• Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering opens the National CSI expo during the Bhutan Economic Forum for Innovative Transformation (BEFIT) conference yesterday. About 52 CSI entrepreneurs exhibited their products and services to the participants

    BEFIT to catalyse CSI growth

    At a time when the cottage and small industries (CSIs) globally are turning out to be mainstream financing target, Bhutan is well placed to reap the benefits.Not only the philosophy of Gross National Happiness is fully aligned with evolving investor and corporate mindset but its demography is also heavily skewed towards millennials, who think businesses should go beyond profits to improve society.

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Lone thrompon candidate attends public debate

…where the public didn’t have opportunity to test their candidate

Debate: Thimphu thrompon candidate Kinlay Dorjee believes that he deserves a second term in office that would allow him to complete the works that the thromde has started under his leadership.

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Bhutan Telecom introducing WiFi hotspots

… as another move to decongest its 3G network 

ICT: As part of its effort to decongest its 3G network, Bhutan Telecom (BT) is re-introducing public WiFi hotspots in the Thimphu core area.

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Rain and snow in next 48 hours

Weather: Department of Hydro Met Services has forecast light to moderate rain  across the country within next 48 hours. Places above 2500 meters from sea level and high passes are likely to receive light to moderate snowfalls.

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Desuups collect 10 metric tonnes of waste

Waste: High up north of Thimphu main is a commanding viewpoint that is famous for many other things besides. From here southward, the city sprawls like a sleepless behemoth. This is Sangaygang where BBS’s giant tower stands tall, piercing into the deep blue of the sky on clear winter days.

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