ...

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Vegetarian diet and muscle building

Dear Sir, I am a vegetarian and I want to build muscle. I am considering taking some mass gainer. I have been training since 2013 and I haven’t gained much muscle. What would you recommend? Lodx  Hi Lodx, Vegetarians can build muscle by using food alone. Consuming a supplement is ...

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VAST Bhutan, the canvas for expressions

Unlike traditional Bhutanese art, contemporary art started rather late in Bhutan. The Voluntary Artists’ Studio Thimphu (VAST) Bhutan is at the forefront of this contemporary art movement. VAST Bhutan started in 1998. With kidu in the form of studio rent from His Majesty The King, a group of artists who ...

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Braised lamb rack with creamy mash potato rosemarry jus

Ingredients Newzeland lamb rack 0.75 kg Thyme 0.25 kg Potato 0.50 kg Rosemarry 0.25 kg Celery 0.10 kg Rosemarry 0.25 kg Carrot 0.50 kg Onion 0.50 kg Demiglaze 0.25 kg Popcorn 0.25 kg Sugar 0.25 kg Butter 0.25 kg Milk 0.25 lit Olive oil 0.25 lit Salt to taste Black ...

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We need to consider why we do things

I am 25-year-old guy who has trained overseas as a chef. Now, I’m working in a hotel in Paro. I like the job but have been told to cut my hair or be fired. I don’t want to lose my job, but also I don’t want to cut my hair. ...

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