Prevention, the only key to combat COVID-19: Health Minister

Countries across the world are experiencing a second wave of COVID-19 with a global surge in cases due to negligence in adhering to COVID-19 preventive measures, Health Minister, Dechen Wangmo said at a press brief yesterday. “The only way to combat this is prevention.” Lyonpo said the second wave in Europe is caused by the […]

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Agriculture sector will be a leading driver of economic recovery, says economist

The return of economic activities and declining active Covid-19 cases in country has raised hopes of recovery. In fact, professor in economics, Sanjeev Mehta is predicting that the agriculture sector will be a leading driver of economic recovery. He said after lockdown, the government showed renewed interest in agricultural production. “This has increased consumer enthusiasm […]

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Tshering Cigay Dorji leads Thimphu TechPark, Bhutan’s first IT Park, and Bhutan Innovation & Technology Center, Bhutan’s first incubation center, as the Chief Executive Officer. He joined Thimphu TechPark in early 2012 to launch its operations after the construction was completed. Business Bhutan reporter Thukten Zangpo talks to him about coding for beginners.

What is coding and who all can learn it? The process of writing a computer program is called coding. All the mobile apps and computer applications we use are built using computer programs. Just like we build a house with bricks and construction materials, computer applications and mobile apps are built using computer programs. Take […]

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BCCI takes part in virtual agri-expo

The Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) participated in the first ever virtual exhibition on ‘6th India Farm 2 Fork-International Conference, Exhibition and Buyer Seller Meet’ from November 4 to 6, 2020. The platform showcased products to build business linkages, explore markets and promote trade and investment opportunities in India among Memorandum of Understanding […]

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