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Bhutan

Covid-19 threat looms large, as Bhutanese become complacen...

After a brief respite, the country is witnessing a surge in new Covid-19 cases sparking concerns. The country is seeing a rapid rise in...

Election across Bhutan border changes protocol stance

With the ongoing elections in the Indian states of West Bengal and Assam, Bhutanese vehicles ferrying goods and commodities via Indian...

Bhutan, China agree to maintain border peace and stability

The 10th Bhutan-China expert group meeting on boundary issues is held in Kunming, Southwest China's Yunnan Province, from Tuesday to...

Bhutan vaccinates 60% of population against COVID in recor...

Bhutan on Wednesday said it had given about 60 percent of its entire population a first jab against COVID-19 since the Himalayan kingdo...

Thimphu Structural Plan being reviewed after 18 years

Following shortcomings and lack of coordination between agencies in the implementation of Thimphu Structural Plan (TSP), the plan is no...

Bhutan exploring railway link to Bangladesh

To help Bhutanese exporting commodities to Bangladesh overcome hurdles they face on the way today, Bhutan is exploring railway links to...

Two Bhutanese test positive for Covid-19 during PM’s visit...

Two Royal Academy of Performing Arts (RAPA) artists who tested positive for Covid-19 while in Bangladesh during Prime Minister Dr Lotay...

India, Bhutan, Sri Lanka & Bangladesh to hold joint milita...

India will take part in a joint military exercise along with Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Bhutan from April 4 to 12, in the first such mul...

Bhutan is on brink of vaccinating its entire adult populat...

Bhutan’s health minister has said it will vaccinate its entire adult population within a week of launching a nationwide innoculat...

Bhutan to construct chancery in Dhaka

With the Bangladesh government allocating a plot at the diplomatic enclave at Baridhara, the Royal Bhutan Embassy in Dhaka will soon ha...

Bhutan sees high turnout on 1st day of COVID-19 vaccinatio...

The nationwide COVID-19 vaccination program in Bhutan saw mass turnout with 85,000 people inoculated on Saturday, the first day of the...

Bhutan Government approves 10 FDI projects amidst pandemic

The government approved 10 Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects amidst the Covid-19 pandemic last year, according to the FDI annual...

Bangladesh, Bhutan to examine rail network through India

Bangladesh and Bhutan have agreed to explore a possible railway network between the two countries through recently launched India's Chi...

Momen: Bangladesh wants enhanced connectivity with Bhutan

Bangladesh wants enhanced air connectivity with Bhutan for both countries to reap economic benefits, Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen...

Survey finds Bhutanese highly receptive to Covid-19 vaccin...

If numbers are any indication, Bhutanese are ‘highly’ receptive to the Covid-19 vaccination. To understand and assess publ...

Bhutan’s pandemic success story deserves to be shared with...

Assistant Secretary-General, UNDP Assistant Administrator & Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Kanni Wignaraja talks to Ku...

38 business projects approved in Bhutan to generate jobs

With the aim to generate more jobs, about 38 business projects from farming to mediatech to postal services have been approved by the N...

Bhutan to have a forensic lab by next year-end

Two girls aged 14 were raped and impregnated in Punakha last year. One of them has already given birth, while the other is in her last...

Movie theatres still closed, Film Industry counting losses

“Interest on the money I borrowed from private individuals is piling up. It has affected me a lot. I really want to screen my mov...

Impact of climate change on Bhutan’s forests

If blue pine is encroaching into spruce, maple and birch forests, what does it indicate? Experts say this is a sign of impact of clima...

Bhutan’s graduation from LDC on track

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, Bhutan is well on track to graduate from the club of Least Developed Countries (LDCs) in 2023, according...