Case of Tendu gup gambling to be forwarded to court

The case of Tendu gup Nima Dukpa who was accused of gambling in one of the classrooms of Kachin Community primary school on January 1 by the former gup Pema Wangchuk will be forwarded to the court by the Sipsu police. The officer-in charge of Sipsu police station said the authorities have been collecting statements from people […]

Toyota Dream Car Art Contest Results Announced

The State Trading Corporation of Bhutan Limited (STCBL) announced the winners of the 12th Toyota Dream Car Art Contest (TDCAC) yesterday at its conference hall in Thimphu. TDCAC is one of the largest art contests for children. It is open to children below 15 years old from across the globe to share ideas about the […]

Sadumadu residents desperate for farm road

The villagers of Sadumadu in Phuentsholing gewog, which is around two hours walk from the main town in Phuentsholing, desperately want a farm road to reach to the village. Residents say their village is still isolated, while the nearby villages are connected with roads. And though the Phuentsholing and Logchina gewogs’ connectivity road passes near […]

Thromde foresees no housing problem as construction booms in Gelephu

  The Gelephu Thromde is optimistic that there won’t be housing problems in Gelephu unlike other border towns with 61 buildings under construction in the town. According to the officials, residents don’t have to confront problems like having to live across the border town of India. The Thromde started receiving proposal for construction after the […]

Trashigang residents excited about the upcoming elections

As the countdown to the National Council (NC) and National Assembly (NA) elections begins, excitement is building up among the Trashigang residents. Many residents, youths and shopkeepers shared that compared to the past, the number of NC aspirants has increased this time and this gives them an opportunity to choose the best. “I am really […]

Beware of internet scams – Amrith Bdr Subba

  In 2008, I received an email from Nokia Company based in the United Kingdom saying that I had won 450 million pounds as the best Nokia customer of the year and that I was required to provide my personal details to claim the prize. Later, I received another email from a bank in Nigeria […]


Dear Sir, This is in regard to the article titled “The Sinking Dam Site of Bhutan’s Biggest Hydropower Project Under Construction” written by Mr. Yeshey Dorji and published in the Editorial section of March 03, 2018 issue of Business Bhutan. Please note that there are many factual errors in the article which are grossly misleading. […]

Exercising one’s franchise!

Are you going to vote in the upcoming elections this time? The common answer that we are likely to get on asking a motley group vis-à-vis the upcoming National Council elections is: ‘Nah, not this time. But I am definitely voting in the next one or in the main elections’. This is ostensibly a majority […]

BKP announces candidate for Gelephu-Sarpang Constituency

Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP) declared its new candidate, Harka B. Gurung, for Gelephu-Sarpang constituency from Sarpang Dzongkhag on Thursday. Harka B. Gurung is from Samdrupling in Gelephu Thromde, Sarpang Dzongkhag.  He studied B.A (Hons) in English from DAV College, Punjab University,Chandigarh,India and holds Post Graduate Diploma in Development Administration from Birmingham University, England. He served […]

Beauty parlors do tidy business in Kanglung

It is 6pm and Kanglung market is turning busier. Hordes of crowd can be seen visiting the shops. Beauty parlors particularly are witnessing a huge influx of customers these days. Customers  comprise mostly women ranging from teenage girls to women in their 20s as well as middle-aged women. Beautifying oneself has become a way of […]