Clarification

Dear Sir, This is in regard to the article titled “The Sinking Dam Site of Bhutan’s Biggest Hydropower Project Under Construction” written by Mr. Yeshey Dorji and published in the Editorial section of March 03, 2018 issue of Business Bhutan. Please note that there are many factual errors in the article which are grossly misleading. […]

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GROWING UP – Peky Samal

I imagine myself looking back at my life. What do I see? I see a lot of learning and unlearning. I see a lot of mistakes, some blunders and a little girl growing up to be a woman. Would I have changed anything in my past? No way! Not a single thing! Whether it was […]

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King never sleeps – DORJI WANGCHUK

In Thailand there is a beautiful tradition whereby a king is supposed to stay awake at night. He does not sleep because he has to protect his people who retire from a hard day’s work. The tradition started from the kings of Ayutthaya who were at war with Burmese kingdoms. The people then could sleep […]

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Holidays and calendars – DORJI WANGCHUK

  Today is celebrated as another local new year although as per the lunar calendar it is the 12th month of Year of Rooster. Some may be wondering why we have so many new years in Bhutan. Since ancient times different communities around the world, ethnic groups, religions and nations have different times to celebrate […]

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