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Female graduate to teach small group of young children in Thimphu. Permanent or long-term temporary position. *Computer skills essential.

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BoB launches countryโ€™s first mobile-wallet app

By Phurpa Wangmo Inline with the national goal to encourage cashless economy and promoting financial inclusion, โ€œChharoโ€, the first mobile-wallet was launched on Friday by the Bank of Bhutan (BoB) in Thimphu. Chharo is an e-wallet app allowing anyone – including tourists and visitors with a smart phone to make simple and secure digital payments across devices and channels. The …

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Bhutan Foundation donates Nu 1.31 million worth of medical equipment

By Tshering Bhutan Foundation donated Nu 1.31 million worth of crucial medical equipment to the Emergency Medical Services Division (EMSD) under Ministry of Health. It was donated for Bhutan Emergency Aeromedical Retrieval (BEAR) Team as part of their ongoing program with the ministry and the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH) to improve emergency medical services in Bhutan. The …

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World Antibiotics Awareness Week observed

By Staff Reporter Bhutan joins the global community to observe the World Antibiotics Awareness Week (WAAW) with a theme, โ€˜Seek advice from a qualified healthcare professional before taking antibioticsโ€™ by advocating general public on the increasing threat of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). Ministry of Health in collaboration with the World Health Organization observed the World Antibiotics Awareness Week 2017 on Friday …

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First Bhutanese rap album released

By Tshering It was 2011, when Kezang Dorji started making rap music and till date he had produced more than 30 songs. On Thursday, Kezang became the first Bhutanese rapper to release music album titled โ€˜The KUZUZANGPO Albumโ€ on a 2GB USB Drive containing 16 songs. It is compilation album of 16 rap songs. The songs are in Dzongkha, English …

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