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The Realities of some Guide training institutes

Today there are 3,375 registered tour guides in the country who are trained from different guide training institutes. As of now there are nine such training institutes with courses accredited by the Department of Occupational Standards (DoS). However, there is now increasing questions on the quality of some of these …

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A disabled man stands up as a trainer

Pema Dorji, 51-year-old disabled man from Damphu, Tsirang, is a single father of six children. He owns a tailoring shop in Babesa and because of his tailoring skills; he can make an honest living. He stands as an example for the rest of the disabled people in the country Currently, …

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HM Appoints Ambassador and Zimpon Wogmas


On 10th November 2016, His Majesty The King granted Dhar to appoint Bhutan’s Ambassador to Kuwait. His Majesty also appointed Zimpon Wogmas to the Office of the Gyalpoi Zimpon. The new ambassador to Kuwait is Tshering Gyaltshen Penjor, who was previously serving as the deputy permanent representative at the Permanent …

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Gesarling Central School installs CCTV cameras


The Gesarling Central School has brought significant improvement to schooling in the district of Dagana in terms of creating a learning environment through better facilities and access to materials, which has improved academic performance according to the school authorities. “Our main aim and objective is to improve the performance of …

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Bhutan Lottery takes baby first step


“Phuensum Dharim” is the first monthly paper lottery scheme for the domestic market that was launched  on Thursday Lyonchhen who graced the launch as the Chief Guest said that the lottery business is revived primarily to generate revenue and the revenue will be used for the social welfare. Lyonchhen requests …

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