Bhutan Help Society observes 20th Anniversary in Germany

The Ambassador of the Royal Bhutanese Embassy in Brussels, Pema Choden, attended the 20th anniversary celebration of the Bhutan Help Society (BHS) last week in Constance, Germany. The formal event, from May 3 to 5, was opened with welcoming statements by Mr. Zeno Danner, Chief Administrative Officer of the District of Constance, and Dr. Wolfgang […]

Bhutan presents its third national report to UNHRC

Bhutan presented its third national report to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHCR) under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism on Wednesday in Geneva, Switzerland. The Bhutanese delegation was led by foreign affairs minister Dr. Tandi Dorji and included senior officials from various agencies of the government, including a representative of the Civil Society Organization. […]

First woman FIFA referee from Bhutan

Twenty-seven-year old Choki Om is the first woman from Bhutan to be a woman Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) referee. Choki Om was appointed as FIFA referee in 2017. She started refereering since her school days. Choki Om is from Wangdue. She has a bachelor’s degree in commerce and finance from Gedu College of […]

Rejoice in quietude, enrich your life – Vijay Vancheswar

The French philosopher and mathematician Blaise Pascal said, “All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.” In today’s digital age, ‘screen-time’ significantly overpowers ‘self-time’, leading to increase in stress and anxiety levels. Hence the term ‘digital toxification’ has entered our lexicon. Spiritual texts advocate the threefold path of […]