Introducing Bhutan’s first female satellite engineer

Aiming for the stars His Majesty The King has been her role model since childhood. Twenty-five year old Yeshey Choden has high standards as is her occupation as Bhutan’s first female satellite engineer.  “I take inspiration and guidance from His Majesty’s speeches and His Majesty’s every day actions of care and concern for our country,” […]

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Bhutan Nail Spa – a beauty treat for your fingers

If you need any kind of nail and beautification services, then Nail spa would be a perfect walk in for you. Located next to the Bhutan Broadcasting Services (BBS) office, below the Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) in Chubachu, the one-room cozy apartment houses the Nail spa which Dechen Pelden and her husband Tenzin […]

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‘Above all, the most important thing is to complete the race’

Pelden Wangchuk, 20, from Drujaygang, Dagana stormed to victory in the 10th Tour of the Dragon winning the title of the son of the dragon this year. Business Bhutan reporter Kinley Yonten caught up with him for a question and answer session to find out the secrets to his tenacity and success. Tell us about […]

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Identifying entrepreneurial challenges

Entrepreneurial challenges were identified and solutions were discussed at the two-day Druk Entrepreneurial Challenge that ended on Thursday. The entrepreneurial challenge focused on designs to solve real world problems posed by startups, scale ups, government, Non-Government Organizations and education.               In response to business challenges and concerns that entrepreneurs face in Bhutan, it opens up […]

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‘BNB has grown from being a small entity to the second largest commercial bank in the country’

Bhutan National Bank’s  (BNB) outgoing Chief Executive Officer, Kipchu Tshering, talks to Business Bhutan reporter Dechen Dolkar on his achievements during his tenure as the CEO and challenges in the banking sector. He started and ended his career in the financial sector. He started his career at RICBL in 1978 and served for 19 years. […]

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PART I ‘My primary responsibility was to ensure the independence, efficiency and effectiveness of the institution of judiciary’

In an interview with Business Bhutan’s Chencho Dema, Chief Justice of Bhutan, Lyonpo Tshering Wangchuk, talks about his journey, the role he played in the judiciary, and other judicial issues. Q. What are your reflections on your term as Chief Justice? A humbling experience to be appointed as the Chief Justice and was very excited […]

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RTA conducts weaving program for school girls

School girls from seven dzongkhags across the country took part in a month-long weaving skills program conducted by the Royal Textile Academy (RTA) in Thimphu from July 1. The girls who attended the program were from Thimphu, Paro, Wangduephodrang, Sarpang, Gelephu, Trashiyangste and Zhamgang. They were aged between 9 and 20 and learnt basic weaving […]

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