Tenzing Lamsang

Understanding the Doklam border issue

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), on 29th June, issued a press release saying that China’s building of a road inside Bhutanese territory is a violation of the 1988 and 1998 written agreements between the two countries to maintain peace and tranquility and the status quo pending a final settlement …

Read More »

Bhutan hoping for a 12.5% hike in Chukha Tariff

In the recently held Chukha tariff revision talks between Bhutan and India in New Delhi on 22nd June, though both sides agreed that it is time for a revision, there are differences in what could be the final revision. The 1974 agreement on Chukha project outlines that the tariff will …

Read More »

DNT says 40 out of 47 candidates already selected for 2018

The attention of the media in the last few weeks has been on BKP but the Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT), which was the third largest party in 2013, announced this week that it has already selected 40 out of the 47 candidates for the 2018 polls. DNT General Secretary Tenzin …

Read More »