Political rhetoric versus truth?

The ovens are heating up. With elections only about a week away and political campaigns in full swing, social media has recently become a crucible for heated discussions, mudslinging, fake news and defamatory comments. However, what recently made the headlines and added fuel to the already roaring fires was the recent social media post by […]

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Bhutanese children at risk despite significant socio-economic progress

Chief Advisor to the Interim Government, Chief Justice Tshering Wangchuk, discussed on the importance of childcare and protection, proper hand washing and UNICEF plans in the country with UNICEF Resident Representative Beate Albine Dastel yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Dastel thanked the Chief Advisor for the Royal Government’s initiative on the prayer ceremony conducted for Late Kofi […]

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RMA cautions people against ponzi schemes

The Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan (RMA) has cautioned the Bhutanese public from participating in ponzi or pyramid schemes. Such practices are not only deceiving, but are also illegal, according to the RMA. This notification, according to the RMA, was made after it had come to RMA`s notice that Bhutanese citizens are being lured to […]

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Group formed to export farmers’ produce to third countries

Bhutan Export Business Line (BEBL), an export-oriented business in Phuentsholing is hopeful to take Bhutanese exports to the next level. Formed by Bhutanese business individuals, the association has already started exporting country’s commodities into third countries. Since most of the Bhutanese commodities are absorbed within the Indian market, BEBL feels that the farmers are deprived […]

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Nu 15bn assured in life policy schemes

With Bhutanese becoming more saving-oriented and future-savvy, the Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan (RICB) recorded Nu 15bn as assurance and a total number of policy holders at 109,039 as of August this year. Millennium education policy and money bag policy are the most saleable life insurance services in the country as of now. Currently, there […]

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