Wildlife: A female Himalayan Black Bear, weighing 55kgs, that terrorised two poultry farms in Khatoe gewog, Gasa has been caught and brought to Thimphu for rehabilitation.Read More »
… but acknowledges it could be better
Infrastructure: Martshala gewog in Samdrupcholing dungkhag had one of the worst gewog connectivity (GC) roads for years. However, following its blacktopping this year, many in the gewog enjoy better access to markets for their products and to shop.
Currency: If the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) notification of doubling the amount of INR from automatic teller machines (ATM) is any indication, then the economy is beginning to recover from the demonetisation process.Read More »
His Majesty The King granted Dhar and Kabney to the four Thrompons of Thimphu, Samdrupjongkhar, Phuentsholing and Gelephu yesterday.Read More »
Energy: Bhutan participated in the 15th ministerial meeting of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) on January 17, according to a foreign affairs press release.Read More »
Assets: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has drafted a new set of asset declaration rules which are expected to be implemented in the near future.Read More »
Tourism: The Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) yesterday launched the Bhutan-Korea friendship offer to mark three decades of diplomatic relations between the two nations, according to a TCB press release.Read More »
… to be completed by June 2018
Heritage: The Trashigang Dzong conservation project will be completed by next year if work progress continues at the current pace.
Donation: With new sets of Bhutanese designed tables and chairs, people using the Thimphu crematorium will not have to worry about borrowing these items and bringing them all the way to the crematorium anymore.Read More »
The Ambassador of Cuba to Bhutan, Oscar Israel Martinez Cordoves, the Ambassador of Pakistan Rafiuzzaman Siddiqui, Ambassador of the Swiss Confederation Andreas Baum and the Ambassador of United Arab Emirates Dr Ahmed Abdulrahman Albanna, presented their credentials to His Majesty The King at the Tashichhodzong yesterdayRead More »