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TCB touted among the best in the world of travel and tourism

The Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) has been listed among the Worldโ€™s 75 Most Innovative Organizations in Tourism Policy 2021 Phurpa wangmo Even before the pandemic, the global tourism industry has been exploring ways to reshape the way people travel, seeking solutions to minimize impacts of tourism on the environment and opportunities to increase economic justice for tourism communities. TCB …

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Rekindling the Creativity of Children

ย Let me tell you a story: Art workshop series on story-telling and illustration for children in Bhutan. By Tandin Wangchuk  On September 11, the Embassy of Switzerland to India and Bhutan, together with the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia, launched a series of art workshops for Bhutanese children aged 8 to 12 years. The workshops encourage the children to imagine …

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MoIC and ISRO signs contract to jointly develop a small satellite

By Chimi Wangmo Bhutan and India on Friday signed the implementing arrangement on the joint development of a small satellite for Bhutan. The agreement was inked by Indian Space Research Organisation’s Scientific Secretary R Umamaheswaran, and Director, Department of Department of Information Technology and Telecom, Bhutan, Jigme Tenzing, in a virtual signing ceremony, ISRO said. It was attended by Ambassador …

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Into the Heart of a Mountain-man

Dorji Wangdi a senior forester with Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park, shares his heartfelt account of being a front-liner and an environment advocator on his own right. The following are excerpts from his writing published in WWF-Bhutan titled: “Journey to the Black Mountain.โ€ On 17 February 2012 I joined the Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park (JSWNP) in the heart of …

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A light for our red-robed cousins

By Sonam Choki Bhutan has a substantial proportion of citizens who have opted to join the monastic system, the Zhung Dratshang, as nuns and monks, and which is a vital line of profession in the country. Nonetheless, the lack of a save social security net has never been part of the discourse nor does any religious practitioners, registered nuns and …

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