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UN and JICA’s joint initiative-resilience tools for COVID-19 Mountains in Lhuentse bring hope The mountains in Bhutan have a bit of character to them. Apart from their ever-greenery and great height, they have withstood and acquired over the years, reliance and a certain disposition. One cannot easily imagine the virus making an enormous effortless leap […]

Better safe than sorry

Now, more than ever, is not the time to turn complacent. As we hear increasingly of people breaching COVID-19 safety protocol and the latest: a youth accused of trying to smuggle tobacco products across the borders who escaped a quarantine facility and is still at large, we need to question ourselves: are we doing our […]

Local government officials from five eastern districts complete course on social policy

To equip local government officials with analysis and problem-solving skills on policy formulation, enactment and effective implementation that is evidence based, consultative, and in the best interests of children, women and the most vulnerable, a certificate course on social policy was organized jointly by Sherubtse College and UNICEF Bhutan in Kanglung, Trashigang. A total of […]

iBest starts work on Dragon Tales

Preserving the tradition of storytelling Bhutanese society’s oral tradition of storytelling has always played an important role in imparting social beliefs along with the moral value of entertainment. In olden times, storytelling was done through folktales, songs, dances, and various means the communities adopted to pass down tales to the new generation. This kind of […]

Businesswoman accused of breaching COVID-19 travel protocol refutes allegations

A 37-year-old businesswoman based in Gelephu has claimed that she did not breach any quarantine protocol and followed it to travel to Thimphu on November 6, contrary to what was reported in a Kuensel article dated November 14. She said before planning her trip to Thimphu, on November 5, she had visited the Central Regional […]

A sacred responsibility!

The much awaited result of the bye-election of the Chhoekhor-Tang constituency in Bumthang is finally out with Dawa from the Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) securing almost 63% of the total votes cast on Thursday. While this election may not have been that significant in terms of the size and magnitude compared to the elections that […]