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India’s Forthcoming gift to the Youth and Future of Bhutan

Bhutan waits for a formal letter on the Third Internet Gateway from India An important resolution of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), presented to the parliament on June...

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Lack of Authority – NRDCL’s tragic flaw

Observers say NRDCL has no authority and almost like a contractor of the Department of Forest (DoF) One of the main reports of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) presented...

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Give Change a Chance, says President of Bhutan’s Hotel Association

Hotels are part and parcel of the tourism industry and when the government pushed for a reform and rise in the daily sustainable development fee (SDF), thee...

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Moments with Chung Trulku Jigme Tsheltrim Wangpo Rinpoche

Forging an Immaculate Link between your Body and Mind ​​​​​​​Right at the center of Thimphu town, at the attic of one of the capital city’s hallmarks, the General...

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No room for procrastination

PM and FM remain steadfast saying individual interests cannot be entertained The Third Reading on the Tourism Levy Bill of Bhutan 2022 on June 23, 2022, saw emotions...

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Film Tourism - Bhutan’s untapped tourism product

The tourism reform offers opportunities for Bhutan to harness the film industry As a major reform in Bhutan’s tourism industry begins, there are concerns expressed if tourism will...

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Marketing - the jugular vein of the tourism reform

With the government having declared its intent and goal to go on with increasing the sustainable development fee (SDF) to USD 200, the debate on whether it...

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CAB President says infrastructure are arteries of the tourism industry

The importance of the Tourism Levy (Amendment) Bill 2022, is manifested by the fact that it has currently become the issue discussed and deliberated at various levels...

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People believe the tourism reform will benefit all the people

The tourism reform policy of Bhutan, is basically aimed to make Bhutan a high end destination. While time will show if this will happen or not, several...

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The Journey of Bhutan’s Tourism Industry

Bhutan’s tourism industry began in 1974. It was introduced with the primary objective of generating revenue, especially foreign exchange; publicising the country’s unique culture and traditions to...

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GAB Chairman says Guides are the most important Tourism Product

Garab Dorji, Chairman and Founder of the Guide Association of Bhutan (GAB) began working in the tourism industry in 1990. Four years later, he became a formal...

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Addressing unemployment is a joint responsibility, say observers

People say that if Bhutan today has a high unemployment rate, it is due to lack of coordination and that almost everyone is responsible  According to the labour...

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Civil servants ready to face the music but express concerns on certain aspects of the restructuring exercise

The Royal Civil Service Commission’s (RCSC) press release on “Re-organization of the Civil Service Agencies,” released on June 10, 2022 has evoked mixed reactions amongst civil servants....

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Australian migration - not all about unemployment or the Dollar, say Bhutanese living in Australia

Bhutanese moving to Australia has become a major concern for the country and the labour market. While it is presumed that the migration is caused and catalyzed...

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Super Fab Lab – a technological milestone for Bhutan, says Director, DHI InnoTech

On June 4, 2022, His Royal Highness (HRH), Gyalsey Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck inaugurated the Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck Super Fab Lab (JNWSFL) within the premises of the Thimphu...

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The need for a mirror

With the seventh session of the third parliament on, an economy that has been devastated by the pandemic and an increase in the unemployment rate, the talk...