Nepal discussing repatriation with UN

Nepal discussing repatriation with UN

Nepal’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi and Nepal representative of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Kevin Allen discussed possible options for the More »

Bhutan drafts code of judges

Bhutan drafts code of judges

The Supreme Court of Bhutan has drafted a Judicial Accountability Guidelines 2017 following the pressure of judicial bias on Sonam Phuntsho case. The guidelines gives power to individual citizens to file complaint More »

Controlling fake news in Bhutan

Controlling fake news in Bhutan

The fake new saga is a world headache. It has impacted every political and social event across the globe now. Bhutan is no exception. Until the second elections, Bhutanese were not acquainted More »

Bangladeshi PM to visit Bhutan

Bangladeshi PM to visit Bhutan

Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina Wajed will visit Bhutan in the second half of April (18-20) to attend an inter-national conference on autism and hold bilateral meetings with the country’s top More »

Bhutan is not happy – Happiness Report 2017

Bhutan is not happy – Happiness Report 2017

Bhutan observed International Day of Happiness (IDH) amidst reports Bhutan stands nowhere in the world happiness ladder despite being leader in establishing the index as one the basis for human development. Ministry More »

 

WB loan to Bhutan to improve growth equality

The Royal Government of Bhutan and the World Bank have signed a $24 million credit that will help promote fiscal discipline, increase access to finance for enterprises, and improve the climate for business entry and investment in Bhutan. Bhutan has

Nepal discussing repatriation with UN

Nepal’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi and Nepal representative of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Kevin Allen discussed possible options for the long-term solutions to Bhutanese refugees’ problems. The duo

Celebrating Harmony Week, Tasmania with community voices

By Mohan Hangkhim When I was around seven years old my father and mother brought us to Nepal in the beginning of 1992 due to the political conflict. The people of Bhutan wanted democracy in the country, but the government

Bhutan drafts code of judges

The Supreme Court of Bhutan has drafted a Judicial Accountability Guidelines 2017 following the pressure of judicial bias on Sonam Phuntsho case. The guidelines gives power to individual citizens to file complaint against judges if they feel judge in High

FM cleared of allegation

The Anti Corruption Commission of Bhutan has dropped the case filed against Foreign Minister Damcho Dorji. Dorji, then Mongar district judge in 2002, was alleged to have received bribe in a case involving chorten vandalism. ACC said, “For any abuse

Controlling fake news in Bhutan

The fake new saga is a world headache. It has impacted every political and social event across the globe now. Bhutan is no exception. Until the second elections, Bhutanese were not acquainted with the social media. That has grown by

Bangladeshi PM to visit Bhutan

Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina Wajed will visit Bhutan in the second half of April (18-20) to attend an inter-national conference on autism and hold bilateral meetings with the country’s top leadership on the sideline. She will hold meetings

Bhutan is not happy – Happiness Report 2017

Bhutan observed International Day of Happiness (IDH) amidst reports Bhutan stands nowhere in the world happiness ladder despite being leader in establishing the index as one the basis for human development. Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the day was celebrated

Bhutan prepares for graduation

As global donors and partners prepare to pack up, Bhutan starts homework for its graduation from least developed country to middle-income country. While many donors have set plans to phase out their support, India and Japan committed to support Bhutan

China challenges India over Bhutan relations

India is trying to undermine China’s efforts to maintain close ties South Asian nations including Bhutan, China’s Global Times read. “…It is India that has been treating South Asia and the Indian Ocean as its backyard with a hard-line manner.

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