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It is good to remind yourself about sickness and death

Even though I am only in my early 20s, I often think about sickness and death. These thoughts really make me feel depressed and scared. Is there something wrong with me for thinking about such things? How can I get rid of these negative thoughts? TP, Thimphu While it is …

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Adopt a PET!

Kuzuzangpo, My name is Tchaytchay and I am a really small pup as you can see on the picture. I was brought to the shelter when I was four weeks and had just started to eat a little bit of solid food. Two weeks later, I drink my special puppy …

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Promoting crafts in popular non-craft market

In the face of increasing pressure from development and globalisation, crafts today receive poor attention, threatening the very culture that is unique to the country. Formed in 2005, Handicrafts Association of Bhutan (HAB) is struggling to compete with other imported products. Executive Director Chorten Dorji said that the organisation represents …

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Fitness and performance

Hi Sir, I am into outdoor fitness and am currently trying to lose weight by running. But I get tired very easily. I would like your advice on nutrition and supplementation so that I can improve my performance and lose fat.  Sushant Chhetri Hi Sushant, As per the length and …

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Ney Site

Bhutan is full of places known as ney (གནས་) or sacred sites. Ney, which literally means an abode or space for abiding, is a sacred and spiritually powerful area. It can extend across a whole valley or a mountain or refer to a single rock, tree or a temple. Bhutanese …

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Adopt a PET!

Kuzuzangpo La! My name is Alex. Some of you will recognize me. Yes the big boy in the front of the picture. I was already in this column with my sister Alexandra, remember – the two cute puppies from Taba? So first, a very big piece of good news: Alexandra …

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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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