Dawa Tshering, Thimphu City FC’s new midfielder cost the club Nu 250,000kuensel

Bhutan to be among the first to get Covid-19 vaccine

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Several potential Covid-19 vaccines have made significant progress in the last few weeks, raising hopes.  As per World Health Organisation (WHO) records, over 200 vaccine candidates are being developed of which more than 10 are currently under human trials. 
Dawa Tshering, Thimphu City FC’s new midfielder cost the club Nu 250,000kuensel

What would the 21st Century Economic Roadmap be like?

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The national taskforce on the 21st Century Economic Roadmap is working on two main ambitious economic targets by 2030—a GDP of Nu 1 trillion and a high-income society as per the World Bank’s definition.
Dawa Tshering, Thimphu City FC’s new midfielder cost the club Nu 250,000kuensel

Bhutan sees first probable infant Covid-19 case  

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The first infant Covid-19 case in Bhutan is suspected in a one-and-half-year-old child who arrived in the country recently along with the mother from India. 
Dawa Tshering, Thimphu City FC’s new midfielder cost the club Nu 250,000kuensel

From quarantine to prison

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After completing his 21 days mandatory quarantine period today, Sangay Lhendup will not go home in Kabisa, Thimphu. Escorted by the police, he will be taken straight to the prison.
Dawa Tshering, Thimphu City FC’s new midfielder cost the club Nu 250,000kuensel

30,000 Bhutanese seeking employment, number increasing

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Close to 30,000 Bhutanese are seeking jobs currently. The number includes those laid off or affected by the pandemic and others returning from abroad, adding to the unemployment pool of 8,000 jobseekers that already existed before the pandemic. 
Dawa Tshering, Thimphu City FC’s new midfielder cost the club Nu 250,000kuensel

Jaigaon under lockdown until July 29

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After a confirmed case of Covid-19 emerged in the heart of Jaigaon yesterday, the town will now be under lockdown from today until July 29.
Cordyceps collectors display their produce at the auctionkuensel

Paro cancels cordyceps auction

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The rare and expensive fungi, Cordyceps Seninsis or Yartsa Goenbub that usually witness a huge rush and demand at open auctions is suddenly seeing no market this year.
Handicraft shop in Parokuensel

Handicraft shop turns grocery stores

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Traditional handicraft shops in Paro town, which was a tourist hub, is now transforming into grocery stores to cater the local customers. 
Dawa Tshering, Thimphu City FC’s new midfielder cost the club Nu 250,000kuensel

People continue to breach protocols and illegally enter the country 

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We are lucky this time, but for how long?  This is a question that has surfaced after a series of incidents where people have illegally entered the country.  The latest report involved two men who had illegally entered the country on July 16 and towards the mid of May. 
Dawa Tshering, Thimphu City FC’s new midfielder cost the club Nu 250,000kuensel

A collective responsibility

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The prime minister’s office sent out a press release on Sunday. It was a plea to the people of Bhutan to cooperate and support the frontline workers.
Handing-taking: JICA Bhutan Office representative Kota Wakabayashi presents the contribution to Phuentsholing Thrompon Uttar Kumar Raikuensel

Japanese contribute to Bhutanese at the Toorsa temporary settlement

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More than 140 individuals, mostly Japanese friends of Bhutan, contributed equipment worth Nu 863,947 for the Phuentsholing Thromde’s ECCD centre, which is expected to open later this year.
Dawa Tshering, Thimphu City FC’s new midfielder cost the club Nu 250,000kuensel

Football clubs signs domestic players

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With the signing of foreign players restricted by the Covid-19 pandemic, local names are finding their value increase in the transfer market as the Bhutan Premier League (BPL) nears.