OPINION

Qatar’s isolation only makes sense in Trump’s world

In the last 24 hours, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt, Maldives and Yemen have all cut ties with Qatar. It has been expelled from the Saudi-led coalition fighting the Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen. In addition, Emirates, Etihad and FlyDubai have announced the imminent cancellation of flights to Doha. While …

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How to keep your computer safe from hackers and viruses

With the WannaCry ransomware attack hitting computers across the world and online security becoming an important issue here a few simple yet important tips to stay safe from hackers and viruses online. 1) Set up two-step verification Two-step verification is a security measure that makes it tougher for hackers to access …

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What do I do when I do visit Sherubtse

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I am envy of my friends. When I tell them, “Hey, I am going to Sherubtse College”, or “I am at Kanglung,” they just can’t believe me. They simply wish to be at the “Peak of Learning”. The truth is that Kanglung has become engraved in our hearts. And we …

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Fear and Loathing in Zomlingthang

Almost every year, my wife and I ditch civilization for the therapy of the wilderness, that is to say we go camping, away from the hustle and bustle of the Thimphu City. But things didn’t quite go our way this year. If it was just us, it would have. But …

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Spasmo Proxyvon Plus, Justice and Rule of Law

The whole Bhutanese Criminal justice system rest’s on the Article 7(16) “a person charged with penal offence has right to be presumed innocent until proven guilty in accordance with the provisions of the law”. This means, any person charged for penal offence can only be convicted if found guilty as …

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