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Yeechun creations: Art as a way to release stress

A 27-year-old, Yeshi Choden started her business Yeechun Creations on 13th January 2018 She first started Yeechun Creations as a hobby and never intended to turn into an enterprise. She said, ‘’This whole art actually acted as a way to release stress and I loved the idea of creating something …

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Himalayan Food gets crowd funding

Himalayan Food is a business venture registered with equity crowd funding, and it has been able to raise its fund before deadline. The other venture to do so earlier was Bhutan Alternatives. Himalayan Food raised Nu 4.5 million (mn) from crowd funding. The founders of Himalayan Food are Bikash Gurung …

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Only Private sports complex in Bhutan doing well

Tenzin Sports Complex (TSC) located in Serbithang is the only private sports complex in Bhutan so far. The sports complex opened to the public in August last year. The complex has an indoor FIFA certified futsal Astro turf costing USD 10,000 and it alone has been generating much income. The …

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iMerit launched at TechPark

iMerit is an exclusive for-profit social enterprise to build the digital livelihoods for the future while affecting positive social and economic change. TechPark launched iMerit in Bhutan to provides tech-enabled data services for applications in areas like machine learning, computer vision, natural language processing, e-commerce and Fintech. iMerit’s global client …

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NIACS 2019-2023: Getting everyone to fight corruption

In an effort to reinforce ‘Developing Accountable, Moral and Transparent Systems and Individual’ (DAMTSI) as the core Bhutanese value, Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering launched the National Integrity and Anti-Corruption Strategy (NIACS) 2019-2023. An official from ACC said that this strategy is an outcome of progressive consultation at various stages …

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