RENEW to strengthen partnership with RBP

RENEW (Respect, Educate, Nurture and Empower Women) has proposed to strengthen partnership with the Royal Bhutan Police to curb domestic violence in the country. RENEW’s Director for Community Outreach Department, Dr. Meenakshi Rai said though the Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) has been working in close collaboration with police so far, signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) […]

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Efforts on to register local healers with Health Council

With the ongoing survey on local healers by the Department of Traditional Medicine Services (DTMS), the department’s next plan is to register local healers with Bhutan Medical and Health Council (BMHC) by the 12th Five Year Plan (FYP). However, it is easier said than done. According to a DTMS notice a healer is a person […]

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Tourism levy exemption to boost tourism in the east

The tourism levy exemption for the eastern circuit shall expire by December 31, 2020 An international leisure tourist visiting eastern circuit will be exempted from the payment of applicable tourism levy or Sustainable Development Fee of US$ 65 per night halt for the duration of their stay in the country. This is according to the […]

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