Bangla Sunday, April 05, 2020

Bhutan

Thank you Bhutan: The Covid-19 patient shares her experien...

Like most tourists, Sandi Fischer and her partner, Bert Hewitt planned a trip to Bhutan to explore the country’s unique culture a...

Bhutan extends quarantine period for COVID-19 to 21 days

The Quarantine period for COVID-19 in Bhutan  will be extended from 14 to 21 days beginning tomorrow. According to the Prime Minis...

Government impose travel restrictions

With restrictions imposed on travels, the  Road Safety and Transport Authority (RSTA) is exploring a middle-path approach to encou...

First Bhutanese to test positive for Covid-19

In a span of 20 days, Bhutan has detected three Covid-19 positive cases. However, the situation remains the same and the threat level i...

We’re prepared for the lockdown: Bhutan PM

Dr Lotay Tshering Bhutan’s Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering yesterday night said that Bhutanese need not panic with nei...

UN in Bhutan contributes Nu 80.5 M to help the govt. comba...

The Funds, Programmes and Specialized Agencies of the United Nations (UN) in Bhutan extended their support to help the government in it...

Bhutan to restrict movement of vehicles via Assam and Beng...

The government of Bhutan is expected to impose restrictions on the movement of Bhutanese vehicles, except those transporting essential...

There's a new royal baby in Bhutan!

Even as the world is struggling to contain the novel coronavirus pandemic, the King's family in Bhutan is celebrating a new royal baby....

New species of endangered orchid found in Bhutan

A new orchid species was discovered in the district of Trongsa in Bhutan by a team of forestry officials from the range office (Trongsa...

In Bhutan, tourists were once welcomed – now they are fear...

The Kingdom of Bhutan is an exception to Asia’s tourism rule. Whereas countries such as Japan and Thailand set their sights on at...

All travellers entering Bhutan will be quarantined

All travellers, including Bhutanese, coming to Bhutan will be quarantined in a designated quarantine facility for two weeks with effect...

Bhutan’s tourist ban likely to continue after two weeks

Bhutan’s Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering announced that the government could continue the restriction on all incoming tourists....

Bhutan preparing for worst case scenario

An economic contingency plan is being devised although no major economic disruptions have been reported following the first COVID-19 ca...

Coronavirus: Bhutan’s service sector could be the hardest...

The two-week ban on the entry of tourists into Bhutan following confirmation of the first coronavirus (Covid-19) case is expected to co...

Bhutan confirms first coronavirus case

People purchase face masks and hand sanitizer at a local pharmacy Bhutan announced its first case of the novel coronavirus thi...

Bhutanese Waste Warriors to battle mounting waste

If the problem of waste is a war to be won through mindset and behavioural change, Waste Warriors (WW) are here preparing for the battl...

Rural-urban migration declining in Bhutan: report

Rural-urban migration represents a major flow of migration in Bhutan, a newly published report on migration and urbanization in Bhutan...

Bhutan NA rejects NC’s recommendation and adopts GST Bill

The National Assembly is firm on adopting Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill 2020 this session. The House, Friday, with 39 votes rejecte...

Thimphu Tech Park launches Centre of Excellence for Softwa...

In a move towards building professional capacity in software engineering and to export services, Thimphu Tech Park launched the Centre...

Bhutan celebrates King's birthday with an initiative that...

King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck Even as Bhutan celebrates its king’s birthday, the country has impressed the world w...

Bhutan Kickstarts first ever space week

In 2018, Bhutan entered the realm of Space Science and Technology by launching its first ever satellite into space. Thus, in celebrati...