Kuensel (Bhutan)

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Bhutan's King sent a message of condolence to the President of Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena, expressing solidarity of the people of Bhutan with the people of Sri Lanka.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Thimphu police are investigating a case of deception involving an employee of a placement firm after 13 students who had applied to study and work in Malaysia lodged a complaint.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - The government of India (GoI) agreed to refund Nu/INR 2.6 billion (US$ 36.111M) in excise duty for 2017 at a signing event between the two countries on April 18 evening.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Dissatisfaction in accessing banking services, communication and toilet facilities were the main complaints among tourists who visited Bhutan last year.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - At a time when the government is making serious effort to take tourism to the top, reports tell us that a lot of things ought to be improved first if tourism is to be the biggest contributor to the nation’s economy.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) -  The fourth pay commission report recommended introducing sustainable development fee (SDF) on regional tourists.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - The Cabinet will make substantial changes to the fourth Pay Commission’s report to align with its motto of narrowing the gap, foreign minister Dr Tandi Dorji told Kuensel yesterday.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) -  Bhutan’s press freedom ranking climbed by 14 places this year according to the 2019 World Press Freedom index.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - From bottle caps, toys, old clothes, chocolate wrappers, biscuit and noodle plastics, juice straws, used diapers and more litter the woods of Taba in Thimphu. 

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) -  Employees at the Royal Bhutan Embassy in New Delhi, India, who receive one of the lowest benefits, would see a substantial raise in entitlements should the government implement the fourth Pay Commission’s recommendations.