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Bhutan and Bangladesh to sign MoU for the second time

The Federation of Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) has proposed to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) on May 29. A 40-member business delegation led by A K Azad, president of the FBCCI will be in Bhutan from May 28 …

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What will the weather be like today?

Weather forecast is a piece of information that can be used by anyone, from a farmer to a tourist, or for construction projects, or to simply planning a picnic! Have you ever wondered where and how the country gets its weather forecast? The Department of Hydro-Met Services (DHMS) under the …

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Yedzin in Cambodia – jinxed play

Bhutanese club Yedzin FC lost both the matches they played in the ongoing President’s cup in Cambodia. They conceded eight goals against Phnom Penh Crown and could not score even a consolation goal which was disappointing for fans back home. In the first half Bhutan conceded three goals and in …

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Tracing the footsteps of cordyceps collectors

Spring is a season of opportunities for Bhutanese nomads living in the northern fringes of the country. But the opportunities are hard-earned. Cordyceps (“Yatsagunbub”) collectors don’t have it easy when they go looking for the “fungus-worm” but then they are not ones to give up easily. Preparation is done many …

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For low carbon tourism in the coming days

The Association of Bhutanese Tour Operator (ABTO) launched a low carbon tourism project for sustainable tourism in February this year. It is funded by the European Union (EU) Switch Asia Programme which is the largest international donor and also the strongest global advocate of sustainable development. The EU Switch Asia …

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Gangs transcending borders

Bhutanese businessmen who trade across the border are quietly befriending local gang members of Jaigaon and other neighboring Indian towns so that they do not have to face unnecessary hassles while going about their business, especially while importing and exporting materials, according to reliable sources who wanted anonymity for fear …

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