Roads, bridges still top priority

Road and bridges, better and continuous water supply and transport and communication services are priority areas for rural communities to improve their welfare, according to the 2012 Bhutan living standard survey (BLSS) report.

What Bhutanese households own 

The most common asset owned by Bhutanese households is cellular ‘phone...

Farmers, officials don’t see eye to eye

A farmer in Martshala gewog, Samdrupjongkhar, Sonam Yeshey, cut down 19...

One in eight is poor

Of the 127,942 households in Bhutan, 11,049 are poor and 2,322...

Farmers on the losing end 

Living in harmony with nature may sound like a dream, but...

Rebuilding homes dearer

Farmers in Yangneer, the worst earthquake-hit gewog in Trashigang, continue rebuild-...

Waiting for timber 

With repeated tremors in the past few months victims of the...

Temporary home work starts

Soil cutting work for the construction of structures that will serve...

Yangneer’s Hero

Tashi Chedup, a basic health worker at the basic health unit...

You are not alone

Lyonchhoen Jigmi Y Thinley, with officials from the Gyalpoi Zimpon’s office...

Tales of the tremor 

It was a warm sunny day in Trashigang on Monday. Like...

Twin calves spawn superstitious fears  

The birth of identical twin calves has stirred concerns and superstitions...

A promise is kept 

Launching a massive land reform in the country, His Majesty signed...

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