Connectivity: The villagers of Choekhorling gewog are irked with the Department of Roads (DoR) for not repairing their gewog connectivity road which has been severed at two locations.
The incident occurred after midnight at Dharina, above Dechencholing in Thimphu.
Workshop: The ongoing outbreaks of avian influenza are having an impact on public health, trade and economy of the several Asia-Pacific countries. Representatives from these countries are currently gathered for a workshop in Paro.
Map: Thimphu thromde is currently coordinating several rounds of sensitisation and training on updating the OpenStreetMap (OSM) base map of Thimphu. OSM is a collaborative and participatory project to create freely accessible and editable maps of the world.
Environment: The protected areas in the country are well managed but its effectiveness is limited by low levels of both financial and technical resources, the country’s first system wide assessment of protected areas reveals.