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Mesmerizing Mongar: the seven valleys of temples built by sky-dancers, healing pools and of a ...

Kuensel 01 Oct 2022
The district is strategically located and is often considered as the capital of eastern Bhutan ... Surrounded by alpine forests and mountains, Larjab Drakar Choeling Lhakhang in Yakpogang, Mongar gewog, was built sometime between 1701 and 1707 by Drupthob Kuenzang Chophel, a disciple of the 9th abbot of Bhutan, Je Khenpo Shakya Rinchen.
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Trans Bhutan Trail revives ancient trail

Kuensel 29 Sep 2022
The paths connecting western to eastern Bhutan that served as Zhunglam from the 15th century and that remained untrodden for 60 years are revived today ... It also goes through some of Bhutan’s major cities including Thimphu the capital and the royal city of Bumthang, according to TBT’s website.
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After 2 years, Bhutan welcomes back tourists with honey, turmeric and SIM cards | Mint

Live Mint 24 Sep 2022
Tourism for us is more than just revenue," said Dorji Dhradhul, Director General of the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB), after receiving the first visitors at the country's only international airport at Paro, near the capital city of Thimphu ... In July, Bhutan raised its ...
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Bhutan reopens all four border gates

The Telegraph India 23 Sep 2022
Phuentsholing, the commercial capital of Bhutan, is also the most popular entry route to the country via land ... Since March 2020, Bhutan had stopped people’s movement through the land routes ... They should also explain the reason for visiting Bhutan,” the Prime Minister said ... They are from Delhi and are on a trip to Bhutan capital Thimphu.
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Bhutan unveils new national brand: ‘Believe’

Kuensel 23 Sep 2022
The Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) launched the new brand Bhutan ‘Believe’ yesterday ... But that is not Bhutan ... Enhancements to Bhutan’s sustainable development policies ... The changes are geared toward developing Bhutan’s human capital by equipping the population with more proficient skills, knowledge and experiences.
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Bhutan welcomes back tourists after Covid with honey, turmeric & SIM cards

Hindustan Times 23 Sep 2022
Tourism for us is more than just revenue,” said Dorji Dhradhul, Director General of the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB), after receiving the first visitors at the country's only international airport at Paro, near the capital city of Thimphu ... In July, Bhutan raised its ...
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Bhutan welcomes back tourists with honey, turmeric and SIM cards

Independent online (SA) 23 Sep 2022
Tourism for us is more than just revenue,” said Dorji Dhradhul, director-general of the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB), after receiving the first visitors at the country’s only international airport at Paro, near the capital city of Thimphu ... In July, Bhutan raised its ...
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Bhutan welcomes back tourists after COVID-19 with honey, turmeric and SIM cards

FX Empire 23 Sep 2022
Tourism for us is more than just revenue,” said Dorji Dhradhul, Director General of the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB), after receiving the first visitors at the country’s only international airport at Paro, near the capital city of Thimphu ... In July, Bhutan raised its ...
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Bhutan Reopens its Borders with New Tourism Strategy

The Eastern Herald 22 Sep 2022
Bhutan unveils new national brand ... But that is not Bhutan ... The changes are geared towards developing Bhutan’s human capital by equipping the population with more proficient skills, knowledge and experiences ... During a special ceremony in the capital city Thimphu yesterday (September 22, 2022), a new brand for Bhutan was also unveiled by H.E.
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Optimising lift irrigation systems for mountain agriculture

Kuensel 22 Sep 2022
Yet, this simple truism is so difficult to find in so many places; for instance, in the mountain regions of Bhutan, around two-thirds of cultivable land lacks irrigation water supply ... More importantly, systems optimised for mountain farming are emerging, and these could be a game changer for mountain farmers in Bhutan.
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Climate change is a major threat for Bhutan: Kanni Wignaraja

Kuensel 19 Sep 2022
The UN Assistant Secretary-General, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, Kanni Wignaraja, said that climate change is a major threat facing Bhutan as global warming increases the risk of glacial lake outburst floods ... Wignaraja last visited Bhutan 30 years ago.
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The Postcard Hotel Recognised as ‘Asia’s Leading Boutique Hotel Brand’, and Wins Multiple Honours for ...

The Eastern Herald 08 Sep 2022
... . . . . ... The Postcard Dewa, Thimphu, Bhutan as ‘Asia’s Leading Boutique Hotel’ ... The Postcard Dewa, Thimphu, Bhutan, is located on the outskirts of Bhutan’s capital city ... Internationally, the brand has its presence in Bhutan and Sri Lanka with – The Postcard Dewa, Thimphu and The Postcard Galle respectively.
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Ripple adviser: New CBDC announcements are about to come

Inside Bitcoins 08 Sep 2022
On Tuesday, virtual currency influencer Sentosumosaba tweeted that Ripple is currently in the middle of many CBDC pilot projects, notably one in Palau and another in Bhutan. Your capital is at risk.
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Rich countries caused Pakistan’s catastrophic flooding. Their response? Inertia and apathy

The Observer 05 Sep 2022
What we’ve witnessed this summer in Pakistan is nothing short of a climate catastrophe ... This frigid wall of ice separates China and seven south Asian countries, including Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan ... The flights from Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, to the northern cities Gilgit and Skardu take barely an hour ... Shozab Raza ... .
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Aiming for non-hydro export growth with economic diversification

Kuensel 31 Aug 2022
However, the strategy states that Bhutan’s export growth should account for country’s resource endowments that include labour and capital, after which the country should, in the short-run, pursue industries or sectors in which the country has a competitive advantage relative to its largest trading partner, India.

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