13 Handicrafts Certified With The Bhutan Seal Of Quality

Focusing on Bhutanese handicrafts, the products are categorised...

May 24, 2019 10:48

Essilor To Donate 400,000 Pairs Of Eyeglasses To Help Reduce Poor Vision In Bhutan

“The donation consists of glasses for the correction of...

May 23, 2019 18:02

International Climate Initiative and WWF Germany To Support Living Landscapes Project In Bhutan

A team from WWF Bhutan and Germany visited seven of the nine...

May 22, 2019 11:48

Resotration Of The Yongla Goenpa In Pemagatshel, Bhutan Finally Completed

Considered as one of the most sacred goenpas that protects the...

May 21, 2019 22:48

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Essilor To Donate 400,000 Pairs Of Eyeglasses To Help Reduce Poor Vision In Bhutan

“The donation consists of glasses for the correction of refractive errors as well as sunglasses which will be distributed to the Bhutanese...

May 23, 2019 18:02

International Climate Initiative and WWF Germany To Support Living Landscapes Project In Bhutan

A team from WWF Bhutan and Germany visited seven of the nine targeted districts in the country’s Southwestern region to plan the project.

May 22, 2019 11:48

Bhutan To Implement Three Initiatives As Chair Of LDC Group To Combat Climate Change

“Climate change impacts are growing and countries are facing more extreme climate events,” said Manjeet Dhakal (Head of the LDC support...

May 18, 2019 20:08

Bhutan Records An All Time Low Inflation Rate Of 2.98% In March 2019

The year-on-year inflation for the first three months this year is even lower than the average annual inflation last year.

May 13, 2019 16:08

Features

13 Handicrafts Certified With The Bhutan Seal Of Quality

Focusing on Bhutanese handicrafts, the products are categorised into two broad categories - traditional and non-traditional or contemporary...

May 24, 2019 10:48

Active Steps Recommended At Conference For Bhutan To Maintain Its Carbon Neutral Status Towards 2050

The study suggests the enhancement of carbon absorption by forest management as a key to maintaining a carbon neutral Bhutan after 2030.

May 20, 2019 23:58

Three White Bellied Herons - Sangay, Choe and Gedun Tagged To Study Their Movements And Lifestyle

According to officials, the birds did not exhibit any discomforting behaviour after being tagged with the devices.

May 19, 2019 20:28

The Last Shepherd Of Thakhorling Village In Tsirang, Bhutan

The Tamang family is the last family to rear sheep in the Thakhorling chiwog of Padtshaling Gewog under the Tsirang Dzongkhag (District).

May 17, 2019 19:58

Sports

Meet Choki Om – First Woman From Bhutan To Become A FIFA Referee

Originally from the district of Wangdue, Choki has already been a referee for over a decade.

May 16, 2019 20:58

First Ever Paralympics Day Held In Bhutan To Remove Social Stigma Towards People With Disabilities

With the motto, “Come out and play”, the committee also planned to eliminate social stigma towards people with disabilities through sports.

Apr 29, 2019 23:58

Bhutan To Hold First 'Sports And Culture Festival' For Runners And Cyclists

There are two tiers to the event, comprising of a full-race distance of 50km and a half-race of 25km.

Mar 06, 2019 17:14

Bhutan’s HRH Princess Eeuphelma Choden Wangchuck Attended The General Assembly of the Asian Paralympic Committee In Dubai

The General Assembly is the highest decision making body of the Asian Paralympic Movement.

Feb 08, 2019 18:15

Business

Celebrating Bhutan's Entrepreneurs: Sonam Pelden Of Mudra

This story is part of an exclusive feature by Yeewong Magazine in Dec 2018 on celebrating entrepreneurship in Bhutan.

May 15, 2019 19:38

Making Money Out Of Thrash - Meet Bhutan’s Winner Of The SAARC Women Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Award

Chogyal Lhamo collects waste and turn them into useful items such as bags, containers and dust-bins for sale.

May 04, 2019 23:58

Celebrating Bhutan's Entrepreneurs: Yeshi Lhendup of Yeshi Lhendup Films

This story is part of an exclusive feature by Yeewong Magazine in Dec 2018 on celebrating entrepreneurship in Bhutan.

May 03, 2019 23:58

Savour Bhutan's Ema Datshi Cheese Well-Received In Local Market, Helps To Reduce Import From India

It has been observed that during the trial period, the demand was high for Savour Bhutan's Ema Datshi cheese.

May 02, 2019 23:56

Travel

Resotration Of The Yongla Goenpa In Pemagatshel, Bhutan Finally Completed

Considered as one of the most sacred goenpas that protects the security of the country, the Goenpa also serves as the residence of the...

May 21, 2019 22:48

Jigme Namgyel Naktshang - Ancestral Home Of The Wangchuck Dynasty, To Be Turned Into A Museum

Two famed figures in the history of Bhutan, Pila Goenpo Wangyel and Pala Gyeltshen were also born in Dungkar Choeje Lhakhang.

May 08, 2019 22:28

Can Bhutan Take Its Happiness Brand To The Next Level?

Two key challenges: galvanising citizens as brand ambassadors and applying brand recognition to growth sectors.

Apr 21, 2019 10:40

The Magical Waters Of Gasa Tsachu – A Popular Hot Spring In Bhutan

While most people visit the hot spring in the hope that it could cure them of various ailments, it has become an annual visit for many to...

Mar 25, 2019 14:38

Lifestyle

Food Review: Cloud9 Cafe & Bar

Cloud9 has always been known in Thimphu for dishing out handcrafted gourmet burgers.

Mar 09, 2019 09:44

Tshering Zangmo Represents Bhutan At The 5th Young Chef Olympiad In India

Tshering Zangmo has successfully made it to round two of the Olympiad.

Feb 04, 2019 16:35

Bhutanese Boyband O'Strangers To Play In Pattaya For 2 Months

They are the first Bhutanese rock band to perform at Hard Rock Cafe Pattaya in Thailand.

Jan 04, 2019 15:13

Learn How Some Kids Engage Themselves Meaningfully This Winter Vacation In Bhutan

Attracting more than 200 participants, the programme attempts at making children and youth learn some skills and explore new interests.

Dec 29, 2018 10:09

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