A.M. Best assigns ratings to RICBL

The Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan Limited (RICBL), the oldest and largest insurance company in Bhutan, was rated on its financial strength and an issuer credit rating by A.M. Best Asia-Pacific Limited which was announced at a conference held in the RICBL head office in the capital yesterday. RICBL was …

Read More »

Yeedzin yet in the King’s graces


A 1-0 win over Nepal’s Three Star saw Yeedzin through to the finals of the ongoing King’s Cup at the Changlimithang Stadium last night. The first half was a drab and goalless affair with poor control and miscommunication running rampant all over the field. Possession on either side was sporadic …

Read More »

Chelsea to chase Rooney until ‘last day’

Jose Mourinho’s pursuit of Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney will go right down to deadline day with the Chelsea manager admitting the club will continue their chase “until the last day”. Unsettled striker Rooney has long been rumoured with a move to Chelsea, speculation building that the England international will …

Read More »

The Chemshing (tree of rosary beads)

Chemshing or “rosary bead tree” is a tree species belonging to the genus Zizyphus under the Rhamnaceae family. Zizyphus species generally are hardy species which can tolerate drought and can grow in shallow and dry conditions. There are three chemshing (Zizyphus sp) trees growing in Shaba, Paro. The species has …

Read More »

Farmers not happy with PHPA

As impressive as the scale of the ongoing construction of two major hydropower projects in Wangduephodrang may be, however, it has not struck the right chord with the voters there. This is obvious from the primary round elections of the National Assembly (NA) when the former ruling government of the …

Read More »

Breaking News

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) make it to the final round of General Election. DPT got the maximum votes at 93,547 votes followed by PDP at 68,546 votes. Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa came third getting 36,055 votes while Druk Chirwang Tshogpa came fourth getting 12,456 votes.

Read More »