Japanese professor initiates a programme to experience rural Bhutan

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Wednesday, September, 26th,2018 in News. No Comments


It was an experience for the three Japanese students who spent a week in the remote village of Shingkhar in Ura, Bumthang. Sarono Sugiyama, Yuka Miura and Hinata Sogabe, the three students from Konan University are used to the hustle and bustle of Okamato, Japan. Shingkhar, mesmerised the three young Japanese who claim that it […]


Monarchy – the Strength of the Past, Present, and Future

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Thursday, June, 8th,2017 in News. No Comments


After an eight-day visit to Bhutan, Her Imperial Highness Princess Mako Naishinnō of Japan leaves the kingdom with an impression that more than fulfilled a life-long dream. Bhutan brought alive the interests and values she cherishes – a culture steeped in tradition, a pristine natural environment, and a sense of nostalgia-enhanced by her passion for […]


Princess Mako arrives in Bhutan

By: Tashi TOBGAY on Thursday, June, 1st,2017 in News. No Comments


Her Imperial Highness Princess Mako of Akishino of Japan arrived in Bhutan today. Her Royal Highness Princess Eeuphelma Choden Wangchuck received Her Imperial Highness at the Paro International Airport.  Her Imperial Highness is visiting Bhutan on the invitation of His Majesty from June 1 to 7. Princess Mako, 25, is the eldest grand-daughter of Emperor Akihito […]