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Tshongzom village in Samtse under quarantine

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Much to the relief of many, the 20-year-old man who entered his village, Tshongzom (Malabasey) of Samtse gewog in Samtse tested twice negative for Covid-19 yesterday. 
Officials from Bhutan and Jaigaon during the opening of the Allay LCS yesterdaykuensel

Allay land customs station eases transport 

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Trucks bound for Pasakha will not have to enter Phuentsholing hereafter. 
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To wear or not to wear: The face mask quandary 

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Should we wear face masks or not? This is the question with some wearing all the time while some not even in public places.
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The face mask debate

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There is a lot of debate on whether we should wear a face mask or not, if it should be made mandatory, where and when? With new evidence indicating that the new coronavirus could be airborne, face masks are recommended to prevent the spread of the virus.
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Sarpang Dzong construction to help local workers become skilled

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The new Sarpang Dzong construction is facing a shortage of labourers; skilled workers from India could not be imported since the lockdown and the locals from nearby dzongkhags left home for farming.
For this year’s event, 25 ultra-runners including five Bhutanese were supposed to participate in the run (Photo: Snowman Run Bhutan)

Snowman run deferred to next year

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The snowman run which was supposed to take place later this year on October 13 is postponed to October next year.
His Majesty at the Flu Clinic in Trashigang Hospitalkuensel

His Majesty returns from eastern tour

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His Majesty The King arrived back in the capital yesterday after a tour of the eastern parts of the country. 
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Airborne coronavirus: What does it mean? 

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There is more evidence emerging that indicates the novel coronavirus could possibly be airborne. 
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Teachers distribute SIM to remote schools

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Boots deep into slushy mud and fighting off leeches, teachers of Thimyul Lower Secondary School in Gangzur, Lhuentse walk the long and treacherous paths to reach Self-Instructional Materials (SIM) to the students.
As of May 31, there are 109,158 vehicles in the country which is about one vehicle for every six Bhutanesekuensel

3,386 vehicles imported during Covid-19

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The Covid-19 pandemic battered the economy, affected businesses and livelihoods to the extent that people applied for the Royal Kidu. However, if the number of vehicles bought during the pandemic is anything to go by, there is a huge group that are not at all affected.
Handing-taking: KOICA Bhutan World Friend Program Office’s program director Eunkyoung Koh hands the supplies at MSDD in Phuentsholingkuensel

KOICA contributes medical supplies for Covid-19 response

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Extending support to Bhutan to address the Covid-19 pandemic, the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Bhutan World Friends Programme Office in Thimphu handed over 350 Oxygen D-Type cylinders worth USD 50,000 to the ministry of health (MoH).
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1,067 registered with BBP in a week

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Four jobseekers with Master’s Degree and 139 university graduates are among the 1,067 jobseekers registered with the Build Bhutan Project (BBP) that was launched last week.
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Workshops in P’ling desperate for skilled hands

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Where are the graduates of the vocational training institutes (VTI) or the technical training institutes (TTI)? This is the question the plight of the automobile workshops in Phuentsholing is asking.