English | Dzongkha Monday, February 26, 2018

Bhutan will be linked to the APIS to improve internet connectivity

Bhutan will be linked to the Asia-Pacific Information Superhighway (APIS) to improve internet connectivity in the country. At present, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific is working on identifying the missing link among the 62 member countries.

Bhutan adopts Conservation Assured Tiger Standards

In securing a long-term future of the country’s tigers, Bhutan adopted the Conservation Assured Tiger Standards yesterday.

Asiatic golden cat sighted at a record altitude

Recent camera trap photos show Asiatic golden cat in Bhutan at 4,282 metres, setting a record for the highest altitude sighting.

Advance volunteer and partnership programmes to reduce forest fire

Wangdue Forest division has now come up with an advance volunteer and partnership programmes to decrease forest fire, this winter.

The focus is on better coordination and management of forest fire

The Department of Forests and Park Services under agriculture ministry is focusing on better coordination and management of forest fire, this year.

Thimphu Tech Park to have digital fabrication lab

Thimphu Tech Park will have a digital fabrication lab by June next year. Digital fabrication is a type of manufacturing process, where machines controlled by computers produce different products digitally.

Installing of Earthquake Monitoring Stations begins

Bhutan will no longer have to fully depend on outside sources for earthquake related information.

Bhutan has 96 snow leopards

Ninety-six snow leopards have been spotted in Bhutan as per the nationwide survey report on snow leopards.

Increasing number of vehicles impacts air quality

Rapid increase in the number of cars is deteriorating the air quality, according to Bhutan State of the Environment Report 2016. The report says increasing vehicle population adds greenhouse gas emission in the air.

Waste Heat Recovery

Most factories at the Pasakha Industrial Estate can minimise huge energy loss if energy efficient methods are adopted.

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