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Rural Bhutan Sees Improvement in Happiness Index, While Urban Areas Stagnate

โ€ฆ๐’‚ ๐’„๐’๐’๐’”๐’†๐’“ ๐’†๐’™๐’‚๐’Ž๐’Š๐’๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ ๐’“๐’†๐’—๐’†๐’‚๐’๐’” ๐’‚ ๐’”๐’Š๐’ˆ๐’๐’Š๐’‡๐’Š๐’„๐’‚๐’๐’• ๐’Š๐’Ž๐’‘๐’“๐’๐’—๐’†๐’Ž๐’†๐’๐’• ๐’Š๐’ ๐’“๐’–๐’“๐’‚๐’ ๐‘ฎ๐‘ต๐‘ฏ ๐’”๐’Š๐’๐’„๐’† 2010, ๐’Š๐’๐’…๐’Š๐’„๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‚ ๐’‘๐’“๐’๐’Ž๐’Š๐’”๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’•๐’“๐’†๐’๐’… Phurpa WangmoIn a comprehensive analysis of regional trends of Gross National Happiness, it has been found that urban areas in Bhutan consistently maintain higher levels of Gross National Happiness (GNH) than their rural counterparts. However, a closer examination reveals a significant improvement in rural …

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Bhutanese Artisans Strive for Local Alternatives, Moving Away from Outsourcing

By Sonam DekiIn a surprising turn of events, Bhutanese artisans have been sending their handcrafted products to India for sewing, raising questions about the need for outsourcing when skilled tailors exist within the country. This decision has sparked a debate among local communities, with concerns focused on keeping money within Bhutan and ensuring the quality of the finished products. “Why …

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Radhi Gewog Resolves Long-standing Water Scarcity Challenges with New Irrigation Channel

โ€ฆ๐‘น๐’‚๐’…๐’‰๐’Š ๐‘ฎ๐’†๐’˜๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‰๐’‚๐’” ๐’•๐’‚๐’Œ๐’†๐’ ๐’‚ ๐’”๐’Š๐’ˆ๐’๐’Š๐’‡๐’Š๐’„๐’‚๐’๐’• ๐’”๐’•๐’“๐’Š๐’…๐’† ๐’•๐’๐’˜๐’‚๐’“๐’…๐’” ๐’”๐’†๐’„๐’–๐’“๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‚ ๐’“๐’†๐’๐’Š๐’‚๐’ƒ๐’๐’† ๐’˜๐’‚๐’•๐’†๐’“ ๐’”๐’–๐’‘๐’‘๐’๐’š ๐’‡๐’๐’“ ๐’Š๐’•๐’” ๐’‚๐’ˆ๐’“๐’Š๐’„๐’–๐’๐’•๐’–๐’“๐’‚๐’ ๐’‚๐’„๐’•๐’Š๐’—๐’Š๐’•๐’Š๐’†๐’” By Phurpa WangmoIn an exciting development, Radhi Gewog in Trashigang has successfully resolved its long-standing water scarcity problem with the completion of a new irrigation channel from Chongdiri. The inauguration of this crucial project took place on Thursday, marking a significant milestone for …

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Bhutan Takes Urgent Action to Combat Substance Abuse, Prioritizing Compassion and Treatment

๐‘ป๐’‰๐’† ๐‘ต๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’๐’‚๐’ ๐‘ซ๐’“๐’–๐’ˆ ๐‘ป๐’‚๐’”๐’Œ ๐‘ญ๐’๐’“๐’„๐’† (๐‘ต๐‘ซ๐‘ป๐‘ญ) ๐’”๐’‘๐’†๐’‚๐’“๐’‰๐’†๐’‚๐’…๐’” ๐’†๐’‡๐’‡๐’๐’“๐’•๐’” ๐’•๐’ ๐’‚๐’…๐’…๐’“๐’†๐’”๐’” ๐’”๐’–๐’ƒ๐’”๐’•๐’‚๐’๐’„๐’† ๐’–๐’”๐’† ๐’…๐’Š๐’”๐’๐’“๐’…๐’†๐’“๐’”. By Phurpa WangmoThe resounding call from His Majesty to eradicate the rising threat of behavioral and mental health disorders caused by substance use deserves our utmost commendation. It is a call to action that underscores the importance of safeguarding our citizens from the devastating effects of substance …

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Pedestrian water splashing disregarded by authority in 2021 Road Safety and Traffic Regulations

โ€œโ€ฆ ๐‘ฐ ๐’‡๐’†๐’†๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’‚๐’• ๐’…๐’“๐’Š๐’—๐’†๐’“๐’” ๐’”๐’‰๐’๐’–๐’๐’… ๐’ƒ๐’† ๐’”๐’๐’‚๐’‘๐’‘๐’†๐’… ๐’‚ ๐’‡๐’Š๐’๐’† ๐’‡๐’๐’“ ๐’…๐’“๐’Š๐’—๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’•๐’‰๐’“๐’๐’–๐’ˆ๐’‰ ๐’‘๐’–๐’…๐’…๐’๐’†๐’” ๐’”๐’‘๐’๐’‚๐’”๐’‰๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’…๐’Š๐’“๐’•๐’š ๐’˜๐’‚๐’•๐’†๐’“, ๐’Š๐’๐’„๐’๐’๐’”๐’Š๐’…๐’†๐’“๐’‚๐’•๐’† ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’…๐’Š๐’”๐’“๐’†๐’ˆ๐’‚๐’“๐’…๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‰๐’†๐’๐’‘๐’๐’†๐’”๐’” ๐’‘๐’†๐’…๐’†๐’”๐’•๐’“๐’Š๐’‚๐’๐’”.โ€ Tenzin LhadenYou are strolling along a city sidewalk when a passing driver hits a puddle of dirty runoff on the roadway, sending up a wave that soaks you. This incident, at best, leaves you feeling uncomfortable, and at …

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