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Hema Hema gets special mention at Toronto film fest

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Director Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche and actors Tshering Dorji and Sadon Lhamo take part in a Q&A session

Film: Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche’s fourth feature film Hema Hema: Sing Me a Song While I Wait was awarded with a special mention by an international jury for being placed second at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), according to a press release issued by Tsong Tsong Ma Productions.

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Responsible media crucial to public perception of judiciary: CJ

The recently released Judicial Integrity Scan 2015 report recommends several ways to improve understanding between the media and judiciary

Law and Media: The judiciary’s relations with the media has proved increasingly delicate and complex, the Supreme Court Chief Justice Tshering Wangchuk said recently during the launch of a report on the judiciary.

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RMA releases Nu 1,000 commemorative notes

Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay and RMA Governor Dasho Penjore unveil the Nu 1,000 denomination commemorative banknotes at the Banquet Hall, yesterday
Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay and RMA Governor Dasho Penjore unveil the Nu 1,000 denomination commemorative banknotes at the Banquet Hall, yesterday

A foreign currency account facility for Non-Resident Bhutanese was also launched Currency: The Royal Monetary Authority (RMA) yesterday released commemorative banknotes of Nu 1,000 denomination to celebrate the Birth of His Royal Highness The Gyalsey, Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck.

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World Bank provides grant of USD 3.8M

…to improve hydromet services and disaster preparedness  Disaster: The World Bank has provided a grant of USD 3.8 million (equivalent to Nu 258 million) to improve the country’s hydromet services and disaster preparedness.

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Improving food safety

Workshop: In an effort to create awareness on the importance of Codex and the International Food Safety Authorities Network (INFOSAN) activities in the area of food safety, trade and public health, the Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regularity Authority (BAFRA) organised a high-level advocacy meeting on Codex and INFOSAN networking in Paro.

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