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HRH Prince Jigyel elected IOC Member

His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck was appointed to be a member of the International Olympic Committee, at the 133rd Session of the International Olympic Committee held on the 9th of October in Buenos Aires. The session, held ahead of the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires this month, …

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Dasho Sonam Kinga stands by Fb post in ECB hearing

Dasho rebuts the complaint made by DPT against him The dispute settlement body of the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) held a nearly three-hour hearing on DPT’s complaint against a facebook post by the former National Council Thrizin Dasho Dr. Sonam Kinga. The hearing on 7th September was attended by …

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Chief Advisor attends BIMSTEC summit

Chief Justice Tshering Wangchuk, Chief Advisor of the Interim Government arrived at Kathmandu, Nepal on 29th August for the 4th BIMSTEC Summit. The Chief Advisor was received by H.E. Ishwor Pokhrel, Duputy Prime Minister of Nepal. The Chief Advisor was also presented with the Guard of Honor. After landing in …

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The arts and crafts

In the PDP manifesto when it comes to the arts and crafts PDP shall continue to support the Vocational Training Institutes and Zorig Chusum Institutes to offer high quality training and skilling programs on arts and crafts. It shall enable the Rigney College to offer more courses on arts and …

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Unravelling Mysteries: Tales Of The Elusive Yeti

As part of the global conversations on environment and conservation, Mountain Echoes literary festival, Bhutan’s distinctive literary, arts and cultural festival, brought together celebrated names from Bhutan, India and across the globe to unravel the reasons behind nature’s greatest obscurities. Each year, hundreds set out in search of the elusive Himalayan Yeti, but …

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The Mountains Echoe with literature again

The Mountain Echoes literary festival saw speakers highlighting the nuances of Philosophy, Spirituality and Music amongst others on day One of the festival. Her Majesty the Royal Queen Mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck spoke of her convictions, beliefs, ideals and aspirations. Drawing from her life and the spiritual and cultural values of Bhutan, …

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