THE NATION

WhatsApp attack an increasingly common financial scam in Bhutan

The most common social attack worldwide, Social Engineering Attack (SEA) is also common nowadays in Bhutan.  SEA is a trick to manipulate people into making security mistakes or sharing sensitive information which is a very simple method used by the scammers. Bharat Gurung, Information Security Division of Bank of Bhutan(BoB) …

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DNT’s two experienced candidates for bye-election race

There are two experienced candidates from Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT), 45-year-old Karma Dorji (Nanglam) who is one of the party founders, and 42-year-old Karma Lhamo (Mongar), a seasoned politician, contesting against the two new candidates, Dorji Youden and Rinchen Pelzang of DPT. For the up-coming bye-election, two men and two …

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Govt clarifies National Lockdown rumors

Says same measures whatever the variant With a rise of cases in Phuentsholing and with cases in Samdrupjongkhar, Samtse and now Merak-Sakteng there has been increasing rumors of a National lockdown being planned by the government and the Central COVID-19 Task Force. However, the Foreign Minister and member of the …

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Film Industry in dire straits on borrowed money and time

Bhutan’s popular film industry has incurred remarkable losses, as new film releases are postponed, film shootings are halted and theatres are unable to screen movies. Tshering Gyeltshen an actor and a film producer said the pandemic has upended the film industry. He said the fact that cinema halls are very …

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