Saturday , August 27 2016
  • Laws unclear on MPs’ study leave

    The recent case of an MP resigning after being denied study leave has also sparked debate on whether MPs should pursue such activities while in service

    Parliament: The recent incident of a Member of Parliament (MP) resigning after being denied study leave has sparked debate on whether an MP is entitled to such long-term leave while still serving.

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Latest News

Local govt. elections postponed

This will allow current LG members to complete their full term

LG: The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) has postponed the upcoming local polls by about one and a half months.

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Chinese back as the top source market

Chinese tourists constituted about 19 percent of total arrivals last year

Tourism: Chinese tourists dominated international tourist arrivals last year, surpassing Thai tourists who topped arrivals in 2014.

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Investing to better teachers

The govt. aims to make 70 percent of teachers happy with their profession by next year 

Education: The education ministry is working on developing the skills of teachers and increasing their job happiness, it was pointed out during the 24th meet-the-press.

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My Country, My Town

  • Road read: The question is whether it’s advice (while good, no doubt) for self or others or both? Photo Bidur Rai
  • Powerful wishes: Did these footballs hung from a tree have anything to do with the Leicester City victory? Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS
    Powerful wishes: Did these footballs hung from a tree have anything to do with the Leicester City victory? Photo by Tshering Doma, ICS
  • Dancing goat: Sometimes one just gets the urge to get up and shake a leg Photo by Kelzang Wangchuk, Kuensel, Thimphu