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Bhutan

Bhutan to observe first Space week

In an effort to bring the country’s focus on space science and technology, the Department of Information Technology and Telecom (...

Bhutan’s economy projected to rebound to more than 6 % thi...

With the commissioning of the Mangdechhu hydropower project, Bhutan’s economy is projected to rebound to more than six per cent t...

Road to electric vehicles in Bhutan is paved with hurdles

Memoirs from the late 1900s about Bhutan often talk about its infamous form of transit: a series of minibuses ruefully called ‘Vo...

Bhutanese truckers tortured and beaten by Indian mob

Two Bhutanese truckers and an Indian driving a Bhutanese truck were brutally tortured and beaten by Indian mob at Fulbari at the India-...

Philippine seeks diplomatic relations with Bhutan

The Philippines has taken the initial step towards the establishment of diplomatic relations with the Kingdom of Bhutan, the Department...

Bhutan introduces revolutionary GST reform

The Bhutan’s Ministry of Finance introduced GST of flat 7% that will replace all indirect taxes like sales tax, customs duty and...

Tourists from India to now pay Rs. 1,000 in Bhutan as deve...

Tourists from India, Bangladesh and Maldives will have to pay Rs. 1,000 in Bhutan, news reports from the neighbour said on Thursday. Th...

Bhutan-Japan Learn and Earn scheme agency charged with for...

Bhutan Employment Overseas was the company at the centre of a scandal where participants in a work program to Japan were forced to work...

Bhutan parliament holds 1st legislative public hearing on...

Bhutan's parliament took a historic step by conducting its first-ever Legislative Public Hearing on a mine-related bill here on Friday....

Bhutan charges 3 Indian businessmen for gold smuggling

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) of Bhutan charged three Indian businessmen for smuggling 1.49kgs of gold worth Nu 5.065 millio...

Is Bhutan’s conservation development-oriented?

As envisioned in the Vision 2020 document, Bhutan’s long term commitment to the maintenance of biological diversity is rooted in...

UNHCR to stop supporting Bhutanese refugees in Nepal

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Damak Branch Chief K Fansa has said the UN refugee agency won’t support Bhutanese r...

Assam bandh: Bhutanese travellers requested to refrain fro...

The otherwise bustling Thursday-market in Dadgari, the Indian bordering town near Gelephu, wears a deserted look. Indian merchants and...