Bhutan and alcohol

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Our relationship with alcohol has been complicated. Addressing the problems and challenges related to alcohol so has at best appeared tentative.

Dealing with sophisticated crimes

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If there is one area where people have made the most of development…

Wildfires the ever-growing threat

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Winter is the season of wildfires. It was in Trashigang last…

Easing the rural banking problem

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Not to generalise, but when it comes to money it is said that…

The risk is real

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The impact of the now fast-spreading coronavirus is being analysed…

Better one than none

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The government’s decision to reduce the property transfer tax,…

Looking beyond

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Bhutan has arrived at a time when the country should not only…

In agriculture we must invest

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Bhutan is an agrarian society. More than half the population…

For a safer and enjoyable trip to Bhutan

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The government is mulling to impose a green tax of Nu 2,000 for…

Bringing down referral is important for reasons more than one

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Referral has been difficult for most Bhutanese. For obvious reasons.  Language…

Managing tourism

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Without concrete rules or regulations or a policy, the decision…

Call toll-free number—1214

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As the threat of coronavirus enters Asia—the number of cases…

Let’s not panic, but be concerned

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Never has fever been looked upon with much suspicions or sneeze sounded so frightening.  With the coronavirus making headlines every hour, fever or a sneeze, also symptoms of a common cold, is causing anxiety if not panic.