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Bhutan

Bhutan orders first coronavirus lockdown as cases hit 113

Bhutan ordered its first nationwide lockdown on Tuesday (Aug 11) after a returning resident tested positive for coronavirus after being...

Royal Bhutan Flower Exhibition to open by August 14 in Haa

Haa wears an exotic and refreshing look as one gets a glimpse of the dzongkhag descending down from the Chelela pass. At Haa, the temp...

Gender-based violence increases in Bhutan during the pande...

Gender-based violence (GBV) cases have increased during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to records with the Respect, Educate, Nurture...

Bhutan to resume boulder export from Samtse soon

Export of boulders (and aggregates) to Bangladesh and India from Samtse is expected to resume this week, according to dredging companie...

Bhutan’s domestic tourism in focus once again

While Bhutan remains closed to international tourists owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, there is a renewed effort in promoting domestic t...

Why is China offering a 'package solution' to Bhutan to so...

Last week, China reiterated its claims over Bhutan's eastern sector but offered an olive branch by proposing a “package solution&...

Bhutan improves on the new e-Government Development Index

Bhutan has advanced from the medium E-Government Development Index (EGDI) in 2018 to a high-level EGDI group this year according to the...

Proposed Indian road through wildlife sanctuary could spar...

Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary Up in the wind-swept highlands of Bhutan-Land of the Thunder Dragon-a mythological ape-like creature ca...

Amid looming Chinese presence, India woos Bhutan with trad...

From identifying more border trade points to carrying out a feasibility study for a railway link between the two countries, the governm...

30,000 Bhutanese seeking employment, number increasing

Close to 30,000 Bhutanese are seeking jobs currently. The number includes those laid off or affected by the pandemic and others returni...

Bhutan will discuss all disputed areas with China

China’s Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou (left) visits Bhutan in 2018 A day after China repeated its claims over Eastern B...

China proposes 'package solution' to resolve border disput...

China on Tuesday sought to defend its recent claims over the Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary in Bhutan, saying the boundary between the two...

Two Bhutanese soldiers die, two missing in rescue operatio...

Two soldiers of the Royal Bhutan Army in Gelephu drowned in the Maokhola and another two went missing Monday while attempting to rescue...

These photos prove Bhutan’s new Crown Prince is cuter than...

King Jigme Khesar and Queen Jetsun Pema of Bhutan welcome with her newborn son, Jigme Ugyen Wangchuck to the world – and boy, h...

China lays claim to Bhutan's land with strategic eye on Do...

Bhutan, the Himalayan kingdom nestled between Asian giants China and India, is now in the crosshairs of Beijing, the latest neighbour t...

India and Bhutan open new trade route to boost trade

With an aim to increase trade and connectivity, India and Bhutan on Wednesday opened a new land trade route. The trade route will link...

India proposes to build road in Bhutan’s ‘Yeti territory’...

India has proposed to build a road in Bhutan’s ‘Yeti territory’- which China claimed recently- enabling New Delhi to...

What WMFP could bring in Bhutan?

Waste continues to be a growing problem in Bhutan, especially in the bigger population centres. One year after the  Waste Manageme...

Recovery rate of COVID-19 in Bhutan at over 90 percent

Bhutan's Ministry of Health reported Monday that 76 of the country's total 82 positive COVID-19 patients have been declared recovered a...

Bhutanese vegetable export to India comes to a halt

While it is the peak vegetable production season for farmers and a chance to earn by selling vegetables at the auction yard in Phuentsh...

China lays claim to a wildlife sanctuary, making it the th...

Bhutan, a tiny Himalayan kingdom squeezed between two giant neighbours, India and China, prefers to maintain a low profile. It has two...