Kinley Yonten

An innovative business below Taktshang

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It’s six in the morning and Ap Sonam is heading to the base of the Taktsang Monastery, one of the holiest Buddhists sites in the Himalayan region frequented by tourists. He carries a bunch of walking sticks on his back and a  bottle of water in his right hand. A …

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DNT sues govt on tax case

From Left to Right: DNT’s Party Manager Phurba , General Secretary Tenzin Lekphell and President Dr Tandin Dorji outside the high court

More than Nu 6 bn in Fiscal Incentives since 2010 may be at stake The Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa party has filed a case in the high court against the PDP government on tax alteration via Fiscal Incentives which it deems to be unconstitutional. The DNT said that after careful consideration …

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A TAP for drug offenders

With increasing drug offenders across the country the Treatment Assessment Panel (TAP) in Thimphu is overburdened resulting in delayed treatment. This is causing inconveniences to the RBP and to family members who have to escort the clients to Thimphu from other dzongkhags. To speed up treatment services the Bhutan Narcotic …

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A mobile gaming addiction taking Thimphu by storm

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The room, though small, is light and airy. A writing table overlooks a square of lawn with flower borders. On the left side of the table, sharpened pencils have been placed on a past examination paper and other books are open. It is 5 am, everyone is sound asleep but …

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Health and Happiness campaign for a drug free Bhutan

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To reach out to the commuters and drivers in specific and the general public at large, the Chithuen Phendey Association organized a drug and alcohol free advocacy program. Over 100 vegetable vendors of Centenary Farmer Market and the Thimphu Thrompon joined the campaign to create awareness on Drugs and Alcohol …

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