His Majesty The King granted dhar to newly appointed ambassadors and dzongdags yesterday. Dzongdags (from left) Chekey Gyeltshen, Tharchin Lhendup, Phintsho Choden, Jambay Wangchuk

Land management critical: agriculture ministry

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Land: Bhutan loses about 3.34 tonnes of topsoil per hectare annually.
His Majesty The King granted dhar to newly appointed ambassadors and dzongdags yesterday. Dzongdags (from left) Chekey Gyeltshen, Tharchin Lhendup, Phintsho Choden, Jambay Wangchuk

Int’l tourists bemoan bad roads

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International tourists also had issues with food and improper waste management
Tourism: Conditions of the national highways followed by improper waste management and food quality rated highly among complaints that international tourists highlighted during their visit to Bhutan last year.
JICA chief representative Koji Yamada and Lyonpo Dorji Choden at the groundbreaking ceremony

Japan to reconstruct 3 bridges

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Infrastructure: The groundbreaking ceremony for the reconstruction of the Chuzomsa, Nikachhu and Zalamchhu bridges on the Wangdue-Trongsa highway yesterday marked yet another milestone to celebrate the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Bhutan and Japan.
His Majesty The King granted dhar to newly appointed ambassadors and dzongdags yesterday. Dzongdags (from left) Chekey Gyeltshen, Tharchin Lhendup, Phintsho Choden, Jambay Wangchuk

Taking sports development to the next level

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In what should boost the development of sports in Bhutan, a number of multi-sports halls will be constructed around the country.
His Majesty The King granted dhar to newly appointed ambassadors and dzongdags yesterday. Dzongdags (from left) Chekey Gyeltshen, Tharchin Lhendup, Phintsho Choden, Jambay Wangchuk

Ginger replaces mandarin in Pachhutar

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Agriculture: The ginger fields are looking healthy to the farmers of Pacchutar in Phuentsholing gewog.
The gewog of Naja switched from paddy cultivation to vegetables half a decade ago

The cabbage capital of Paro

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Vegetable: In what was a blessing in disguise, lack of irrigation led to villagers of Wanakha under Naja gewog in Paro switching to a more profitable practise.
His Majesty The King granted dhar to newly appointed ambassadors and dzongdags yesterday. Dzongdags (from left) Chekey Gyeltshen, Tharchin Lhendup, Phintsho Choden, Jambay Wangchuk

HKH partnership a step towards regional solidarity

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Environment: In a bid to mobilise support and commitment to regional cooperation for sustainable mountain development, the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) Partnership for Sustainable Mountain Development was endorsed by ministers and high-level government representatives from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan and delegates from the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD).
His Majesty The King granted dhar to newly appointed ambassadors and dzongdags yesterday. Dzongdags (from left) Chekey Gyeltshen, Tharchin Lhendup, Phintsho Choden, Jambay Wangchuk

Reducing the risk of disasters in South Asia

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Strategy: In light of the growing prevalence of natural disasters and increased vulnerability to climate change in South Asia, the European Union delegation to Nepal hosted a regional conference on disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation on Kathmandu, on May 26-27.
His Majesty The King granted dhar to newly appointed ambassadors and dzongdags yesterday. Dzongdags (from left) Chekey Gyeltshen, Tharchin Lhendup, Phintsho Choden, Jambay Wangchuk

Panbang town to get landfill

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Waste: The business community and residents of Panbang town will no longer have to dump their wastes in nearby forests. Soon the dungkhag will have a landfill.
Majas’ Lieutenant Kuenzang Dema made 15 points during the game on Saturday

Majas and Jumpers win B League tournament

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Basketball: In an intense final game between the top two women’s basketball teams in the country, Majas defeated Aspiring Ashims 54-38 to win the B League title at the Swimming Pool Complex in Thimphu on May 28.
His Majesty The King granted dhar to newly appointed ambassadors and dzongdags yesterday. Dzongdags (from left) Chekey Gyeltshen, Tharchin Lhendup, Phintsho Choden, Jambay Wangchuk
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His Majesty The King granted dhar to newly appointed ambassadors and dzongdags yesterday. Dzongdags (from left) Chekey Gyeltshen, Tharchin Lhendup, Phintsho Choden, Jambay Wangchuk

His Majesty The King grants dhar to ambassadors and dzongdags

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Appointment: His Majesty The King granted Dhar to appoint Bhutan’s Ambassadors to Bangladesh and Thailand, as well as the Dzongdags for Dagana, Tashigang, Samdrup Jongkhar, and Lhuentse.