Rooting Out Corruption

Bhutan’s journey has been special so far. We have made great strides in our development. We have successfully demonstrated our abilities to design a unique development paradigm that counters mainstream development models. Our living culture and tradition are pretty much intact despite increasing consumerism and exposure to modern, foreign cultures and values. Our environment is […]

All quiet on the PDP front

The silence of People’s Democratic Party has raised questions over the party’s political mandate and the seriousness with which it is pursuing politics post 2018 defeat The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has remained strangely quiet after it was ousted in the 2018 primary round. Since then the former ruling party has not made even one […]

603 people still missing

Complainants changing their mobile numbers and complainants not having recent pictures of the missing people are the main hurdles in solving cases of missing person The cases of missing people reported with the Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) have been gradually increasing over the years. In a span of 17 years from 2002 to 2019 till […]

Pursuing one’s passion

Sonam Choden is upbeat that she will keep on playing football as long as she gets the opportunity to play for a team Even since Sonam Choden joined the national football U-13 team in 2012, there has been no stopping for her. The 19-year-old footballer today is not only a player of the national women’s […]

‘We have to focus more on technology and make our system more robust’

The Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Bhutan (BoB), Pema Namgyel Nadik, took over the helm of the bank in April 2013. He joined BoB as a board director in 2007 and was the deputy CEO (business development) in 2010. He also worked with Drukair for 17 years. Having had served as the CEO of […]

Boulders and sand dredged illegally from Amochhu

Works are carried out when no officials are seen at the sites Except at nights, river bed materials, especially boulders and sand, are dredged illegally from Amochhu and transported almost daily by people living in the Indian border town of Jaigaon. The practice has been going on for a long time and around 30 truckloads […]

Phuentsholing Thromde in need of more engineers

The Thromde has asked the works and human settlement ministry for an urban planner and a designer As the current engineers working for different departments of the Phuentsholing Thromde are already occupied and overburdened with their works, the Thromde is in need of more engineers. With development works in full swing, the existing strength of […]