Rizal appeals SAARC Leaders

April. 17, Bhutanese human rights activist and senior leader  Mr.Tek Nath Rizal has sent a letter  appealing  SAARC leaders and the observers of the summit  to take immediate initiations for the repatriation of Bhutanese  from the refugee camps in Nepal. Continue reading

An open letter to Jigme Y.Thinley

By T.P. Mishra
The Prime Minister of Bhutan
Dear Mr. Thinley,
Please acknowledge my tardy wishes, both congratulations and appreciations, for serving the country in the aptitude of the first elected prime minister of a “democratic” Bhutan. In many areas in the country, some positive changes, which are noticeable, have taken place. This is an appreciating initiative. Honestly, you should, however, admit that the phenomenon of modern democracy is yet to be ushered in true guts. Continue reading

YOB attends World Congress

YOB delegates with the out going IUSY President and other representatives(Photo/Rajen Giri)

Youth Organization of Bhutan(YOB) attended the World Congress 2010 in Stockholm, Sweden from 25th to 28th March. Three member delegation of the organization including the president, Mr. Rajen Giri, YOB’s European focus person, Aakash Budhathoki and woman representative, Miss. Dhan Maya Ale had reached the Swedish capital at the invitation of the International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY), the August world forum of socialist, social democrats and the labor youths. Continue reading

Bhutanese Culture reaches Australian Community: Harmony Day Celebration

GUNA MAJHI AND DEVI GHIMIRE:
Bhutanese Community in Australia Inc(BCA) from Albury, Wodonga and Melbourne participated in a  number of functions to celebrate the Cultural Diversity Week and Harmony Day on 21st March 2010. Victoria is the only State in Australia which celebrates and promotes the rich cultural values and traditions on Harmony Day by organising hundreds of activities across the state. The mega event on the Cultural Diversity week and Harmony Day is annual Premier’s Gala Dinner. The event was hosted by Victorian Premier Hon John Brumby. Among the VIP guests, Opposition Leader of Victoria, Mr. Ted Baillieu, other ministers, politicians, and senior government and non government representatives, and the community leaders from across the state attended the function. Continue reading

Bhutanese Maoists to meet Chinese officials.

Feb. 26 The Bhutan Communist Party (MLM) is trying to meet and discuss its issues with the officials of the Chinese embassy in Kathmandu, Nepal according to Nepali news portal, Ghatana Bichar. BCP (MLM) has been trying to arrange an informal meeting with the Chinese officials, the portal quoted the Chinese embassy as saying. The embassy told the news media that the party attempted to meet with the officials two weeks ago but the embassy source made it clear that it has no direct link with the leaders or cadres of the party although indirect relations have been established . Continue reading

BASCO and BACC work for community

With double digit state unemployment rate, several Bhutanese who are resettled in two of the cities of SF bay area-Oakland and Alameda, are having hard times pay their rent, bills and survive. The cost of living is pretty much high here. So,with no job on hand, many of them have to depend on the assistance provided by the government. Continue reading

A Bhutanese refugee kills his wife

FEB. 19 – A Bhutanese refugee attacked  and killed his wife with khukuri  in Sanischare refugee camp located in  Morang district of Nepal on Friday morning. Continue reading