English | Dzongkha Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Donating her kidney to a total stranger

If you have an impulse to kindness, act on it. That’s what 29-year-old Tshering Choden from Pema Gatshel did. Without giving a second thought, she donated one of her kidneys to save someone’s life. Interestingly, that someone is a total stranger.

Towards a clean environment – more vigorously- a waste management business

It is said one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. And this has turned out to be true for a family in Trashigang that has ventured into a waste management business.

‘Pangbara/Kambja’ cultivation on the decline

Upland paddy cultivation was once widely practised in the eastern region as well as in a few districts like Zhemgang and Sarpang. But farmers slowly stopped the cultivation. But there is one man in Lamthang under Goshing Gewog in Zhemgang who still cultivate upland paddy.

Bhutan’s first woman satellite engineer

Space engineering is globally still considered as a male-dominated profession. However, in Bhutan, Yeshi Choden helped break this stereotype when she became the first woman satellite engineer in the country.

Yeshi Lhendup Films-Making a living doing what he loves

It takes quite an effort and courage to make one’s dream as a profession. But for 27-year-old Yeshi Lhendup, he did not dream and wait for it to happen. He went for what he believed he could and paved his own path. And today he runs his own audiovisual production house. Drawing the brand name from his own name, Yesh Lhendup Films today is the highest viewed entertainment account in the country. 

Bhutan’s first travel vlogger-Denkar’s Getaway

Every destination has a story and exploring it as a solo traveller has its own charm. And when that mission is as exotic a destination as Bhutan, it is justified to be impatient. But wait, things just get more interesting when you share your travel diary and exploration, on video. This is the story of Bhutan’s first travel vlogger Denkar’s Getaway.

Chimi Dema, First Bhutanese woman to complete the TOD

Chimi Dema, the 23-year-old, recently became the first Bhutanese woman to complete the tough and unforgiving ultra-marathon mountain bike race known as “The Tour of the Dragon” and even managed to come in the second place.
As a young girl growing up in Thimphu, she discovered her zeal in sports when she won her first medal […]

Bhutan Alternatives, a story of an entrepreneur

Patience and perseverance are some of the key ingredients for running a good business. A young entrepreneur Leki Dawa stands as living proof to this. Although he started out only a few years ago, today Leki runs a successful company worth more than Nu 20 M, all thanks to his patience and perseverance.

Jojo Kinley, the oldest archer in Phuentshogling

Archers in Phuentshogling are inspired and motivated by the presence of an 81-year-old archer, who is currently taking part in the Yangphel style tournament in the thromde.

A bullied reaching out to help fight bullying

While bullying covers physical, psychological and sexual, many times, children only report physical bullying because it is easy to recognize.

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