Baby could have survived if airlifted – PM

Speaking at the Press Meet yesterday on the death of the six-week-old baby girl who died after waiting for ambulance on August 26 at the Lajab Basic Health Unit (BHU II) in Dagana, Prime Minister Dr. Lotay Tshering said the baby could have survived if she had been airlifted. He said, “I personally feel that […]

Cordyceps collection increases by 272 grams

With a kilogram of cordyceps fetching Nu 2.04mn and lowest Nu 0.251mn per kg in Lunana last month, this year saw an increase both in terms of volume and value of cordyceps compared to last year. A report from thr Department of Agriculture Marketing and Cooperatives (DAMC) states that this year saw an increase of […]

Cost of public infrastructure

The construction of public office buildings during the10th and 11th Five Year Plan (FYP) involved huge investment. The offices are Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB), Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Office of Attorney General (OAG), Supreme Court and Center for Bhutan Studies (CBS) which are located in the capital. Most of the office constructions were funded by […]

Right versus responsibility

Social media has changed the way how we give friends updates, share pictures and reconnect. It has quickly become a popular and efficient way to keep in touch and provided people with a platform to communicate information in a way that they may otherwise never have considered. But what most users of Facebook and Twitter […]