Poverty report claims that households headed by women are less poor

SONAM PENJOR | Thimphu Female-headed households are observed to be less poor than male-headed households. However,…

Illegal fishing rampant in the country

KARMA CHIMI | Thimphu Fishing in Bhutan, despite being outlawed, is rampant in almost all major river basins…

New pests infest highland farmer’s crops and vegetables

With vegetable and crops infested by pests, the communities of Laya are concerned of food security…

Ministries and civil service agencies reorganized

KARMA CHIMI | Thimphu Before the end of the year 2022, ministries and various civil service agencies were…

Maintenance of roads a big challenge for local governments

SONAM PENJOR | ThimphuWith the objective of economic development, trade, transportation and to improve the livelihood…

Bhutan to pursue sustainable development and remain carbon neutral

 Bhutan’s Participation in UNFCCC, COP27 TASHI PARYANG | Thimphu Bhutan elaborated on efforts to pursue sustainable development…

Sombaykha in dire need of dairy processing unit

KARMA CHIMI | Thimphu The representative of Sombaykha, Haa Dorjee Wangmo brought up the potential of developing a…

Omshari Landmark Irrigation Project Launched

STAFF REPORTER | Thimphu The construction of Omshari Landmark Irrigation Project in Pemathang Gewog, Samdrup Jongkhar…

Stringent measures for livestock and pet management

This is to address issues of irresponsible ownership of pets and other domestic animals, among others…

New Dhamdum bridge heralds hope to communities of 10 gewogs under Samtse

STAFF REPORTER | Thimphu The 240-feet Bailey bridge at Dhamdum suffered major damage in 2016, which…

MoU to develop yak fiber

STAFF REPORTER | Thimphu A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the House of Tengri Limited,…

Message from Agriculture Minister Yeshey Penjor on the World Food Day 2022

World Food Day, October 16, 2022   Among many international days observed by the UN member states,…