Bhutan and other countries in South-East Asia Region urged to eliminate cervical cancer by 2030

Bhutan and other countries in the South-East Asia Region have been urged to accelerate efforts to eliminate cervical cancer by 2030 by the World Health Organization (WHO). “Countries need to expand vaccination, screening, detection and treatment services for everyone, everywhere to address the growing problem of cervical cancer,” said Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director […]

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More graduates likely to opt for PDGE course this year

With the government hiking up salaries and allowances of teachers, an assumption among certain observers is that there would be more graduates this year opting for Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) course and wanting to join the teaching profession. While there will be a deluge of students opting for PGDE course is yet to […]

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Sherza floats IPO to raise Nu 247mn

Sherza Ventures Limited (SVL), an e-commerce and trading company that deals with hyper retail and wholesale plus provides a platform of a common marketplace for young entrepreneurs and farmers’ products, has floated initial public offering (IPO) to raise Nu 247mn. The company has floated Nu 19mn equity shares at Nu 13 per share. The shares […]

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NC’s Good Governance Committee reviewing country’s education system

NC’s Good Governance Committee reviewing country’s education system The Good Governance Committee of the Upper House is reviewing the education system for deliberation in the upcoming 24th session of the National Council. On 27th & 28th August 2019, the Good Governance Committee met with the teaching faculty of Pelkhil High School and the proprietor of […]

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Raw material security, the biggest challenge for industries

Securing raw materials for heavy and medium industries in the country is one of the major challenges that they currently face. Industries feel that securing raw materials is paramount for their survival. Most of the industries are mineral-based, and except for cement industries, no other industries are secure about their raw materials. Except for electricity […]

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Bhutan connects to global research and education community

Local researchers, academics and medical doctors can benefit from extensive global collaboration opportunities that foster knowledge sharing and capacity development with the launch of European Union (EU) co-funded Asi@Connect Bhutan project on August 21 in Thimphu. The project enables its regional high capacity and high quality internet network, Trans Eurasia Information Network (TEIN) to connect […]

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DHI to establish R&D and technology center

Druk Holding and Investments (DHI) plans to establish a research and development (R&D) and technology center of excellence (CoE) through its recently established innovation and technology department. With a larger objective of providing an impetus for knowledge-based society, building technology and for economic diversification of the nation, DHI positions itself to collaborate, build program and […]

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