Tandin DorjiKuensel

Taxi drivers to help persons with disabilities

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About 100 members of the Taxi Association of Bhutan, comprising of taxi tshogpas, assistant tshogpas, and board members from 20 dzongkhags attended a daylong ‘Disability Equality Training’ at Lungtenzampa Middle Secondary School in Thimphu on February 29.
UN RR Gerald Daly and GNHC secretary Thinley Namgyel launch the NSB reports last ThursdayKuensel

Interventions key to keep the young in the East

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Bhutan must implement policies and programmes immediately to stop and revert the migration of people, especially the young, to the western dzongkhags from other regions if all parts of the country is to benefit equally from the demographic dividends.  Researchers are worried the trend could soon become irreversible and the eastern region could tumble into further poverty.