Latest news from Bhutan, in Bhutanese newspapers

Japanese Volunteers Taught Football Skills To Some Young Monks And Hope to Reach Out To All Other Monastic (...)
Held on World Children’s Day on 20 November, the programme was spearheaded by the Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (JOCV).
Bhutan Times - 27 November 2018
Skateboarding Looks Set To Take Off In Bhutan With The First-Ever Skate Park Built In Thimphu, In Memory Of Johnny (...)
The 8000 square foot skate park, designed and built by CA Skateparks, is Bhutan’s first.
Bhutan Times - 27 November 2018
Bhutan's New Organic Food Movement
Meet the Bhutanese entrepreneur working on organic food production, heritage and education.
Bhutan Times - 27 November 2018
First-Ever Women’s Edition Of The Start-Up Weekend In Bhutan Aims To Promote Entrepreneurship And Innovation (...)
Eighteen women from diverse backgrounds took part in the event, where they pitched business ideas, worked in teams and presented their models to the judges.
Bhutan Times - 27 November 2018
Prof Thurman Extols Bhutan’s Concept Of Gross National Happiness For Governance
His Majesty The Fourth King came up with the brilliant concept of Gross National Happiness, which is going to conquer the political science world eventually, said the Professor.
Bhutan Times - 27 November 2018
MoIC to develop national cyber security strategy
To enhance cyber security in the country, the Ministry of Information and Communication (MoIC) will soon develop the first national cyber security strategy. It will be a plan of actions designed to ensure a high-level approach to cyber security. (...)
BBS - 27 November 2018
Impact study of common examination system in Monggar
Monggar Dzongkhag Education sector will conduct an impact study of the common examination system in primary schools of the dzongkhag next year. This was decided at the annual dzongkhag education conference held in the Kengkhar lower secondary (...)
BBS - 27 November 2018
National eye centre likely to open in July next year
The construction of the country’s first national eye centre is underway in Thimphu. Once complete, the Gyalyum Kesang Choeden Wangchuck National Eye Centre is expected to provide better services to patients suffering from eye diseases. The post (...)
BBS - 27 November 2018
JDWNRH’s Ophthalmology department discontinues appointment system
The consultation by appointment in the Department of Ophthalmology (eye) at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH) was discontinued earlier this month due to the complex nature of examination and treatment procedure. The (...)
BBS - 27 November 2018
SDF to fund small-scale agribusiness of farmers
Chukha and Samtse are the two districts identified under the pilot project “livelihood enhancement of small farmers in the SAARC region through small-scale agribusiness focusing on value chain development in Bhutan. The post SDF to fund (...)
BBS - 27 November 2018
His Holiness presides over moenlam chenmo in Punakha
His Holiness the Je Khenpo is presiding over the third annual Moenlam Chenmo in Punakha, which began from today. Thousands of devotees including monks and nuns are attending the three-day prayer ceremony at Thangzona. The post His Holiness (...)
BBS - 26 November 2018
Separated twins leave hospital
The twins, Nima and Dawa Pelden have been discharged from the Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) in Melbourne Australia today, more than two weeks after their life-changing surgery. The post Separated twins leave hospital appeared first on (...)
BBS - 26 November 2018
Child sexual abuse cases increasing
The number of reported cases of child sexual abuse is increasing in the country. 35 child sexual abuse and molestation cases have been reported this year, an increase from nine cases last year. The post Child sexual abuse cases increasing (...)
BBS - 26 November 2018
Agriculture and food security subject to be regularised in schools
From next year, the Agriculture and Food Security (AgFS) will be regularised as an optional subject for classes IX to XII. The curriculum will integrate education with agriculture and prepare the children for self-employment opportunity in the (...)
BBS - 26 November 2018
Three best ideas recognised at first-ever women start-up weekend
An affordable and creative souvenir made out of wool, the team wool art and craft won the best idea at the first-ever women start-up weekend which ended yesterday. “My experience has been massive. I found out that teamwork is really important. (...)
BBS - 26 November 2018
Twin Girls Separated But Still Gravitate Towards One Another
We did initially try and have them in two beds, but they didn't like that at all, so they're in the one bed together and just happy playing with one another.
Bhutan Times - 23 November 2018
Executive Director of Bhutan Nuns Foundation Makes It To BBC 100 Women 2018
Dr Tashi Zangmo, executive director of Bhutan Nuns Foundation (BNF) is the sole Bhutanese woman to be featured in this year’s list.
Bhutan Times - 23 November 2018
Bhutanese Singer Sonam Wangchen Named UNICEF's National Youth Ambassador
The 16-year-old is UNICEF’s first ever Bhutanese youth ambassador.
Bhutan Times - 23 November 2018
Be Thrilled By Adrenaline-Pumping Dance Moves At The Dochula Festival On 13 December
The Dochula Druk Wangyel Festival was initiated by Her Majesty the Queen Mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo as a tribute to His Majesty the Fourth King Jigme Singye Wangchuck for his courageous defense of Bhutan against India’s military occupation in (...)
Bhutan Times - 23 November 2018
Bhutan’s National Revenue Records 24 Percent Growth
According to the provisional revenue report 2017-18, tax revenue increased to Nu 27.10B, an increase of 25 percent from 2016-17.
Bhutan Times - 23 November 2018
Twin Girls Nima And Dawa - Discharged From Hospital And Healing Well
A paediatric surgeon with JDWNRH, Dr Karma Sherub, who was in Melbourne to observe the surgery earlier this month, said the girls are doing well.
Bhutan Times - 23 November 2018

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