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Citizens Prepare to Travel for Upcoming Election Amid Postal Ballot Limitations

โ€ฆ ๐’…๐’†๐’”๐’‘๐’Š๐’•๐’† ๐’„๐’‰๐’‚๐’๐’๐’†๐’๐’ˆ๐’†๐’” ๐’Š๐’ ๐’Š๐’…๐’†๐’๐’•๐’Š๐’‡๐’š๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’„๐’‚๐’๐’…๐’Š๐’…๐’‚๐’•๐’†๐’” ๐’•๐’‰๐’“๐’๐’–๐’ˆ๐’‰ ๐’Š๐’Ž๐’‚๐’ˆ๐’†๐’” ๐’…๐’–๐’† ๐’•๐’ ๐’‰๐’Š๐’” ๐’‚๐’ˆ๐’†, ๐‘บ๐’๐’๐’‚๐’Ž ๐’†๐’Ž๐’‘๐’‰๐’‚๐’”๐’Š๐’›๐’†๐’… ๐’‰๐’Š๐’” ๐’‚๐’ƒ๐’Š๐’๐’Š๐’•๐’š ๐’•๐’ ๐’Š๐’…๐’†๐’๐’•๐’Š๐’‡๐’š ๐’•๐’‰๐’†๐’Ž ๐’ƒ๐’š ๐’๐’ƒ๐’”๐’†๐’“๐’—๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’•๐’‰๐’†๐’Š๐’“ ๐’๐’๐’ˆ๐’๐’” Phurpa Wangmo As the fourth National Assembly election approaches, scheduled for November 30, an increasing number of individuals are preparing to travel to their respective constituencies to cast their votes. With no option to send postal ballots …

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Unity in Diversity: Vice Presidential Debate Reveals Varied Approaches, Echoing a Shared Vision for a Prosperous Bhutan

In the conclusive Vice Presidential debate convened on November 23, strategically positioned just ahead of the imminent primary round of National Assembly elections slated for November 30, key issues spanning the realms of economy, health, education, youth unemployment, technology, and agriculture took center stage. Representatives from all five political parties articulated a shared commitment to progress and fulfillment, emphasizing that …

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๐€๐ง ๐„๐ฑ๐œ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐“๐ฌ๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ƒ๐จ๐ซ๐ฃ๐ข

Tshering Dorji, a talented Bhutanese singer, embarked on his musical journey on a reality show in 2010. Since then, he has mesmerized audiences with his incredible vocal prowess. With over 20 melodious tracks to his credit, he has become well-known for his remarkable voice and distinct style. One of his recent releases, โ€œGaw Mey Gaw Mey,โ€ a collaboration with Suchetha …

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๐„๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐ž๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž ๐–๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐ž ๐Œ๐š๐ง๐š๐ ๐ž๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ ๐๐ซ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐œ๐ž๐ฌ ๐’๐ž๐ญ๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐’๐ญ๐š๐ง๐๐š๐ซ๐ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐’๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ญ๐š๐ข๐ง๐š๐›๐ฅ๐ž ๐๐ซ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐œ๐ž๐ฌ

โ€ฆ๐˜ฝ๐™๐™ช๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ฃ ๐™๐™–๐™จ ๐™˜๐™ค๐™ข๐™š ๐™›๐™–๐™ง ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™ฌ๐™–๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™š ๐™ข๐™–๐™ฃ๐™–๐™œ๐™š๐™ข๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ. ๐™‰๐™ค๐™ฌ, ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™จ๐™ฎ๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ข ๐™ข๐™–๐™ ๐™š๐™จ ๐™š๐™ซ๐™š๐™ง๐™ฎ ๐™˜๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ฏ๐™š๐™ฃ ๐™ง๐™š๐™จ๐™ฅ๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™จ๐™ž๐™—๐™ก๐™š ๐™›๐™ค๐™ง ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š๐™ž๐™ง ๐™ค๐™ฌ๐™ฃ ๐™ฌ๐™–๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™š. By Susmika Subba In an unwavering commitment to sustainability, Bhutan has emerged as a beacon for innovative waste management practices, serving as a model for nations striving to address environmental concerns. The country’s waste management system combines inventive approaches with active community …

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OPINION-Pioneering Waste Management for a Greener Future

Bhutan, with its unwavering dedication to sustainability, has emerged as a beacon of innovative waste management practices, setting a precedent for nations worldwide grappling with pressing environmental concerns. The waste management system in Thimphu, Bhutanโ€™s capital, stands out for its reliance on outsourcing waste collection and disposal services to private contractors, establishing a comprehensive framework for effective waste solutions. Despite …

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HRH Gyalsey Annual Mathematics Award Inspires Academic Excellence Nationwide

โ€ฆBhutan’s Premier Mathematics Initiative recognizes exceptional talent and fosters a positive learning environment Susmika Subba & Sonam Deki In a collaborative effort between the Ministry of Education and Skills Development and the Druk Gyalpo’s Institute, the HRH Gyalsey Annual Mathematics Award was launched in 2022. This program is designed to foster the innate mathematical abilities of students nationwide, offering them …

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Bhutanese Truck Intercepted at India-Bhutan Gate with Illegal Peacock Feathers

โ€ฆBhutanese truck seized at India-Bhutan Gate exposes dark underbelly of peacock feather trafficking Susmika SubbaA Bhutanese truck loaded with peacock feathers was seized by the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) battalion, revealing potential involvement in the illicit trade of peacock feathers from India to Bhutan at the India-Bhutan Gate on November 2. According to Surash, an Indian customs official at the …

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Bhutanโ€™s Education Landscape Transformation and Ignite Global Interest

In a notable departure from conventional educational trajectories, Bhutan could become the unexpected focal point for academic pursuits, as exemplified by the recent enrollment of two 16-year-old Australian students. Their choice challenges the prevailing narrative where Bhutanese students predominantly seek educational experiences abroad, redirecting attention to the unique educational landscape that Bhutan offers. Choosing to reside on campus for an …

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๐๐ก๐ฎ๐ญ๐š๐ง ๐„๐ฆ๐ž๐ซ๐ ๐ž๐ฌ ๐š๐ฌ ๐”๐ง๐ฅ๐ข๐ค๐ž๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐‡๐จ๐ญ๐ฌ๐ฉ๐จ๐ญ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐ˆ๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐ง๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐š๐ฅ ๐’๐ญ๐ฎ๐๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ฌ, ๐๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ค๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐“๐ซ๐ž๐ง๐ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐Ž๐ฎ๐ญ๐›๐จ๐ฎ๐ง๐ ๐„๐๐ฎ๐œ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง

โ€ฆ๐‘จ๐’–๐’”๐’•๐’“๐’‚๐’๐’Š๐’‚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’š, ๐’‘๐’“๐’๐’Ž๐’‘๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‚ ๐’”๐’‰๐’Š๐’‡๐’• ๐’Š๐’ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐‘ฉ๐’‰๐’–๐’•๐’‚๐’๐’†๐’”๐’† ๐’†๐’…๐’–๐’„๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’๐’๐’‚๐’ ๐’๐’‚๐’๐’…๐’”๐’„๐’‚๐’‘๐’† By Sonam Choki & Sonam DekiIn a notable departure from the traditional trajectory of global education, two 16-year-old Australian students, Owen Chester Ringrose and Archie Rae Chandler-Lee, are breaking new ground by choosing Bhutan as their destination for academic pursuits. This choice redirects their focus to …

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๐„๐‚๐ ๐๐จ๐ข๐ฌ๐ž๐ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐๐ซ๐ž๐ฉ๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐”๐ฉ๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐š๐ฅ ๐€๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐„๐ฅ๐ž๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ, ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‘-๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’

โ€ฆ ๐‘ฌ๐‘ช๐‘ฉ’๐’” ๐’‘๐’“๐’†๐’‘๐’‚๐’“๐’†๐’…๐’๐’†๐’”๐’” ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’‘๐’“๐’๐’‚๐’„๐’•๐’Š๐’—๐’† ๐’Ž๐’†๐’‚๐’”๐’–๐’“๐’†๐’” ๐’‡๐’๐’“ ๐’‚ ๐’‡๐’‚๐’Š๐’“ ๐’…๐’†๐’Ž๐’๐’„๐’“๐’‚๐’•๐’Š๐’„ ๐’‘๐’“๐’๐’„๐’†๐’”๐’” By Sonam Deki As the custodian of the electoral process, the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) is ensuring that the National Assembly (NA) Elections, 2023-2024, will be conducted with utmost integrity, transparency, and fairness. The ECB has demonstrated its full preparedness through extensive awareness programs and training initiatives. “The …

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