English | Dzongkha Sunday, December 17, 2017

Briquette supply struggles to keep up with demand

The briquette manufacturing unit at Ramtokto in Thimphu is struggling to keep with the growing demand. Briquettes are compact sawdust logs the size of your wrist.

Samtse gets a parking area

Vendors and shoppers at the weekend vegetable market are relieved. They will no longer have to drive round and round looking for a parking space.

Potato price drops

The sale of potatoes at the Food Corporation of Bhutan’s auction yard of the in Phuentsholing has been hampered by the bountiful harvest in the neighbouring Indian states.
Farmers from the western and central regions take their potato harvest to the Phuentsholing auction yard.
The buyers are mainly Indian Businessmen.
Hundreds of truck loads of potatoes have been […]

Pterygium, common in Bumthang

Pterygium, an eye disease prevalent in high altitude areas, is common in Bumthang.
The Wangdichholing general hospital receives at least five patients suffering from Pterygium every day.
Last year, the hospital treated more than 260 patients for Pterygium. Till October this year, the hospital received about 200 patients.
Pterygium is caused by the growth of the thin tissue […]

Narphu aspires to grow

Narphu is a small shanty roadside town on the Samdrupjongkhar-Trashigang highway.

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Narphu aspires to grow

Narphu is a small shanty roadside town on the Samdrupjongkhar-Trashigang highway.

Royal couple arrive in Thailand

His Majesty the King, who is on his way back home after a week-long visit to Japan, granted an audience to the Thai Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, yesterday.

Boy falls from building in Phuentsholing

An eight-year-old boy has died after he fell from a five storied building in Phuentsholing yesterday.

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