Category Archives: Youth

Fourth multicultural soccer in Hobart

Hobart-based Bhutanese soccer club Druk Sporting United hosted two-day multicultural soccer competition Hobart Friendship Cup that concluded on Sunday, 16 April. The club is holding the annual event for last four consecutive years. According to Bhim Neopaney, chairperson of the

Bhutanese man dies in car crash

A Bhutanese man has died after a car crashed into a tree and caught fire in Downer, Canberra on Sunday morning. The car crashed into the tree on the median strip of the Antill St about 6am, and left debris

Indian rein Bhutan on friendly football

Bhutan lost to India’s new football team 3-0 in an unoffical friendly palyed in Thimphu this week. India scored three within the first 21 minutes. A goal each from the two strikers Sumeet Passi and captain Jeje Lalpekhlua, and another

Bhutanese student dead in Gujarat, India

A 21-year-old engineering student from Bhutan was found dead from a bungalow in Chandkheda, in the Indian state of Gujarat on Saturday night, where he was staying as paying guest (PG) with other students. Chandkheda police have registered a case

New prince is Jigme Namgyal Wangchuk

King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk has announced that his first son will be called ‘Jigme Namgyal Wangchuk’. After the special Buddhist function at Machhen Lhakhang in Punakha earlier today, King Khesar announced the name of the future king. He has

Bhutan women enjoy first international win

Bhutanese women’s national basketball team picked up their first international win by defeating Bangladesh 61-29 at the first South Asian Basketball Championship (SABA) in Kathmandu, Nepal on April 1. That is yet another attempts of muscle flexing by the tiny

First Bhutanese gathering in Australia concludes

By Devi Pokhrel The first national level consultation, named Australian Bhutanese Conference Sydney 2016, gathering of the Bhutanese in Australia concluded successfully in Sydney on Sunday. Over 100 Bhutanese delegates from Bhutanese community organisations in South Australia, New South Wales

Teaching to live and earn

By Chow Yin Shan Despite being a chartered accountant, Quin Thong has proven that she does more than crunching the numbers. The Malaysian, who has been based in Hong Kong since 1988, started “Ana by Karma”, a project which helps

Himalayan festival in US slated for July

The third edition of annual Himalayan Festival USA (HFUSA) is scheduled for this summer in Cleveland, Ohio after the successful event in Houston, Texas and Nashville, Tennessee in 2014 and 2015 respectively. According to the organisers, the festival slated to

Bhutan to face B’desh in AFC U-14 girls championship

Bhutan will be playing defending champions Bangladesh in one of the two opening day’s matches of the South & Central Zone of the AFC Under-14 Girls’ Regional Championship beginning on April 23 in Tajikistan capital Dushanbe. Bhutan is in Group-A

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