First fresh juice outlet caters to the health-conscious

An assortment of fresh fruits and veggies including apple, banana, carrot, cabbage, spinach and beetroot go into Green Vibes’ juices and smoothies. Green Vibes is the first fresh smoothie outlet in the capital opened by a young, promising entrepreneur, Kinley Wangdi. The 28-year-old from Dangchu village under Wangduephodrang started the business in March this year. […]

Kanglung-T/gang highway widening works cause commuter woes

Widening works along the 15km Trashigang –Kanglung highway, which was supposed to be completed last month is causing innumerable woes to commuters. The works began more than a decade ago but its slow progress has resulted in inconveniences to those who ply the road. For instance, Dawa Dema, a shopkeeper based in Kanglung had to […]

Tshejor’s Ayzey wins National Trademark Award

Tshejor’s Ayzey has been declared as the winner of the National Trademark Award 2018 during the award ceremony held at the Department of Industry’s conference hall, economic affairs ministry, yesterday. Tshejor’s Ayzey was also awarded a cash prize of Nu 70,000. Bhutan Alternatives came second and bagged a cash prize of Nu 50,000, while Crystal […]

More than 3,000 students open bank accounts during GMW

During the Global Money Week (GMW), more than 3,000 students of class XI and above opened bank accounts across the country as per the directives of the education minister. Financial inclusion and literacy division under the Royal Monetary Authority (RMA) organized the GMW, which was celebrated from March 12 to 18. The theme of the […]

Dry & barren

There was a time when Bumtap Memey, now 70, residing in Kanglung, Trashigang used to cultivate bountiful harvests of maize and potatoes in his field. But now, he is too old to till his land and his children are either working in Thimphu or studying. So the shortage of labor has forced him to abandon […]