In the name of national security!

Many a times, good projects or plans have been shelved on the side citing security issue or the threats they may pose on the national security of the country. The debate then stops there right away because nothing is more important than national security. Undoubtedly, as concerned citizens and people, our national security and sovereignty […]

Rationale questioned as RAA refunds around Nu 3mn to former PM

The approximate amount was the expenses incurred for building security arrangements at the private residence of the former Prime Minister While former Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay maintained that the entire expenses amounting to around Nu 3mn incurred in building security arrangements at his private residence in Taba were reimbursed to the Royal Audit Authority […]

Rain water harvesting changes rural livelihoods

Forty-four-year-old Gorey Maya from Gangtokha village of Barshonggewog in Tsirang used to walk more than two kilometers from her house to a spring water source to fetch water for daily consumption every day. However, she could carry only 20 liters which was insufficient for the whole household’s daily consumption. But now she need not have […]

In-conversation with the Chairperson of the Royal Civil Service Commission

The Chairperson of the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC), Dasho Karma Tshiteem, talks to Business Bhutan reporter Dechen Dolkar up on the successful completion of five-year term as the second commissioner and his achievements and challenges. Q. Upon the end of a successful term as the second commissioner, what are the most satisfying memories that […]

Pre-school established for children of nomads in Lungo village

The first-ever Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) centre established in the hard-to-reach Lungo village in Laya In a bid to render educational services and opportunities equally across the country, a centre for Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) was inaugurated early this month in Lungo village in Laya. Lungo is one of the most […]

Security versus Survival

In a recent press conference, home minister DashoSherubGyeltshen expressed his reservation over opening new entry points for regional tourists, which was endorsed earlier this year, with an overwhelming majority voting in favor of the same Business community members of the southern border towns are unsettled by the ambiguous statement of the home minister regarding the […]