Abhinaya Chhetri

Training institutes worried about business sustainability

With the COVID-19 control measures in place, all schools including technical training institutes have had to close down. Owners of private institutes are worried about the business sustainability. Proprietor and Principal of Yarab Institute, a tourism and hospitality institute in Thimphu, Sangay Zam, said that they had been unable to …

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Silver lining for tourism sector amidst COVID-19

At the Meet-the-Press session held yesterday, the Foreign Minister Dr Tandi Dorji highlighted the areas that can be enhanced in the tourism sector during the COVID-19 period. He said that even before COVID-19 pandemic, the policy change recommended in the Tourism Levy Exemption (Amendment) Bill of Bhutan during the National …

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Athletes stay at home but stay fit

Ever since the implications of social or physical distancing, athletes have had to discontinue their routine training sessions and activities. Despite all these, the various federations and associations under the Bhutan Olympic Committee firmly believe that their hunger and passion for the sport will not be affected very much. Head …

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Social distancing norms affects taxi business

The economic sector has been hit hard by the COVID-19 outbreak. In order to contain the spread of the disease, many businesses, including the taxi service, have to maintain social distancing. Taxi drivers are allowed to pick just two passengers that are seated in the front passenger seat and one …

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