Bhutan existed as a patchwork of minor warring fiefs until the early 17th century. At that time the lama and military leader Ngawang Namgyal, the first Zhabdrung Rinpoche, who was fleeing religious persecution in Tibet, unified the area and cultivated a distinct Bhutanese identity. In the early 20th century, Bhutan came into contact with the British Empire and retained strong bilateral relations with India upon its independence. In 2006, based on a global survey, Business Week rated Bhutan the happiest country in Asia and the eighth-happiest in the world.
Today, Bhutan has over 200 private lawyers and few hundreds working in the civil service and corporate sector ... Our senior bureaucrats, corporates and other senior officers who take decisions on behalf of Bhutan in numerous hydropower and now FDIs in the country hardly take cognizance of the importance of guidance and support of contract law experts.
The export of riverbed materials from Gelephu to Assam in India is expected to help Bhutan earn Indian currency ... “We need an RMA regional office here ... A programme officer with Bhutan ExportAssociation (BEA) in Gelephu, Guru Wangchuk, said that they removed the cash-quarantine box at the border gate after currency devaluation.
According to Bjemina tshogpa, Tshering Om, 13 households submitted a letter to the gewog office to remove the factory in April ... Rikesh Gurung said he is under pressure from Thimphu Thromde to deliver bitumen on time for ongoing roadwork especially for the four-lane road between Bhutan Telecom office and Jungshina bridge.
Rajesh Rai . Phuentsholing...There are currently only four buses ... “We manage somehow ... He explained they have written to the thromde office requesting bus services in Pekarzhing ... On October 4, the BhutanPost handed over the four public buses to Phuentsholing Thromde office ... “The management of the buses was handled by Bhutan Post, but it is on us now.
Yangyel Lhaden. After a prolonged delay, the construction of the 3km four-lane road between Jungshina and the Bhutan Telecom office in Chubachu in Thimphu is expected to be completed by the end of this month, Thimphu Thromde officials said. The project, which started in May 2020, was originally slated for completion by May 2021 ... .
But the tiny Himalayan nation of Bhutan isn’t one of them ...Health ministerDechenWangmo credits solidarity, Bhutan’s small size and its science-based policymaking for its success ... Bhutan’s success wouldn’t have been possible without international cooperation ... Bhutan is remote ... AFP / RoyalOffice for Media Bhutan.
The BhutanPower Corporation’s management has decided to forward the sexual harassment case to the Royal Bhutan Police (RBP) today, according to the chief executive officer (CEO) Sonam Tobjey ...The incident occurred when the alleged victim and another female colleague were attending to their night shift duties at the company’s customer care office.