Meal Temple Group expands into Bhutan

The Meal Temple Group (MTG), a leading startup in food delivery and last mile delivery in frontier markets in Asia, is now expanding into Bhutan by partnering and investing in DrukRide, one of the promising startups in the country. The MTG has expanded in the last twelve months from Cambodia to Laos and Myanmar. DrukRide.com, […]

Man sentenced for five years for stabbing

The High Court has sentenced a man from Thinleygang in Punakha to five years in prison for stabbing an office-goer woman. The incident happened at Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa’s office kitchen last year. The incident took place onNovember 20 when the victim and two other friends were having lunch in the kitchen. The culprit stabbed the […]

Bhutan, Austria observe 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations

Bhutan and Austria celebrated the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations in Thimphu on Wednesday. The event was marked by a dinner reception hosted by Mrs. Brigitte Oppinger-Walchshofer, Ambassador of Austria to Bhutan, at the Banquet Hall of the Royal Institute of Tourism and Hospitality (RITH). Her Royal Highness Princess Sonam Dechan Wangchuck […]

More than 100 students from RTC compete for Entrepreneurship Development Loan

A total of 117 second-year business program students from Royal Thimphue College (RTC) will be competing for the Entrepreneurship Development (SEED) Loan for two days, from August 23-24. They will compete in the Loden Student Empowerment through Entrepreneurship Development (SEED) Program, to be held at RTC. The two-day event also includes teaching the fundamentals of […]

Bhutan connects to global research and education community

Local researchers, academics and medical doctors can benefit from extensive global collaboration opportunities that foster knowledge sharing and capacity development with the launch of European Union (EU) co-funded Asi@Connect Bhutan project on August 21 in Thimphu. The project enables its regional high capacity and high quality internet network, Trans Eurasia Information Network (TEIN) to connect […]