By Nidup Gyeltshen Bhutan’s economy perhaps learnt its biggest lessons, having experienced one of the biggest economic woes in 2012. The general atmosphere was hyped, many recommendations poured in and the media and the local economists were looking for the synonym of ‘crisis.’ In the end, it all boiled down to consumption.Read More
A young man from Trashigang, Pema, came to the capital seeking better opportunities. Having dropped out of school after class 12, the 21-year-old traveled all the way from his small village with hopes of landing a job. Seven months and numerous interviews later, he is still jobless. And, he is notRead More
Because of this award, my family can raise their heads and walk with pride. I have no regrets in life even if I die now.
His Majesty the King, during the National Day celebrations, on Monday, awarded the National Order of Merit (Gold) to 112 teachers from schools around the country for their exemplary services in the field of Education. One of the recipients of the award, Lopen Kado talks to Business Bhutan reporter YangchenRead More
Bhutanese democracy is less than a decade old. And within this short span of time we have already seen the power and potentialities actors playing their part in the field can wield notwithstanding the pitfalls they are prone to. One strong criticism the ruling government has received so far is thatRead More
Though some students said language could be a possible problem Peky Samal from Radhi, Trashigang Three decades back when Kulung, all of 34, and a seasoned Drungyig (gewog clerk) ventured out to surmount new challenges as the Gup of Radhi Gewog in Trashigang, the settlement was remote and isolated with few basic amenities. FarmRead More
Yenten Thinley from Trongsa An aunt and her niece will face off on Tuesday’s local government election. A mother of three, Pemba from Gormala Thang village in Samchoeling Gewog in Trongsa and her niece, Sonam Tshomo, a Vocational Training Institute graduate, are running for the post of tshogpa in Drakteng Gewog in Trongsa. “AsRead More
Peky Samal from Boomdeling,Trashiyangtse Educated women, even if they are non-formally, are becoming a force to reckon with, if the portfolio of the only three women Local Government (LG) candidates in Boomdeling gewog in Trashiyangtse is anything to go by. All of them are vying for post of Tshogpa in their respectiveRead More