Accepting other’s right to their view

As the dates for the election draw closer, political brawl between the two parties, Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) and Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT), has also intensified. While political candidates are busy preparing and attending common forums and fortifying their position in their constituencies, the two party presidents are also aggressively in a campaign mode, touring […]

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Who will be the next PM of Bhutan?

Who will be the next Prime Minister of Bhutan? The question has sparked debate among the Bhutanese as Bhutan gears up for the third general round of elections. Pema Gyamtsho, 57, is a seasoned politician with 10 years of experience in politics and Lotay Tshering who participated in the 2013 elections though unproven in the […]

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P/ling voters expect farm roads, agro revival and development of extended Thromdes

For the voters of one of the biggest constituencies, Phuentsholing, recent development activities have left them dissatisfied. Phuentsholing constituency, which is comprised of a Thromde and six gewogs, has 10,737 registered voters. Maintenance and up-gradation of farm roads and hospitals, irrigation channels and revival of agriculture in the constituency are top expectations of the voters […]

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DPT confident about winning election

After coming second in the primary round, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) is now confident that they can win the general round of the third parliamentary election on October 18. After completing tour in the central and southern parts of the country, DPT president Pema Gyamtsho said the party is expected to form the government. “The […]

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Bhutanese organic essential oil hits the market

Kingdom Essences began with the motive to support the Nubi Menjong Nyamley Tshogdey (NMNT) in rural Trongsa comprising about 150 households by helping with income generation through value addition of local produce. Kingdom Essences (K.Essences) are tiny bottles of natural local made-in-Bhutan essential oils. The products include caraway essential oil which is good for seasonal […]

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