Residents of Dophuchen asked to vacate town

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About 10 timeworn mud houses make up Dophuchen (Dorokha) town of Samtse. Inside one of these old mud houses, Aum Kadom peels doma.

Her Majesty the Queen Mother Sangay Choden Wangchuck in Chukha

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Her Majesty the Queen Mother Sangay Choden Wangchuck with school students of Chukha dzongkhag.

Global money week begins

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As global money week begins, the central Bank has set its footing to maximise financial literacy outreach targeting more than 10,000 students, extending to vocational institutes, monastic schools, the defense sector, the rural populace, disadvantaged sections of society and senior citizens.

Man cons people using social media

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Police are waiting for more victims to file complaints against a 26-year-old man from Trashiyangtse who is currently detained for larceny by deception after he allegedly promised US working visas to five people.

Making our roads safe

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Bhutanese roads are increasingly becoming unsafe. This is against the backdrop of growing vehicle number, particularly in bigger towns like Thimphu and Phuentsholing. It is deeply worrying to learn that hundreds of drivers take to the roads without licence. There is so an urgent need to call to attention the dangers of such unhealthy practices on our roads.

PM leaves for France

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Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay will travel to Paris, France to deliver the keynote address at the first meeting of the seventh Replenishment of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Trust Fund on March 29, according to a foreign affairs ministry press release.

Exhibition centre for made and grown in Bhutan products

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An exhibition centre, built at a cost of Nu 6.85 million (M), that will display local products was inaugurated in Changzamtog, Thimphu, yesterday.

The milk men of Panbang

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It’s almost noon. Two elderly men appear on the streets of Panbang pulling a trolley on which rests a steel can.

Japan to provide much-needed diagnostic machines

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The health ministry will receive seven medical equipment for the national and regional referral hospitals from Japan next year to improve their diagnostic capacity and services.

Four-week international break for Thimphu football league

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The on-going Thimphu League has been halted for almost a month now with some of the players from the nine participating clubs engaged with national team duty.

OAG reviewing land case dating back to 1970s

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The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is reviewing one of the oldest and most complicated cases the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has investigated so far.

Samtse shopkeepers told to vacate stalls by April 1

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More than 30 shopkeepers in Samtse are hopeful that the dzongkhag will not ask them to vacate their stalls. The dzongkhag has asked them to vacate their stalls by the end of this month to make space for Samtse town’s development activities.

Remains of missing student found in Perth, Australia

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Five months after a Bhutanese student went missing in Perth, Australia, police in Perth confirmed that his remains have been found and that they will hand his body over to the university.