His Majesty Graces Friday Forum Lecture 


His Majesty The King graced the Friday Forum lecture delivered by Sir Mark Tully at the Royal Institute for Governance and Strategic Studies, in Phuentsholing. The Friday Forum lecture, entitled ‘Climate Change- The Need For New Lifestyles In The South Asian Context’ was held in accompaniment with the ongoing 6th Senior …

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108,000 trees to celebrate HRH The Gyalsey


Bhutanese from all walks will be engaged in the special Tendrel planting of 108,000 trees on March 6th as a gesture of welcoming His Royal Highness The Gyalsey . The day will be marked by planting an auspicious number of 108,000 trees with one tree representing one household. These sokshings …

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3 persons detained for possession of brown sugar

Two men were arrested by the Thimphu police for abusing brown sugar in their parked car on February 15 at around 22:10hrs from Zilukha, Thimphu. They were found in possession of 17.34 gms of brown sugar at the time of arrest. Both the suspects are 28 years old. One of …

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Rural areas hit by youth-related crimes

The good news shared by the Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) recently was that the overall crime rate in Bhutan showed a decrease, in every crime category. However, a disturbing trend in the police records show that the youth-related crime is on the rise. Much of crime committed by the youth …

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Bhutan moves up 3 places to rank 27th in Corruption Perception Index


According to the ranking on corruption released by the transparency international, Bhutan has scored a total point of 65 points and ranks as the 27th “cleanest” country among 168 countries. The Corruption Perceptions Index measures the perceived levels of public sector corruption worldwide as stated in the transparency international. Bhutan …

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