Bhutanese in Australia shocked at PM’s return home remark

The Bhutanese community in Australia, like many international communities, has not taken well what the Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, told journalists after a national cabinet meeting yesterday

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Bhutan announces physical distancing measures for public transport

The Bhutanese government has announced several physical distancing measures to be followed in all public transport facilities, including taxis, in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic

First Bhutanese to test positive for Covid-19

In a span of 20 days, Bhutan has detected three Covid-19 positive cases. However, the situation remains the same and the threat level is still Orange for the country

Hong Kong tourist who visited Bhutan tests positive

Risks of infecting Bhutanese by the Hong Kong tourist who tested positive after returning to Hong Kong from Bhutan is minimal, according to health minister Dechen Wangmo

Bhutanese people should not panic: PM

Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering has said that Bhutanese need not panic with neighboring countries going for a complete lockdown

Bhutan pledges USD 100,000 to SAARC Corona Emergency Fund

Bhutan has pledged USD 100,000 contribution to the SAARC COVID-19 Emergency Fund, which was proposed by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with an initial offer of USD 10 million to help combat the coronavirus pandemic in the region

Police to monitor those in-home quarantine

Except for seriously ill patients returning from treatment, the government will place all those arriving in the country in quarantine centres


India's stark inequalities make social distancing much easier for some than others

With the coronavirus pandemic continuing its spread around the world, the Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, announced a three-week complete nationwide lockdown of 1.3 billion people on March…


Soleimani killing will lead to reprisal, increase chances of regional conflict: Dilip Hiro

After the targeted killing of Major General Qassem Soleimani, commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force by the US, the Persian Gulf nation is not going to sit silent…

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