No false promises – DPT

As dates for the 2018 elections draw near, the opposition party, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT), maintained that the party will not make fake promises, which are unrealistic and which cannot be fulfilled. DPT president Dr. Pema Gyamtsho told Business Bhutan that they will not mislead voters or citizens with false promises and pledges. “Strategies and […]

Two more grading machines for online potato auctioning

Food Corporation of Bhutan Limited (FCB) in collaboration with Royal Securities Exchange of Bhutan Limited (RSEBL) has added two more potato grading machines in the main auction yard in Phuentsholing. Funded by RSEBL, these two machines are expected to boost the system of online auctioning of potatoes for the farmers to fetch better prices. Already […]

First Dance Studio to be registered

There is potential for a career in dancing in Bhutan, and this would be one career where there are no Monday blues With dance getting increasingly popular among the younger generation, Thimphu will be getting its first-ever dance studio in the country. Gokab, a youth group comprising mostly dance enthusiasts, has been growing in number […]

Mysterious cases of missing people

Where do missing people go? This is one issue that has not only remained a mystery, but has also the Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) concerned. In a span of over 16 years from 2002 to 2017, a total of 840 cases on ‘Missing of Person’ were reported across the country. However, the Superintendent of Crime […]

Politics versus women

And even when women run for political office and that they are just as likely as men to be elected, the main reason they are so underrepresented is that they don’t run in the first place When Karma Lhamo, then 27, decided to join politics back in 2008, it was a decision she believes was […]