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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...

REC, PFC sign pact to finance 600-megawatt hydropower proj...

State-owned entities REC Ltd and Power Finance Corporation (PFC) have entered into a pact with Bhutan-based Kholongchhu Hydro Energy Lt...

2020 showed we are resilient: PM

A year has gone by since Bhutan saw its first Covid-19 case, on March 5 2020. Many describe 2020 as a rough year. The world had to figh...

Bhutan aims to achieve GNI per capita of USD 12,000 by 203...

The 21st-century Economic Roadmap draft report proposes a goal to achieve high-income nation status by 2030. This will be defined...

Bhutan conspiracy trial to begin this week

As a Thimphu court prepares for the opening of a trial against three prominent officials accused of plotting to topple and take over to...

Election process in Bengal is putting Bhutan-Bangladesh tr...

With the rising mercury level around the election process in Bengal, life is getting tougher there for thousands of Indians involved in...

Tiny Himalayan nation Bhutan shows how to fight Covid-19 p...

Authorities in the country of around 750,000 people said it will start vaccinating its citizens in March.PHOTO: AFP Bhutan was the...

King of Bhutan personally presents service honour to volun...

Photo: Royal Office for Media King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan personally presented a Desuup volunteer with two medal...

Launch of the aommemoration of the 50th anniversary of Bhu...

It was a proud and solemn moment for Bhutan when the United Nations (UN) formally admitted the country as its 128th member state at the...