Tenzing Lamsang

The dilemma of reassigning the two secretaries

On 28th February 2015, the Royal Civil Service Commission (RCSC) in its decision had announced its intention to ‘reassign’ the three government secretaries. Since then the former Cabinet Secretary has already retired completing his term but the question over the former Secretary of Ministry of Economic Affairs Dasho Sonam Tshering …

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The rise of Bhutan’s vegetarian right

India is undergoing some domestic political turmoil over the issue of consumption of beef and meat. It is motivated by religious sentiments that have been stoked, emboldened, exploited and overtly politicized by various politicians for getting votes and political power. This politics has now come to West Bengal as the …

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RMA proposes to lift rupee limit

In what will be welcome news for many Bhutanese, the Royal Monetary Authority (RMA) is proposing to lift the current INR 10,000 ceiling for Bhutanese who are travelling outside. As per RMA’s plan there will be no limit at all, and those availing rupee can get any reasonable amount that …

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USA congratulates Bhutan on National Day

The United States of America’s Secretary of State, John Kerry, sent his congratulations on behalf of President Barack Obama to Bhutan for its 108th National Day celebrations. The public statement, which is the first of its kind from this level, was sent as a press release to media houses in …

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