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65-kilometre Simtokha – Wangdue inaugurated

East-West highway to be completed by 2018 By Kinley Yonten The first stretch of 65 kilometer of Northern East-West Highway from Simtokha to Wangdue was inaugurated on June 28. The Foreign Minister, Damcho Dorji and the Works and Human Settlement Minister, Dorji Choden inaugurated the 65-kilometre Simtokha-Wangdue upgraded highway at Semtokha. Widening and up-gradation work on 510km East-West Highway, which …

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BEHOLD THE BHUTANESE STARS…

Chimmi Dema, a 21 year-old (born 1997, from Nobgang, Punakha) 1st year student of RTC is one of the most promising female athletes in the country. She is the first Bhutanese female to win the full marathon 42kms – Bhutan International Marathon 2017. Chimmi also won many Marathons and Cycle races including the recent off-road Thunder Dragon Marathon (28th May …

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TCB should formulate comprehensive tourism policy and act: RAA

  By Kinley Yonten The Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) does not have a Tourism Act or a comprehensive tourism policy, according to the Royal Audit Authority’s (RAA) latest performance report of Tourism sector. The tourism bill and draft policy were under discussion since 2005. In the absence of these basic legal instruments, RAA observed a lack of concerted effort …

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Gaining mileage?

Prime Minister Tshering Tobgday has lambasted the Druk Namrup Tshogpa for making noise so that they may be seen and heard. The issue follows what DNT said about the government’s fiscal policy. They asked for the Prime Minister and the Finance minister’s resignation reasoning that the fiscal incentives the government decided was unconstitutional. The Prime minister hit where it hurts …

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