These Are Sensational Times – Jurmi Chhowing

  (Wikipedia: Fake news is a type of yellow journalism or propaganda that consists of deliberate misinformation or hoaxes spread via traditional print and broadcast news media or online social media. It’s mainly distributed by social media but is periodically circulated through mainstream media. Its intent is to mislead in order to damage an agency, […]

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Civil service role and political priorities

Contrary to past elections, we are seeing an increasing number of civil servants getting into politics. It’s not only resigned senior civil servants, who are setting foot in politics after resignation, but there is also an increasing number of civil servants who are resigning to contest in the 2018 elections. Interestingly, civil service is increasingly […]

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Face to Face: Jigme Singye, founder of Happy Delivery

In today’s fast paced world when every minute is precious, Jigme Singye, a 28-year-old from Jamkhar, Trashiyangtse who completed his Masters degree from the College of Natural Resources, Lobesa in 2016 has founded Happy Delivery, a service that delivers Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) at your doorsteps in the capital. When he started initially, Jigme Singye […]

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Roadside vegetable vendors to be penalized

  Farmers from Trashigang and Trashiyangtse who sell their agricultural produce along the footpath near Methidrang stream instead of the vegetable shed in town will be penalized soon if they fail to stop hawking on the streets, according to the Trashigang Thromde Thuemi, Thinley Namgay. The local farmers sell items like chilies, cabbage, radish, beans, […]

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BoB branch office opens in Pasakha

  The Bank of Bhutan (BoB) opened its 49th branch at Pasakha industrial estate in Phuentsholing on June 15 in a simple ceremony graced by the Phuentsholing Thrompon, local leaders, officials and the local public. With the opening of the branch, the residents need not travel all the way to Phuentsholing, 14km away to avail […]

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