English | Dzongkha Monday, September 16, 2019

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.

doma_crochet; an enterprising passion

How do you stay productive when you’re unemployed? Well, the current generation vent and lament unemployment issues on Facebook, Instagram or Snapchat. But it’s a different story for a 25-year-old Doma Tamang.

The oldest woman in Lhuentse

Living well and happy, Kunzangmo from Lhuentse is probably the envy of many of those much younger than her. But as much as that, she is a source of inspiration as well. Born in 1917, Kunzangmo is still going strong and claims to be the oldest living woman in the district.

Druk Pici, Bhutan’s first pencil factory

Bhutan will soon add another product to its tag of ‘Made in Bhutan’. And this time, it will be pencils. Today, works are in full swing to establish its production unit in Guma Gewog of Punakha. BBS met with its founder and brings you this yet another story of an aspiring and a promising young entrepreneur.

Shabei Goenchu, an income generator

Cucumbers, locally known as Shabei Goenchu is flooding the market these days and people from Punakha are making good incomes from selling it. 35-year-old Daw is one among others from Mendagang, Dzomi Gewog, Punakha who do mass cucumber plantation.

The Last Shepherd of Thakhorling village in Tsirang

Seventy-eight years old Dhan Maya Tamang serves breakfast for her 74 years old husband Phurba Tamang in the morning and restlessly waits for him to finish eating because a flock of over twenty sheep were bleating in the lush cardamom field. They are calling for their old shepherd to untie them.

Engaging local community in conserving snow leopards

Bhutan is one of the 12 countries in Asia that is home to snow leopards. However, due to human encroachment for poaching and retaliatory killings, the endangered big cats are losing their habitat.

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