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Mid-year trade deficit close to Nu 20B

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Going by the trade statistics, the country’s effort to promote export and substitute import is a far-fetched dream, which has been suffering from a serious deficit since 2011.
Jangchub ChodenKuensel

Draft policy outlines clear roles for LG

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The Gross National Happiness Commission (GNHC) is reviewing a national decentralisation policy, which outlines clear roles and responsibilities for local governments (LGs).
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Revised stipend for RUB yet to be implemented

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The Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) is yet to implement revised monthly stipend and house rent allowance for students of RUB which was revised in the last National Assembly.
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FCB’s OD facility benefits 549 farmers

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The government supported the Food Corporation of Bhutan Limited (FCBL) to purchase 50.2 metric tonnes of cardamom worth Nu 20.75 million (M) using the Nu 50M Over-Draft Facility last year.
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More needs to be done to deal with cervical cancer

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Cervical cancer continues to be the most common cancer in women…
Participants discuss story ideas and need for datakuensel

Interpreting data through human stories

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Temperature rise in the mountains is higher, which means global temperature increase of 1.5˚C would translate to 2 or 2.5˚C in the mountains.
Bhutan is also among the few countries in the developing world to adopt a comprehensive approach to cervical cancer preventionkeusnel

Bhutan to table elimination of cervical cancer at WHO SEA RC

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A six-member delegation led by Health Minister Dechen Wangmo is attending the 72nd World Health Organisation (WHO) South-East Asia (SEA) Regional Committee (RC) meeting in New Delhi that began on September 2.
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Karaoke to be allowed in Daga town

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With most of the local leaders agreeing on the need of entertainment in the town, the dzongkhag tshogdu (DT) approved a karaoke buineess in Dagana town on August 27. 
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Tourism development for Trongsa to begin soon

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The dzongkhag administration of Trongsa in collaboration with the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) and Association of Bhutan Tour Operators (ABTO) will work on the development of the Heritage Palace tour and restoration of traditional routes.
Bakti Maya Rai tries to collect whatever is left from the September 2 attackkuensel

Living with the fear of elephants 

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Samdrupling, Gelephu – Bakti Maya Rai puts her children to sleep and gets back to her sewing work. It is 9.20 pm.
Jangchub ChodenKuensel

Mid-year trade deficit close to Nu 20B

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Going by the trade statistics, the country’s effort to promote export and substitute import is a far-fetched dream, which has been suffering from a serious deficit since 2011.
Jangchub ChodenKuensel

Coach to undergo Para Taekwondo

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A Bhutan Taekwondo Federation’s coach has been selected for…
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Pap smear coverage improvement essential to reduce cervical cancer

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If the number is anything to go by, Bhutan has come a long way in providing pap smear test to women in the country. The number of pap smear slides (tests) increased from 18,371 in 2013 to 36,897 in 2017.