Tourism Guidelines to be ready by end of month

According to the DG of TCB, the rules and regulations are a very important part of the act and it should be formed carefully. Tour operators, hoteliers, and other stakeholders, who have been crying foul over the lack of any proper guidelines specifying the new rules and regulations in the aftermath of the new tourism […]

Drachukha edible flowers: Tastes as good as it looks

The three women who decided to stay back in their community after their studies have come up with new ideas to create sustainable livelihoods for themselves and their families There is a Japanese saying, if the flower is to be beautiful, it must be cultivated.” This was one of the many things about growing flowers that […]

Nu 122bn worth of transactions through mobile and internet banking

Domestic payments saw an overall increase of 61.87% by volume and 27.60% by value While digital banking has become an exceptionally significant channel for banks, an increasing number of customers also prefer using digital devices to conduct banking activities due to their simplicity and convenience. As per the payment system report of the second quarter […]

Yongphula airport – a boon or a bane for tourism in the east?

While TCB is exploring the possibility of flights from India to Yongphula, in addition to chopper services from Paro, the feasibility of the airport is the region’s Achilles Heel. If everything goes as planned, the Yongphula domestic airport could see flights from Bagdora in West Bengal and Guwahati in Assam, India, packed with tourists landing […]

Money-Politics Nexus – a Danger for Bhutan’s Democracy

Observers agree that money (funds) have become an integral part of politics in Bhutan and that those without money may not even get the opportunity to participate as candidates In another milestone of Bhutan’s political journey, Druk Thuendrel Tshogpa (DTT) was officially registered as a political party on August 22, 2022, becoming the sixth political […]

Lacking legal framework daunts community group to operate

Legal landscapes at both the national and local levels are crucial to create an enabling environment for community groups. Having rules and regulations will acknowledge local organizations for specifying and ensuring a level playing field with different types of enterprise, who can support the groups. Lack of a specific legal framework or a weak legal […]

For a Roof over One’s Head and respite from the Hammers of Building Owners

NHDCL to construct 123 buildings comprising 1,018 units of affordable houses in six different locations in the country Unable to qualify for college after class XII, Dorji (name changed) completed a certificate course at the Royal Institute of Management (RIM) and joined the civil service. Coming from a humble family, his aspiration was to help […]

Economic reforms and the Australia Migration

One of the largest migrations in US history and the World was the California Gold Rush of 1849-1855, where hundreds of thousands of migrants across the United States and the globe coming to California to find gold in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. It was definitely a “Rush.” However, Australia does not have […]

Australia Rush is a Wake-up Call, says Labour Minister

Bhutan’s economy should grow and be able to provide at least 60 % of the remuneration that the Australian economy provides Despite Prime Minister (PM) Dr. Lotay Tshering explaining on several platforms that the government has no policies to prevent Bhutanese from going to Australia, with rumors rife, especially on social media that it would […]

Following my passion for Indoor Decor: Namgay Thinley

A former 3D animator altered his passion for indoor decor designing Twenty-seven years old Namgay Thinley, a former 3D animator from Punakha makes different types of comfortable long lasting interior furniture with modern designs including varieties of creative traditional fountain designs. Namgay worked as a 3D animator for almost two years at iBEST. During those […]