Bhutan

Drukair must focus on reliability of service

Drukair has again grounded its ATR. Between December 29 and January 28, the grounding of the airliner resulted in cancellation of six international and 20 domestic flights. We are told that ATR42-500 will remain grounded until January 28.

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We need more and good roadside amenities

Lack of roadside amenities is a challenge we have been facing a long time. For Bhutanese travellers and tourists alike, it is a difficult and unpleasant travel experience. So we commend Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) for stepping up to construct additional roadside amenities, especially restrooms along the major highways.

Education is public interest

We live in changing times. The significance of socioeconomic and political changes that Bhutan is going through must be documented, because this narrative tells the story of a changing Bhutan.

Constructed poverty

Reports after reports reiterate this rhetoric as people are told of varying initiatives taken to lift the poor out of poverty. Yet this phenomenon persists, if not in the same dzongkhag​, ​ then in another.

Setting standards for entertainment places

Bhutan InfoComm and Media Authority’s (BICMA) initiative to streamline the standards of entertainment places in Thimphu is welcome.

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