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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PDP & BKP votes: game changer for the generals

It has been accepted by the two political parties, Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) and Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT), that the game changer for the general round will be the votes that they will garner from earlier People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party (BKP) supporters. In the primary round, there was a difference of […]

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BoB launches mobile banking services

The Bank of Bhutan (BoB) launched its mobile banking services called banking on wheels on Wednesday. Banking on wheels provides basic banking facilities from a mobile van equipped with computers and other equipment capable of providing banking services like any branch of the bank. The mobile van will travel to various areas in Thimphu on […]

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Isuzu D-MAX V-Cross to hit Bhutanese market

After the successful launch of D-MAX utility pick-up truck, Bhutan Isuzu Motors launched updated luxury pick-up truck V-Cross at the clock tower in Thimphu on Thursday. A Bhutan Isuzu Motors official said after the successful sale of D-MAX utility pick-up truck and positive feedback from customers, the dealer was encouraged to launch the updated version […]

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Bhutanese exporters cry foul over illicit practices in cardamom trade

Cardamom exporters in Phuentsholing are crying foul over declining cardamom prices. Owing to certain illicit practices across the border, traders are at the losing end while determining the cardamom prices. With the influence of Indian traders, the Bhutanese exporters have been facing challenges, unable to export their product. Bhutanese cardamom unlike cardamom of northern India […]

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Social media turns political battleground

As the general round of the parliamentary elections approaches, social media has become a hotspot for all sorts of political debates including mudslinging and defamatory comments. Whether it is Twitter, Facebook or Wechat, it seems the elections have turned the nation’s focus on parties and underlying issues which are most often blatantly discussed on these […]

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