Late-Season Snow Brings Joy to Bhutan -
Global Voices OnlineLate-Season Snow Brings Joy to BhutanGlobal Voices OnlineLight snowfall is common during late December and January in the mountainous northern districts of Bhutan, especially above 3,000 meters, but elsewhere in the country it's a rarer sight. Given that spring is around the corner and Bhutan hadn't ...
Posted on 14 March 2017 | 6:27 am
Tackling NCDs in Bhutan requires a different
DevexTackling NCDs in Bhutan requires a different kind of aidDevexThe government of Bhutan places huge importance on people's health, one of the nine domains the small Himalayan kingdom measures in gauging its people's happiness. But despite free access to public health services and an expanding number of health ...
Posted on 14 March 2017 | 2:26 am
Bhutan, World Bank sign USD 24M credit deal
Kuensel, Buhutan's National NewspaperBhutan, World Bank sign USD 24M credit deal to improve growthKuensel, Buhutan's National NewspaperAccording to a press release from the finance ministry, Bhutan has made impressive progress in poverty reduction and economic growth over the past decade. At the same time, high levels of investment in the hydropower sector have increased pressures on ...and more »
Posted on 13 March 2017 | 4:26 am
Madhya Pradesh to import 'happiness' from
Times of IndiaMadhya Pradesh to import 'happiness' from BhutanTimes of IndiaBhutan has a gross national happiness commission. Officials said it is imperative for them to visit Bhutan so as to understand the Bhutanese model and implement it here to achieve the objective of creating the happiness department, which is the first ...
Posted on 12 March 2017 | 8:44 am
Bhutan observes World Kidney Day - Kuensel,
Bhutan observes World Kidney DayKuensel, Buhutan's National NewspaperBhutan yesterday observed World Kidney Day for the first time. Bhutan will now celebrate the day every year. The day highlights the importance of kidney health. The theme of this year's kidney day is obesity, which is not a new health problem but is ...
Posted on 10 March 2017 | 3:22 am
A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Royal Insurance
HONG KONG, Aug 28, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of B+ (Good) and the issuer credit rating of “bbb-” of Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan Limited (RICB) (Bhutan). The outlook for both ratings is stable.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:58 am
Sensex pares gains, Nifty tests 8,000; OMCs
Bhutan and Myanmar for a period of 33 years. Cipla Ltd: Leading generic drug maker Cipla on Thursday said that it expects 20 percent growth in revenues in the current fiscal (FY 16). ONGC: State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) said it has received a ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:55 am
Zaiqay Frontier Ke’ arrives in Bhutan
KARACHI: The 2015 Gourmand Award winning Cookbook for Peace – India-Pakistan, Zaiqay Frontier Ke — Dera Ismail Khan Kay Bhulay Bisray Pakwan, recently made it to the sixth Mountain Echoes Literary Festival in Bhutan, stated a press release. Written by ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:08 am
Trivago has named its top 8 hiking hotels
It’s time to pack your rucksack and hit the trail - here are travel expert Trivago's top eight hiking hotels: Taj Tashi Jigme Dorji National Park, Bhutan 1. Taj Tashi - Jigme Dorji National Park, Bhutan It's your very own slice of heaven, nestled in the ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:27 am
India and Pakistan: Jaw-Jaw Not War-War
Viewed from abroad (I was in Bhutan reading Twitter and other news sound-bites), the events looked like a cross between a French farce, with characters rushing noisily across the stage banging doors, and a Chinese opera with actors belting out scripts to ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:18 am