Bhutan’s population is 735,553

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Friday, June, 29th,2018 in News. No Comments

Bhutan’s population on an average increased by 8,380 people a year in the last 12 years. The past 12 years saw the population increase by 100,571 persons and touched 735,553 as of May 30 last year. According to the reports of Population and Housing Census of Bhutan (PHCB) 2017, which Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay released […]

Bhutan once again makes its entry on list of 100 Sustainable Destinations

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Tuesday, March, 6th,2018 in News. No Comments

Bhutan has been nominated for the ‘World’s Sustainable Destinations Top 100 Awards,’ this year. Of 100 destinations selected, Bhutan has been listed among the top sustainable destinations in Earth category for the first time. The award function will be held in Berlin, Germany on Wednesday (March 7). Officials from the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) said, […]

The practise of appeasing one’s protective deities is strong and deep-rooted

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Friday, December, 8th,2017 in News. No Comments

Huffing and puffing, five men are atop a steep climb. It is 6:30 am. They have to get into the shades of the coniferous forest before the hot autumn sun reaches them. The men are on an important mission. They are on their way to appease their “protective deities.” They do it every year. The […]