What went on at Miss Bhutan 2022 preliminary competition

The 3rd edition of Miss Bhutan is underway and the Preliminary...

May 19, 2022 21:11

Check out Drunken Yeti Bar for the best cocktails in Thimphu

Named after a mythical Himalayan creature and perched on top of a...

May 17, 2022 21:11

Trace the footsteps of the Divine Madman on this hiking trail

There is no better way to connect spiritually with Drukpa...

Apr 28, 2022 22:30

“Wine and women are my meditation”: Drukpa Kuenley, the divine madman

His phallus was referred to as the “Thunderbolt of Flaming...

Apr 28, 2022 22:04

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Colours Beyond the Wall Volume II: Reformation through Art

‘Do you see the eyes?’ ‘Look closely and you would see the eyes with tears streaming down. And this is the nose,’ Kinga (name changed) said...

Apr 26, 2022 22:01

Travel to Bhutan: go off the beaten path in eastern Bhutan

You will find settlements on high grounds and isolated valleys. You will see rolling hills, deep gorges, and green pastures.

Mar 28, 2022 15:44

Bhutan is on a mission to plant one million fruit trees

Inspired by His Majesty’s vision, one million fruit trees are expected to be planted in two and half months in Bhutan under A Million Fruit...

Mar 16, 2022 14:48

Electric vehicles are Bhutan’s answer to air pollution

Air pollution by vehicles is a threat to Bhutan’s carbon-neutral status. But the Bhutanese have found a solution.

Feb 28, 2022 12:13

Features

What went on at Miss Bhutan 2022 preliminary competition

The 3rd edition of Miss Bhutan is underway and the Preliminary Round was held and broadcast live on BBS Channel 2 on 15th May 2022 from...

May 19, 2022 21:11

Check out Drunken Yeti Bar for the best cocktails in Thimphu

Named after a mythical Himalayan creature and perched on top of a distinct and unique 3-storied building in Thimphu, lies a unique bar that...

May 17, 2022 21:11

“Wine and women are my meditation”: Drukpa Kuenley, the divine madman

His phallus was referred to as the “Thunderbolt of Flaming Wisdom”. He used it to guide people toward enlightenment.

Apr 28, 2022 22:04

Takin: Bhutan's national animal looks like something out of a myth

The takin looks like a goat with a sheep’s body. It is so queer-looking that it has been described as a Dr Seuss creation.

Apr 23, 2022 20:51

Business

The enormous role of hydropower in Bhutan

Bhutan uses hydropower to conserve the environment, produce electricity, and achieve economic self-reliance.

Jan 25, 2022 11:43

Online businesses are becoming more and more popular in Bhutan

Even though the Internet was developed in the 1960s, the tiny Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan was only introduced to it in June 1999.

Jan 20, 2022 12:41

Yathra weaving, the uniquely Bumthang culture

Unlike other places in Bhutan, the people of Bumthang don’t do agricultural work. Instead, they weave yathra products. Traditionally, every...

Sep 13, 2021 17:06

What are the entrepreneurship programmes and initiatives available in Bhutan?

The Bhutanese government has introduced all kinds of initiatives to promote entrepreneurship. Even school kids are groomed to innovate,...

Jun 22, 2021 16:37

Sports

Outstanding individuals, schools and clubs awarded for their contributions to grassroots football

On December 22, 2021, the Bhutan Football Federation (BFF), a bronze member of the AFC Grassroots Charter,presented awards to unsung heroes...

Jan 11, 2022 14:15

Bhutan's national women cricket team won ICC Women's T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier 2021 opening match

The United Arab Emirates is currently hosting the ICC Women's T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier. The two ICC Academy grounds in Dubai Sports City...

Nov 23, 2021 11:13

Paro FC reclaimed its champion title for BoB Bhutan Premier League 2021

Bank of Bhutan (BoB) Bhutan Premier League 2021, previously known as Bhutan Premier League (BPL), the top football tournament in Bhutan...

Oct 02, 2021 19:57

Bhutan makes its debut appearance at the Paralympic Games

There is much to celebrate in the sporting history of Bhutan.

Aug 16, 2021 11:50

Travel

Trace the footsteps of the Divine Madman on this hiking trail

There is no better way to connect spiritually with Drukpa Kuenley, the “Divine Madman”. The trail will take you downhill for about four...

Apr 28, 2022 22:30

Been to Bhutan before? Stand a chance to win FREE flight tickets to back to Bhutan!

If you’ve been to Bhutan before, we want to hear your story.

Apr 15, 2022 19:49

Bhutanese can now enter Singapore quarantine-free from Apr 1

Looking forward to taking a break from Bhutan? Here's some good news for you.

Mar 24, 2022 15:49

Bhutan is reopening a sacred ancient route for tourism after 60 years

Following 2 years of extensive restoration, Bhutan is set to open its sacred Trans Bhutan Trail to travellers and trekkers after 60 years.

Jan 26, 2022 14:50

Lifestyle

The hot springs of Bhutan are believed to have miraculous healing properties

The Bhutanese believe that hot springs are a blessing from the Buddha.

Apr 08, 2022 21:52

What are the five main fruits in a Bhutanese fruit bowl 'thokay'?

There are usually five fruits that make it to the 'thokay' (fruit bowl) placed on the altars or in front of the King, Chief Abbot and Lamas.

Mar 08, 2022 15:54

The best way to experience Bhutan is to spend a night at a Bhutanese farmhouse

Farmhouses in Bhutan are an architectural feat, made with only mud, stone, and no nails.

Mar 04, 2022 11:38

Hot stone baths: The bath culture of Bhutan

Hot stone baths are healing, relaxation, and culture rolled into one.

Feb 25, 2022 15:38

COVID-19

A detailed summary of Bhutan's COVID-19 management and plans moving forward

With offices and all businesses open, movement of vehicles...

Chimi Wangmo Mar 22, 2022 11:23

Vaccinated tourists to undergo 5-day quarantine in Bhutan from April 25

What you need to know about entering Bhutan from April 25.

Ashley Chen Mar 14, 2022 14:21

Bhutan Prime Minister urges children aged 5 to 11 to get their first vaccination

Bhutan's nationwide vaccination drive for children will be held...

Ashley Chen Mar 07, 2022 14:18

Bhutan will be rolling out nationwide vaccination drive for children

Earlier today, Bhutan has received the Pfizer and BioNtech...

Ashley Chen Mar 02, 2022 14:01

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