English | Dzongkha Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Thailand to bid final goodbye to beloved late King Bhumibol

The people of Thailand will bid final good bye to their beloved monarch, His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, when the country holds the funeral of the late king on Thursday.

Bhutan-Thailand relationship blossoms over the years

The Bhutan-Thailand bilateral relationship has entered its 28th year. Established in 1989, the relationship saw tremendous growth over the years with both countries, particularly Bhutan, benefiting from the various areas of cooperation between the two.  

Agreement signed to accelerate blacktopping works of Korphu GC road

The Department of Roads (DoR) in Trongsa and the contractor executing the blacktopping works of Korphu Gewog Centre (GC) road have signed one more commitment agreement to ensure works complete on time.

Na-Rang GC road blacktopping to be looked into

Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay said he will look into the possibility of blacktopping Na-Rang Gewog Centre (GC) road in Monggar and then discuss with the works and human settlement ministry.

Project proposals prepared under framework for Continued Bhutanese-Danish Partnership

Under the framework for Continued Bhutanese-Danish Partnership, the Foreign Ministry has coordinated with relevant agencies and formulated potential project proposals in the areas of organic agriculture, digitalisation, cultural exchanges, and climate change. This was highlighted by the Foreign Ministry officials during the 2nd high level biennial consultation between Bhutan and Denmark governments in the capital yesterday.

Fire guts hut in Chhumig Gewog

A hut was gutted by a fire on Sunday night at Samtenling Zhicha of Chhummig Gewog in Bumthang. There were no casualties.

Parties gear up for 2018 elections

With 2018 elections fast approaching, the political parties are busy finalizing candidates and strategizing ways to rope in voters.

First-ever national conference on Buddhism

The first ever national conference on Buddhism, Buddhist culture and literature began yesterday in Thimphu. The conference is part of efforts by the country’s two major institutes for Buddhist studies to make Buddhism an easy subject to understand for all.

Bhutanese embassy in Thailand receives major facelift

A Thai landscaping company has given the Bhutanese Embassy premises in Bangkok a major makeover.

Bhutan Toilet Org creating sensible toilet culture

Poor condition of public toilets in the country has been a topic for discourse among people- most often, informally. But now such a scenario is changing for the better. Bhutan Toilet Organisation (BTO), one of Bhutan’s first non-profit organisations, has committed towards building a sensible toilet culture in the country.

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