The cost of progress?

That diabetes and hypertension continue to be the most prevalent non-communicable or the so-called life style diseases is not a surprise. What is astonishing, though, is that despite decades of awareness, policy interventions, and programmes aimed at steering Bhutanese away from these health risks, we are still wasting resources and lives to combat them.

The relevance of drungkhags

It  has not been talked about publicly, but it seems there...

Welcome back

The Ministry of Education and Skills Development’s decision to re-employ government...

Protecting against rising scam issues

The recent surge in scam cases targeting the public is cause...

Flawed labour policies?

Going by records maintained by the labour department, we have a...

Strengthening early childhood education in Bhutan

The early childhood education and development (EECD) is undergoing significant transformation...

Education, like religion should be above politics

It is said that education is the bedrock of progress, providing...

Where are the local skilled workforce?

The discourse these days is about inclusivity – taking on board...

Media matters still

The recent report pointing at the weak and frail health of...

Signs of growth?

As we stride forward in our journey of economic development, we...

For those without social security

The government’s announcement of a Nu two billion social protection scheme...

Strengthening food security

As we chart our path of development, ensuring food security and...

Breathing new life in regional cooperation

The highest profile diplomatic overtures that Bhutan, India, and Bangladesh is...

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