Friday , June 23 2017
  • Bhutanese students conned to study in Malaysia

    After an education consultancy firm failed to deliver the promised student visa and allegedly duped 23 students, parents of 18 students who are stuck in Malaysia on expired visa are expected to meet education ministry officials today for their help to bring their children home.

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Indian tourist dies in accident

An 81-year old female Indian tourist died on impact when the Wagon R taxi she was travelling in veered off the road at Wokulum above Thinleygang on the Thimphu-Punakha highway around 2pm on April 11.

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Rural schools dominate school rankings

The top ranked schools in the country include Ugyen Academy Higher Secondary School (secondary level), Shali Primary School in Trashi Yangtse (primary), and Utpal Junior Wing in Paro (class III) according to results of the annual rankings of schools of the Department of School Education’s (DoSE) Education Monitoring Division (EMD).

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Firewood consumption still high

Firewood has been the primary source of cooking energy in Bhutan with a high per capita firewood consumption. However, over the years the fuel mix has been changing depicting an increasing share of clean fuel such as electricity and LPG.

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Ambassador to Denmark presents credentials

Ambassador Pema Choden presented her Letter of Credence to Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark accrediting her as the ambassador the Kingdom of Bhutan to the Kingdom of Denmark at the Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen on April 7, according to a foreign affairs press release.

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