English | Dzongkha Thursday, October 19, 2017

Govt. plans to introduce low emission urban transport system

Given the increased fossil fuel dependency in the transport sector in the country, the government has identified to implement low emission urban transport system within the next three years.

Conservationists reiterate conserving tiger species

Poaching, habitat loss and prey depletion are the three main threats to the survival of endangered tigers around the world. Though tigers in Bhutan are safe from such global threats, human-wildlife conflict is one of the major factors that jeopardise their lives.

Happy Chips doing its bit towards waste management

Bhutan imports hundreds of varieties of chips. And it is popular among the people from all walks of life. But people are least bothered about the waste that it generates. The chips are packaged in plastics which take years to decompose. However, Happy Chips, alocal chip manufacturing firm does something to take care of their waste. 

Trongsa starts to segregate waste at source

Trongsa District has begun segregating wastes at source starting this month.

Lack of disposal site hampers in keeping the Gewogs clean

Local leaders in Trashi Yangtse say without a proper dumping site in the Gewogs, wastes are strewn along the roadside.

PM inaugurates Bhutan’s first-ever fabrication laboratory

Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay inaugurated the country’s first fabrication laboratory (Fablab) in the capital yesterday. The Fablab is a digital platform, which helps to translate ideas into products.

Trees planted to mark social forestry day

More than one thousand tree saplings of various species were planted in Samazingkha, Thimphu as the country marked the Social Forestry Day today.

iHub- a digital platform to help aspiring entrepreneurs

One of the reasons why Bhutan’s private sector hasn’t grown more quickly is the big challenge of starting a new business- having to ‘go it alone.’ And there hasn’t been much support for a culture of entrepreneurship in the country.

BtCIRT warns against suspicious emails amid global cyber atttack

The Bhutan Computer Incident Response Team (BtCIRT) warns people against opening any suspicious email attachments. The warning comes amidst reports of a global cyber attack that has hit over 150 countries.

Private firm to manage E-wastes from next year

With increasing amount of digital tech used by Bhutanese people and public offices, generation of electronic wastes or E-wastes is also on the rise.

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