OPINION

Who Will Pay for the Damage?

Road blocks and Landslides have a long history in our country and as of now there is no sign of learning from the mistakes. We don’t have to worry about waterways and railways like other countries but as is our Bhutanese nature we even forget to worry about what we …

Read More »

Is Bhutan’s Media Freedom Really Slipping?

The country may have fallen in the rankings, but is freedom of information really on the decline? Bhutan has slipped from its previous year’s ranking of 92 to 104th place in the 2015 World Press Freedom Index, published by Reporters Without Borders. But does that mean that freedom of information is …

Read More »

Paro has a problem

Paro is a gateway to Bhutanese economy, and that explains why our economy is unhealthy. I am quite new to this place to understand the secret to how they managed to keep the town so dirty. It’s amazing how people can adapt to living in dustbins and I don’t quite …

Read More »

International Womens Day picture an equal world!

On every 8th of March since 1975, thousands of events have been or¬ganized on International Women’s Day to celebrate the economic, po¬litical and social achievements of women all over the world. But this is not merely an observance; it is also an opportunity to call for greater equality. International Women’s …

Read More »

On B-mobile connection

Sir, I would like to express my strong dissatisfaction on the poor quality of services being provided by Bhutan Telecom (BT). I was earlier using a 2 G data card and had to end up paying a lot of money to compulsorily move to 3 G services like all other …

Read More »

How to be an average Bhutanese

I am born in the Land of the Thunder Dragon. My country is very fortunate and lucky to have me in this land. I believe I am the center of the world. Therefore, I expect my country to do all of the below for me. I expect my country to …

Read More »

American interest in Bhutan

The sidelines of the ‘Vibrant Gujarat’ summit witnessed what many in the regional and international press called a ‘historic meeting’ between the Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay and the US Secretary of State John Kerry. The meeting was ‘historic’ as it was the senior-most meeting between a US official and …

Read More »

BCSEA’s Present Decision is Unfair and Unscientific

Regarding the leaked English II paper, this was the decision made by the Bhutan Council for School Examination and Assessment, BCSEA: I belief that this decision is unfair and unscientific for reasons I shall present here. The board mentions that it will take anywhere from about 4-11 million Ngultrum to redo the …

Read More »