Lockdown lifted with immediate effect

The lockdown in Thimphu is being lifted with immediate effect, upon ruling out all possibilities of…

Thimphu enters third full lockdown

…for the next 72 hours until the health ministry completes extensive screening of all high-risk groups…

Govt. requests 17 countries for second dose Covid-19 vaccine

India, the USA, Japan and Denmark agreed to consider vaccine request, but no confirmation has been…

Increasing teenage pregnancy a concern

As per recent records maintained by the government the number of teenage pregnancy is increasing in…

Action to promote food safety

Sonam Penjor To draw attention and inspire action to promote food safety as every one’s business,…

A rewarding journey with HIV

Executive Director of Lhak Sam Wangda Dorji shares his experiences with Bhutan Times’ reporter Sonam Penjor…

Most vaccine adverse reactions not serious in nature

All individuals who have had an anaphylactic reaction after the first dose can avoid the second…

Mongar gets 65-bed Mother and Child Hospital

Sonam Penjor Coinciding with Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen’s 31st birth anniversary on 4 June, the Salang…

New DGPC building in Pling’to be converted into isolation hospital

His Majesty the King commanded converting Phuentsholing new DGPC building into the Covid-19 isolation hospital to…

Health minister calls for establishment of global humanitarian corridor

Health minister Dasho Dechen Wangmo has been elected as the President of the 74th World Health…

Sharp rise in Covid cases, immediate response warranted

Since the beginning of the month there is a sharp spike in the number of positive…

His Majesty The King enters 7 day quarantine

17 May, 2021: After spending almost a month in the south, His Majesty The King returned…