About Us

Welcome to Daily Bhutan, formerly known as New Bhutan Times. Established in June 2017, Daily Bhutan seeks to deliver content, updates and features about the Kingdom to readers beyond Bhutan. We hope to act as the “gateway” to Bhutan, a place where you can understand more about this tiny Himalayan country.

At Daily Bhutan, we curate the top news from Bhutanese publications that appeal to foreign readers. We also cover lifestyle features and human interest stories that we believe the international audience will be interested in.

We are a young website that hopes to tell the remarkable story of a young democracy that possesses a unique identity and place in world history, and also one that is doing its part to thrive in a world that is constantly changing.

Our News section aggregates top stories from Bhutanese publications and in our Features section, we tell of stories to do with extraordinary and ordinary Bhutanese. The Sports section contains updates on the sports and athletic scene in Bhutan, while our Business section provides an insight into the entrepreneurial spirit of the Bhutanese. Our section on Travel is an informative one that hopes to give a better understanding of traveling within the country and the Lifestyle section covers entertainment, food and other features.

We hope you will continue to enjoy reading the content from our website. We value your opinions and do reach out to us at [email protected] if you have any comments or feedback.

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News

Desuups awarded the “Druk Thuksey” Representational Pin on the 10th Raising Day

‘Druk Thuksey / Druk Thugsey, means "Son/Heart of the Thunder Dragon". It is an award to recognise people for their exceptional...

Feb 19, 2021 13:23

Bhutan is expected to receive the first consignment of the vaccines today

According to Indian media, the consignment of 150,000 doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, Covishield for Bhutan was airlifted...

Jan 20, 2021 15:04

Features

Understanding Lochoe, an annual family ritual and religious ceremony in Bhutan

Feb 25, 2021 14:26

Launch of the Textile Museum Website and the Virtual Exhibitions

Her Majesty the Queen Mother Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck, Royal Patron of the Textile Museum, Department of Culture, Ministry of Home...

Feb 21, 2021 16:53

Sports

Contributing to the country through the love for football

It's been a month since the conclusion of Bhutan Premier League 2020. Daily Bhutan interviews Paro FC to find out more about the club. Below...

Dec 21, 2020 17:05

Football clubs in Bhutan gearing up for Bhutan Premier League (BPL) 2020

Bhutan Premier League (BPL), the top national football tournament in Bhutan is set to commence on August 1.

Jul 24, 2020 14:33

Business

Authentic Bhutanese Souvenirs from Eastern Bhutan

Every district and village produce distinct products in Bhutan. To encourage rural communities to produce more authentic souvenirs and...

Dec 25, 2020 22:13

Bhutan- The Kingdom of Peppers

Bhutan is a country with the highest per-capita consumption of chilli.

Sep 26, 2020 09:15

Travel

Did the mermaid of Luetshokha Tsho fall in love with a handsome cow herder?

The intriguing story of Luetshokha Tsho (Samtengang Lake)

Feb 17, 2021 13:08

The highlanders and ethnic minorities in Bhutan

Some ethnic groups are undergoing rapid changes and their distinctiveness is gradually eroding with the deluge of modernization and...

Feb 10, 2021 18:23

Lifestyle

The Unique Dream Wedding Destination in Asia - Bhutan

Bhutan, a Himalayan landlocked kingdom located between China and India has a reputation for its mystery and magical charm. Its pristine...

Feb 11, 2021 09:07

Elaborate death rituals and funerals by Bhutan's indigeneous community

Unlike majority of the Buddhist population in Bhutan where dead bodies are cremated, for the Lhop community, bodies are buried nearby their...

Jan 27, 2021 00:24

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