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Bhutan parliament endorses Budget Appropriation Bill 2020-...

The National Assembly  of Bhutan on Monday endorsed the Budget Appropriation Bill 2020-21 amounting to almost Nu 74B with the curr...

Bhutan launches National Environment Strategy 2020

To further conserve biodiversity and protect the environment, the National Environment Commission Secretariat (NECS) launched the new...

Bhutanese truckers on Indian roads at risk of Covid-19

Ensuring that Bhutanese drivers on the Indian highways are following safety protocols to avoid risk of Covid-19 has become challenging...

Bhutan’s total public debt increases by Nu.8.5B

Bhutan’s total public debt stands at Nu 193B as of March this year, which is an increase of Nu 8.5B from June 2019. The debt to G...

Bhutan’s new royal baby makes his Instagram debut

In 1972, King Jigme Singye Wangchuck of the South Asian nation Bhutan (population 750,000) made headlines for coining the phrase &ldquo...

Japan to train Bhutan officials for higher policy making c...

Japan will accept a third batch of young Bhutanese government officials at universities from next year in a project aimed at enhancing...

Bhutan’s budget session to begin on June 1

Bhutan parliament will resume on June 1 after more than a two-month break to pass the annual budget for the fiscal year 2020-21 and the...

Bhutan’s tourism and related sectors massively hit by COVI...

The impact of COVID-19 pandemic is already deep and widespread, affecting lives and livelihoods of thousands of Bhutanese, according to...

Indo-Bhutan border continuing with tight restriction

The fourth segment of CoVID 19 lockdown has come with certain relaxations at few corners. But restrictions at Indo-Bhutan and Indo-Nepa...

Government to repatriate 639 Bhutanese from the Middle Eas...

Foreign Minister Dr Tandi Dorji said that the government  would arrange five repatriation flights in the fourth phase to bring bac...

The best photos of the Bhutanese Royal Family, starring th...

Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema are quite a couple. The King ascended the throne when he was still i...

American's rescue from Bhutan involves a king, a ventilato...

The 76-year old American tourist arrived at the hospital in Thimphu, the sleepy capital of Bhutan, on a cool day in early March. His s...

Build Bhutan to employ 7,000 in the construction sector

A round 7,000 job seekers will find work in the construction sector through the labour ministry’s Build Bhutan Project beginning...

Covid-19 triggers Bhutan’s agriculture and forest policy c...

Bhutanese people visiting a vegetable market Covid-19 has not only sent Bhutanese digging their backyards to grow vegetables b...

Bhutan reports two more COVID-19 cases

Just a day after Bhutan reported two positive cases of COVID-19, the Health Ministry has announced two more positive cases Tuesday. Li...

How Bhutan managed to curb the spread of COVID-19

Even as countries like South Korea, China, Taiwan and Germany are being lauded for their efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak wh...

Covid-19 hits Bhutan’s automobile business

The vehicle and automobile business had taken a hit with the introduction of secondary collateral towards the end of 2018. The Covid-19...

Bhutanese return home after India extends lockdown

It was a vacation Wangchuk Lhamo will never forget. The woman from Phuentsholing was in New Delhi on a family vacation with her family...

Bhutanese start-ups start feeling the Covid-19 heat

With uncertainties surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic and many Bhutanese working overseas returning home, one of the priorities of the g...

Bhutan: Jomotshangkha suspect tests negative on PCR

It was a grueling 10 hours for many Bhutanese who were closely watching the developments in Jomatshangkha after a shopkeeper tested pos...

Bhutan imposes lockdown in rural district following suspec...

Bhutan government has imposed lockdown of its small rural district of Jomotshangkha in eastern region starting from Friday following su...