Buray: The alternative source of income for Radhipas

Most women in Radhi weave buray textiles when the agriculture season is over Leading a village life as a single mother of two school-going children is difficult for 33-year-old Tshering Dema from Radhi gewog in Trashigang. She has been a single mother for the past eight years after she divorced the father of her children. […]

On The Wings Of The Dragon: IV – Yeshey Dorji

Taking Tourism To The Top – a very catchy slogan. But for the slogan to be translated into reality, it needs a vehicle to ride on. To be more precise, the industry needs to ride on another even catchier slogan – On The Wings Of The Dragon. And there is where it hits a cul-de-sac. […]

BoB opens 52nd branch office in Dorokha

The Dorokha branch office will render services like any other branch office of BoB As part of taking banking services to rural areas, Bank of Bhutan (BoB) opened a new branch office at Dorokha in Samtse yesterday, taking the total network of branches to 52 including 12 extension counters. With the opening of Dorokha branch […]

Credit Ratings of RICBL downgraded

The Financial Strength Rating of the Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan Limited (RICBL) has been downgraded to B- (Fair) from B+ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating to “bb-” from “bbb-” by AM Best. AM Best, which is a global rating agency and information provider with a unique focus on the insurance industry, has […]

Plastic ban kicks off in Phuentsholing

The Phuentsholing Thromde has started sensitizing people and restricting the entry of plastics The Phuentsholing Thromde has started restricting the entry of plastics particularly used as carry bags by people at the border gate in Phuentsholing starting from March 1. The initiative is in preparation to the ban on plastics that would be officially effective […]

Drukair celebrates International Women’s Day by operating an all-female crew flight

Drukair today employs 168 women who constitute 35.44% of its total work force For the first time in the country, Drukair operated the first-ever all-female crew flight from Paro to Bangkok via Bagdogra yesterday as part of celebration of the International Women’s Day. The flight KB130 to Bangkok via Bagdogra on Airbus 319 aircraft with […]