Recent Posts

Latest Post

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 …

Read More »

Another milestone for BDBL

  By Tshering The Bhutan Development Bank Limited (BDBL) launched a new core banking solution, ATM Switching System Migration and Correspondence Bank in Thimphu on Friday. BDBL was using the Ascend Banking System (ABS), which was procured in 2007, while functioning as a credit institution. Now BDBL will transform its technology infrastructure creating a strong platform to support its business …

Read More »

BEHOLD THE BHUTANESE STARS

Jigme Singye born in September 18, 1992 is the captain of Bhutan National Cricket Team. He played under all ages; Bhutan Under-15, Bhutan Under-17 and Bhutan Under-19. He is a right-handed batsman and he is an all-rounder. In the on going world cricket league division one Asia, he took 10 wickets against China. Jigme was awarded the man of the …

Read More »

World Bank to help increase agricultural productivity in Bhutan

By Tshering The government and the World Bank on Friday signed a USD 8 million (M) Global Agriculture Food Security Program (GAFSP) grant that will help increase agricultural productivity and enhance access to markets for farmers in selected gewogs in Southwest Bhutan. The World Bank will be the supervising entity while the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) will …

Read More »

BEHOLD THE BHUTANESE STARS

Sonam Pelden, 28 year old from Thimphu is first Bhutanese entrepreneur to make it to a Forbes list under the Consumer Technology category. She was recognised for her business idea ServisHero, ServisHero is a Malaysia-based on-demand services provider. She holds a MBA from the University of Oxford and studied neuroscience and economics at Brown University. Sonam worked with the Economist …

Read More »