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Opposition grills Govt on unemploment situation

Opposition Party said it is concerned that unemployment rate in the last three years has reached a crisis level. Referring to the survey report 2015, Member of Parliament of Kengkhar Weringla, Rinzin Jamtsho, said that it is equally alarming that in the past three years (2013 to 2015), the overall …

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PM addresses International Conference on Vajrayna Buddhism

Bhutan is host to the International Conference on “ Tradition and Innovation in Vajrayna Buddhism: A Mandala of 21st Century Perspectives” at Royal Institute of Tourism and Hospitality, Motithang in Thimphu. The conference is being organised by Central Monastic Body and Centre for Bhutan Studies. The three days conference is …

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M-BoB users not happy with the nominal fee

Bank of Bhutan (BoB) has started charging Nu 10 for its mobile banking service, M-BoB. This has not gone down well with many of the M-BoB users, with many taking to the social media to voice their frustration. M-BoB was launched in May 2015, based on a sustainability model from …

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Minor detained for cannabis possession

On June 16, Wangdue police arrested a 16- year-old boy, an ex student of Wangdue primary school, who is from Marlung, Thedtsho, Wangdue. Along with him, the police arrested a 19- year-old man and a 21-year-old man. However, after investigation, police have released the two after taking their undertaking letters. …

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Drayang employee drowns herself in Phuentsholing stream

Phuentsholing police recovered the body of a 21-year-old woman from Bebari, India on June 16 at around 1 pm. The deceased had committed suicide by jumping into Dotikhola (Omchu) in Phuentsholing. The incident was reported to Phuentsholing police on June 15 by the manager of Norzang Builder. The incident took …

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Regulating the unregulated regional tourists

The ever increasing number of regional tourists, was discussed in the National Assembly. Member of Parliament of Chhumig Ura, Tshewang Jurmi, asked the Economic Affairs Minister for an update on the number of regional tourist arrival in the country as of now, and also if regional tourism is governed by …

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