PM visits SDF to discuss strengthening of collaboration and explore investment opportunities

Bhutan is one of the Member States that has derived maximum benefits from SDF’s various funding schemes Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering visited the SAARC Development Fund (SDF) Secretariat Tuesday to discuss strengthening collaboration with SDF by exploring more investment opportunities. SDF officials led by Chief Executive Officer Dr Sunil Motiwal briefed the Prime Minister […]

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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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Three promoters register with crowdfunding platform

Three promoters have registered with the Bhutan crowdfunding platform so far. Some others have shown interest and are yet to be vet. Bhutan crowdfunding is the first digital platform developed by the Royal Securities Exchange of Bhutan (RSEB). Bhutan crowdfunding aims to provide an alternate financing model for start-ups, new business ventures and cottage and […]

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Landslides strike Bahunijhora MCB Culvert again

Massive mudslides flowing through the Bahunijhora stream buried the Multicellular Box Culvert of the bridge yesterday. The culvert bridge was recently cleared from the debris which covered the bridge early this month. The slide has also buried a Maruti van which was returning from the hospital at 2am.  The van was partially buried when the […]

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UN launches Annual Results Report 2018

The United Nations in Bhutan launched its Annual Results Report 2018 at the UN House in Kawajangsa, Thimphu yesterday. The report reflects on the strong collaboration and partnerships between the UN agencies, the Royal Government of Bhutan, the Civil Society Organizations, academia, the private sector, development partners and the people of Bhutan. This report also […]

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